Carnegie Mellon Engineering

The College of Engineering Ranks Among World Leaders

Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering regularly ranks among the top of its peers in the nation and the world for engineering education and research. Carnegie Mellon has been ranked 7th in undergraduate engineering and 5th in graduate engineering by the latest U.S. News & World Report and 12th in the world for engineering and technology by the Times Higher Education.


U.S. News & World Report

Undergraduate Engineering (2014): 7
    Biomedical: 20
    Chemical: 16
    Civil: 13
    Computer: 2
    Electrical: 8
    Materials: 9
    Mechanical: 12

Graduate Engineering (2015): 5
    Biomedical/Bioengineering: 24
    Chemical: 14
    Civil: 10
    Computer: 4
    Electrical/Electronic/Communication: 8
    Environmental/Environmental Health: 7
    Materials: 11
    Mechanical: 10

Most International Students (2012-2013): 6


Carnegie Mellon and the College of Engineering have also received a number other prestigious rankings. Below is a sampling of those rankings related to engineering, information technology, green practices, and innovation.


Times Higher Education
World University Rankings, 2013-2014
    The World's Top 400 Universities: 24
    Top 50 Universities for Engineering & Technology: 12
5th in the world for research subcategory
8th in the world for teaching subcategory


QS World University Rankings
World University Rankings, 2013-14
Engineering and Technology: 19

World Subject Rankings, 2014
  Materials Science: 14
  Electrical Engineering: 32
  Chemical Engineering: 51-100
  Mechanical Engineering: 101-150
  Civil & Structural Engineering: 101-150


Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2013
Ranked August 2013
Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences: 8


The Wall Street Journal
Job Recruiter Rankings, 2010
Ranked September 2010
Engineering: 21 


Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Ranked October 2013
     Best Values for Private Colleges: 48


Fiske Guide to Colleges
Best Colleges, 2014
Ranked August 2013


High Impact Universities
Worldwide Faculty Rankings, 2010
    Faculty Worldwide: Engineering, Computing, and Technology: 6
Top Ranked Engineering Graduate Programs (2012): 7 
     Top Ranking in "Workload" Category (tie with Cornell University)
10 Satellite Campuses With Impressive Reputations All Their Own: CMU Silicon Valley: 1


Pittsburgh Business Times
Top 7 Largest Graduate Programs in Pittsburgh: 1


Princeton Review
Best 371 Colleges, 2010
    Best Northeastern Colleges

PayScale College Salary Report
Best Engineering Colleges by Salary Potential (2010): 9

Sierra Magazine

Cool Schools, 2010: 64

College Magazine
     The 10 Most Hipster Campuses, 2011: 9


Top 25 Universities to Work for, 2013: 2


Top 50 Smartest Colleges, 2013: 5


    The 10 Most Wired Colleges in the Country: 6


Well Done Stuff
    Best Place to Study Engineering (In the World): 10