Newest US News rankings reward UConn with biggest jump ahead for any materials program nationwide.
UConn MSE leaped 11 spots to 35th, and is now tied at 24th among public institutions. We also remain the top program in the School of Engineering for the 14th straight year.
An advanced degree in engineering can help students improve their proficiency, specialize in fields of interest, take advantage of leadership opportunities and eventually earn higher salaries. To assist in discovering the programs that may be the best fit, U.S. News’ Best Engineering Schools rankings compare schools on their research activity, faculty resources, academic achievements of entering students and assessments by other engineering schools and employers.
U.S. News surveyed 214 engineering schools that grant doctoral degrees. This data collection was used for the overall rankings, for 13 specialty rankings and for populating each school’s profile (source usnews.com).