College at 10th in new national rankings
The undergraduate rankings are computed from survey responses from deans and selected senior faculty, who rated programs on a 1 – 5 scale from marginal to distinguished.
The discipline rankings are:
|2013 Ranking||2012 Ranking|
|College||#10, tied with Princeton & UT-Austin||#9, tied with Cornell|
|ABE||#1, tied with UIUC||#1|
|IE||#4, tied with Stanford||#5, tied with Stanford|
|ECE||#9, tied with Cornell||#9, tied with Carnegie Mellon|
|ChE||#12||#12, tied with Michigan|
|MSE||#15, tied with Cal Tech||#14|
|BME||#18, tied with UIUC & Wisconsin-Madison||Not in top 19|
*Nuclear engineering programs are not ranked by USN&WR every year and were not ranked this year or last year
Leah Jamieson, the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering, congratulated the School of Agricultural & Biological Engineering on their second consecutive No. 1 ranking, and to Industrial Engineering and Biomedical Engineering on moving up in the rankings. She noted to faculty and staff that current initiatives are paving the way toward future advances for the College.
"As you all know, many exciting things are happening in Purdue Engineering. Over the coming months, we will be pursuing opportunities to communicate that sense of excitement to the rest of the engineering community. I know our students value the effort you put into making their education rigorous, engaging and relevant. We have a grand adventure ahead of us, as Purdue Engineering grows in both size and impact."