For 11th straight year, all 11 disciplines are ranked in the top 10

Biomedical engineering grad students in the lab working on a skull vibration test
ECE student in the lab

The College of Engineering is now No. 7 in the nation among engineering graduate programs, according to U.S. News & World Report annual rankings released March 29. That’s one spot higher than last year and tied with the California Institute of Technology in the publication’s 2023 edition of Best Graduate Schools. The College is fourth among public universities.

For the 11th year in a row, all 11 of the College’s graduate programs are ranked in the nation’s top 10. That includes the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, which is No. 1 for the 32nd consecutive year. 

The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University maintains its No. 2 ranking among biomedical engineering programs — first among programs at public universities (the College also features a Bioengineering Interdisciplinary Graduate Program).

Environmental engineering rose three spots to No. 3 in the nation. Civil engineering also ranked third. The mechanical engineering and electrical engineering graduate programs each climbed one spot this year to No. 4

U.S. News releases its graduate school rankings each spring. The undergraduate rankings are revealed each September, with the College ranking No. 4.

2023 Graduate Rankings

Overall Engineering: #7 (#4 among public universities)

Industrial: #1 (#1 public)

Biomedical/Bioengineering: #2 (#1 public)

Civil: #3 (#3 public)

Environmental: #3 (#2 public)

Aerospace: #4 (#1 public)

Electrical: #4 (#2 public)

Mechanical: #4 (#2 public)

Chemical: #5 (#2 public)

Computer: #6 (#3 public)

Materials: #7 (#4 public)

Nuclear: #9 (#8 public)

CEE Prof. Lauren Stewart in the lab with grad students

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