Annual U.S. News rankings: Iowa State undergraduate engineering program is 20th among public universities

U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 “American’s Best Colleges” ranking are out and Iowa State’s College of Engineering ranked 20th among public universities whose highest degree is a doctorate. This is up from 22nd last year.

Among all national universities, Iowa State’s undergraduate engineering program ranked 35th (an eight-way tie) overall, up from 39th last year.

In biological/agricultural engineering, Iowa State ranked 4th among all national universities and 4th among public universities. In materials engineering, ISU ranked 9th among public universities and 15th among all national universities.