The UF Department of Materials Science & Engineering’s graduate program climbed two spots to No. 8, from its previous No. 10, according to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools Ranking. Additionally, the Nuclear Engineering graduate program housed within the Department, maintained its No. 14 ranking among public universities in the nation.
U.S. News & World Report determines the top graduate schools through a combination of objective measures including placement success, student selectivity and an industry-wide reputational assessment.
“As the department enters its 60th year, to be recognized as one of the top ten programs in the country is truly a testament to the talent, dedication, and work of everyone involved here at UF. And that’s something we’re determined to carry on well into the future,” said Michele Manuel, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering.
For further information on UF graduate school rankings, visit http://news.ufl.edu/2019/03/usnwr-grad-rankings.
The University of Florida is one of America’s leading public research universities. The state’s oldest and most comprehensive university, UF is a land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant institution that is Florida’s only member of the Association of American Universities, the higher-education organization comprising the top 62 public and private institutions in North America. Teaching, research and scholarship, and service span all of the UF’s academic disciplines and represent its commitment to be a premier university that the state, nation and world look to for leadership. www.ufl.edu.