Posted August 17, 2011 Atlanta, GA
Tech Named Top 5 in Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences
For the second consecutive year, the Georgia Institute of Technology has been named one of the top five universities in the world for Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences by The Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.The rankings are part of the university’s 2011 Academic Ranking of World Universities by Broad Subject Fields.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford University, the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Illinois round out the top five in this category.
This is the ninth consecutive year that the Academic Ranking of World Universities has measured the performance of top universities worldwide.
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.