VCU College of Engineering climbs more than 10 ranks in U.S. News and World Report graduate program ratings

Graduate programs from all departments place in U.S. News and World Report listings

VCU Engineering ranked among top graduate schools by U.S. News & World Report

The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) College of Engineering is consistently among the top graduate programs in the nation ranked by U.S. News and World Report. This year, VCU Engineering’s overall rating climbed more than 10 ranks, with all department graduate programs also recognized within their respective industries.

Designed for prospective students looking to further their education beyond college, the Best Graduate Schools rankings evaluate programs in a variety of disciplines, including business, education, engineering, law, medicine and nursing.

“VCU Engineering is preparing the next generation of engineers to meet the challenges of our world,” said Ram B. Gupta, Ph.D., associate dean for research and graduate affairs and professor of chemical and life science engineering. “This ranking by U.S. News and World Report is only made possible by our amazing students, their faculty educators and the staff who support the important work we do. Graduate education is the next step of a student’s career where they take responsibility for their own research and truly come into their own. We’re honored by this distinction and will continue to create an unrivaled engineering education experience for our students.”

Individual VCU Engineering departments all ranked in the areas of biomedical, chemical, computer, electrical, mechanical and nuclear engineering as well as computer science.

By collecting graduate school data annually, U.S. News is able to present the most current figures on enrollment, job placement, faculty and other critical quality indicators that help prospective students make informed decisions.