Purdue Engineering National Rankings – 2012

Graduate Program National Rankings

10th
(Overall) Tied with Cornell University
1st
6th
6th
Tied with Massachusetts Institute of Technology
9th
Tied with Cornell University
10th
Tied with Princeton University
11th
11th
Tied with Oregon State University
14th
Tied with Carnegie Mellon University and Northwestern University
14th
Tied with Carnegie Mellon University
15th
19th
Tied with Pennsylvania State University and University of Minnesota
23rd
Tied with University of Minnesota, University of Virginia and University of Wisconsin-Madison

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.

 

Undergraduate Program National Rankings

9th
(Overall) Tied with Cornell
1st
4th
4th
2004 rank—Nuclear engineering programs are not ranked by US News & World Report every year, and were not ranked last year or this year.
5th
5th
Tied with Stanford University
7th
9th
Tied with Carnegie Mellon University
11th
11th
12th
Tied with University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
14th

Purdue Engineering undergraduate programs consistently rank high among their national peers. In the U.S. News & World Report survey “Best Colleges 2012,” released in September 2011, Purdue’s College of Engineering tied with Cornell for 9th nationally among doctoral-granting universities. Undergraduate program rankings are based on ratings by deans and senior faculty in those disciplines at peer institutions.