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The Cockrell School of Engineering once again finished among the top 10 engineering programs in the nation, coming in at No. 8 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2024-2025 graduate engineering program rankings, released today. In addition, three programs ranked in the top five, seven in the top 10 and all programs finished in the top 20.

This year’s graduate program rankings are:

  • Petroleum Engineering, No. 1
  • Civil Engineering, No. 3
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering, No. 5
  • Chemical Engineering, No. 7
  • Computer Engineering, No. 8
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering, No. 9
  • Mechanical Engineering, No. 9
  • Electrical Engineering, No. 11
  • Nuclear Engineering, No. 13
  • Industrial/Manufacturing/Systems Engineering, No. 17
  • Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering, No. 17
  • Materials Engineering, No. 20
  • Overall Engineering, No. 8

More than 2,300 students are enrolled in the Cockrell School’s 13 graduate degree programs, working alongside renowned engineering faculty to develop impactful solutions to global problems across more than 25 research units and centers.

U.S. News & World Report’s annual engineering graduate program rankings are based on student acceptance rates, faculty/student ratios, research expenditures, citations in top journals, reputation among engineers in industry and academia, the number of doctoral degrees produced, the percentage of faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering and entrance exam scores.