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US News – Best Colleges:

 20142015201620172018201920202021
National Universities#101#95#89 (tie)#92 (tie)#81 (tie)#80 (tie)#84 (tie)#80 (tie)
Top Public Schools#37 (tie)#38 (tie)#33 (tie)#32 (tie)#34 (tie)#32 (tie)
Most Innovative Schools#37 (tie)#31 (tie)#68 (tie)
Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs#32#31#32 (tie)#34 (tie)#32 (tie)#34 (tie)#32 (tie)
Biological / Agricultural Engineering#5#10 (tie)#10#11 (tie)#10 (tie)#6 (tie)#10
Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering#13#14 (tie)#14#12#13#14
Materials Engineering#16#16 (tie)#19#15#18
Civil Engineering#14 (tie)#15 (tie)#19#20#20 (tie)
Environmental / Environmental Health Engineering#15 (tie)#11#21 (tie)
Chemical Engineering#19#16#17 (tie)#18#22 (tie)#21
Computer Engineering#28#26
Computer Science#52 (tie)
Biomedical Engineering#29 (tie)
Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering#29 (tie)#32 (tie)#29
Software Engineering#9 (tie)
Best Colleges for Veterans#18#72 (tie)#59 (tie)#44 (tie)#46 (tie)#52 (tie)#50 (tie)
Best Undergraduate Teaching#61 (tie)
Best Value Schools#50#46#55#69#65
High School Counselor Rankings#104 (tie)#117 (tie)#128 (tie)#108 (tie)
Most Innovative Schools#37 (tie)#31 (tie)
Best Business Programs#93 (tie)#94 (tie)#91 (tie)#87 (tie)#90 (tie)#81
Analytics#14 (tie)
Entrepreneurship#28 (tie)
Top Performers on Social Mobility#224 (tie)#237 (tie)

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

US News – Global Rankings:

 201620172018201920202021
Overall Rank#222#217#232#226
Plant and Animal Science#35#32#31#25 (tie)#33#35 (tie)
Agricultural Sciences#38 (tie)#38 (tie)#46 (tie)#45 (tie)#47#48
Mathematics#55 (tie)#66 #55#67#57#60
Energy and Fuels#64 (tie)
Materials Science#66 (tie)#59#51#49 (tie)#52#67
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology#67
Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology#92
Microbiology#181 (tie)#194 (tie)#161 (tie)#95 (tie)
Environment/Ecology#119 (tie)#115 (tie)#96 (tie)#98#95 (tie)#99
Engineering#121 (tie)#110 (tie)#114 (tie)#108#116 (tie)#138
Chemistry#116 (tie)#118#121 (tie)#123 (tie)#138 (tie)#145 (tie)
Chemical Engineering#147
Biology and Biochemistry#182 (tie)#185 (tie)#229#205 #167#155 (tie)
Molecular Biology and Genetics#203 (tie)#223 (tie)#158
Computer Science#186#192#209 (tie)#161 (tie)
Electrical and Electronic Engineering#144 (tie)#186 (tie)
Economics and Business#195#203#208 (tie)
Geosciences#166 (tie)#190#206 (tie)#225 (tie)
Social Sciences and Public Health#320 (tie)#324#300 (tie)#280 (tie)
Physics#347#394#450 (tie)

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:

 2018201920202021
Business Analytics MBA#4
Master's in Mechanical Engineering Programs#6#4 (tie)
Masters Engineering Programs#9#8#7 (tie)#6 (tie)
Master's in Engineering Programs for Veterans#7#6 (tie)#7
Master's in Industrial Engineering Programs#7 (tie)#11
Master's in Civil Engineering Programs#2#11 (tie)
Masters Education Programs for Veterans#9#8 (tie)#12
Master's in Electrical Engineering Programs#5 (tie)#13 (tie)
Master's in Instructional Media Programs#10 (tie)#13 (tie)
Bachelor's Programs#71 (tie)#58 (tie)#39 (tie)#14 (tie)
Master's in Engineering Management Programs#15 (tie)
MBA Programs#14 (tie)#17 (tie)#15 (tie)#16
Masters Computer Information Technology Programs#4#6#15#16 (tie)
MBA Programs for Veterans#9 (tie)#11 (tie)#24
Masters in Education Programs#15 (tie)#29 (tie)#31 (tie)#42 (tie)
Master's in Curriculum and Instruction Programs#15 (tie)

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

US News – Best Graduate Schools:

 201720192021
Veterinary Medicine#3 (tie)#4 (tie)#4 (tie)
Statistics#15#16 (tie)#16 (tie)
Best Engineering Schools#27 (tie)#24 (tie)#25
 - Nuclear Engineering#6#3#3
 - Biological/ Agricultural Engineering#10#8#7
 - Industrial/ Manufacturing/ Systems Engineering#12 (tie)#15 (tie)#16 (tie)
 - Chemical Engineering#21#21 (tie)#21
 - Environmental/ Environmental Health Engineering#29 (tie)#26 (tie)#22 (tie)
 - Computer Engineering#28 (tie)#22 (tie)
 - Materials Engineering#15 (tie)#20 (tie)#23 (tie)
 - Aerospace/ Aeronautical/ Astronautical Engineering#26 (tie)#29 (tie)#25 (tie)
 - Civil Engineering#24 (tie)#24 (tie)#30 (tie)
 - Biomedical Engineering/ Bioengineering#36 (tie)#33 (tie)#33 (tie)
 - Electrical/ Electronic/ Communications Engineering#34 (tie)#35 (tie)#35 (tie)
 -  Computer Science#48 (tie)#43 (tie)#43 (tie)
 - Mechanical Engineering#35 (tie)#37 (tie)#46 (tie)
Best Education Schools#51 (tie)#45 (tie)#37 (tie)
 - Education Administration and Supervision#14 (tie)#22 (tie)#17 (tie)
 - Elementary Teacher Education#23 (tie)
 - Education Psychology#28
 - Curriculum and Instruction#29 (tie)
Best Public Affairs Programs#45 (tie)#47 (tie)#48 (tie)
 - Nonprofit Management#28 (tie)#26 (tie)
Sociology#52#47 (tie)#61 (tie)
Chemistry#56 (tie)#52 (tie)#52 (tie)
Physics#54 (tie)#52 (tie)#52 (tie)
Mathematics#52 (tie)#53 (tie)#53 (tie)
Economics#48 (tie)#55 (tie)#55 (tie)
Earth Sciences#60 (tie)#68 (tie)#68 (tie)
Biological Sciences#75 (tie)#85 (tie)#85 (tie)
Best Business Schools#52#85 (tie)#64 (tie)
 - Business Analytics#13
 - Business Analytics#13
Part- Time MBA#34 (tie)#57 (tie)#85 (tie)
Social Work#78 (tie)#96 (tie)#96 (tie)
Psychology#101 (tie)#112 (tie)#112 (tie)

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

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