Civil & Environmental Engineering Programs Highly Ranked by College Factual
Three engineering programs at Michigan Technological University have been ranked among the best in the nation and tops in Michigan.
College Factual, a website offering advice to prospective college students and their families, has ranked Michigan Tech’s chemical, civil and environmental engineering programs among America’s best. College Factual ranks programs offered by four-year U.S. colleges and universities and recently updated its 2018 rankings.
College Factual has ranked Tech’s civil engineering program No. 30 out of 209 programs nationwide, making it one of the top programs in the U.S. to study civil engineering. This is an improvement of three positions over the previous year’s ranking of No. 33. In addition, College Factual ranked Tech’s civil engineering program first among the six programs in Michigan. This is the second straight year the program has been ranked best in Michigan.
"I believe our quality education, built on hands-on experiences supported by caring faculty and staff, is the reason our programs shine."Audra Morse, chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College Factual ranks Michigan Tech’s environmental engineering program as a top-10 program nationwide. The site ranked Tech’s program No. 7 of the top 46 it rated in America and Michigan’s top program.
College Factual, located in Troy, New York, is a leading source of college data analytics and insights with a strong focus on student outcomes. In making their rankings, College Factual focuses on actual outcomes, such as graduation and retention rates, student loan default rates and early and mid-career earnings of graduates.