CEAE receives high ranking from U.S. News & World Report

September 18, 2013

The Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering Department is proud to announce that it received high rankings from the 2014 Best Colleges edition from “U.S. News & World Report” after coming in at No. 20 among national universities and No. 13 among public schools.

Overall, the College of Engineering and Applied Science came in at No. 32 for Best Undergraduate Engineering Program. The Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences also received high marks as it is ranked No. 16 in its field.

Along with its high engineer rankings, CU-Boulder came in at No. 36 for Public National Universities and No. 86 overall. In all of Colorado, no other university ranked higher than CU-Boulder.

To create these rankings, “U.S. News & World Report” considers measures of academic peer assessment, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving. “National universities,” which includes CU-Boulder, are comprised of 281 academic institutions with 173 public schools, 101 private schools and seven for-profit schools. Each of these universities offer a variety of undergraduate majors along with master’s and doctoral degrees with some focusing on research.

The full report can be viewed here.