Four colleges and schools at The University of Texas at Austin were ranked in the Top 10 in their areas by U.S. News & World Report, according to the 2013 graduate rankings released March 13.
The Cockrell School of Engineering retained its No. 8 ranking, with Top 10 rated programs in aerospace, chemical, civil and environmental engineering. The College of Pharmacy ranked No. 4 and the School of Social Work ranked No. 7. The College of Education also again ranked No. 1 among public institutions and No. 3 nationally.
In engineering, the rankings are based on entrance exam scores, student acceptance rates, faculty/student ratios, research expenditures, reputation among engineers in industry and