January 12, 2017

In the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report, released January 10, 2017, the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering maintained its spot in the top twenty-five schools in the country in the categories of Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs and Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs.

In the Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology category, which includes analysis of our online and part-time Computer Science, Cybersecurity, and Information Systems Engineering programs, Johns Hopkins Engineering received the #6 ranking.

In the Best Online Graduate Engineering category, which considers all of our fully online programs, Johns Hopkins Engineering received the #21 ranking.

Johns Hopkins Engineering develops new and innovative online courses every term, said Associate Dean Dexter G. Smith. These rankings reflect our continued commitment to offering a rigorous Johns Hopkins education to students all over the world.

U.S. News & World Report bases its rankings on five general categories: student engagement (25 percent), faculty credentials/training (25 percent), peer reputation (25 percent), student services/technology (12.5 percent), and admissions selectivity (12.5 percent). From 2016 to 2017, the weight assigned to four of these categories changed significantly, affecting the overall rankings for several schools.