Texas A&M Engineering ranks ninth in latest undergraduate survey

Texas A&M Engineering ranked ninth among engineering schools at public institutions offering a doctorate, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country's undergraduate universities and programs.

The rankings were released Sept. 13.

The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering was ranked fifth among public institutions in the nation. The department is part of both the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M.

Other specialties ranked were: aerospace, 6; civil, 7; industrial, 6; and mechanical, 10.

U.S. News & World Report does not rank nuclear engineering and petroleum programs every year. The last time the magazine surveyed these areas, Texas A&M's nuclear engineering program was third (second public) and petroleum engineering was first.

Texas A&M University is ranked second nationally among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report in the "Great Schools, Great Prices" category, the only public university in Texas to be included in the list. The only public university to rank higher is the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Overall, Texas A&M University was ranked 16th among national public universities.