According to the US News & World Report 2014 engineering graduate program rankings, Massachusetts Institute of Technology was ranked No. 1 in the nation and ahead of Stanford University (No. 2). UC Berkeley's College of Engineering was placed third among the top schools nationwide.

The University of Maryland's Clark School of Engineering continues to maintain its high rankings. It was placed 11th among public schools and 19th overall, and 5 of its departments were rated in the top 25 in their categories.

UC Santa Barbara's College of Engineering was ranked No. 20, moving up one spot from the 2013 rankings. Tied with Northwestern University, it is No. 11 among public universities. In addition, the chemical engineering graduate program at UCSB was ranked No. 9 overall, and No. 5 among public universities.

Vanderbilt's School of Engineering graduate program was ranked No. 36 by U.S. News, ahead of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Boston University (both 38th). Last year the school tied with Colorado and Florida at No. 35. In addition, the School received recognition in a number of specialties. The biomedical engineering program continued its rise to No. 16 in the U.S. News program rankings, Mechanical engineering and Chemical engineering rated at No. 38, civil engineering at No. 45, Electrical engineering at No. 44.

The University at Buffalo's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences was ranked No. 61. It was laso rated highly in the U.S. News rankings of engineering disciplines: aerospace engineering (No. 36), chemical engineering (No. 43), civil engineering (No. 24), electrical engineering (No. 76), environmental engineering (No. 42), industrial engineering (No. 25) and mechanical engineering (No. 68).

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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