U.S. News Ranks Georgia Tech Graduate Programs among the Best

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

The Georgia Institute of Technology’s graduate programs were once again among the highest ranked in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. The publication released its annual graduate school rankings for 2020 on March 12, 2019, and Georgia Tech continues to be ranked in the top 10 for the College of Engineering and each of its specialties.

The College of Engineering ranked No. 7 (No. 3 among public universities), and all 11 of the programs within the college are ranked in the top 10 for the seventh year in a row, including:

  • Industrial Engineering (No. 1)

  • Biomedical and Bioengineering (No. 3)

  • Civil Engineering (No. 3)

  • Aerospace Engineering (No. 4)

  • Environmental Engineering (No. 4)

  • Computer Engineering (No. 5)

  • Mechanical Engineering (No. 5)

  • Electrical Engineering (No. 6)

  • Chemical Engineering (No. 7)

  • Materials Engineering (No. 7)

  • Nuclear Engineering (No. 9)

The Scheller College of Business full-time MBA was ranked No. 29, and its part-time MBA moved up eight positions to No. 17. Scheller was also ranked in the following specialties: Production/Operations (No. 7), Supply Chain/Logistics (No. 11, up six positions), and Information Systems (No. 8, up four positions).

In the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, the Public Policy program moved up four to No. 39 overall with the Information and Technology Management specialty at No. 3, the Environmental Policy and Management specialty up one to No. 11, and Public Policy Analysis at No. 20.

Not all disciplines are ranked annually. Computer science (No. 8), chemistry (No. 20), mathematics (No. 26), physics (No. 28), earth sciences (No. 38), and biology (No. 54) were ranked in 2018.