Ranking of Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD Programs

Rank Program Regres Quality Survey Quality Research Product Faculty Grants Faculty Awards Student Outcomes Grad 6 years Profes Devel Stats Instruct Orient Intl Orient
1-4 California Institute of Technology Civil Engineering 13-57 3-16 2-6 100% 4.2 92-114 48% 12 No Yes Yes
1-4 Princeton University Civil And Environmental Engineering 11-46 1-2 2-3 99% 2.2 3-31 56% 15 No Yes Yes
1-4 Yale University Environmental Engineering 23-91 1-2 1-1 100% 1.3 24-73 56% 18 Yes Yes Yes
2-9 University of California-Berkeley Civil And Environmental Engineering 1-3 3-16 7-45 98% 0.5 14-59 43% 18 Yes Yes Yes
4-24 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Civil And Environmental Engineering 2-7 7-39 7-43 85% 0.9 34-80 54% 16 No Yes Yes
4-27 The University of Texas at Austin Civil Engineering 1-6 8-46 27-103 91% 0.5 10-38 62% 18 Yes Yes Yes
5-29 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Environmental Engineering 17-53 3-19 3-19 91% 0.2 4-29 69% 18 Yes Yes Yes
6-27 Northwestern University Civil And Environmental Engineering 8-18 6-25 9-38 66% 1.7 16-65 41% 16 No Yes Yes
5-35 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Environmental Engineering 10-36 3-19 3-20 100% 0.5 42-86 56% 16 No Yes Yes
5-37 University of Wisconsin-Madison Civil And Environmental Engineering 7-16 8-40 8-59 95% 0.3 57-96 69% 17 Yes Yes Yes
6-33 Carnegie Mellon University Civil and Environmental Engineering 11-31 9-40 19-79 85% 0.7 13-46 83% 17 Yes Yes Yes
6-42 University of California-Davis Civil and Environmental Engineering (Civil Engineering) 11-23 6-37 10-60 95% 0.2 49-93 67% 18 Yes Yes Yes
6-46 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Environmental Engineering 33-115 3-19 4-26 86% 0.2 4-34 71% 18 Yes Yes Yes
6-39 Purdue University-Main Campus Civil Engineering 2-6 20-66 27-99 87% 0.3 90-110 62% 18 Yes Yes Yes
6-46 University of California-San Diego Structural Engineering 16-68 4-31 4-28 89% 0.6 61-103 47% 18 Yes Yes Yes
7-43 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Civil Engineering 3-9 9-37 19-76 81% 0.4 15-56 56% 16 No Yes Yes
7-46 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Civil Engineering 2-7 10-48 14-74 85% 0.6 89-116 34% 14 Yes Yes Yes
8-48 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Environmental Engineering 14-48 5-26 5-31 88% 0.2 39-93 33% 18 Yes Yes Yes
8-50 Rice University Civil Engineering 37-103 28-84 28-111 84% 1.2 5-38 90% 17 No Yes Yes
9-60 Kansas State University Civil Engineering 59-111 25-83 28-100 91% 1.1 12-68 79% 16 Yes Yes Yes
9-55 Washington State University Biological Systems Engineering 19-72 7-35 10-69 97% 0.0 46-92 68% 18 Yes Yes Yes
8-53 Stanford University Civil And Environmental Engineering 4-14 4-21 7-37 81% 0.3 68-109 58% 12 No Yes Yes
9-55 University of California-Irvine Civil Engineering 16-50 10-44 4-24 91% 1.1 95-114 38% 15 No Yes Yes
9-56 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Civil Engineering 8-20 16-58 25-97 92% 0.5 85-110 64% 18 Yes Yes Yes
9-61 Arizona State University Civil And Environmental Engineering 15-54 17-65 17-82 91% 0.5 36-80 52% 18 Yes Yes Yes
8-64 University of Central Florida Environmental Engineering 49-101 12-72 7-71 100% 0.0 4-25 83% 18 Yes Yes Yes
9-62 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Civil Engineering 17-63 18-73 15-84 100% 0.8 63-109 38% 17 Yes Yes Yes
8-63 Rice University Environmental Engineering 37-108 14-63 9-56 100% 0.0 15-81 61% 18 Yes Yes Yes
10-58 Texas A & M University Civil Engineering 6-11 17-58 24-96 86% 0.3 23-62 67% 14 No Yes Yes
11-58 University of Colorado at Boulder Civil Engineering 7-16 17-54 17-78 90% 0.3 29-69 58% 16 No Yes Yes
10-63 University of California-Los Angeles Civil Engineering 10-34 14-60 9-63 96% 0.4 108-121 51% 17 Yes Yes Yes
9-65 University of Vermont Civil And Environmental Engineering 81-123 5-35 24-106 100% 0.1 2-15 72% 17 Yes Yes Yes
