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US News – Best Colleges

 201720182019202020212022
National Universities#92 (tie)#81 (tie)#80 (tie)#84 (tie)#80 (tie)#79 (tie)
Best Colleges for Veterans#59 (tie)#44 (tie)#46 (tie)#52 (tie)#50 (tie)#45
Best Value Schools#46#55#69#65#59
Most Innovative Schools#37 (tie)#31 (tie)#68 (tie)#70 (tie)
Top Performers on Social Mobility#224 (tie)#237 (tie)#211 (tie)
Top Public Schools#38 (tie)#33 (tie)#32 (tie)#34 (tie)#32 (tie)#32
Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs#32 (tie)#34 (tie)#32 (tie)#34 (tie)#32 (tie)#36 (tie)
Biological / Agricultural Engineering#10#11 (tie)#10 (tie)#6 (tie)#10#6 (tie)
Chemical Engineering#16#17 (tie)#18#22 (tie)#21#20 (tie)
Civil Engineering#14 (tie)#15 (tie)#19#20#20 (tie)#31 (tie)
Computer Engineering#28#26
Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering#29 (tie)#32 (tie)#29
Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering#14 (tie)#14#12#13#14#14 (tie)
Materials Engineering#16#16 (tie)#19#15#18#19
Mechanical Engineering#28
Business Programs#94 (tie)#91 (tie)#87 (tie)#90 (tie)#81#84 (tie)
Analytics#14 (tie)#27 (tie)
Computer Science#52 (tie)#51 (tie)
Software Engineering#9 (tie)#9 (tie)

Link: http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges External Link

Methodology: https://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/articles/how-us-news-calculated-the-rankings External Link

US News – Global Rankings

 201720182019202020212022
Overall Rank#222#217#232#226#227 (tie)
Plant and Animal Science#32#31#25 (tie)#33#35 (tie)#38
Engineering#110 (tie)#114 (tie)#108#116 (tie)#138#149
Energy and Fuels#64 (tie)#66
Materials Science#59#51#49 (tie)#52#67#68 (tie)
Chemical Engineering#147#141 (tie)
Electrical and Electronic Engineering#144 (tie)#186 (tie)#203 (tie)
Polymer Science#41
Condensed Matter Physics#55
Agricultural Sciences#38 (tie)#46 (tie)#45 (tie)#47#48#61
Microbiology#181 (tie)#194 (tie)#161 (tie)#95 (tie)#70
Mathematics#66 #55#67#57#60#74
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology#67#78
Physical Chemistry#85
Food Science and Technology#93
Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology#92#98
Environment/Ecology#115 (tie)#96 (tie)#98#95 (tie)#99#111 (tie)
Biology and Biochemistry#185 (tie)#229#205 #167#155 (tie)#133 (tie)
Molecular Biology and Genetics#203 (tie)#223 (tie)#158#149 (tie)
Chemistry#118#121 (tie)#123 (tie)#138 (tie)#145 (tie)#171 (tie)
Computer Science#186#192#209 (tie)#161 (tie)#189
Geosciences#166 (tie)#190#206 (tie)#225 (tie)#214
Economics and Business#195#203#208 (tie)#231
Social Sciences and Public Health#320 (tie)#324#300 (tie)#280 (tie)#258

Link: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities External Link

Methodology:  http://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities/articles/methodology External Link

