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UW CEE graduate programs ranked #12 and #16 by U.S. News & World Report

March 14, 2017

The 2018 best graduate school rankings have been announced by U.S. News & World Report. Congratulations to UW CEE’s faculty, students and staff who make the department a place of excellence and contributed to the following rankings:

  • #12 best graduate program in environmental engineering
  • #16 best graduate program in civil engineering

Every year, graduate programs are ranked by U.S. News & World Report using both qualitative and quantitative data. According to U.S. News & World Report, they “weigh factors such as reputation, research activity and student selectivity to rank the top graduate engineering schools.” As in previous years, engineering school deans, corporate recruiters and company contacts were asked to rate programs. Data was also gathered about GRE quantitative scores, faculty resources such as student-faculty ratio, and research activity. Learn more about the methodology.