Best Engineering Schools

Ranked in 2014 | Best Engineering Schools Rankings Methodology

Before you can make your mark as an engineer, you need to find the graduate school that can best help you build your skills. With the U.S. News rankings of the top engineering schools, narrow your search by location, tuition, school size and test scores.

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Rank School name Tuition Total graduate engineering enrollment Average GRE quantitative score (master's and Ph.D. students) (new test) Engineering school research expenditures (2012-2013 fiscal year) Overall acceptance rate Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering Peer assessment score (out of 5) Ph.D.s granted Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) Research expenditures per faculty member
#110 University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL

$9,450 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,950 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 339
Rank Not Published Lawrence Technological University

Southfield, MI

$14,112 per year (full-time) 343
Rank Not Published Southern Illinois University—​Carbondale

Carbondale, IL

$394 per credit (in-state, full-time); $985 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 350
#140 Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA

$7,452 per year (in-state, full-time); $8,128 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 359
Rank Not Published North Carolina A&T State University

Greensboro, NC

$3,270 per year (in-state, full-time); $14,351 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 369
Rank Not Published University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

$13,035 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,269 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 372
#81 University of California—​Santa Cruz (Baskin)

Santa Cruz, CA

$11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 388
#102 Brigham Young University (Fulton)

Provo, UT

$12,260 per year (full-time) 389
#124 University of Wisconsin—​Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI

$11,596 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,061 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 397
Rank Not Published University of Colorado—​Denver

Denver, CO

$4,375 per year (in-state, full-time); $11,950 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 410
#62 University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

$8,106 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,690 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 412
#122 University of Akron

Akron, OH

$7,430 per year (in-state, full-time); $12,722 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 414
Rank Not Published University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

$337 per credit (in-state, full-time); $871 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 415
#116 Utah State University

Logan, UT

$6,678 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,276 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 420
#136 Ohio University (Russ)

Athens, OH

$8,474 per year (in-state, full-time); $16,466 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 424
#24 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

$38,888 per year (full-time) 449
#140 University of Alabama—​Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

$6,390 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,030 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 451
Rank Not Published Cleveland State University (Fenn)

Cleveland, OH

$521 per credit (in-state, full-time); $979 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 456
#102 University of Arkansas—​Fayetteville

Fayetteville, AR

$362 per credit (in-state, full-time); $855 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 459
Rank Not Published Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

$497 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,052 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 460
#99 Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

$350 per credit (in-state, full-time); $790 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 468
Rank Not Published University of North Texas

Denton, TX

$228 per credit (in-state, full-time); $582 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 470
#129 New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM

$5,398 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,821 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 471
Rank Not Published University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT

$755 per credit (full-time) 479
#46 University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

$43,980 per year (full-time) 484

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