14-66 Tufts University Civil And Environmental Engineering 66-120 11-37 22-66 64% 0.9 19-95 67% 16 Yes Yes Yes
17-67 Duke University Civil And Environmental Engineering 21-60 24-64 10-49 78% 0.8 50-100 24% 17 Yes Yes Yes
17-73 University of Wisconsin-Madison Environmental Chemistry and Technology 65-121 11-43 5-30 75% 0.3 20-75 89% 16 No Yes Yes
20-73 University of Iowa Civil And Environmental Engineering 23-58 31-79 24-87 81% 0.1 7-39 56% 17 Yes Yes Yes
19-77 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Civil Engineering 29-70 14-54 12-62 84% 0.2 5-37 66% 14 No Yes Yes
17-77 University of Notre Dame Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences 31-95 6-31 4-24 89% 0.0 6-43 49% 13 No Yes Yes
14-88 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Environmental Engineering 39-96 26-92 23-101 100% 0.2 46-99 58% 17 Yes Yes Yes
18-86 University of Florida Environmental Engineering Sciences 22-62 14-64 7-54 94% 0.1 75-109 61% 15 NA Yes Yes
17-89 University of Wisconsin-Madison Geological Engineering 48-119 41-113 8-48 91% 0.9 109-125 72% 17 No Yes Yes
17-87 Washington University in St Louis Environmental Engineering Science 63-111 6-36 6-45 100% 0.0 11-56 42% 17 No Yes Yes
25-76 Johns Hopkins University Civil Engineering 34-76 46-95 41-103 66% 0.9 14-56 45% 18 Yes Yes Yes
19-96 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Environmental Engineering and Science 20-84 9-46 4-24 94% 0.3 126-129 43% 14 Yes Yes Yes
22-78 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Civil Engineering 10-31 34-87 38-103 78% 0.4 72-107 40% 18 Yes Yes Yes
22-84 Washington State University Civil Engineering 31-77 27-85 21-88 85% 0.2 52-103 57% 18 Yes Yes Yes
22-84 Washington State University Environmental Engineering 31-77 27-85 21-88 85% 0.2 52-103 57% 18 Yes Yes Yes
17-92 Carnegie Mellon University Architecture-Building Performance and Diagnostics 54-110 59-120 36-118 100% 0.6 46-101 62% 17 Yes Yes Yes
22-82 Columbia University in the City of New York Earth and Environmental Engineering 40-91 39-94 21-75 79% 0.7 93-116 55% 18 Yes Yes Yes
23-83 Cornell University Civil And Environmental Engineering 13-44 52-108 53-115 78% 0.5 40-78 55% 16 Yes Yes Yes
22-90 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Civil Engineering 29-85 37-98 43-113 84% 0.4 39-77 61% 18 Yes Yes Yes
26-76 Johns Hopkins University Environmental Engineering 22-64 40-86 26-77 64% 0.7 23-73 38% 16 Yes Yes Yes
25-89 University of Delaware Civil Engineering 31-76 12-52 6-43 95% 0.1 69-105 60% 11 No Yes Yes
26-87 Michigan State University Civil And Environmental Engineering 29-89 33-86 45-114 78% 0.1 17-58 71% 18 Yes Yes Yes
19-94 University of Florida Coastal and Oceanographic Engineering 36-90 33-99 29-110 92% 0.5 13-75 49% 16 No Yes Yes
24-92 University of Southern California Engineering (Environmental Engineering) 34-95 13-74 7-59 73% 0.0 10-59 73% 16 No Yes Yes
27-92 University of Maryland-College Park Civil Engineering 14-40 33-87 27-96 90% 0.5 63-100 34% 16 No Yes Yes
24-106 Washington University in St Louis Civil Engineering 68-125 21-75 29-112 100% 0.2 4-56 57% 16 No Yes Yes
27-101 University of California-Davis Transportation Technology and Policy 73-126 32-95 29-108 100% 0.0 8-52 45% 18 Yes Yes Yes
31-110 The University of Tennessee Civil Engineering 30-105 31-95 60-121 82% 0.1 4-65 53% 14 Yes Yes Yes
38-102 University at Buffalo Civil Engineering 14-49 35-88 28-99 81% 0.2 101-117 65% 15 No Yes Yes
33-105 University of Arizona Civil Engineering 40-90 32-87 27-100 87% 0.1 37-85 69% 16 No Yes Yes
36-106 University of Virginia-Main Campus Civil Engineering 16-41 34-92 38-106 81% 0.7 74-111 4% 14 NA Yes Yes
37-107 University of Washington-Seattle Campus Civil And Environmental Engineering 47-92 29-83 19-77 87% 0.2 101-118 44% 14 Yes Yes Yes
35-109 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Civil Engineering 23-88 43-108 30-107 92% 0.1 67-104 40% 16 Yes Yes Yes
34-108 University of Connecticut Environmental Engineering PhD 35-81 30-91 26-99 92% 0.1 38-93 38% 13 No Yes Yes
