Posted March 15, 2011 Atlanta, GA
Georgia Tech Media Relations
The Georgia Institute of Technology’s College of Engineering ranked No.4 for the seventh consecutive year in U.S. News & World Report's annual list of the best American graduate school programs.
Ten of the College of Engineering's programs have again been ranked in the top 10 including industrial engineering (No. 1), biomedical (No. 2), civil (No. 3), aerospace (No. 4), environmental (No. 5), electrical (No. 6), computer (No. 6), mechanical (No. 6), nuclear (No. 8) and materials (No. 8). Chemical engineering ranked just outside the top ten at No. 11.
“The sustained excellence of our College of Engineering rankings serve as a testament to our outstanding faculty, staff and students,” said Georgia Tech President G.P. “Bud” Peterson. “As we move forward to define our future, our excellence in architecture, engineering, business, science and technology – and how they interface with public policy and the liberal arts – will continue to provide a unique resource for interdisciplinary innovation.”
The Georgia Tech College of Management full-time MBA program was ranked No. 28, while the Institute's part-time MBA program moved up seven spots to No. 17.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the world's premier research universities. Ranked seventh among U.S. News & World Report's top public universities and the eighth best engineering and information technology university in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities, Georgia Tech’s more than 20,000 students are enrolled in its Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Management and Sciences. Tech is among the nation's top producers of women and minority engineers. The Institute offers research opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students and is home to more than 100 interdisciplinary units plus the Georgia Tech Research Institute.