Best Engineering Schools in US

By Vidhya

Best Engineering Schools in US

Obtaining admission to a postgraduate engineering programme in the US, an undergraduate degree in engineering is required by most of the schools. A math or science degree may be accepted by some universities.

Some postgraduate programmes in the US asks students to be familiar with basic core engineering theories. If you are not comfortable with them, you could complete remedial courses along with your postgraduate programme.

If you are planning to continue engineering studies by earning a postgraduate degree in the US, you have to prove that your undergraduate degree is an equivalent degree to an accredited institution in the US.

Applicants to the postgraduate engineering programme require an official record of past studies, a letter of reference, a personal essay. The candidate should also have passed English language proficiency test like TOEFL and some programmes may require qualifications in GRE.

To make your mark as an engineer, you need to find the graduate school that can help you build your skills. According to the U.S. News, we give you the list of top 25 engineering schools rankings, with tuition fee and total enrollment in the university, to help you narrow down your search to pursue your dreams in the US.


Rank

School name  Tuition Fee Total graduate engineering enrollment
 #1


 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 
 $43,210 per year (full-time)3,174 
 #2

 Stanford University
Stanford, CA
$45,480 per year (full-time) 3,517  
  #3

 University of California- Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
 $11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,936
 #4

 California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA
 $39,990 per year (full-time)569  
 #5

 

 Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA
 $40,000 per year (full-time)3,157 
 #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
  #6


 

University of Illinois- Urbana - Champaign
Urbana, IL 
 $16,754 per year (in-state, full-time); $30,246 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,154
 #8


 

 Purdue University- West Lafayette
West Lafayette, IN
 $10,332 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,134 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,333
 #8


 

University of Michigan- Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI 
 $22,322 per year (in-state, full-time); $41,998 per year (out-of-state, full-time)3,178 
 #10


 

University of Texas- Austin (Cockrell)
Austin, TX 
$9,564 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,506 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  2,397
 #11


 

 Texas A&M University- College Station (Look)
College Station, TX
 $227 per credit (in-state, full-time); $581 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 3,066
 #11


 

University of Southern California (Viterbi)
Los Angeles, CA 
 $29,448 per year (full-time)4,857 
 #13


 

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 
 $29,530 per year (full-time)1,812 
 #14


 

Columbia University (Fu Foundation)
New York, NY 
 $39,360 per year (full-time)2,827 
 #14


 

 University of California- San Diego (Jacobs)
La Jolla, CA
 $11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,715
#16


 
 

University of California- Los Angeles (Samueli)
Los Angeles, CA 
 $12,562 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,664 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,854
 #17

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 
$40,170 per year (full-time)  576
#17

 

University of Wisconsin- Madison
Madison, WI 
 $11,858 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,184 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,940
 #19

 University of California- Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
$12,991 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,093 per year (out-of-state, full-time)   765
#19

 

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 
 $28,768 per year (full-time)1,609 
 #21

 Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
$11,184 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,146 per year (out-of-state, full-time)   2,193
 #22

 Northwestern University (McCormick)
Evanston, IL
$45,120 per year (full-time) 1,799 
 #22

 
 

University of Maryland- College Park (Clark)
College Park, MD 
 $11,460 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,720 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,150
#24

 

 Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
 $38,888 per year (full-time) 449
#25

 

 Pennsylvania State University - University Park
University Park, PA
 $19,304 per year (in-state, full-time); $32,416 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,719

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