Carnegie Mellon University
March 10, 2015

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Graduate Engineering Program No. 4

By Abby Simmons / 412-268-4290 /

U.S. News & World Report has named Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering fourth in its 2016 Best Graduate Schools Rankings, the highest rank the program has received in more than 15 years.

"We are very excited about the momentum we have underway in the College of Engineering. With our strategic plan in place, we are poised for growth in the coming years," said Dean James H. Garrett Jr.

In specialty rankings, the college is ranked fourth in computer engineering, seventh in environmental, eighth in electrical, eighth in mechanical, ninth in civil, 10th in materials, 14th in chemical and 29th in biomedical.

The top-ranked, multidisciplinary engineering college offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs. The college is known for interdisciplinary research and acclaimed faculty, with a focus on innovation management and engineering for the global economy.

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