Carnegie Mellon University

U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report publishes undergraduate program rankings in the fall and graduate program rankings in the spring. Not every department is ranked annually.

Undergraduate Rankings

Best National University: 23
Ranked September 2013
     High School Guidance Counselors' Picks: 12
     Up-and-Comers Among National Universities: 14
     Great Schools, Great Prices: 39
     Listed among the best universities for: 
        Undergraduate Research/Creative Projects
        Economic Diversity
        Proportion of International Students

Undergraduate Business: 8
Ranked September 2013
    Mgmt Information Systems: 1
    Production/Operations: 2
    Quantitative Analysis: 2
    Finance: 7
    Supply Chain Management: 7 

Undergraduate Engineering: 7
Ranked September 2013
    
Computer: 2
    Electrical: 8
    Materials: 9
    Environmental: 10
    Mechanical: 12
    Civil: 13
    Chemical: 16
    Biomedical: 20 

Graduate Rankings 

Business
Ranked March 2014
  Full-time MBA: 18
  Part-Time MBA: 10
  Information Systems: 2
  Production/Operations: 2
  Supply Chain/Logistics: 4
  Finance: 12

Engineering: 5
Ranked March 2014
   Computer: 4
   Environmental: 7
   Electrical: 8
   Civil: 10
   
Mechanical: 10
   Materials: 11
   Chemical: 14
   Biomedical/Bioengineering: 24

Computer Science: 1
Ranked March 2014
   Programming Language: 1
   Artificial Intelligence: 2
   Systems: 4
   Theory: 5

Biological Sciences: 42
Ranked March 2014

Chemistry: 45
Ranked March 2014

Mathematics: 34
Ranked March 2014
   Discrete Math & Combinatorics: 11

Physics: 36 
Ranked March 2014

Statistics: 9
Ranked March 2014

Fine Arts: 7
Ranked March 2012
  Visual Communication & Multimedia: 1
  Industrial Design: 3
  Graphic Design: 4
  Sculpture: 12
  Painting/Drawing: 20 
  Photography: 20

Economics: 19
Ranked March 2013

English: 39
Ranked March 2013

History: 42
Ranked March 2013

Public Affairs: 9
Ranked March 2012
  Information & Technology Mgmt: 1
  Public-Policy Analysis: 7
  Environmental Policy & Mgmt: 8
  Public Finance & Budgeting: 13
  Health Policy & Mgmt: 16
  Nonprofit Management: 21

Psychology: 21
Ranked March 2013
  Cognitive Psychology: 5

 
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