The University of Utah’s College of Engineering moved up two spots to 57th place in the U.S. News & World Report America’s Best Colleges rankings of undergraduate engineering programs.

The College of Engineering is a pipeline for premier engineers and computer scientists in Utah. It has doubled the number of degrees granted per year since 1999 and has $80 million in annual research expenditures. The college made remarkable strides in recent years, tied for the fastest-rising undergraduate engineering program in the country, according to the America’s Best Colleges ranking. The college moved from 70th place in 2008 to 59th in the 2014 rankings and 57th in the new 2015 rankings.

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