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U.S News & World Report Undergraduate Rankings

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September 12, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering is once again ranked in the top 10 in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 undergraduate program rankings, strengthening the department's position as one of the nation’s elite engineering departments. 

The undergraduate program in Civil Engineering is ranked No. 6 and the Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering is ranked No. 6.

In addition, the Cockrell School of Engineering retained its 2014 ranking as the No.10 best engineering school in the country, and several of UT Austin’s engineering programs ranked in the nation’s top 10 for their respective programs, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings released on Sept. 9.

The U.S. News & World Report's 2015 ranking is the latest recognition of the Cockrell School, which was recently ranked in the top 10 in several other national and international rankings lists for best engineering schools. The Cockrell School's recent rankings include:

  • No. 2 best engineering school for Hispanic graduate students, HispanicBusiness Magazine
  • No. 5 best engineering school in the world, Academic Rankings of World Universities
  • No. 8 best engineering school in the world, Professional Engineering magazine