43-104 New Jersey Institute of Technology Environmental Engineering 77-118 36-86 68-121 76% 0.0 16-62 100% 17 No Yes Yes
40-108 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Civil Engineering 26-77 42-100 40-104 70% 0.1 25-92 43% 18 Yes Yes Yes
34-115 The University of Alabama Civil And Environmental Engineering 114-129 23-95 19-103 100% 0.0 48-85 100% 13 No NA Yes
36-107 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Civil Engineering 78-121 21-75 11-67 83% 0.0 15-80 20% 18 Yes Yes Yes
41-112 Iowa State University Civil Engineering 40-101 54-113 57-121 82% 0.0 6-38 65% 17 No Yes Yes
40-110 North Carolina State University at Raleigh Civil Engineering 9-26 56-110 42-108 80% 0.1 113-124 31% 17 Yes Yes Yes
38-115 Vanderbilt University Environmental Engineering 52-115 44-107 38-109 89% 0.4 8-74 31% 16 No Yes Yes
49-114 New Jersey Institute of Technology Civil Engineering 70-115 40-93 67-122 75% 0.0 16-64 86% 17 No Yes Yes
42-121 University of Missouri-Columbia Civil Engineering 66-121 57-118 40-120 100% 0.0 23-84 63% 16 No Yes Yes
35-122 University of Nevada-Reno Civil And Environmental Engineering 50-113 48-117 30-111 100% 0.0 45-109 32% 17 Yes Yes Yes
41-120 Florida International University Civil Engineering 51-126 41-103 55-120 86% 0.0 70-119 61% 18 Yes Yes Yes
41-118 University of Arizona Engineering Mechanics 66-128 59-117 23-83 88% 0.2 107-123 92% 16 No Yes Yes
44-121 Drexel University Civil Engineering 41-92 45-110 36-106 84% 0.4 96-124 47% 17 No Yes Yes
46-117 Oregon State University Civil Engineering 71-122 52-111 54-118 83% 0.1 6-48 61% 13 Yes Yes Yes
43-120 Rutgers University-New Brunswick Civil And Environmental Engineering 50-106 62-121 43-118 100% 0.0 37-86 35% 15 Yes Yes Yes
46-115 University of Akron Main Campus Civil Engineering 26-79 50-109 47-113 70% 0.4 72-116 39% 16 Yes Yes Yes
49-117 University of Alabama at Birmingham Civil Engineering (a joint program) 113-128 64-116 53-122 89% 0.1 16-63 53% 18 Yes Yes Yes
49-117 University of Alabama in Huntsville Civil Engineering (a joint program) 113-128 64-116 53-122 89% 0.1 16-63 53% 18 Yes Yes Yes
44-120 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Civil Engineering 63-117 48-113 45-113 90% 0.2 41-105 67% 15 No Yes Yes
53-114 Columbia University in the City of New York Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics 42-87 48-102 37-97 70% 0.2 55-104 64% 15 No Yes Yes
42-121 University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Civil Engineering 60-105 49-115 34-114 100% 0.1 62-106 40% 16 No Yes Yes
51-118 University of Kansas Civil Engineering 43-93 58-114 55-122 90% 0.1 10-47 50% 16 No Yes Yes
51-118 University of Kansas Environmental Engineering 43-93 58-114 55-122 90% 0.1 10-47 50% 16 No Yes Yes
44-122 Clarkson University Civil And Environmental Engineering 57-106 49-116 28-105 100% 0.2 77-112 51% 12 No Yes Yes
51-117 University of Florida Civil Engineering 20-46 60-114 66-123 78% 0.1 53-99 48% 14 NA Yes Yes
46-122 University of Connecticut Civil Engineering PhD 68-121 65-120 42-116 92% 0.1 9-62 58% 13 No Yes Yes
55-121 Lehigh University Civil And Environmental Engineering 19-60 44-105 40-107 78% 0.1 105-121 34% 13 No Yes Yes
61-120 Clemson University Environmental Engineering and Sciences 25-66 59-110 49-109 68% 0.0 92-120 36% 16 Yes Yes Yes
53-122 University of Massachusetts Amherst Civil Engineering 57-104 37-96 44-119 92% 0.0 12-59 45% 15 No No Yes
46-124 University of New Mexico-Main Campus Civil Engineering 91-128 52-115 53-122 86% 0.1 24-111 67% 16 No Yes Yes
51-127 Northeastern University Civil and Environmental Engineering 71-120 54-119 39-118 100% 0.1 30-103 50% 13 No Yes Yes
55-122 University of Hawaii at Manoa Civil and Environmental Engineering 79-122 89-124 52-118 84% 0.1 20-92 60% 14 NA Yes Yes
61-122 Michigan Technological University Environmental Engineering (EEN) 96-127 37-97 31-100 84% 0.1 16-68 44% 14 No Yes Yes
