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
Rank Not Published Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, FL

$1,123 per credit (full-time) 737
Rank Not Published Florida International University

Miami, FL

$10,596 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,694 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 864
Rank Not Published Lamar University

Beaumont, TX

$5,544 per year (in-state, full-time); $11,916 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 311
Rank Not Published Lawrence Technological University

Southfield, MI

$14,112 per year (full-time) 343
Rank Not Published Montana State University

Bozeman, MT

$5,200 per year (in-state, full-time); $14,840 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 192
Rank Not Published Morgan State University (Mitchell)

Baltimore, MD

$360 per credit (in-state, full-time); $702 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 135
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 North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND

$310 per credit (in-state, full-time); $828 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 235
Rank Not Published Oakland University

Rochester, MI

$618 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,027 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 549
Rank Not Published Philadelphia University

Philadelphia, PA

$970 per credit (full-time) 12
Rank Not Published Portland State University (Maseeh)

Portland, OR

$10,557 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,741 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 682
Rank Not Published Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View, TX

$656 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,012 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 138
Rank Not Published Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA

$830 per credit (full-time) 710
Rank Not Published South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Rapid City, SD

$210 per credit (in-state, full-time); $470 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 251
Rank Not Published South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD

$210 per credit (in-state, full-time); $445 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 254
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
Rank Not Published St. Louis University (Parks)

St. Louis, MO

$1,010 per credit (full-time) 68
Rank Not Published Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

$433 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,015 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 73
Rank Not Published Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN

$8,700 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,800 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 147
Rank Not Published Texas A&M University—​Kingsville (Dotterweich)

Kingsville, TX

$3,228 per year (in-state, full-time); $9,600 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 756
Rank Not Published Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, AL

$18,100 per year (full-time) 39
Rank Not Published University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT

$755 per credit (full-time) 479
Rank Not Published University of California—​Merced

Merced, CA

$11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 112
Rank Not Published University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

$7,341 per year (in-state, full-time); $13,041 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 294
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

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