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
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
#43 Arizona State University (Fulton)

Tempe, AZ

$10,300 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,286 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,136
#67 Auburn University (Ginn)

Auburn University, AL

$8,262 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,786 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 883
#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
Unranked Boise State University

Boise, ID

N/A N/A
#40 Boston University

Boston, MA

$43,970 per year (full-time) 907
#102 Brigham Young University (Fulton)

Provo, UT

$12,260 per year (full-time) 389
#46 Brown University

Providence, RI

$44,608 per year (full-time) 321
#4 California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

$39,990 per year (full-time) 569
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
#5 Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

$40,000 per year (full-time) 3,157
#46 Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

$38,588 per year (full-time) 633
#124 Clarkson University

Potsdam, NY

$1,324 per credit (full-time) 204
#71 Clemson University

Clemson, SC

$9,392 per year (in-state, full-time); $19,536 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,427
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
#55 Colorado School of Mines

Golden, CO

$14,400 per year (in-state, full-time); $30,330 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,269
#67 Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

$10,450 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,240 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 726
#14 Columbia University (Fu Foundation)

New York, NY

$39,360 per year (full-time) 2,827
#13 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

$29,530 per year (full-time) 1,812
#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
#55 Dartmouth College (Thayer)

Hanover, NH

$45,445 per year (full-time) 291
#63 Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

$29,295 per year (full-time) 1,146
#29 Duke University (Pratt)

Durham, NC

$47,100 per year (full-time) 981
#129 Embry-​Riddle Aeronautical University

Daytona Beach, FL

$1,255 per credit (full-time) 304

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