2016 College Rankings: MIT First in 12 Categories

by Jay London on September 9, 2015 · 1 comment

in Campus Culture, In the News

MIT_Dome_night1_EditU.S. News & World Report released its 2016 Best U.S. Colleges Rankings, and similar to past years, MIT finds itself at or near the top in more than 20 categories.

The magazine ranked MIT first in 12 categories, including Best Undergraduate Engineering Program, and in the top five in seven more, including Best Undergraduate Business Program (2nd) and Most Innovative School (3rd), which is a new category in 2016.

U.S. News & World’s 2016 graduate rankings, which were released on March 10, ranked the Institute first in more than 20 categories and sub-categories, including the best engineering graduate program for the 27th consecutive year. For more information, read more about the the magazine’s methodologies.

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.

In total, MIT was highly-ranked in 25 different categories, which are listed below.  Share your thoughts on the 2016 rankings in the comments below, or on Facebook and Twitter.

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silvia liberata ullo September 19, 2015 at 8:56 am

I graduated at MIT Sloan School in 1992. I am very proud that my School is Top ranking! Silvia

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