tower sunriseThe aerospace engineering graduate program in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin rose to No. 7 in the U.S. according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 graduate program rankings, affirming its position as one of the elite aerospace engineering programs across the nation.

Graduate students enrolled in the UT Austin aerospace engineering graduate program work under the supervision of distinguished faculty to perform innovative research in cross-disciplinary fields such as robotics and autonomy, remote sensing, computational engineering, space engineering and technology, aviation, and theoretical and experimental mechanics. The department’s affiliated research centers provide a wide range of opportunities for collaborative, interdisciplinary research. Graduates of the program go on to pursue careers as engineers, scientists, inventors, astronauts, administrators and leaders in the field of aerospace engineering.

In addition, the aerospace engineering undergraduate program ranks among the top 10 in the nation, currently at No. 8 according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 rankings. The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) also ranked the UT Austin aerospace engineering program No. 9 in the world.