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UT Tyler Announces US News 2024 National Rankings 

Engineering, Nursing Programs Ranked in Top 100 

TYLER (September 25, 2023) – Engineering and nursing programs at The University of Texas  at Tyler are in the top 100 nationwide according to U.S. News and World Report rankings released  last week. This is the fifth consecutive year that the College of Engineering has been ranked in the  top 100. 

“We are delighted to see that our engineering and nursing programs continue to be so well  respected,” said Dr. Amir Mirmiran, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. 

UT Tyler’s College of Engineering is East Texas’ only comprehensive engineering school with degree  programs in chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, construction  engineering, construction management, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. Nearly  1,000 engineering students attend classes on campuses in Tyler and Houston, and students have  garnered top finishes in national contests such as Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers  Robotics and American Society of Civil Engineers Concrete Canoe competitions. 

“Receiving this level of recognition from one of the nation’s most respected ranking organizations  speaks to the quality and breadth of our current and emerging undergraduate programs and the  dedication of our faculty to provide students meaningful, engaging experiences,’’ said Dr. Javier  Kypuros, dean of the College of Engineering. 

The UT Tyler School of Nursing aims to provide students with the advanced skills they need in  convenient formats to meet the growing demand for patient care and leadership in the health care  industry. Over the past few years, the school has continued to expand exponentially, and it recently  hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the 47,000-square-foot expansion of the David G. and  Jacqueline M. Braithwaite School of Nursing Building. About 2,000 nursing students comprise 25%  of the university’s enrollment. 

“This ranking reflects our ongoing commitment to excellence in nursing education,” said Dr. Barbara  Haas, dean of the School of Nursing. “We’re proud of our faculty, staff, students, practice partners  and the entire UT Tyler community for their dedication and contributions to the continued success  of our nursing program.” 

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With a mission to improve educational and health care outcomes for East Texas and beyond, UT  Tyler offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 10,000 students. 

Through its alignment with UT Tyler Health Science Center and UT Health East Texas, UT Tyler has  unified these entities to serve Texas with quality education, cutting-edge research and excellent  patient care. Classified by Carnegie as a doctoral research institution and by U.S. News & World  Report as a national university, UT Tyler has campuses in Tyler, Longview, Palestine and Houston. 


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