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
#116 University of Maryland—​Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD

$530 per credit (in-state, full-time); $878 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 634
#116 University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

$1,730 per credit (full-time) 276
#116 Utah State University

Logan, UT

$6,678 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,276 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 420
#116 Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

$643 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,288 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 1,019
#116 Wichita State University

Wichita, KS

$253 per credit (in-state, full-time); $638 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 754
#110 CUNY—​City College (Grove)

New York, NY

$10,740 per year (in-state, full-time); $790 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 613
#110 George Mason University (Volgenau)

Fairfax, VA

$11,750 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,754 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,599
#110 Oklahoma State University

Stillwater, OK

$178 per credit (in-state, full-time); $728 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 928
#110 Tulane University

New Orleans, LA

$44,950 per year (full-time) 66
#110 University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL

$9,450 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,950 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 339
#110 University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

$10,428 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,126 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 865
#102 Brigham Young University (Fulton)

Provo, UT

$6,130 per year (LDS member, full-time); $12,260 per year (Non-LDS member, full-time) 389
#102 Florida A&M University -​ Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

$479 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,110 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 269
#102 Indiana University-​Purdue University—​Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

$359 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,027 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 260
#102 New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, NJ

$17,384 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,404 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,356
#102 University of Alabama—​Huntsville

Huntsville, AL

$8,912 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,774 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 729
#102 University of Arkansas—​Fayetteville

Fayetteville, AR

$362 per credit (in-state, full-time); $855 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 459
#102 University of Texas—​Arlington

Arlington, TX

$8,558 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,100 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,803
#102 West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

$8,280 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,906 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 698
#99 Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

$350 per credit (in-state, full-time); $790 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 468
#99 Oregon Health and Science University

Portland, OR

$27,068 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,068 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 71
#99 University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK

$175 per credit (in-state, full-time); $675 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 555
#94 Louisiana State University—​Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA

$6,631 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,706 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 667
#94 Texas Tech University (Whitacre)

Lubbock, TX

$253 per credit (in-state, full-time); $607 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 728
#94 University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

$346 per credit (in-state, full-time); $810 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 637

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