The Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginai Tech continues to rank among the top undergraduate industrial/manufacturing programs in the country, according to the latest ratings from U.S. News & World Report.

Overall, the College of Enineering came in at No. 13 on that list, tied with Johns Hopkins University.

The lists, which many prospective students rely on to narrow their college searches, are based on factors including including assessments from leaders of peer institutions, graduation and retention rates, social mobility, faculty and financial resources, and alumni giving rate.