Purdue Engineering National Rankings – 2017

Undergraduate Program National Rankings

9th
(Overall, tied with Cornell)
1st
Tied with Iowa State
3rd
4th
4th
(2005 ranking*)
6th
7th
8th
11th
11th
Tied with Cal Tech
13th
13th
Tied with Cornell
18th

Purdue Engineering undergraduate programs consistently rank high among their national peers. In the U.S. News & World Report survey “Best Colleges 2017,” released in September 2016, 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.

* Nuclear engineering programs are not ranked by USN&WR every year and were not ranked this year. 2005 is the most recent year in which the nuclear engineering specialty was ranked by USN&WR.

 

Graduate Program National Rankings

(2017, published in March 2016)

9th
Online graduate program is 5th in the Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs
1st
6th
6th
8th
Tied with Carnegie Mellon University and Cornell University
8th
Tied with Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, and University of Texas-Austin
9th
Tied with Virginia Tech
9th
Tied with California Institute of Technology
10th
Tied with Pennsylvania State University
15th
Tied with Cornell University, Northwestern University, and University of Colorado-Boulder
15th
Tied with North Carolina State, University of Florida, and University of Wisconsin-Madison
18th
Tied with University of Iowa and University of Minnesota
22rd
Tied with Carnegie Mellon University, Harvard University, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, University of Minnesota, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Vanderbilt University, and Yale University

The College of Engineering is made up of 14 schools and departments: aeronautics and astronautics, agricultural and biological, biomedical, chemical, civil, electrical and computer, engineering education, industrial, materials, mechanical, and nuclear. This also includes the divisions of engineering professional education, construction engineering and management, and environmental and ecological engineering. Also, the college houses programs such as Engineering Projects in Community Service, the Minority Engineering Program, the Women in Engineering Program and the Indiana Space Grant Consortium.