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OU Climbs in Engineering Graduate Program Rankings

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OU Climbs in Engineering Graduate Program Rankings



June 18, 2024

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NORMAN, OKLA. – U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of Oklahoma 106th among the best schools for engineering graduate programs, climbing four spots from 110th last year.

“The Gallogly College of Engineering is dedicated to achieving excellence in all we do, from the quality of education our students receive to the ground-breaking research done by our faculty and staff. We are thrilled to see that excellence reflected in our increased ranking,” said Gallogly College of Engineering Dean John Klier.

Placement for systems engineering climbed eleven points, from No. 59 to No. 48. Placement for chemical engineering also climbed, from No. 72 to No. 62 in the nation. In the categories of mechanical engineering, environmental and environmental health engineering, computer engineering and astronautical engineering, OU ranked among the top 100 graduate programs.

View the complete list of U.S. News and World Report’s best engineering schools.

About the University of Oklahoma

Founded in 1890, the University of Oklahoma is a public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. As the state’s flagship university, OU serves the educational, cultural, economic and health care needs of the state, region and nation. OU was named the state’s highest-ranking university in U.S. News & World Report’s most recent Best Colleges list. For more information about the university, visit

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