US News – Best Online Programs

 20182019202020212022
Bachelor's #71 (tie)#58 (tie)#39 (tie)#14 (tie)#10 (tie)
Master's in Engineering #9#8#7 (tie)#6 (tie)#7 (tie)
Master's in Civil Engineering #2#11 (tie)#4
Master's in Mechanical Engineering #6#4 (tie)#4 (tie)
Master's in Industrial Engineering #7 (tie)#11#7 (tie)
Master's in Electrical Engineering #5 (tie)#13 (tie)#8 (tie)
Master's in Engineering for Veterans#7#6 (tie)#7#10
Master's in Engineering Management #15 (tie)
Master's in Computer Information Technology #4#6#15#16 (tie)#28 (tie)
MBA #14 (tie)#17 (tie)#15 (tie)#16#20 (tie)
MBA for Veterans#9 (tie)#11 (tie)#24#29 (tie)
Business Analytics MBA #9
Master's in Business (non-MBA)#4
Master's in Education #15 (tie)#29 (tie)#31 (tie)#42 (tie)#46 (tie)
Master's in Education for Veterans#9#8 (tie)#12#17
Master's in Educational Administration #20 (tie)
Master's in Instructional Media #10 (tie)#13 (tie)
Master's in Curriculum and Instruction #15 (tie)

Link: https://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/north-carolina-state-university-raleigh-199193 External Link

US News – Best Graduate Schools

 2017201920212023
Veterinary Medicine#3 (tie)#4 (tie)#4 (tie)#4 (tie)
Statistics#15#16 (tie)#16 (tie)#11 (tie)
Best Engineering Schools#27 (tie)#24 (tie)#25#26
Nuclear Engineering#6#3#3#3 (tie)
Biological/ Agricultural Engineering#10#8#7#3 (tie)
Industrial/ Manufacturing/ Systems Engineering#12 (tie)#15 (tie)#16 (tie)#16 (tie)
Chemical Engineering#21#21 (tie)#21#20 (tie)
Environmental/ Environmental Health Engineering#29 (tie)#26 (tie)#22 (tie)#21 (tie)
Materials Engineering#15 (tie)#20 (tie)#23 (tie)#22 (tie)
Civil Engineering#24 (tie)#24 (tie)#30 (tie)#26 (tie)
Aerospace/ Aeronautical/ Astronautical Engineering#26 (tie)#29 (tie)#25 (tie)#27 (tie)
Computer Engineering#28 (tie)#22 (tie)#33 (tie)
Electrical/ Electronic/ Communications Engineering#34 (tie)#35 (tie)#35 (tie)#34 (tie)
Mechanical Engineering#35 (tie)#37 (tie)#46 (tie)#38 (tie)
Biomedical Engineering/ Bioengineering#36 (tie)#33 (tie)#33 (tie)#45 (tie)
Computer Science#48 (tie)#43 (tie)#43 (tie)#49 (tie)
Best Education Schools#51 (tie)#45 (tie)#37 (tie)#28 (tie)
Education Administration and Supervision#14 (tie)#22 (tie)#17 (tie)#14
Secondary Teacher Education#18 (tie)
Elementary Teacher Education#23 (tie)#22 (tie)
Curriculum and Instruction#29 (tie)#24 (tie)
Best Public Affairs Programs#45 (tie)#47 (tie)#48 (tie)#49 (tie)
Nonprofit Management#28 (tie)#26 (tie)#24 (tie)
Mathematics#52 (tie)#53 (tie)#53 (tie)#53 (tie)
Applied Math#21 (tie)
Sociology#52#47 (tie)#61 (tie)#61 (tie)
Economics#48 (tie)#55 (tie)#55 (tie)#61 (tie)
Chemistry#56 (tie)#52 (tie)#52 (tie)#62 (tie)
Best Business Schools#52#85 (tie)#64 (tie)#67 (tie)
Business Analytics#13#27 (tie)
Part- Time MBA#34 (tie)#57 (tie)#85 (tie)#57 (tie)
Physics#54 (tie)#52 (tie)#52 (tie)#68 (tie)
Earth Sciences#60 (tie)#68 (tie)#68 (tie)#70 (tie)
Social Work#78 (tie)#96 (tie)#96 (tie)#79 (tie)
Biological Sciences#75 (tie)#85 (tie)#85 (tie)#93 (tie)
Psychology#101 (tie)#112 (tie)#112 (tie)#122 (tie)

Link: https://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools External Link

Methodology:  http://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities/articles/methodology External Link