ISyE Undergraduate Program Maintains Top Ranking in U.S. News and World Report

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The Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering’s (ISyE) undergraduate program maintained its top ranking in the 2011 edition of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report released in August. This issue marks the sixteenth year that ISyE has ranked as the foremost program of its kind in the nation at the undergraduate level within industrial/manufacturing engineering category.

Georgia Institute of Technology ranks 7th among public universities in the 2011 edition. Georgia Tech has ranked in the top 10 of public universities for more than a decade.

Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering moved up one spot in the undergraduate rankings to fourth for engineering programs at universities where the highest degree is a Ph.D.

While the Stewart School maintained its top ranking, Aerospace Engineering ranked second in its discipline.  Mechanical Engineering moved up one spot to join Biomedical Engineering, and Civil Engineering with all ranked third.  Electrical and Environmental Engineering both ranked 5th among their peers.

For the first time, U.S. News & World Report polled high school guidance counselors.  Georgia Tech ranked 2nd among public institutions, tied with the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and the University of Michigan. In rankings including both public and private universities, Georgia Tech tied for 22nd with Boston College, Emory University, Rice University, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, University of Southern California, University of Michigan and Washington University-St. Louis.


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  • Created By:Edie Cohen
  • Created:08/19/2010
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