61-122 Michigan Technological University Environmental Engineering (EPD2) 96-127 37-97 31-100 84% 0.1 16-68 44% 14 No Yes Yes
61-122 Michigan Technological University Environmental Engineering Sciences 96-127 37-97 31-100 84% 0.1 16-68 44% 14 No Yes Yes
55-126 Utah State University Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENG) 36-100 51-114 31-104 91% 0.0 37-103 31% 14 No Yes Yes
61-124 CUNY Graduate School and University Center Civil Engineering 21-98 89-124 89-127 77% 0.1 44-96 31% 18 Yes Yes Yes
55-124 Clemson University Civil Engineering 69-115 83-124 55-121 89% 0.1 49-97 45% 16 Yes Yes Yes
57-127 University of New Hampshire-Main Campus Civil Engineering 87-124 47-114 28-111 100% 0.2 52-91 34% 12 No Yes Yes
59-124 University of Central Florida Civil Engineering 36-86 89-123 66-125 85% 0.0 30-86 32% 18 Yes Yes Yes
57-124 University of Illinois at Chicago Civil Engineering 69-120 58-117 23-97 88% 0.0 67-106 72% 16 No No Yes
68-121 University of Louisville Civil Engineering 126-130 63-111 99-128 69% 0.3 2-13 100% 14 No Yes Yes
65-124 University of Kentucky Civil Engineering 58-115 52-104 71-121 66% 0.2 5-49 39% 17 No Yes Yes
61-128 Auburn University Main Campus Civil Engineering 48-106 67-121 58-123 91% 0.0 36-103 56% 13 No Yes Yes
68-126 Colorado State University Civil And Environmental Engineering 18-61 102-125 45-116 88% 0.3 124-127 60% 9 No Yes Yes
59-126 University of South Carolina-Columbia Civil And Environmental Engineering 46-110 84-124 45-119 93% 0.0 33-89 32% 17 No Yes Yes
66-128 University of Toledo Civil Engineering 73-120 89-125 73-127 90% 0.0 60-113 60% 16 No Yes Yes
76-127 University of Arkansas Civil Engineering 106-127 71-117 94-128 78% 0.0 2-11 83% 10 No Yes Yes
82-125 Drexel University Environmental Engineering 99-129 91-121 102-126 49% 0.3 24-70 100% 17 No Yes Yes
69-128 Missouri University of Science and Technology Civil Engineering 29-83 83-123 59-122 90% 0.1 116-125 55% 13 No Yes Yes
83-125 Syracuse University Civil and Environmental Engineering 75-119 76-113 55-101 38% 0.1 37-96 60% 17 Yes Yes Yes
75-128 University of South Florida-Main Campus Civil And Environmental Engineering 33-87 76-119 75-124 78% 0.0 72-113 46% 16 No Yes Yes
80-128 University of Utah Civil Engineering 67-115 116-128 103-129 71% 0.0 38-90 65% 15 Yes Yes Yes
70-129 University of Houston Civil Engineering 47-103 33-96 18-81 90% 0.0 80-113 12% 5 NA Yes Yes
88-127 Case Western Reserve University Civil Engineering 52-106 87-119 112-130 52% 0.1 7-52 63% 16 No Yes Yes
88-128 Vanderbilt University Civil Engineering 70-110 69-116 73-122 58% 0.0 8-50 45% 16 No Yes Yes
88-128 University of Southern California Civil Engineering 25-70 85-119 52-106 58% 0.0 90-114 34% 16 No Yes Yes
83-129 Ohio State University-Main Campus Civil Engineering 23-82 94-124 55-118 78% 0.0 121-128 3% 18 Yes Yes Yes
86-130 Texas Tech University Civil Engineering 105-128 63-114 102-129 71% 0.0 2-25 62% 13 No Yes Yes
92-130 North Dakota State University-Main Campus Engineering 110-128 46-100 81-125 65% 0.0 2-17 40% 11 No Yes Yes
105-132 University of Miami Civil Engineering 70-125 103-126 67-119 54% 0.1 109-127 42% 18 Yes Yes Yes
111-131 Southern Illinois University Carbondale Civil and Environmental 91-126 50-96 125-130 46% 0.0 1-2 46% 15 Yes No No
116-134 George Washington University Civil And Environmental Engineering 78-126 114-127 99-128 67% 0.0 100-124 50% 13 No Yes Yes
119-134 Illinois Institute of Technology Civil Engineering 82-121 119-129 69-123 71% 0.0 116-124 57% 10 No Yes Yes
116-134 Illinois Institute of Technology Environmental Engineering 42-118 108-129 26-94 75% 0.0 129-130 28% 10 No Yes Yes
124-134 University of Memphis Engineering Civil Concentration 100-128 114-127 119-130 44% 0.0 15-82 46% 16 No Yes Yes
125-135 Old Dominion University Civil And Environmental Engineering 26-112 126-129 105-129 68% 0.0 123-128 0% 16 NA Yes Yes
128-135 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Engineering 45-108 126-129 114-129 52% 0.0

