Engineering rankings

The College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University is top-ranked among its peers and is known for its intentional commitment to cross-disciplinary collaboration in research. Our acclaimed engineering faculty yield transformative results that drive the intellectual and economic vitality of our community, nation, and world.

U.S. News & World Report 

Undergraduate Engineering (2021): 6

  • Biomedical: 18
  • Chemical: 15 
  • Civil: 12
  • Computer: 2
  • Cybersecurity: 1
  • Electrical: 8
  • Environmental: 8
  • Materials: 8
  • Mechanical: 9

Graduate Engineering (2021): 4

  • Biomedical/Bioengineering: 17
  • Chemical: 16
  • Civil: 9
  • Computer: 5
  • Electrical/Electronic/Communication: 8
  • Environmental/Environmental Health: 8
  • Materials: 12
  • Mechanical: 10

Other rankings

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.

The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education Rankings
Ranking of U.S. Colleges, 2016 Carnegie Mellon University: 19

Times Higher Education
World University Rankings, 2016-2017
    Top 100 Universities for Engineering & Technology: 15

Business Insider
50 Best Computer Science and Engineering Schools in America (2015): 4

The Guardian
Top 200 Universities in the World (2015): 62

Academic Ranking of World Universities
Engineering (2015): 9

HerCampus.com
Most STEMinist Schools (2015): 1

QS World University Rankings
World University Rankings, 2017
Engineering and Technology: 31

World Subject Rankings, 2017
  Chemical Engineering: 51 - 100
  Civil & Structural Engineering: 51 - 100
  Electrical & Electronic Engineering: 23
  Materials Science: 31
  Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering: 46