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September 10, 2018

US News & World Report announces 2019 undergrad program rankings

In the U.S. News & World Report survey "Best Colleges 2019" Purdue's College of Engineering ranked 9th nationally among doctoral-granting universities. Electrical Engineering came in at #10, as did Computer Engineering.
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The US News & World Report has released its national rankings of undergraduate programs, “Best Colleges 2019.” The rankings are computed from the responses to a survey sent to deans, heads, and selected senior faculty who rated programs on a 1-5 scale from marginal to distinguished. Based on these responses, EE is ranked #10, compared to #8 last year, while CmpE moved up two spots in the rankings to #10.

Below is the complete list of rankings for Purdue's College of Engineering and all of its schools.

Undergraduate Program National Rankings

10th
tied with University of Texas - Austin
10th
tied with University of Washington
   
   
9th
Overall, tied with Cornell and University of Texas - Austin
1st
3rd
5th
8th
5th
13th
14th
tied with Carnegie Mellon University
12th
tied with University of Colorado - Boulder
22nd
Tied with University of California - Los Angeles

Purdue Engineering undergraduate programs consistently rank high among their national peers. In the U.S. News & World Report survey “Best Colleges 2019,” released in September 2018, Purdue’s College of Engineering ranked 9th nationally among doctoral-granting universities. Undergraduate program rankings are based on ratings by deans and senior faculty in those disciplines at peer institutions.