Grad programs place second in US News rankings
Above: Professor John Popovics (left) and Hajin Choi in the nondestructive testing and imaging lab at Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory.
The civil engineering graduate program at Illinois tied for second place in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings of Best Graduate Schools rankings in the category, Best Engineering Schools: Civil. The University of Illinois also ranked second in the category, Best Engineering Schools: Environmental/Environmental Health, moving up from third position last year. The CEE at Illinois graduate programs consistently rank among the top in the nation.
CEE at Illinois undergraduate programs, which are ranked in the fall, are also highly placed. Currently, the undergraduate civil engineering program is ranked as number one in the nation, and the undergraduate environmental engineering program is number five.
The College of Engineering's graduate school ranking was ninth overall. For information about other University of Illinois engineering departments, visit the college's rankings page.