 

 

 

Best Engineering Schools Specialty Rankings: Civil 
Ranked in 2009

1 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA 4.7
2 University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL 4.6
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA 4.4
Stanford University Stanford, CA 4.4
University of Texas--Austin (Cockrell) Austin, TX 4.4
6 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 4.3
7 Purdue University--West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN 4.1
University of Michigan--Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI 4.1
Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA 4.1
10 Cornell University Ithaca, NY 4.0

 

Engineering Specialty Rankings: Civil
Ranked in 2008

1 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA 4.7
  University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL 4.7
3 Stanford University Stanford, CA 4.5
4 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA 4.4
  University of Texas--Austin (Cockrell) Austin, TX 4.4
6 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 4.3
7 Purdue University--West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN 4.2
8 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA 4.1
  University of Michigan--Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI 4.1
10 Cornell University Ithaca, NY 4.0
  Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA 4.0
12 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA 3.9
13 Northwestern University (McCormick) Evanston, IL 3.8
  Texas A&M University--College Station (Look) College Station, TX 3.8
  University of Wisconsin--Madison Madison, WI 3.8
16 Princeton University Princeton, NJ 3.6
  University of California--Davis Davis, CA 3.6
  University of California--San Diego (Jacobs) La Jolla, CA 3.6
  University of Minnesota--Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN 3.6
  University of Washington Seattle, WA 3.6
21 Johns Hopkins University (Whiting) Baltimore, MD 3.5
  Pennsylvania State University--University Park University Park, PA 3.5
  University of Maryland--College Park (Clark) College Park, MD 3.5
24 Lehigh University (Rossin) Bethlehem, PA 3.4
  North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC 3.4
  University of Colorado--Boulder Boulder, CO 3.4
27 Duke University Durham, NC 3.3
  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY 3.3
  University of California--Los Angeles (Samueli) Los Angeles, CA 3.3
30 Columbia University (Fu Foundation) New York, NY 3.2
  Rice University (Brown) Houston, TX 3.2
  University at Buffalo--SUNY Buffalo, NY 3.2
  University of Florida Gainesville, FL 3.2
  University of Southern California (Viterbi) Los Angeles, CA 3.2
35 Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO 3.1
  Iowa State University Ames, IA 3.1
  University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA 3.1
38 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI 3.0
  Missouri University of Science & Technology Rolla, MO 3.0
  Ohio State University Columbus, OH 3.0
  University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 3.0
  University of California--Irvine (Samueli) Irvine, CA 3.0
43 Arizona State University (Fulton) Tempe, AZ 2.9
  Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI 2.9
  Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--New Brunswick Piscataway, NJ 2.9
  University of Iowa Iowa City, IA 2.9
  University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN 2.9
  Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN 2.9
49 Auburn University (Ginn) Auburn University, AL 2.8
  Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH 2.8
  Clemson University Clemson, SC 2.8
  Drexel University Philadelphia, PA 2.8
  University of Massachusetts--Amherst Amherst, MA 2.8
  University of Tennessee--Knoxville Knoxville, TN 2.8
  Washington State University Pullman, WA 2.8
  Washington University in St. Louis (Sever) St. Louis, MO 2.8
57 Louisiana State University--Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, LA 2.7
  Northeastern University Boston, MA 2.7
  Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 2.7
  University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH 2.7
  University of Delaware Newark, DE 2.7
62 Clarkson University Potsdam, NY 2.6
  Kansas State University Manhattan, KS 2.6
  Tufts University Medford, MA 2.6
  University of Kansas Lawrence, KS 2.6
  University of Nevada--Reno Reno, NV 2.6
  University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT 2.6
  Utah State University Logan, UT 2.6
69 New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ 2.5
  Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK 2.5
  Syracuse University Syracuse, NY 2.5
  University of Illinois--Chicago Chicago, IL 2.5
  University of Missouri--Columbia Columbia, MO 2.5
  University of Nebraska--Lincoln Lincoln, NE 2.5
  University of North Carolina--Charlotte (Lee) Charlotte, NC 2.5
  University of Oklahoma Norman, OK 2.5
  University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 2.5

 

