Rice chemical engineering rises two spots in national ranking of graduate programs

No. 24 ranking marks 16th year in a row in U.S. News World and Report's top 30.

16 years in top 30 graduate chemical engineering programs

Chemical engineering at Rice rose two places to 24th among the nation’s top graduate programs in the 2023 U.S. News and World Report ranking.

This marks the 16th year in a row in which Rice’s chemical engineering program has placed in the top 30 in the category of “Best Graduate Schools (Engineering, Chemical).” Among private universities, chemical engineering at Rice ranked 10th.

The annual assessment is based on evaluations by faculty at peer engineering schools.