Massachusetts Institute of Technology was ranked No. 1 nationally in the US News & World Report 2014 engineering graduate program rankings, followed by Stanford University (No. 2) and the University of California–Berkeley (No. 3).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Engineering was ranked 18th overall. In addition, several College of Engineering graduate programs were ranked among the nation's best in the 2014 edition of U.S. News "Best Graduate Schools", including biomedical (20th), chemical (6th), civil (13th), computer (11th), electrical (14th), environmental (17th), industrial (7th), materials (17th), mechanical (17th) and nuclear (3rd).
The School of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute was ranked 38th in the nation, up from 42nd a year ago. Within the school, mechanical engineering moved up three spots to 24th. Overall, six engineering graduate programs were ranked among the top 25 in their field.
The University of Utah's College of Engineering moved up three spots to rank 51st nationally for its comprehensive graduate programs. In the rankings of specialty disciplines for engineering, the University of Utah was ranked 27th for biomedical/bioengineering; 38th for computer engineering; 39th for the separate discipline of computer science; 44th for electrical/electronic/communications; 55th for materials engineering; 66th for civil engineering; 57th for mechanical engineering; 60th for chemical engineering; and 71st for environmental/environmental health engineering.