U.S. News and World Report released its annual rankings of undergraduate programs, including Engineering. UF’s College of Engineering was ranked 27th among all engineering colleges in the United States where the doctorate is the highest degree conferred, according to the rankings, and 18th among public institutions. In the Industrial/Manufacturing category, the UF ISE program was ranked 12th overall and 10th among public institutions. Georgia Tech took the highest ranking in the Industrial/Manufacturing category while MIT was the highest rated engineering graduate school overall. This is the highest ranking (overall or public) for the ISE Department in its history. The programs were ranked solely on a peer assessment survey conducted in the spring of 2011.