ECE Departmental Statistics

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering maintains extensive statistics about all of our programs. These statistics provide comprehensive data analysis in various categories, giving a numerical breakdown and helping to show an overview of our student body. Below, you will find statistics on a variety of things focusing on both degrees and enrollment. Statistics are presented in easy to read table formats which are broken down in different ways including degree level, gender, race, and credit hours taken. Separate tables are included as well for faculty and staff breakdowns, information on faculty honors, program rankings, average earnings of department graduates, data on incoming freshmen and a breakdown of our facilities.

At a Glance

Faculty and Staff

  • 58 Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
    38 Full Professors
    15 Associate Professors
    5 Assistant Professors
  • 21 Teaching Faculty
  • 11 Research Faculty
  • 24 Adjunct Faculty
  • 8 Affiliated Faculty
  • 15 Emeritus Faculty
  • 30 Visiting Faculty
  • 34 Administrative and Support Staff
  • 22 PostDocs and Research Staff

Facilities

  • 7 Research Centers
  • 25 Research Laboratories
  • 16 Teaching Laboratories

Graduate Earnings

  • 2015 NC State Graduate Salary Information - BS ECE: $65,000
  • National Average (NACE) - BS EE: $56,944
  • National Average (NACE) - BS CPE: $59,967
  • 2015 NC State Graduate Salary Information - MS ECE: $76,250
  • National Average (NACE) - MS EE: $70,748
  • National Average (NACE) - MS CPE: $75,500

Faculty Honors

  • 22 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellows
  • 9 National Science Foundation CAREER Award Recipients
  • Commander's Award for Public Service Recipient
  • IEEE Medal of Honor Recipient
  • National Medal of Technology Recipient
  • Global Energy Prize Winner
  • 4 NSF Presidential Early CAREER Award for Scientist and Engineers (PECASE) Recipient
  • Changjiang Scholar
  • National Academy of Engineering Member
  • Young Achievement Award Recipient
  • 9 Distinguished Professors
  • Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award Recipient
  • University and College of Engineering Outstanding Advisor Award Recipient
  • NCSU Bell Tower Lighting in honor of faculty member receiving 100th US Patent

Incoming Freshmen Students

  • Fall 2015 Average SAT Range (CoE): 1322
  • Fall 2015 Average HighSchool GPA Range (CoE): 4.62

Degree Statistics

Degrees Conferred in the Department in 2014-2015

Degree
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Total
14CNEMS
0
31
0
31
14CPEBS
97
0
0
97
14CPEMS
0
66
0
66
14CPEPHD
0
0
6
6
14EEBS
177
0
0
177
14EEMS
0
89
0
89
14EEPHD
0
0
29
29
14EPSEMS
0
16
0
16
Total
274
202
35
511

Degrees Conferred in the Department by Ethnicity and Gender in 2014-2015

Degree Internat Unknown Hispanic Nat Amer Asian Afr Amer NatHPacl White Multi TOTAL
  F M F M F M F M F M F M M F M F M F M Total
Bachelor
4
9
1
9
3
20
0
0
0
25
1
14
0
13
168
2
5
60
207
274 
Master
36
115
0
1
0
2
1
0
1
6
0
3
1
6
30
0
0
51
151
202 
DR
5
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
6
0
1
8
26
35 
Total
45
144
1
10
3
22
1
0
1
31
1
19
1
20
204
2
6
119
384
511 


Enrollment Statistics

For program-specific enrollment:


Department Totals by Full-Time/Part-Time and Classification in Fall 2016

Time Total FR SO JR SR MR DR
Full-Time
1,540
124
186
200
386
477
167
Part-Time
312
1
2
32
69
105
103
Total
1,852
125
188
232
455
582
270

College and Department Totals by Degree Level, and Race in Fall 2016

Department / Level Total Internationl Unknown Hispanic Native Amer Asian Amer Black Afr Am White Two or More
Undergraduate
1,000
92
26
39
1
112
48
643
39
Graduate
852
684
5
13
0
23
6
119
2
Total
1,852
776
31
52
1
135
54
762
41

Department Totals by Degree Level, and Gender in Fall 2016

Department / Level Total Female Male
Undergraduate
1,000
118
882
Graduate
852
175
677
Total
1,852
293
1,559

Department Totals by Status and Double Major in Fall 2016

Level/
Classification
Total Primary Second
Total New Trans Continue Reenter Total New Trans Continue Reenter Total Continue
Undergrad FR
125
113
1
11
0
125
113
1
11
0
0
0
SO
189
28
9
152
0
188
28
9
151
0
1
1
JR
234
6
28
200
0
232
6
28
198
0
2
2
SR
471
0
20
451
0
455
0
20
435
0
16
16
Total
1,019
147
58
814
0
1,000
147
58
795
0
19
19
Graduate MR
582
241
0
340
1
582
241
0
340
1
0
0
DR
278
43
0
233
2
270
43
0
225
2
8
8
Total
860
284
0
573
3
852
284
0
565
3
8
8
Total
1,879
431
58
1,387
3
1,852
431
58
1,360
3
27
27

On-Campus Only by Full-Time/Part-Time and Classification in Fall 2016

Time Total FR SO JR SR MR DR
Full-Time
1,539
124
186
200
386
476
167
Part-Time
260
1
2
32
69
53
103
Total
1,799
125
188
232
455
529
270