Georgia Tech Recognized Nationally for Sustained Excellence
Posted September 12, 2012 | Atlanta, GA
For the fourteenth consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Georgia Tech as one of the top 10 public universities in the nation. In the magazine’s annual undergraduate report, the Institute remained ranked 7th among the nation’s top public universities. Among all national universities, Georgia Tech was ranked 36th.
"Georgia Tech has a tradition of excellence and has been ranked among the nation's top ten public universities for the past 14 years," said Georgia Tech President G. P. "Bud" Peterson. "This is a very positive reflection on the caliber of our faculty, staff and students, and is the result of our outstanding programs and partnerships with business, industry, government and the community," he added.
Tech’s College of Engineering maintained its 5th place ranking for undergraduate engineering programs at universities where the highest degree is a Ph.D. The college also had eight of its programs ranked in the top five and all of its programs ranked in the top ten among specialty areas: aerospace (2), biomedical (2), civil (3), electrical (5), environmental (2), industrial (1), materials (5), mechanical (3) and chemical (7).
Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business ranked 31st for undergraduate business education.
The Institute’s internships and cooperative education programs, as well as its senior capstone program, are also highlighted in “Programs to Look For.”