2021 Graduate Program Rankings Announced
The U.S. News & World Report engineering graduate program rankings were released on March 17, 2020, with the George W. Woodruff School's mechanical engineering program ranking fifth (tied with Illinois and Michigan) and nuclear engineering placing ninth (tied with Penn State) in their fields.
For the ninth consecutive year, all 11 of Georgia Tech’s graduate engineering programs are ranked in the top 10 in their fields in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report graduate rankings. Overall the Georgia Tech College of Engineering’s graduate programs are ranked eighth in the country and third among public colleges. On a program level, the College of Engineering’s industrial and systems engineering program is ranked first in the country for the 30th year in a row.
"The faculty, staff and graduate students should be proud of the reputation and accomplishments of our eight engineering schools and the College as a whole," said Steve McLaughlin, dean of the College of Engineering. "With all Georgia Tech graduate engineering programs placed in the top ten nationally, it is through their hard work that we continue to be recognized as one of the premier engineering colleges in the Nation. We are gratified that our peers recognize the efforts we make toward providing an exemplary graduate school environment and exceptional levels of research productivity.”
2021 Rankings for Georgia Tech's Engineering Graduate Programs
Aerospace – 4th
Biomedical – 2nd
Chemical – 5th (tied with Minnesota and UT-Austin)
Civil – 3rd (tied with Stanford)
Computer – 6th
Electrical – 6th (tied with Michigan)
Environmental – 5th (tied with UT-Austin)
Industrial – 1st
Materials – 9th
Mechanical – 5th (tied with Illinois and Michigan)
Nuclear – 9th (tied with Penn State)