Virginia Tech College of Engineering

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (known as Virginia Tech) is a leading public land grant polytechnic university in the US. It is rated 71st among all national universities and 30th among national public universities in the U.S. News & World Report's “America's Best Colleges 2009”. 

Virginia Teach is also ranked highly in the international league tables, placed 26th globally in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities 2009, and ranked 152-200th globally by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2008.

Engineering Ranking Achievements:

- In the 2009 US News Best Colleges Specialty Rankings: Undergraduate engineering specialties, it is rated highly in the following disciplines:
- 12th in Civil Engineering
- 24th in Chemical Engineering
- 10th in Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical
- 13th in Mechanical Engineering
- 15th in Environmental/Environmental Health (tied with Purdue University--West Lafayette)
- According to the US News "America's Best Graduate Schools 2010" survey, its graduate engineering program is ranked 27th nationally, and placed among the best schools for the following specialties:
- 4th in industrial/manufacturing programs
- 7th in civil engineering programs
- 7th in biological/agricultural programs
- 9th in environmental engineering
- 16th in aerospace
- 17th in mechanical
- 18th in electrical
- 20th in computer engineering
- 23rd in materials science
- 43rd in chemical
- 46th in the world for Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences (ARWU Broad Subject Fields 2008).