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Top Engineering School 2008 No.8: The University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering

Sept. 4, 2008
Top Engineering School 2008 No.8: The University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering

No.8: The University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering
PO Box 7608
Austin, TX 78713
(512) 475-7390
Fax: (512) 475-7395
http://www.utexas.edu

Total engineering school enrollment 744
Hispanic engineering school enrollment 53
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment 7.1%
Total postgraduate degrees earned 302
Postgraduate degrees earned to Hispanics 26
Percent of postgraduate degrees earned to Hispanics 8.6%
Full-time Engineering school faculty 257
Full-time Engineering school Hispanic faculty 12
Percent Hispanic faculty in Engineering School 4.7%

With nationally-ranked engineering programs, close proximity and strong research ties to Latin America, the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin provides Hispanic students a high quality degree in a familiar environment. The Cockrell School of Engineering offers 13 graduate programs ranging from biomedical engineering to petroleum engineering. All rank in quality among the nation's top 20 programs, allowing the best qualified students to learn from faculty recognized as the best in their fields. The Cockrell School's efforts to foster diversity reflect in the Cockrell School ranking eighth nationally among more than 300 engineering schools for the number of Hispanic faculty. Graduates include Hector Ruiz, president, chairman and CEO of Advanced Micro Devices.
Learn more at www.engr.utexas.edu.



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