U.S. News and World Report Survey

Purdue University's College of Engineering graduate program is ranked sixth in the nation overall, up from 10th last year

Several of its schools are among the top 10 in a U.S. News and World Report survey released Friday, March 31. The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics was ranked 6th in the nation.

To determine overall ranking, the magazine used data provided by the institutions. The information was used to compare factors such as standardized test scores, applicant acceptance rates, the ratio of doctoral students to faculty, research expenditures and research spending per faculty member.

U.S. News & World Report's complete rankings in "America's Best Graduate Schools" will be available on newsstands Monday (April 3). U.S. News has published graduates school rankings annually since 1987.

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