CSU engineering program rises in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Engineering students present their senior design projects at CSU's Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering E-Day.
Engineering students present their senior design projects at CSU's Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering E-Day.

Colorado State University’s undergraduate engineering program rose three spots in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges Rankings” released Sept. 10.

CSU climbed three spots to No. 67 on the list of engineering programs at private and public universities offering a doctorate in the field, tied with seven others.

“We are proud of our engineering programs and the transformative education we deliver to our students,” said Walter Scott Jr. College of Engineering Dean David McLean. “We continue to focus on high-impact experiences that help prepare our graduates for success in their careers.”

Colorado State’s undergraduate engineering program was tied this year with New York University, Oregon State University, the University of Iowa, the University of Connecticut, the Missouri University of Science and Technology, Stony Brook-SUNY and University at Buffalo-SUNY.

More rankings: Magazine ranks CSU No. 1 in Colorado, Aug. 29, 2018

Colorado State University is Colorado’s top-ranked university in Washington Monthly’s annual assessment of colleges and universities. CSU stands 91st nationally among all universities and 54th among public institutions in Washington Monthly’s rankings, which reward “smart, well-run colleges that enrolled students from all walks of life and helped them earn a high-quality diploma at an affordable price. Colleges that instilled a sense of service and public obligation while producing groundbreaking research,” according to the publication.

‘Best value’

CSU is No. 70 among the top public universities in the country according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings.

For the second year in a row, the magazine included CSU on its list of “Best Value Schools,” based on academic quality and cost of attendance.

More rankings: Colorado State University ranked top college in Colorado, Aug. 1, 2018

Colorado State University-Fort Collins was ranked the No. 1 college in the Centennial State, according to a recent analysis by Schools.com.

A-plus school

U.S. News & World Report also placed Colorado State on its list of “A-plus” schools for students who want to be part of a university with a broad, engaged student body while displaying their individuality and seriousness of purpose.

The full rankings are available at www.usnews.com/best-colleges.