Graduate Rankings

#4 Graduate Engineering Program in the U.S. & U.S. News & World Report 2024

Purdue's Graduates


Agricultural & Biological Engineering Graduate Program

Purdue's College of Engineering Graduate Engineering Program was named #4 for the third consecutive year in the 2023-24 edition of the U.S. News & World Report national rankings. The #4 ranking places the College in the top 2% nationally and second among public universities.

Agricultural and Biological Engineering is ranked #1 for the third straight year with six other schools ranked in the top 10.

In May 2022, Purdue launched the nation's first comprehensive Semiconductor Degrees program—just one part of the College of Engineering's plan to educate the next generation of workforce leaders in semiconductors and microelectronics.

Home to national hubs for hypersonics and cybersecurity, Purdue's graduate student enrollment continues to rise.

The College of Engineering is made up of 11 schools and two divisions: aeronautics and astronautics, agricultural and biological, biomedical, chemical, civil, electrical and computer, engineering education, industrial, materials, mechanical, nuclear, construction engineering and management, and environmental and ecological engineering.

Also, the college houses programs such as Purdue Engineering Online, EPICS (Engineering Projects in Community Service), the Minority Engineering Program, the Women in Engineering Program, and Global Engineering Programs and Partnerships.

2023-24 Graduate Program National Rankings

U.S. News & World Report
(published in April 2023)

Unit Ranking Public Ranking
Agricultural and Biological Engineering #1 #1
Purdue Engineering #4 -
Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering #6 #4
Civil Engineering
Tied with Virginia Tech
#7 #6
Electrical Engineering #8 #6
Industrial Engineering
Tied with Cornell University
#8 #5
Mechanical Engineering #8 #5