U.S. News again ranks Missouri S&T among top graduate engineering programs

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On March 17, 2020

A student works in the Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies. Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

A student works in the Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Missouri S&T is again one of the nation’s top graduate engineering schools, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 rankings of graduate schools. The rankings also list 11 Missouri S&T programs as among the best in the country.

Missouri S&T is ranked 83rd among the nation’s best graduate engineering schools by U.S. News and ranked 48th when compared with other public graduate engineering schools. The magazine’s annual “Best Graduate Schools” report will be released Tuesday, March 17. Missouri S&T’s rankings are included in the U.S. News guidebook’s online edition at www.usnews.com.

Last year, the guidebook ranked Missouri S&T No. 82.

U.S. News’ online rankings include 11 Missouri S&T graduate engineering programs among both public and private universities:

— Aerospace engineering, ranked 47th

— Chemical engineering, ranked 98th

— Civil engineering, ranked 46th

— Computer engineering, ranked 69th

— Electrical engineering, ranked 75th

— Environmental engineering, ranked 48th

— Industrial, manufacturing and systems engineering, ranked 55th

— Materials engineering, ranked 54th

— Mechanical engineering, ranked 65th

— Nuclear engineering, ranked 21st

— Petroleum engineering, ranked 13th

“I am proud of S&T’s fantastic graduate programs and excited to see they are earning more national recognition, which they deserve,” says Dr. Stephen Roberts, interim provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at S&T. “Having 11 different programs among the nation’s top scores highlights the fact that our peer institutions recognize our great programs.”

Missouri S&T has gained recognition for its online graduate engineering offerings as well. This spring, U.S. News and World Report 2020 Best Online Programs ranked the university 23rd in the country in overall graduate engineering, 17th among public universities.

U.S. News ranks 13 individual engineering disciplines. Missouri S&T offers 11 of those programs (all of those listed above), plus additional graduate degrees in engineering that are not ranked by U.S. News.

More information about Missouri S&T’s academic programs are available online at academics.mst.edu. The U.S. News rankings are available on the U.S. News website, www.usnews.com.

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