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
#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
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
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
#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
#90 George Washington University

Washington, DC

$1,440 per credit (full-time) 1,701
#6 Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

$11,324 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,330 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 4,576
#24 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

$38,888 per year (full-time) 449
Unranked Howard University

Washington, DC

N/A N/A
Unranked Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

N/A N/A
#71 Illinois Institute of Technology (Armour)

Chicago, IL

$1,204 per credit (full-time) 1,587
#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
#46 Iowa State University

Ames, IA

$9,046 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,304 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,161
#27 Johns Hopkins University (Whiting)

Baltimore, MD

$45,470 per year (full-time) 3,296
#99 Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

$350 per credit (in-state, full-time); $790 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 468
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
#45 Lehigh University (Rossin)

Bethlehem, PA

$1,300 per credit (full-time) 826
#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
#140 Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA

$7,452 per year (in-state, full-time); $8,128 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 359
#140 Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI

$1,025 per credit (full-time) 181
#1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

$43,210 per year (full-time) 3,174
Unranked Mayo Graduate School

Rochester, MN

N/A N/A
#55 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

$621 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,220 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 897
#90 Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI

$14,202 per year (in-state, full-time); $14,202 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 907

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