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
#136 Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

$853 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,150 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 260
#136 University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

$210 per credit (in-state, full-time); $629 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 220
#129 Embry-​Riddle Aeronautical University

Daytona Beach, FL

$1,255 per credit (full-time) 304
#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
#129 University of Georgia

Athens, GA

$321 per credit (in-state, full-time); $959 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 73
#129 University of Massachusetts—​Lowell (Francis)

Lowell, MA

$12,039 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,874 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 975
#129 University of Nevada—​Reno

Reno, NV

$364 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,163 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 255
#129 University of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK

$1,087 per credit (full-time) 209
#129 University of Vermont

Burlington, VT

$572 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,444 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 123
#124 Binghamton University—​SUNY (Watson)

Binghamton, NY

$11,474 per year (in-state, full-time); $19,954 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 823
#124 Clarkson University

Potsdam, NY

$1,324 per credit (full-time) 204
#124 University of Louisville (Speed)

Louisville, KY

$10,778 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,446 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 615
#124 University of Maine

Orono, ME

$418 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,284 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 155
#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
#122 University of Akron

Akron, OH

$7,430 per year (in-state, full-time); $12,722 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 414
#122 University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS

$281 per credit (in-state, full-time); $626 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 68
#116 Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX

$1,130 per credit (full-time) 936
#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

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