Rankings

U.S. News & World Report Rankings

2023 Undergraduate Rankings

  • Aerospace Engineering: 17
  • Architectural Engineering: Δ
  • Biological/Agricultural Engineering: 8
  • Biomedical Engineering: N/R
  • Chemical Engineering: 21
  • Civil Engineering: 15
  • Computer Engineering: 27
  • Computer Science: Δ
  • Electrical Engineering: 23
  • Engineering Science and Mechanics: Δ
  • Environmental Engineering: 18
  • Industrial Engineering: 10
  • Materials Engineering: 9
  • Mechanical Engineering: 14
  • Nuclear Engineering: Δ
  • Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs: 22

Engineering Program Overall Ranking: 21

Δ U.S. News & World Report does not rank this program.
† Penn State does not offer an undergraduate degree in environmental engineering.

2023 Graduate Rankings

  • Aerospace Engineering: 15
  • Architectural Engineering: Δ
  • Biological/Agricultural Engineering: 11
  • Biomedical Engineering: 34
  • Chemical Engineering: 24
  • Civil Engineering: 17
  • Computer Engineering: 27
  • Computer Science: 291
  • Electrical Engineering: 25
  • Engineering Science and Mechanics: Δ
  • Environmental Engineering: 21
  • Industrial Engineering: 10
  • Materials Engineering: 11
  • Mechanical Engineering: 14
  • Nuclear Engineering: 9

Engineering Program Overall Ranking: 32

Δ U.S. News & World Report does not rank this program.
1U.S. News & World Report only ranks this program every four years; last ranked in 2018

2022 “Best Online Programs” Rankings

  • No. 2 (tie), graduate industrial engineering
  • No. 3, graduate engineering management (Penn State Great Valley and Penn State Harrisburg)
  • No. 4 (tie), graduate mechanical engineering
  • No. 7, graduate electrical engineering (Penn State Harrisburg)