MIT Engineering ranked Number One

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a leading private research institution in the USA, with outstanding reputation for research excellence internationally. It enjoys high worldwide rankings in international league tables - ranks 5th in the world by ARWU 2008 and 9th globally by THES 2008.

MIT's School of Engineering is again ranked No. 1 overall in U.S. News & World Report's Graduate Engineering Rankings 2010. It does very well in the Best Engineering Specialty Rankings, with 8 specialties ranked in the Top 3 positions nationwide.

Graduate Engineering Specialty Rankings 2010:

- 1st for Materials.

- 1st for Chemical.

- 1st for Mechanical.

- 1st for Electrical / Electronic / Communications.

- 1st for Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical (Equal top with Caltech)

- 1st for Computer Engineering (Equal rank with Stanford and University of California--Berkeley)

- 2nd for Nuclear.

- 3rd for Civil.

- 5th in Biomedical.

- 9th for Environmental / Environmental Health.

In addition MIT took the top spot in the magazine's overall undergraduate engineering rankings. Specialized engineering disciplines that are ranked as the nation's best include aeronautics and astronautics, chemical, electrical and computer science, materials and mechanical.

MIT is ranked Number 1 globally in the "Top 100 world universities in Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences" published by Shanghai Jiao Tong University's ARWU Ranking 2008.

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