U.S. News Ranks GA Tech's Engineering Programs
The 2018 U.S. News and World Report rankings of graduate programs are out, and once again the Georgia Institute of Technology was found to produce high-quality graduate degree programs in engineering and business.
For the second consecutive year, the Institute’s College of Engineering ranked No. 7 (No. 3 among public universities), and all 11 of the programs within the college are ranked in the top 10, including:
- Industrial Engineering (No. 1)
- Aerospace Engineering (No. 2)
- Civil Engineering (No. 2)
- Biomedical and Bioengineering (No. 3)
- Computer Engineering (No. 5)
- Electrical Engineering (No. 6)
- Mechanical Engineering (No. 6)
- Chemical Engineering (No. 6)
- Environmental Engineering (No. 7)
- Materials Engineering (No. 8)
- Nuclear Engineering (No. 9)
The Scheller College of Business full-time MBA program ranked No. 29, up from last year’s rank of 34, and its Production/Operations specialty ranked No. 8. Scheller’s Information Systems specialty ranked No. 10, up from 11 last year. The biggest specialty jump for Scheller came in its Supply Chain/Logistics program, moving to No. 17 from No. 21 last year.
Graduate programs in computing, public policy and sciences are not ranked annually. According to previous rankings, the Georgia Tech College of Computing’s graduate programs ranked No. 9 overall with the artificial intelligence specialty ranked No. 6, systems ranked No. 6, theory ranked No. 8, and programming languages No. 13.
In the College of Sciences, the Chemistry degree program was ranked No. 24, and in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, the School of Public Policy’s graduate programs ranked No. 45 overall and No. 2 in the information and technology specialty.
-Lance Wallace, GA Tech News Center