US News Engineering School Rank 2013

According to the U.S. News and World Report's 2013 rankings of best engineering schools (graduate), Massachusetts Institute of Technology is ranked 1st in the country and ahead of Stanford University (2nd nationally).

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) College of Engineering is rated 7th overall, 4th in computer engineering, 7th in both environmental engineering (tied with Virginia Tech) and electrical (tied with University of Michigan), 11th in both civil and mechanical engineering, 14th in both materials science engineering (tied with Purdue University) and chemical engineering, and 27th in biomedical engineering (tied with Harvard and University of California-Irvine).

Texas A&M University fares well in the U.S. News 2013 graduate school rankings, with its Dwight Look College of Engineering moving up to 12th in its category overall and retaining its 7th position among public institutions. Two Texas A&M engineering programs are placed among the top 10 in their respective areas in the listings: nuclear, 4th, and biological/agricultural, tied for 5th.

Colorado School of Mines is ranked 63rd in U.S. News 2013 ranking of engineering graduate schools. Several of Mines graduate engineering programs are also ranked, including chemical engineering at 51st, environmental engineering at 35th and materials engineering at 35th.

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville's College of Engineering continued its upward climb to 67th place nationally, up from 70th last year, and 40th among public universities, up one place from last year.

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