Texas A&M Kingsville is ranked highly among the nation's universities when it comes getting a master's degree in electrical engineering.

CollegeChoice.net ranked the university 17 out 35 with the top three programs in the county being Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, and Cornell University.

Texas Tech University came at number 23 and was the only other Texas School which made the list.

Students tell 3News they think they're getting their money's worth and more.

"This is actually helping me because the professors are giving us projects to do which are helping us to develop our technical background," Shweta Kudale said.

"I can't name one professor that I wouldn't like to study under all professors so nicely explain they do explain it so great like they make you understand the concept and then clearly give you an example," Abhishek Iyer said.

The rankings of the top master's programs in electrical engineering included such factors as the school's reputation, graduate's salaries, and tuition rates.

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