Stats and Rankings

The Georgia Tech College of Engineering is home to the fourth-ranked undergraduate engineering program in the nation and the sixth-ranked graduate program. All of our programs are ranked in the top 10 in their fields.

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.

U.S. News & World Report

Undergraduate Programs

The Georgia Tech College of Engineering continues to be recognized as a top-five engineering school in the nation and an elite public institution. The undergraduate engineering program at the College ranked 4th in the 2015 America's Best Colleges edition of U.S. News & World Report (published in September 2014)All of the programs offered by the College, the nation’s largest and most diverse engineering college, placed among the top 10 of their respective areas for the third consecutive year. 

U.S. News & World Report Undergraduate Rankings, published September 9, 2014  
Industrial and Systems Engineering 1st
Civil Engineering 2nd
Aerospace Engineering 3rd
Environmental Engineering 3rd
Biomedical Engineering 4th
Mechanical Engineering 5th
Computer Engineering 6th
Electrical Engineering 6th
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 7th
Materials Science and Engineering 8th

Graduate Programs

For the fourth consecutive year all of Georgia Tech’s engineering graduate programs ranked in the top ten in the nation in their respective specialties, powering the College of Engineering to a second-place ranking among public engineering institutions (sixth overall) in the latest U.S. News & World Report graduate rankings of national universities granting doctoral degrees.

U.S. News & World Report Graduate Rankings, published in March 2015  
Industrial Systems and Engineering 1st
Biomedical Engineering 2nd
Environmental Engineering 4th
Aerospace Engineering 5th
Civil Engineering 5th
Mechanical Engineering 5th
Nuclear and Radiological Engineering 5th
Electrical Engineering 6th
Materials and Science Engineering 6th
Computer Engineering 7th
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 9th

Global Ranking

In October of 2014 U.S. News & World Report released a global ranking of engineering schools based primarily on research and global reputation in the field. The inaugural ranking placed Georgia Tech sixth among all engineering schools in the world.

Other Stats and Rankings

  • Georgia Tech placed 11th among engineering and technology schools in the 2014- 15 Times Higher Education World Rankings and 27th overall in the world. 
  • The Georgia Tech College of Engineering 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.
  • 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.
  • 28% of our undergraduate engineering students are women, compared to just 17% of engineering students nationally.
  • 30% of undergraduate students participate in the co-op program, which is the largest voluntary co-op program in the nation.
  • Accepted students for Fall 2015 come from 49 states and 64 countries.