Industrial / Manufacturing / Systems Engineering

Ranked in 2014, part of Best Engineering Schools

Industrial engineers and manufacturing engineers focus on improving productivity and efficiency. Graduates work in many sectors, from autos to theme parks. These are the top graduate engineering schools for industrial / manufacturing engineering.

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Rankings Overall Engineering School Program Data
Rank School name Score 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) 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
#7 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

4.1 $29,530 per year (full-time) 1,812
#1 Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

4.9 $11,324 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,330 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 4,576
#6 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

4.2 $43,210 per year (full-time) 3,174
#3 Northwestern University (McCormick)

Evanston, IL

4.4 $45,120 per year (full-time) 1,799
#8 Purdue University—​West Lafayette

West Lafayette, IN

4.0 $10,332 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,134 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,333
#5 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

4.3 $45,480 per year (full-time) 3,517
#3 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

4.4 $11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,936
#2 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

4.7 $22,322 per year (in-state, full-time); $41,998 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,178
#10 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

3.9 $11,858 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,184 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,940
#8 Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

4.0 $11,184 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,146 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,193