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
Unranked Air Force Institute of Technology

Wright Patterson AFB, OH

N/A N/A
Unranked Boise State University

Boise, ID

N/A N/A
Unranked Howard University

Washington, DC

N/A N/A
Unranked Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

N/A N/A
Unranked Mayo Graduate School

Rochester, MN

N/A N/A
Unranked Naval Postgraduate School

Monterey, CA

N/A N/A
Unranked Northwestern Polytechnic University

Fremont, CA

N/A N/A
Unranked Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

N/A N/A
Unranked Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Newark, NJ

N/A N/A
Unranked SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Syracuse, NY

N/A N/A
Unranked University of Arkansas—​Little Rock

Little Rock, AR

N/A N/A
Unranked University of Detroit Mercy

Detroit, MI

N/A N/A
Unranked University of Hawaii—​Manoa

Honolulu, HI

N/A N/A
Unranked University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

N/A N/A
Unranked University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

N/A N/A
Unranked University of Tennessee—​Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN

N/A N/A
Unranked University of Texas Health Science Center—​San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

N/A N/A
Unranked University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center—​Dallas

Dallas, TX

N/A N/A
Unranked Villanova University

Villanova, PA

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published Alfred University—​New York State College of Ceramics (Inamori)

Alfred, NY

$22,520 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,520 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 61
Rank Not Published California State University—​Long Beach

Long Beach, CA

$7,686 per year (in-state, full-time); $14,382 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 638
Rank Not Published The Catholic University of America

Washington, DC

$39,500 per year (full-time) 187
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
Rank Not Published Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

$370 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,025 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 336
Rank Not Published Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, FL

$1,123 per credit (full-time) 737

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