2017 Graduate Rankings: MIT is First in 10 Categories

by Jay London on March 16, 2016 · 3 comments

in Campus Culture, In the News

U.S. News & World Report released its 2017 Best Graduate Schools Rankings for business schools and engineering schools, and MIT earned first-place rankings 10 categories, plus top-10 rankings in eight more.U.S. News & World Report released its 2017 Best Graduate Schools Rankings for business schools and engineering schools, and MIT earned first-place rankings 10 categories, plus top-10 rankings in eight more.

The magazine’s rankings, which were released on March 16, named MIT’s School of Engineering as the top graduate engineering school for the 28th consecutive year. The Institute received top engineering rankings in six sub-categories. The MIT Sloan School of Management was as the fifth-ranked graduate business school and earned a top ranking in three sub-categories.

U.S. News Best Grad School Rankings

Best Engineering Schools: 1

Best Business Schools: 5

U.S. News & World Report also lists MIT number one in its most recent rankings for Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Math, and Physics, which dates back to 2014. In September 2015, the magazine released its 2016 Best U.S. Colleges Rankings, and MIT ranked first in 12 categories, including Best Undergraduate Engineering Program.

For more information, read more about the magazine’s methodologies, then share your thoughts on the 2016 rankings in the comments below, or on Facebook and Twitter.

And if you’re looking for where MIT ranks in the more untraditional categories, including Most Intense College (1st) and Smartest Students (3rd), read our Slice of MIT article from August 2015, where you can find college rankings roundups from Business Insider, Forbes, and other media outlets.

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Chuck March 16, 2016 at 12:18 pm

Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering: 10 (tie)
^ this looks like a typo. probably meant “1 (tie)”?

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Victor March 17, 2016 at 2:59 pm

Clicking through a few of the links, it seems some of the ranks listed are slightly off. For example, Civil Engineering is #7 (not #8), Computer Engineering is at #1 but not tied, and Mechanical Engineering is tied for #1.

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Brad March 26, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Biomedical Engineering / Bioengineering: 4 (tie)
^ this looks like it should be 2 (tie)

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