EEE graduate program jumps up in U.S. News & World Report rankings

The U.S. News & World Report released its national rankings of graduate programs and Environmental and Ecological Engineering jumped to 17th in the country, up from 25th the year prior.
The College of Engineering at Purdue University moved to the 7th position, up from 8th last year.
Discipline rankings with U.S. News & World Report are based on purely on peer evaluations, whereas college rankings are a combination of peer and recruiter assessments, measuring the quality of a school's faculty, research, and students.
Listed below are the rankings for all of the schools within Purdue's College of Engineering.
Rank Unit
7th Purdue Engineering
1st Agricultural and Biological Engineering
6th Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
6th Civil Engineering
6th Industrial Engineering
8th Mechanical Engineering
Tied with Princeton
9th Computer Engineering
Tied with Cornell and Washington
9th Electrical Engineering
Tied with Cornell, Princeton, and UT-Austin
11th Nuclear Engineering
Tied with Oregon St.
14th Chemical Engineering
Tied with Northwestern and UIUC
14th Materials Engineering
Tied with Ohio St. and Wisconsin-Madison
17th Environmental and Ecological Engineering
Tied with Penn St., Colorado-Boulder, Iowa, Washington, and Wisconsin-Madison
31st Biomedical Engineering
Tied with Penn St. and USC