Published: Sept. 16, 2020

The College of Engineering and Applied Science gained another spot in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs rankings for 2021, moving up to No. 15 among public universities.

The magazine, which has been ranking educational programs since 1983, also released its inaugural list of Best Undergraduate Computer Science programs, with CU Boulder coming in at No. 13 among public universities.

On the move this year as well was CU Boulder’s chemical engineering program, which jumped several spots to No. 12 among amongst its public peers. Aerospace engineering sciences maintained its status as a top 10 public program, coming in at No. 8.

Other ranked programs include environmental engineering at No. 12 and civil engineering at No. 23.

The rankings were released on the U.S. News and World Report website on Sept. 14. Undergraduate rankings are based on surveys sent to deans and senior faculty members at other engineering schools across the nation. Read more about their methodology