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Graduate Programs Among Best in the U.S.

March 30, 2021

All Schools remain in the top 10, according to U.S. News & World Report

Georgia Tech's College of Engineering remains in the top echelons of leading engineering programs across the country in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report graduate rankings. All our graduate engineering programs ranked in the top 10 for schools offering that field of study. Additionally, this is the 31st year in a row that the industrial engineering program claimed the number one spot. The biomedical and civil engineering programs ranked 2nd in their respective programs. 

Overall, the College's graduate programs are ranked 8th in the country and 4th among public colleges

2022 Rankings for Georgia Tech's Engineering Graduate Programs 

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"The graduate rankings released today are a testament to the high standards of education, innovation and research happening at the College, which have been recognized by our peers. We should be especially proud of this given the many challenges over the past year with the pandemic. Through it all, our faculty, students and staff have remained resilient, making the College what it is today."

Raheem Beyah, Dean & Southern Company Chair of the College of Engineering at Georgia Tech

US News & World Report Rankings Place the AE Graduate Program at #4 in the Nation

For the tenth consecutive year, all 11 of Georgia Tech’s graduate engineering programs are ranked in the top 10 in their fields in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report graduate rankings. The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering remained at #4 overall, and #1 among publicly-funded institutions.

New Graduate Program Rankings: Coulter BME is No. 2 in the Nation

The joint Emory University-Georgia Institute of Technology biomedical engineering program continues to offer one of the best graduate educations in the nation, according to new rankings from U.S. News and World Report released March 30. The program is No. 2 on the 2022 list of top graduate degrees.

CEE Grad Programs Highly Ranked by U.S. News and World Report

Georgia Tech maintains its standing as a top school for civil and environmental engineering in U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 graduate school rankings. Civil engineering is listed at No. 2 in the nation, while the environmental engineering program is ranked No. 6.

ChBE Rises to 4th in U.S. News Ranking of Grad Programs

Georgia Tech’s School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering (ChBE) has moved up a spot to 4th in U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of graduate programs nationwide.

ISyE’s Graduate Program Ranked First, Again

The 2022 graduate program rankings have been released by U.S. News & World Report (USNWR), and for the 31st consecutive year, the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering is in the top spot.

ME Graduate Programs Among Best in the U.S.

The U.S. News & World Report engineering graduate program rankings were released on March 30, 2020, with the George W. Woodruff School's mechanical engineering program ranking fifth (second among public universities) and nuclear engineering moving up from ninth in 2020 to sixth.

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MSE Graduate Program Rises to Seventh in 2022 U.S. News Rankings

The School of Materials Science and Engineering rises to seventh in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools Rankings. “I am proud of our graduate program, and the scholarship of our faculty and students, who while enduring the many challenges, continue to put in their collective efforts to be the best that MSE can be with everything we do,” Naresh Thadhani, MSE Chair said.

Georgia Tech College of Engineering Facts

  • Has 11 graduate degree programs across 8 engineering schools
  • Home to more than 500 faculty and 16,000 students 
  • 32% of our engineering students are women, compared to the national average of 17%
  • Leads the nation in engineering Ph.D.’s awarded to Black students 
  • Leads the nation in degrees awarded to women and minorities
  • Boasts 2 million square feet of research and maker spaces 
  • Had more than $270 million in research expenditures in 2020 

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