U.S. News Releases 2009 Undergraduate Rankings
Georgia Tech ranked seventh nationally among public universities for undergraduates
Posted August 21, 2008 | Atlanta, GA
Georgia Tech ranks seventh nationally among public universities for undergraduates in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. For the past decade, Georgia Tech has been among the top ten public universities for undergraduates.
"Georgia Tech undergraduate programs continue to excel, and I'm pleased that we've been able to maintain this measure of excellence for so long," said Interim President and Provost Gary Schuster. "Our engineering college continues to be a strength, while other programs around campus continue their national climb."
The College of Engineering, which is the nation's largest, moved up in the rankings to fourth compared to fifth last year. Six College of Engineering programs ranked in the top five among specialty areas. Industrial Engineering ranked first, Aerospace ranked second, Biomedical ranked third, Mechanical ranked fourth (not ranked in top 5 last year), Civil ranked fifth and Electrical ranked fifth (not ranked in top 5 last year).
The College of Management ranked 35th nationally among Best Business Programs. Georgia Tech's internship and cooperative education program as well as the senior capstone programs were cited as 'Programs to Look For.' Tech also ranked 47th on the 'Great Schools, Great Prices' list.