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 Philadelphia University

Philadelphia, PA

$970 per credit (full-time) 12
Rank Not Published Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, AL

$18,100 per year (full-time) 39
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
#110 Tulane University

New Orleans, LA

$44,950 per year (full-time) 66
Rank Not Published St. Louis University (Parks)

St. Louis, MO

$1,010 per credit (full-time) 68
#122 University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS

$281 per credit (in-state, full-time); $626 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 68
#99 Oregon Health and Science University

Portland, OR

$27,068 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,068 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 71
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
#129 University of Georgia

Athens, GA

$321 per credit (in-state, full-time); $959 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 73
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
#78 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

$9,209 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,663 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 117
#129 University of Vermont

Burlington, VT

$572 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,444 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 123
#140 University of Alaska—​Fairbanks

Fairbanks, AK

$391 per credit (in-state, full-time); $799 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 126
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 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 University of Mississippi

University, MS

$6,660 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,622 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 141
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
#124 University of Maine

Orono, ME

$418 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,284 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 155
Rank Not Published University of Memphis (Herff)

Memphis, TN

$9,588 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,508 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 165
#140 Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI

$1,025 per credit (full-time) 181
Rank Not Published The Catholic University of America

Washington, DC

$39,500 per year (full-time) 187
#136 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Socorro, NM

$5,270 per year (in-state, full-time); $16,883 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 191
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 University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

$276 per credit (in-state, full-time); $737 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 193
#34 Yale University

New Haven, CT

$36,500 per year (full-time) 196

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