Fulton Schools of Engineering up eight spots in three years in US News rankings
Nation’s largest engineering and technology school places eight undergraduate areas of focus in the Top 30
As the largest school for engineering and technological talent in the nation, the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University has the scale and breadth to offer a number of nationally recognized areas of focus among the school’s broad range of technical expertise. With more than 23,000 undergraduate engineering, computing and technology students enrolled across 25 undergraduate programs, the Fulton Schools of Engineering has unlocked the formula for delivering excellent engineering education, all at scale.
Out of 208 universities included in the survey, the Fulton Schools of Engineering now ranks No. 34 overall, and No. 20 among public universities, across undergraduate engineering programs. ASU’s engineering school is up two spots in the last two years (No. 36) and has risen eight spots from three years ago (No. 42).
“It’s heartening to see the breadth and depth of our contributions to technological innovation acknowledged among the nation’s best engineering programs,” says Kyle Squires, ASU’s vice provost of engineering, computing and technology and dean of the Fulton Schools of Engineering. “The research and entrepreneurial breakthroughs happening in the Fulton Schools begin with our faculty. That passion is translated into our students’ classroom experiences and the research and experiential learning engagements we provide access to during their time at ASU and beyond. These rankings reflect how solutions developed here are advancing society and earning recognition among our peers.”
Eight areas of study in the Fulton Schools of Engineering now rank among the top 30 undergraduate engineering areas in the nation, according to U.S. News. ASU’s undergraduate areas of civil engineering, cybersecurity, computer engineering, electrical engineering, artificial intelligence, environmental engineering, mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering are rated among the best nationally.
No. 16 in Civil engineering
No. 16 in Cybersecurity
No. 16 in Computer engineering
No. 17 in Electrical engineering
No. 21 in Artificial intelligence
No. 24 in Environmental engineering
No. 29 in Mechanical engineering
No. 30 in Biomedical engineering
U.S. News & World Report also ranked the undergraduate computer science program, which is part of the Fulton Schools of Engineering, at No. 50 among more than 530 undergraduate computer science programs included in the survey.
The engine powering the Fulton Schools of Engineering’s continued recognition on the national stage is its world-class faculty. With a clear focus on preparing the next generation of leaders and innovators, ASU’s engineering faculty are conducting use-inspired research and advancing entrepreneurship to address the challenges of our time and transform society for the better. This academic year, more than 50 new faculty members are joining the Fulton Schools of Engineering, bringing skills and insights from top universities, leading laboratories and pioneering industry sectors from around the world.
The Fulton Schools of Engineering’s reputation for accelerating innovation continues with the recent addition of the School of Manufacturing Systems and Networks, which, since its launch in 2021, has become the only program in the country to offer manufacturing engineering degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. ASU is also developing degree offerings that will combine engineering with other in-demand disciplines to create unique degree pathways for students and learners.
By being at the leading edge of areas of focus that are gaining prominence in society — like artificial intelligence and machine learning, advanced manufacturing and industrial engineering — and visioning for engineering advancements to meet emerging societal needs, the Fulton Schools of Engineering’s comprehensive engineering, computer and technology programs are creating a model for scalable, impactful engineering education.
See the complete rankings list for the 2023–24 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs on the U.S. News & World Report website.