NEW YORK, NY: U.S. News and World Report released its newest rankings of graduate programs, including Engineering and its specialties. The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering was ranked 13th among all programs and 9th among public programs in the Industrial/Manufacturing/Systems category. This is the first year in which the “systems” category was included in the ranking, increasing the number of programs evaluated from 76 to 91. The programs were ranked solely on a peer assessment survey conducted in the fall of 2013.
UF shared the 13th spot with Columbia and North Carolina State. Georgia Tech was the top ranked program, followed by Michigan, MIT, Northwestern, Stanford, California Berkeley, Cornell, Wisconsin, Virginia Tech, Purdue, Penn State and Texas A&M. At the college level, UF was ranked 38th overall and 22nd among public institutions.