Purdue Engineering National Rankings – 2011
Undergraduate Program National Rankings
|Purdue Engineering (overall)1||8th|
|Agricultural and Biological Engineering||3rd|
|Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering||4th|
|Environmental and Ecological Engineering3||13th|
Purdue Engineering undergraduate programs consistently rank high among their national peers. In the U.S. News & World Report survey “Best Colleges 2011,” released in August 2010, Purdue’s College of Engineering tied with Carnegie-Mellon and Cornell for 8th nationally among doctoral-granting universities. Undergraduate program rankings are based on ratings by deans and senior faculty in those disciplines at peer institutions.
Graduate Program National Rankings
|Purdue Engineering1 (overall)||13th|
|Agricultural and Biological Engineering2||1st|
|Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering||6th|
|Environmental and Ecological Engineering9||16th|
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.