All of the graduate programs that EER draws on have top 20 or higher national rankings, with especially high recognition in energy areas.

Jackson School of Geosciences

U.S. News & World Report Rankings, 2010-11
Earth Sciences Overall No. 9
Earth Science specialties:
Geology No. 3
Geophysics & Seismology No. 6

Department of Petroleum & Geosystems Engineering

U.S. News & World Report Rankings, 2006-07†
Overall Graduate Program, Petroleum Engineering No. 1

LBJ School of Public Affairs

U.S. News & World Report Rankings, 2010-11
Overall Graduate Program, Public Affairs No. 14

McCombs School of Business

Forbes, 2009
Full-Time MBA No. 11
U.S. News & World Report Rankings, 2010-11
Full-Time MBA No. 16
Accounting No. 1
Management Information Systems No. 3
Entrepreneurship No. 9
Marketing No. 15
Productions/Operations Management No. 11
Finance No. 15
Management No. 19
Supply Chain / Logistics No. 20
Business Week, 2009
MBA No. 21

† Most recent ranking. U.S. News & World Report did not include Petroleum Engineering in its 2010 edition.