The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin continues to land in the top 10 on national and international rankings lists. This year, the school was ranked as one of the best engineering schools not only in the United States but also in the world.

In 2014, Texas Engineering was recognized as the:

  • No. 10 best graduate engineering program in the United States, U.S. News & World Report

  • No. 10 best undergraduate engineering program in the United States, U.S. News & World Report

  • No. 5 best engineering program in the world, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), compiled by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. ARWU ranked UT Austin the 39th best university in the world and the 28th best in the United States.

  • No. 8 best engineering school in the world, Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Professional Engineering (PE) magazine rankings. PE magazine references the Cockrell School's "strong research pedigree" in areas such as energy, biomedical information technology and electronics.

  • No. 2 best engineering school for Hispanics, HispanicBusiness Magazine's annual list of best schools that have Hispanic postgraduate enrollments. The magazine ranks the top 40 schools in the fields of business, engineering, law and medicine, considering factors such as Hispanic enrollment, faculty members, programs to attract and retain Hispanic students and efforts to engage the Hispanic community.

January 17, 2019

Beloved Longhorn and Chemical Engineering Legend John J. McKetta Jr. Dies at 103

John J. McKetta Jr., professor emeritus and dean emeritus at The University of Texas at Austin and namesake to the chemical engineering department in the Cockrell School of Engineering, died Tuesday, Jan. 15 at age 103. Calling UT Austin ... Keep Reading

January 14, 2019

Remembering Former Texas Engineering Dean Earnest F. Gloyna (1921-2019)

Earnest F. Gloyna, former dean of The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Engineering (now the Cockrell School of Engineering), died on Jan. 9 at the age of 97, leaving behind a legacy marked by exceptional leadership and ... Keep Reading

January 03, 2019

Two UT Engineers Elected to National Academy of Inventors

Hal Alper, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, and Alex Huang, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, have been selected as fellows in the prestigious National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for 2018. They are the ... Keep Reading

cover of Texas Engineering magazine with group of students
cover of Texas Engineering magazine with group of students