Engineering Specialties: Civil
New! Ranked in 2006*
Rank/School Average assessment
score (5.0=highest)
1. University of California–Berkeley 4.7
  University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign 4.7
3. Stanford University (CA) 4.6
4. Georgia Institute of Technology 4.4
  Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4.4
  University of Texas–Austin 4.4
7. California Institute of Technology 4.3
8. Purdue University–West Lafayette (IN) 4.2
9. Cornell University (NY) 4.1
10. Carnegie Mellon University (PA) 4.0
  Northwestern University (McCormick) (IL) 4.0
  University of Michigan–Ann Arbor 4.0
  Virginia Tech 4.0
14. Princeton University (NJ) 3.8
  Texas A&M University–College Station (Look) 3.8
  University of Wisconsin–Madison 3.8
17. University of California–Davis 3.7
18. Johns Hopkins University (Whiting) (MD) 3.6
  Pennsylvania State University–University Park 3.6
  University of California–San Diego (Jacobs) 3.6
  University of Minnesota–Twin Cities 3.6
  University of Washington 3.6
23. University of Maryland–College Park (Clark) 3.5
24. North Carolina State University 3.4
  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY) 3.4
  University of California–Irvine (Samueli) 3.4
  University of California–Los Angeles (Samueli) 3.4
  University of Colorado–Boulder 3.4
  University of Florida 3.4
  University of Southern California (Viterbi) 3.4
31. Columbia University (Fu Foundation) (NY) 3.3
  Lehigh University (Rossin) (PA) 3.3
  Rice University (Brown) (TX) 3.3
34. Arizona State University (Fulton) 3.2
  Colorado State University 3.2
  Duke University (NC) 3.2
  Iowa State University 3.2
  University at Buffalo–SUNY 3.2
39. Ohio State University 3.1
  University of Arizona 3.1
  University of Iowa 3.1
  University of Notre Dame (IN) 3.1
  University of Virginia 3.1
44. Michigan State University 3.0
  University of Missouri–Rolla 3.0
  Vanderbilt University (TN) 3.0
  Washington University in St. Louis (Sever) 3.0
48. Auburn University (Ginn) (AL) 2.9
  Case Western Reserve University (OH) 2.9
  Clemson University (SC) 2.9
  Drexel University (PA) 2.9
  Rutgers State University–New Brunswick (NJ) 2.9
  University of Massachusetts–Amherst 2.9
54. Clarkson University (NY) 2.8
  Northeastern University (MA) 2.8
  Oregon State University 2.8
  Tufts University (MA) 2.8
58. Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge 2.7
  Michigan Technological University 2.7
  University of Cincinnati 2.7
  University of Delaware 2.7
  University of Kansas 2.7
  University of Oklahoma 2.7
  University of Tennessee–Knoxville 2.7
  Washington State University 2.7
66. Kansas State University 2.6
  Oklahoma State University 2.6
  Syracuse University (NY) 2.6
  Texas Tech University 2.6
  University of Houston (Cullen) 2.6
  University of Nebraska–Lincoln 2.6
  University of Utah 2.6
  Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA) 2.6
74. Brigham Young University (Fulton) (UT) 2.5
  CUNY–City College 2.5
  Illinois Institute of Technology (Armour) 2.5
  New Jersey Institute of Technology 2.5
  Stevens Institute of Technology (Schaefer) (NJ) 2.5
  University of Illinois–Chicago 2.5
  University of Kentucky 2.5
  University of Missouri–Columbia 2.5
  University of Nevada–Reno 2.5
  University of New Mexico 2.5
  University of Pittsburgh 2.5
  Utah State University 2.5
* This ranking was computed in January of the year cited, based on data from a survey sent out in the fall of the previous year.
