Caltech ranked Top for Engineering

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is a leading private research university in the USA, with its academics being the recipients of 32 Nobel prizes and hundreds of other prestigious awards. It is a member of the Association of American Universities.

Honors & Awards (as of December 2008):

Nobel Prize: 31 recipients, 32 prizes
Crafoord Prize: 5 recipients
National Medal of Science: 49 recipients
National Medal of Technology: 10 recipients
California Scientist of the Year: 15 recipients
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences: 85 faculty
Member, National Academy of Sciences: 75 faculty
Member, National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine: 4 faculty
Member, National Academy of Engineering: 30 faculty

Caltech is ranked 7th in the US News & World Report's Graduate Engineering Ranking 2010. It is also ranked among the Top 10 Schools for a number of engineering specialties:

- No. 1 for Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical (tied with MIT).

- No. 3 for Chemical (tied with University of Minnesota--Twin Cities).

- No. 4 for Mechanical.

- No. 5 for Electrical / Electronic / Communications.

- No. 7 for Computer Engineering (tied with Georgia Institute of Technology)

-  No. 9 for Environmental / Environmental Health.

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