Environmental Engineering Ranking in USA

U.S. News & World Report magazine has released its rankings of America's Best Undergraduate Engineering Program - specialties in Environmental / Environmental Health.

The magazine's criteria for determining overall engineering rankings include peer assessment, recruiter assessment, research activity, student selectivity and doctoral student-to-faculty ratio.

UC Berkeley's Civil Engineering program is ranked first in the nation. The environmental engineering ranking is in 3rd place.

2009 Environmental Engineering Ranking:

1 Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2 University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign
3 University of California--Berkeley
4 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
5 Johns Hopkins University
6 Georgia Institute of Technology
7 University of Texas--Austin
8 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor
9 Cornell University
10 Carnegie Mellon University

Following is the 2008 and 2007 rankings:

2008 Rank,  2007 Rank, Institution
1, 4 Stanford Univ (CA)
2, 3 U of California–Berkeley*
3, 1 U of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign*
3, 8 U of Michigan–Ann Arbor*
5, 2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
6, - Johns Hopkins Uni (MD)
6, 5 U of Texas–Austin*
8, 6 Georgia Institute of Technology*
9, 10 California Institute of Technology
10, 14 Carnegie Mellon U (PA)
11, 9 Cornell U (NY)
12, 12 Northwestern U (IL)
13, 13 Michigan Technological U*
14, 16 Penn State U–Univ Park*
14, 13 Virginia Tech*
16, 19 Princeton U (NJ)
16, - Rice U (TX)
16, - U of Florida*
19, - Duke U (NC)
19, 7 Purdue U–West Lafayette (IN)*
19, 19 U of Wisconsin–Madison*

* denotes a public school.

Source: U.S. News & World Report

* Next: Top Schools for Environmental Science