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
#37 University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

$1,395 per credit (full-time) 605
#90 George Washington University

Washington, DC

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

Cambridge, MA

$43,210 per year (full-time) 3,174
#40 Boston University

Boston, MA

$43,970 per year (full-time) 907
#46 University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

$43,980 per year (full-time) 484
#46 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

$44,100 per year (full-time) 879
#46 Brown University

Providence, RI

$44,608 per year (full-time) 321
#110 Tulane University

New Orleans, LA

$44,950 per year (full-time) 66
#38 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY

$45,100 per year (full-time) 783
#22 Northwestern University (McCormick)

Evanston, IL

$45,120 per year (full-time) 1,799
#55 Dartmouth College (Thayer)

Hanover, NH

$45,445 per year (full-time) 291
#27 Johns Hopkins University (Whiting)

Baltimore, MD

$45,470 per year (full-time) 3,296
#2 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$45,480 per year (full-time) 3,517
#29 Duke University (Pratt)

Durham, NC

$47,100 per year (full-time) 981
#55 University of Delaware

Newark, DE

$1,578 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,578 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 887
#116 University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

$1,730 per credit (full-time) 276
#34 Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

$1,747 per credit (full-time) 495
Unranked Air Force Institute of Technology

Wright Patterson AFB, OH

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Unranked Boise State University

Boise, ID

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Unranked Howard University

Washington, DC

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Unranked Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

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Unranked Mayo Graduate School

Rochester, MN

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Unranked Naval Postgraduate School

Monterey, CA

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Unranked Northwestern Polytechnic University

Fremont, CA

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Unranked Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

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