Published: Sept. 14, 2022

The College of Engineering and Applied Science gained a spot in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Undergraduate Engineering rankings this year, coming in at No. 17 among public institution peers.

Six degree programs in the college also earned top 20 spots among public universities in the engineering specialty rankings and Best Undergraduate Computer Science rankings:

  • Aerospace engineering sciences (No. 6)
  • Environmental engineering (No. 9)
  • Chemical engineering (No. 13)
  • Mechanical engineering (No. 15)
  • Civil engineering (No. 17)
  • Computer science (No. 19)

The rankings were released on the U.S. News and World Report website on Sept. 11. Undergraduate rankings are based on assessments of 1,500 U.S. bachelor's degree-granting institutions on 17 measures of academic quality, including graduation and retention rates, financial resources per students, and average alumni giving rate. Read more about their methodology.

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