October 25, 2022
Mississippi State University Bagley College of Engineering programs are being recognized by the American Society for Engineering Education 2021 By the Numbers report, with four ranked in the top 50.
“I am pleased to see the impact that the Bagley College of Engineering is having on the engineering workforce through our graduates as reported by ASEE,” Jason Keith, Dean of the Bagley College of Engineering, said. “Our students continue to be in high demand because of the skills that we teach in our industry-focused curriculum.”
In the American Society for Engineering Education annual rankings, the Bagley College of Engineering was also ranked No. 35 in the country for total bachelor’s degrees awarded, and No. 49 in the country for total undergraduate students enrolled.
Additionally, four individual degree programs were recognized for the total degrees awarded by the engineering discipline. The Bagley College of Engineering was recognized for its diversity efforts by achieving top fifty rankings in total undergraduate degrees awarded to African American students and total undergraduate degrees awarded to female students.
“These rankings speak volumes about the dedication of our engineering faculty to our students and their education and in the high caliber of engineers that we send out into the workforce,” Keith said.
The rankings are as follows.
Founded in 1893, the American Society for Engineering Education is a global society of individual, institutional and corporate members. ASEE’s vision is excellent and broadly accessible education, empowering students and engineering professionals to create a better world. The American Society for Engineering Education has collected data from engineering, computing, and engineering technology programs in its annual Profiles of Engineering and Engineering Technology since 2001. The data collected reflects detailed demographic headcounts for program enrollment, department tenured/tenure-track faculty, and degrees awarded.