College climbs to 13th in latest U.S. News undergraduate rankings

// College of Engineering

Students on Engineering Mall. This photo was taken before the COVID-19 pandemic impacted course formats and campus operations.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering rose to 13th nationally among undergraduate engineering programs—and seventh among public doctoral-granting institutions—in the latest U.S. News & World Report college rankings.

The college also earned rankings for nine undergraduate engineering specialties in the 2021 edition of America’s Best Colleges:

Biomedical engineering #29 (12th among publics)
Chemical Engineering #10 (7th)
Civil Engineering #16 (11th)
Computer Engineering #15 (10th)
Electrical Engineering #16 (9th)
Environmental Engineering #16 (9th)
Industrial #12 (9th)
Materials Engineering #17 (10th)
Mechanical Engineering #19 (11th)

Last year, the college was ranked 15th nationally. UW-Madison climbed to 42nd overall and 13th among public universities.

Author: Staff