The Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering's undergraduate program has once again been named one of the nation’s top mechanical engineering programs in the country. In the latest U.S. News & World Report undergraduate rankings, our undergraduate program ranked No. 10.

For another consecutive year, the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has also been named one of the nation’s top engineering schools. Texas Engineering rose to the No. 9 best undergraduate engineering program in the nation (No. 5 among public universities and No. 1 in Texas).

Additionally, the aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, environmental, mechanical and petroleum engineering programs all ranked in the nation’s top 10, with two programs in the top five — petroleum engineering at No. 1 and civil engineering at No. 5. All programs landed in the top 20.

There are more than 6,000 students currently enrolled in the Cockrell School’s 11 undergraduate degree programs, where they participate in hands-on, team-based projects solving real-world problems.

Cockrell School undergraduate degree program rankings for 2022-2023 are:

  • Petroleum Engineering, No. 1
  • Civil Engineering, No. 5
  • Environmental Engineering, No. 7
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering, No. 8
  • Chemical Engineering, No. 8
  • Computer Engineering, No. 8
  • Mechanical Engineering, No. 10
  • Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engineering, No. 11
  • Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering, No. 16