Carnegie Mellon University
September 10, 2018

Undergraduate Business, Engineering Move Upward in US News Rankings

Abby Simmons
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Carnegie Mellon University’s undergraduate business and engineering programs both moved upward to No. 6 in U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Best College Ranking, released today.

The computer engineering program was named No. 1 this year, up from fourth last year. The following undergraduate programs in the College of Engineering also were ranked: 7th in environment/environmental health, 9th in electrical/electronic/communications, 10th in mechanical, 11th in materials, 12th in civil, 14th in chemical and 26th in biomedical.

Undergraduate business retained its No. 2 spot in management information systems and quantitative analysis, while productions/operations management was ranked 5th and finance was ranked 8th. Additional specialty rankings include: 10th in supply chain/logistics, 20th in entrepreneurship, 28th in management and 37th in accounting.

CMU was once again named among the top 25 national universities and ranked 15th in a new category recognizing the best universities for undergraduate teaching. CMU also was named among top universities for first-year experiences, internships/co-ops, senior capstone and undergraduate research/creative projects.

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