Some well-known engineering schools are Massachusetts Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Georgia Institute of Technology and Carnegie Mellon University. The Colorado School of Mines; the University of California, Berkeley; the University of Michigan; Johns Hopkins University and Purdue University also have well-known engineering programs.
Stanford, in Silicon Valley, is especially known for computer engineering. Johns Hopkins has the top-ranked biomedical engineering program in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report. Purdue's engineering school boasts a well-known aeronautics and astronautics program. Georgia Tech is noted for its electrical engineering program. The University of California, Berkeley has top programs in civil, chemical and environmental engineering.