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Georgia Tech’s School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (ChBE) is ranked 5th for the third year in a row in U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of graduate programs nationwide as well as No. 2 among public universities.

Georgia Tech’s engineering graduate program has climbed one spot to No. 4 (tied with California Institute of Technology) in the 2024-25 edition of the U.S. News & World Report national rankings. For 13 years now, all 11 of the College’s programs are ranked in the top 10.

U.S. News releases graduate school rankings each spring. Their evaluation of engineering as a whole is based on a variety of factors, including research expenditures, peer assessments, and doctoral degrees awarded. Rankings of specific engineering disciplines are based solely on peer assessments by department heads.

2024 Graduate Rankings

U.S. News & World Report

SchoolRankingPublic Ranking
Industrial Engineering1st1st
Aerospace Engineering2nd (4th last year)1st
Biomedical Engineering2nd (1st last year)1st
Civil Engineering3rd3rd
Electrical Engineering4th2nd
Chemical Engineering5th2nd
Environmental Engineering5th4th
Mechanical Engineering5th2nd
Computer Engineering6th (5th last year)3rd
Materials Engineering7th4th
Nuclear Engineering9th (8th last year)8th