U.S News & World Report Releases 2010 Undergraduate Rankings

Georgia Institute of Technology sustained its top-ten ranking among public universities, according to the recently released U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges for undergraduate rankings, maintaining its seventh place standing among national public universities and ranking 35th for all U.S. universities and colleges.

The Institute's College of Engineering, the nation's largest, continued to have its program nationally recognized by having seven of its schools ranked in the top five for their discipline.

The School of Industrial and Systems Engineering maintained its top ranking, and Aerospace Engineering ranked second in its discipline. Biomedical Engineering and Civil Engineering both ranked third. Mechanical Engineering ranked fourth among its peers, and Electrical Engineering and Environmental Engineering both ranked fifth in their disciplines.

Georgia Tech's College of Management rose from 35th last year to 31st this year.

Tech was also highlighted in 'Programs to Look For' for its co-op, internship, senior capstone and undergraduate research programs.

The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the world's premier research universities. Ranked seventh among U.S. News & World Report's top public universities and the eighth best engineering and information technology university in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities, Georgia Tech’s more than 20,000 students are enrolled in its Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Management and Sciences. Tech is among the nation's top producers of women and minority engineers. The Institute offers research opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students and is home to more than 100 interdisciplinary units plus the Georgia Tech Research Institute.