The Institute of Higher Education and Center for World-Class Universities has ranked the Clark School 13th in the world among all engineering programs for 2010 in its Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
The Clark School was tied at 13th with Purdue University. Among public university programs, the Clark School ranked 8th.
Since 2003 Shanghai Jiao Tong University has been publishing the ARWU, which is primarily based on research productivity and academic scholarship including the number of highly cited researchers on faculty, the number of articles by faculty published in Nature and Science magazines, and the overall quality of journals in which articles have appeared.
More information about the rankings can be found at the institute's web site.