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CoE graduate programs ranked 7th in US News & World Report Rankings

Tech ranked third among public universities

Mar 14, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, all 11 of Georgia Tech’s graduate engineering programs are ranked in the top 10 in their respective fields in the U.S. News & World Report graduate rankings of national universities granting engineering doctoral degrees. 

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 27th consecutive year. Civil and chemical engineering each rose two spots from last year’s rankings to second and sixth place respectively, while computer engineering rose from sixth to fifth. 

“The breadth and depth of our graduate programs are a point of pride at Georgia Tech,” said Gary S. May, dean of the College of Engineering. “We strive to be the best in all that we do and these rankings are evidence that our efforts are being noticed. Georgia Tech offers graduate students access to world-class faculty and research facilities and an opportunity to work across disciplines in some very unique and exciting ways, making it an excellent option for the engineers of tomorrow.”

2018 Rankings for Georgia Tech's Engineering Graduate Programs 

Aerospace – 2nd (Tied with MIT)
Biomedical – 3rd (Tied with Stanford and UC San Diego)
Chemical – 6th
Civil – 2nd (Tied with Illinois)
Computer – 5th
Electrical – 6th
Environmental – 7th
Industrial – 1st
Materials – 8th
Mechanical – 6th (Tied with Michigan)
Nuclear – 9th