Stats & Rankings


The College of Engineering is consistently ranked among the country’s top 10 engineering schools and among the top in the world and its schools are considered among the finest in the nation in their fields. Because of its high academic quality and relatively low cost, Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering is cited as one of the best values in American higher education by publications such as the Fiske Guide to Colleges, the Princeton Review and the Kiplinger Business Magazine.

COE's Recognitions

The College is nationally and internationally renowned as attested to by the number of students applying for enrollment and faculty applying for teaching positions from around the world.

The College consistently ranks in the Top 10 engineering schools in the country, both in size and program quality. Currently the College ranks 5th in undergraduate programs and 6th in graduate programs according to US News and World Report (as of the spring of 2014).

6th Top Engineering Graduate Programs
  • Industrial Engineering – 1st
  • Biomedical Engineering – 2nd
  • Civil Engineering – 5th
  • Aerospace Engineering – 5th
  • Electrical Engineering – 5th
  • Environmental Engineering – 4th
  • Mechanical Engineering – 5th
  • Computer Engineering – 7th
  • Materials Science Engineering – 9th 
  • Chemical Engineering – 10th
  • Nuclear Engineering - 8th

5th Top Engineering Undergraduate Programs

  • Industrial and Systems Engineering – 1st
  • Aerospace Engineering – 2nd
  • Biomedical Engineering – 2nd
  • Environmental Engineering – 2nd
  • Mechanical Engineering – 3rd
  • Civil Engineering – 3rd
  • Electrical Engineering – 5th
  • Materials Science and Engineering – 5th
  • Computer Engineering – 6th
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering – 7th

Georgia Tech also fares well in the Times Higher Education World Rankings, finishing 11th in 2013-14 among engineering and technology schools and 25th overall in the world. 

Minorities: CoE is the largest producer of engineering degrees awarded to women and underrepresented minority students according to the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

Faculty and Students: A significant number of the faculty and students have earned distinguished honors and recognitions, such as IEEE Fellows, membership in the National Academy of Engineering, American Society for Mechanical Engineers Fellows (ASME),etc.

Research: In the area of research, COE has been the top public institution in engineering research and development. Georgia Tech ranks number 9 out of the top 100 worldwide universities granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2013.

And, this just represents a few of the exceptional accomplishments achieved by the College of Engineering.