Graduate Programs Among Best in the U.S.

March 12, 2019

Seven of 11 programs ranked fifth or higher.

For the eighth consecutive year, all 11 of Georgia Tech’s graduate engineering programs are ranked in the top 10 in their fields in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report graduate rankings.

Overall the Georgia Tech College of Engineering’s graduate programs are ranked seventh in the country and third among public colleges.

On a program level, the College of Engineering’s industrial and systems engineering program is ranked first in the country for the 29th year in a row.

"The faculty, staff and graduate students should be proud of the reputation and accomplishments of our eight engineering schools and the College as a whole," said Steve McLaughlin, dean of the College of Engineering. "With all Georgia Tech graduate engineering programs placed in the top ten nationally, it is through their hard work that we continue to be recognized as one of the premier engineering colleges in the Nation. We are gratified that our peers recognize the efforts we make toward providing an exemplary graduate school environment and exceptional levels of research productivity.”

2020 Rankings for Georgia Tech's Engineering Graduate Programs 

Georgia Tech College of Engineering Facts

  • Has 11 graduate degree programs across 8 engineering schools
  • Home to more than 4,400 masters and Ph.D. students
  • Had more than $200 million in research expenditures in 2018
  • Led the nation in engineering Ph.D.’s awarded in 2018 with 345.
  • Led the nation in doctoral degrees to minorities.
     

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