Purdue Engineering National Rankings – 2013

Graduate Program National Rankings

(2014, published in March 2013)

8th
(Overall) Online graduate program is 4th in the Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs
1st
6th
6th
8th
8th
Tied with Penn State University
10th
10th
10th
13th
Tied with Carnegie Mellon University and University of Illinois
17th
Tied with Duke, Rice, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Yale
17th
Tied with University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin-Madison
23rd
Tied with Harvard, University of Minnesota, and University of Virginia

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

10th
(Overall) Tied with Princeton University and the University of Texas at Austin
1st
Tied with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4th
4th
Tied with Stanford University
4th
(2005 ranking*)
7th
7th
9th
Tied with Cornell University
11th
12th
12th
15th
Tied with the California Institute of Technology
18th
Tied with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Wisconsin–Madison

Purdue Engineering undergraduate programs consistently rank high among their national peers. In the U.S. News & World Report survey “Best Colleges 2013,” released in September 2012, Purdue’s College of Engineering tied with Princeton University and the University of Texas at Austin for 10th 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.