Engineering Specialties: Civil
Ranked in 2005*
Rank/School Average assessment
score (5.0=highest)
1. University of California–Berkeley 4.8
  University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign 4.8
3. University of Texas–Austin 4.6
4. Stanford University (CA) 4.5
5. Georgia Institute of Technology 4.4
  Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4.4
  Purdue University–West Lafayette (IN) 4.4
8. Cornell University (NY) 4.1
  Northwestern University (IL) 4.1
  University of Michigan–Ann Arbor 4.1
11. California Institute of Technology 4.0
  Virginia Tech 4.0
13. Texas A&M University–College Station (Look) 3.9
  University of Minnesota–Twin Cities 3.9
15. Carnegie Mellon University (PA) 3.8
16. University of California–Davis 3.7
  University of California–San Diego (Jacobs) 3.7
  University of Washington 3.7
  University of Wisconsin–Madison 3.7
20. Pennsylvania State University–University Park 3.6
  University of Colorado–Boulder 3.6
22. Lehigh University (Rossin) (PA) 3.5
  North Carolina State University 3.5
  Princeton University (NJ) 3.5
  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY) 3.5
26. Colorado State University 3.4
  Johns Hopkins University (Whiting) (MD) 3.4
  University of California–Los Angeles (Samueli) 3.4
  University of Maryland–College Park (Clark) 3.4
  University of Southern California (Andrew and Erna Viterbi) 3.4
31. Iowa State University 3.3
  Rice University (Brown) (TX) 3.3
  University of California–Irvine (Samueli) 3.3
34. Columbia University (Fu Foundation) (NY) 3.2
  Duke University (NC) 3.2
  Ohio State University 3.2
  University at Buffalo–SUNY 3.2
  University of Florida 3.2
39. Arizona State University (Fulton) 3.1
  University of Arizona 3.1
  University of Iowa 3.1
  University of Virginia 3.1
43. Case Western Reserve University (OH) 3.0
  Michigan State University 3.0
  University of Missouri–Rolla 3.0
  University of Notre Dame (IN) 3.0
  Vanderbilt University (TN) 3.0
48. Auburn University (Ginn) (AL) 2.9
  Clemson University (SC) 2.9
  University of Cincinnati 2.9
  University of Tennessee–Knoxville 2.9
  Washington State University 2.9
  Washington University in St. Louis (Sever) 2.9
54. Drexel University (PA) 2.8
  Kansas State University 2.8
  Michigan Technological University 2.8
  Rutgers State University–New Brunswick (NJ) 2.8
  Texas Tech University 2.8
  University of Kansas 2.8
  University of Massachusetts–Amherst 2.8
  Utah State University 2.8
62. Clarkson University (NY) 2.7
  Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge 2.7
  Northeastern University (MA) 2.7
  Oklahoma State University 2.7
  Oregon State University 2.7
  University of Delaware 2.7
  University of Oklahoma 2.7
  University of Pittsburgh 2.7
70. Illinois Institute of Technology (Armour) 2.6
  Syracuse University (NY) 2.6
  Tufts University (MA) 2.6
  University of Houston (Cullen) 2.6
  University of Kentucky 2.6
  University of Nebraska–Lincoln 2.6
  University of Nevada–Reno 2.6
  West Virginia University 2.6
78. Brigham Young University (Fulton) (UT) 2.5
  University of Alabama–Tuscaloosa 2.5
  University of Arkansas–Fayetteville 2.5
  University of Illinois–Chicago 2.5
  University of Missouri–Columbia 2.5
  University of South Carolina 2.5
  University of Utah 2.5
  University of Wyoming 2.5
  Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA) 2.5
Engineering Specialties: Civil Engineering
Ranked in 2004*

