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2020 Best Materials Engineering Graduate Programs Ranking by U.S.News (2016 - 2020)

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U.S.News best materials engineering programs ranking 2018, 2017, 2016
US News & World Report published its 2020 ranking of the best graduate schools and programs in the U.S. (ranked in 2019).  Among the materials science and engineering programs, what are the changes from the 2016 to 2020 rankings? MSE Supplies (www.msesupplies.com) has compiled the ranking data from the last five years and highlighted some interesting changes of ranking spots. 
  • The top 10 schools on the list remain the same year over year.  Among the top 10 schools, University  of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) has advanced the most on the rankings over the last year, leaping from No. 6 to No. 3. In contract, University  of California—Berkeley moved from No. 3 to No. 6.  
  • Harvard University, moved back to No. 14 after being ranked at No. 11 last year. 
  • Colorado  School of Mines climbed up over the year from No. 30 to the current spot of No. 22. 
  • Rice  University is now ranked at No. 26 as compared to No. 33 a year ago.  
  • Among the top 50 programs, University  of Tennessee - Knoxville gained an impressive 17 spots from last year.

Review the list below to see the detailed ranking numbers compiled by MSE Supplies (www.msesupplies.com)

RNP = ranking not provided
2020 Best Materials Engineering Programs U.S. News Ranking
School Name 2020 Ranking
(ranked in 2019) 
2019 Ranking
(ranked in 2018) 
2018 Ranking
(ranked in 2017) 
2017 Ranking
(ranked in 2016) 
2016 Ranking 
(ranked in 2015)
Massachusetts  Institute of Technology 1 1 1 1 1
Northwestern  University (McCormick) 2 2 2 2 3
Stanford  University 3 3 4 4 4
University  of California—Santa Barbara 3 5 3 2 2
University  of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign 3 6 5 4 4
University  of California—Berkeley 6 3 5 6 6
Georgia  Institute of Technology 7 7 8 8 6
California  Institute of Technology 8 7 5 7 8
University  of Michigan—Ann Arbor 8 9 9 9 10
Cornell  University 8 10 9 9 8
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Pennsylvania  State University—University Park 11 12 13 13 13
Carnegie  Mellon University 12 12 11 11 10
University  of Pennsylvania 13 17 11 12 12
Harvard  University 14 11 14 14 13
Ohio  State University 14 14 19 19 20
Purdue  University—West Lafayette 16 14 14 15 15
University  of Wisconsin—Madison  16 14 14 15 15
University  of Florida 16 18 17 15 15
Johns  Hopkins University (Whiting) 16 18 20 19 21
North  Carolina State University 20 18 17 15 18
University  of Texas—Austin (Cockrell) 20 21 31 25 24
University  of Minnesota—Twin Cities  22 21 22 19 18
Rensselaer  Polytechnic Institute 22 24 22 19 24
Colorado  School of Mines 22 30 31 29 33
Columbia  University (Fu Foundation) 25 28 20 19 43
University  of California—Los Angeles 26 21 22 19 21
Virginia  Tech 26 28 22 25 21
University  of California—Davis 26 30 35 25 28
Rice  University (Brown) 26 37 35 29 33
University  of Washington 30 24 22 33 28
University  of California—San Diego (Jacobs) 30 24 27 25 28
University  of Maryland—College Park (Clark) 30 24 27 29 28
University  of Virginia 30 28 31 25 33
Lehigh  University (Rossin) 30 37 31 33 24
Texas  A&M University—College Station (Look) 30 37 39 45 39
Case  Western Reserve University 30 46 35 33 28
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Drexel  University 37 30 27 38 33
Iowa  State University 37 30 27 33 24
Duke  University (Pratt) 37 30 46 RNP RNP
Brown  University 37 42 39 39 39
University  of Massachusetts—Amherst 41 37 35 33 39
Arizona  State University (Fulton) 41 37 39 39 33
University  of California—Irvine (Samueli) 41 50 39 39 39
Stony  Brook University—SUNY 41 50 46 48 53
University  of Tennessee—Knoxville (Tickle) 41 58 61 58 63
Michigan  State University 46 30 46 39 47
University  of Southern California (Viterbi) 46 42 43 39 33
Rutgers,  The State University of New Jersey—New Brunswick 46 42 46 39 47
Michigan  Technological University 46 42 54 58 53
University  of Connecticut 46 46 43 48 43
Northeastern  University 46 50 54 RNP RNP
University  of Delaware 46 58 46 48 47
Clemson  University 46 58 54 48 53
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University  of Colorado—Boulder 54 46 46 RNP RNP
University  of Pittsburgh (Swanson) 54 50 43 55 53
Boston  University 54 58 46 55 53
Washington  University in St. Louis 57 46 54 RNP RNP
Washington  State University 57 50 46 45 43
University  of Arizona 57 50 54 48 43
Alfred  University—New York State College of Ceramics (Inamori) 57 50 61 45 47
University  of Central Florida 57 50 71 65 RNP
Dartmouth  College (Thayer) 57 58 54 55 59
Missouri  University of Science & Technology 57 58 65 48 47
University  of Utah 57 64 61 58 53
Vanderbilt  University 57 64 65 58 47
University  of Illinois—Chicago 66 64 54 58 70
University  of Cincinnati 67 69 65 72 70
Tufts  University 67 69 71 RNP RNP
Boise  State University 67 69 RNP RNP RNP
Worcester  Polytechnic Institute 70 67 65 65 RNP
Oregon  State University 70 67 RNP 65 65
University  of California—Riverside (Bourns) 70 69 64 48 65
University  of Rochester 70 69 RNP 63 59
University  of Texas—Dallas (Jonsson) 70 69 RNP 63 59
University  at Buffalo—SUNY 70 77 71 RNP RNP
University  of North Texas 70 77 RNP RNP RNP
University  of Alabama 70 RNP 71 65 63
Stevens  Institute of Technology (Schaefer) 78 69 RNP 72 70
University  of Texas—Arlington 78 77 RNP 72 65
Auburn  University (Ginn) 78 RNP 65 72 RNP
Illinois  Institute of Technology (Armour) 78 RNP RNP 72 70
University  of Houston (Cullen) 82 77 71 72 70
New  Jersey Institute of Technology 82 77 RNP RNP RNP
University  of Nebraska—Lincoln 82 77 RNP RNP RNP
University  of Wisconsin—Milwaukee 82 77 RNP 65 RNP
University  of Kentucky 82 RNP 71 RNP RNP
Oklahoma  State University 82 RNP RNP RNP RNP
South  Dakota School of Mines and Technology 82 RNP RNP RNP RNP
University  of Dayton 82 RNP RNP RNP RNP
Binghamton  University—SUNY (Watson) 90 77 RNP 65 59
University  of Massachusetts—Lowell (Francis) 90 77 RNP 65 RNP
University  of Idaho 90 N/A RNP RNP RNP
University  of Nevada—Reno 90 N/A RNP RNP RNP
University  of Alabama—Birmingham 90 RNP 65 RNP RNP
Tulane University  90 RNP RNP RNP RNP
Wayne State University  90 RNP RNP RNP RNP
Clarkson  University RNP 69 RNP 72 RNP
Air  Force Institute of Technology RNP 77 RNP RNP RNP
Florida  A&M University RNP RNP RNP RNP RNP
Montana  State University RNP RNP RNP RNP RNP
University  of Denver RNP RNP RNP 72 RNP
University of California—​Merced  RNP RNP RNP RNP RNP
Portland State University (Maseeh)  RNP RNP RNP RNP RNP

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