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    Ranked #3 in the Nation

According to the recently published U.S. News & World Report rankings for graduate programs, the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is ranked in 7th place. The Virginia Tech undergraduate program now ranks #8 in the nation.

Department Head, G. Don Taylor, attributes these rankings to the efforts, "of our world-class faculty, our dedicated staff, our first-rate Advisory Board, and a very supportive Dean of Engineering." He couldn't be prouder of the Department's joint achievements, and he looks forward to the future with great anticipation.

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Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (0118)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
250 Durham Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone: (540) 231-6656
Fax: (540) 231-3322