Tuesday March 15, 2011

Among the Best

U.S. News & World Report ranks the School of Engineering graduate programs 52nd in the nation.

The University of Dayton's School of Engineering graduate programs moved up five spots in U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings released Tuesday, March 15.

This is the fourth consecutive appearance for the University of Dayton's engineering school on the magazine's "Best Graduate Schools" list.

The University's School of Engineering graduate programs tied for the 52nd spot with the University of Notre Dame for first among Catholic colleges and universities, and also tied with Michigan State University, University at Buffalo-SUNY, University of Massachusetts-Amherst and the University of Pittsburgh.

The University of Dayton is third among Ohio colleges and universities, behind The Ohio State University and Case Western Reserve University.

U.S. News surveyed 198 engineering schools that grant doctoral degrees. The rankings take into account peer and corporate recruiter assessments, selectivity, entrance exam test scores and research expenditures and activity.

For more information, contact Shawn Robinson, associate director of news and communications, at 937-229-3391 or srobinson@udayton.edu.