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 University of Massachusetts—​Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA

$2,071 per year (in-state, full-time); $8,099 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 199
#124 Clarkson University

Potsdam, NY

$1,324 per credit (full-time) 204
#129 University of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK

$1,087 per credit (full-time) 209
#136 University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

$210 per credit (in-state, full-time); $629 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 220
Rank Not Published University of Nevada—​Las Vegas (Hughes)

Las Vegas, NV

$7,472 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,076 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 231
Rank Not Published University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

$11,532 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,606 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 231
Rank Not Published University of Denver

Denver, CO

$39,744 per year (full-time) 232
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 Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

$9,541 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,338 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 248
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
#129 University of Nevada—​Reno

Reno, NV

$364 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,163 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 255
#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
#136 Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

$853 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,150 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 260
#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 University of New Hampshire

Durham, NH

$13,500 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,200 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 269
#116 University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

$1,730 per credit (full-time) 276
#55 Dartmouth College (Thayer)

Hanover, NH

$45,445 per year (full-time) 291
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 Louisiana—​Lafayette

Lafayette, LA

$4,554 per year (in-state, full-time); $14,104 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 296
#129 Embry-​Riddle Aeronautical University

Daytona Beach, FL

$1,255 per credit (full-time) 304
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
#46 Brown University

Providence, RI

$44,608 per year (full-time) 321
#140 San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

$6,766 per year (in-state, full-time); $372 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 328
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

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