Rank/School

Average assessment
score (5.0=highest)

1. University of California–Berkeley 4.8
2. University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign 4.7
3. Stanford University (CA) 4.6
  University of Texas–Austin 4.6
5. Georgia Institute of Technology 4.5
  Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4.5
7. Purdue University–West Lafayette (IN) 4.3
  University of Michigan–Ann Arbor 4.3
9. California Institute of Technology 4.2
  Northwestern University (IL) 4.2
11. Cornell University (NY) 4.1
12. Carnegie Mellon University (PA) 3.9
  University of Minnesota–Twin Cities 3.9
14. Texas A&M University–College Station 3.8
15. University of California–Davis 3.7
  University of Washington 3.7
  Virginia Tech 3.7
18. Penn State University–University Park 3.6
  University of Wisconsin–Madison 3.6
20. Princeton University (NJ) 3.5
  University of Colorado–Boulder 3.5
22. University of Maryland–College Park 3.4
23. Duke University (NC) 3.3
  Lehigh University (PA) 3.3
  North Carolina State University 3.3
  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY) 3.3
  Rice University (TX) 3.3
28. Colorado State University 3.2
  Columbia University (Fu Foundation) (NY) 3.2
  Iowa State University 3.2
  Johns Hopkins University (MD) 3.2
  University of Florida 3.2
  University of Iowa 3.2
34. Ohio State University 3.1
  University of California–Irvine 3.1
  University of California–Los Angeles 3.1
  University of Southern California (Andrew and Erna Viterbi) 3.1
38. Michigan State University 3.0
  University of Arizona 3.0
  University of Virginia 3.0
41. Arizona State University 2.9
  Case Western Reserve University (OH) 2.9
  Vanderbilt University (TN) 2.9
  Washington University in St. Louis 2.9
45. Clarkson University (NY) 2.8
  University at Buffalo–SUNY 2.8
  University of Kansas 2.8
  University of Missouri–Rolla 2.8
  University of Notre Dame (IN) 2.8
50. Auburn University (AL) 2.7
  Clemson University (SC) 2.7
  Drexel University (PA) 2.7
  Michigan Technological University 2.7
  Oregon State University 2.7
  University of Cincinnati 2.7
  University of Delaware 2.7
  University of Tennessee 2.7
  Washington State University 2.7
59. Kansas State University 2.6
  Northeastern University (MA) 2.6
  Texas Tech University 2.6
  University of Illinois–Chicago 2.6
  University of Massachusetts–Amherst 2.6
  University of Oklahoma 2.6
65. Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge 2.5
  Rutgers State University–New Brunswick (NJ) 2.5
  Syracuse University (NY) 2.5
  Tufts University (MA) 2.5
  University of Arkansas–Fayetteville 2.5
  University of Connecticut 2.5
  University of Kentucky 2.5
  University of Missouri–Columbia 2.5
  University of Nebraska–Lincoln 2.5
  University of Pittsburgh 2.5
Engineering Specialties: Civil Engineering
Ranked in 2003
*
1. University of California–Berkeley
2. University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign
3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  University of Texas–Austin
5. Georgia Institute of Technology
6. Stanford University (CA)
7. Purdue University–West Lafayette (IN)
8. University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
9. Cornell University (NY)
10. Texas A&M University–College Station
11. Northwestern University (IL)
12. Virginia Tech
13. California Institute of Technology
  University of Washington
15. Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
  Penn State University–University Park
17. University of Colorado–Boulder
  University of Minnesota–Twin Cities
19. North Carolina State University
20. University of California–Davis
  University of California–San Diego
  University of Wisconsin–Madison
23. Columbia University (Fu Foundation) (NY)
  Princeton University (NJ)

*This ranking was computed in January of the year cited, based on data from a survey sent out in the fall of the previous year.