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Mar. 29, 2022

The UNLV College of Engineering is excited to announce that ten of its graduate programs were ranked in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Engineering School Rankings. The prestigious list assesses key factors including reputation, research activity, and student selectivity to rank the top graduate engineering schools.

Of particular note this year is our Computer Science program which has been ranked for the first time.

#65 in Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering (tie)
#124 in Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering (tie)
#98 in Civil Engineering (tie)
#121 in Computer Engineering (tie)
#159 in Computer Science (tie)
#138 in Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engineering (tie)
#84 in Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering (tie)
#113 in Materials Engineering (tie)
#144 in Mechanical Engineering (tie)
#28 in Nuclear Engineering 

For the U.S. News ranking of graduate engineering programs, rankings were calculated based on ten indicators, including GRE scores, student-faculty ratios, research expenditures, doctoral degrees awarded, and more.

For more information about all our graduate engineering programs, please visit