The 2022 U.S. News & World Report rankings of the most effective colleges and universities in the nation are in— and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott campus was named No. 1 in the “Best Colleges for Veterans,” Regional Colleges – West category, and No. 2 overall “Best Regional College in the West.” Approximately 50 institutions make up the Regional Colleges – West category.
The Prescott Campus also received high marks for its undergraduate engineering programs, compared to other colleges without a doctoral program. Those rankings are listed as follows:
- No. 7 — Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs: Electrical Engineering.
- No. 11 — Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs: Mechanical Engineering.
- No. 11 — Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs.
- No. 14 — Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs: Computer Engineering.
- Previously, when the campus was ranked among non-doctorate schools in Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering), the program had been No. 1 in for 16 consecutive years (this category does not exist in the 2022 rankings).
“The high rankings for the Prescott Campus and the university reflect the excellent faculty, students and staff that call Embry-Riddle home,” said Dr. Anette M. Karlsson, Prescott Campus chancellor. “We are very proud of our students, all of whom have amazing careers ahead of them.”
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