Massachusetts Institute of Technology was ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report in its 2017 Best Graduate Schools Rankings for engineering schools, followed by Stanford University in 2nd place and the University of California—​Berkeley in 3rd place. The report, released March 16, surveyed 215 graduate programs that grant doctoral degrees across the country with 194 responding.

Penn State's College of Engineering graduate program was rated 27th in the country by U.S. News & World Report in its Best Graduate Schools 2017 edition. In specialty categories, Penn State aerospace engineering was ranked 14th, biological engineering 11th, biomedical 37th, chemical engineering 22nd, civil engineering 20th, computer engineering 21st, electrical engineering 27th, environmental engineering 24th, industrial engineering 12th, materials 13th, mechanical engineering 16th and nuclear engineering 10th.

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas climbed three spots in U.S. News ranking of graduate schools for 2017. It was tied with the University of Houston, Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Connecticut at 73rd place in the 2017 list.

The University of New Mexico’s School of Engineering overall graduate programs ranked 82nd in the nation (up from 85th the previous year), according to the U.S. News 2017 Best Graduate Schools rankings. Among individual graduate programs, the following School of Engineering programs made the list: Civil Engineering (ranked 110th), Mechanical Engineering (ranked 102nd), Computer Engineering (ranked 71st), Electrical Engineering (ranked 66th), Nuclear Engineering (ranked 15th).

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