Top Engineering College List – U.S. Engineering School Rankings in 2012-2013

Rank School name City, State Total graduate engineering
enrollment
Average GRE quantitative score Overall acceptance rate
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA 2,818 783 17.50%
2 Stanford University Stanford, CA 3,564 785 22.20%
3 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA 1,882 782 14.40%
4 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 4,624 771 27.80%
5 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA 577 800 9.00%
5 University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL 2,773 774 25.90%
7 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA 2,517 777 26.80%
8 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI 3,233 778 29.20%
8 University of Texas-Austin (Cockrell) Austin, TX 2,428 774 18.30%
10 Cornell University Ithaca, NY 1,705 774 26.90%
10 Purdue University-West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN 2,965 763 27.90%
12 Texas A&M University-College Station (Look) College Station, TX 2,870 758 26.10%
12 University of Southern California (Viterbi) Los Angeles, CA 4,251 765 30.70%
14 University of California-San Diego (Jacobs) La Jolla, CA 1,493 775 23.10%
15 Columbia University (Fu Foundation) New York, NY 2,272 787 25.20%
16 University of California-Los Angeles (Samueli) Los Angeles, CA 1,845 771 30.70%
17 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI 1,751 780 14.00%
18 University of Maryland-College Park (Clark) College Park, MD 2,259 767 27.30%
19 Harvard University Cambridge, MA 385 787 7.00%
19 Northwestern University (McCormick) Evanston, IL 1,531 772 22.00%
21 Princeton University Princeton, NJ 564 N/A 10.60%
21 University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA 753 775 23.40%
23 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 1,665 779 31.50%
24 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA 2,336 755 20.30%
25 Pennsylvania State University-University Park University Park, PA 1,953 763 26.70%
26 Johns Hopkins University (Whiting) Baltimore, MD 3,293 773 28.30%
26 University of Washington Seattle, WA 1,787 760 22.90%
28 Duke University (Pratt) Durham, NC 907 774 23.00%
28 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN 1,945 772 32.40%
30 Ohio State University Columbus, OH 1,748 764 30.70%
31 North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC 2,899 755 20.30%
31 Rice University (Brown) Houston, TX 651 774 16.50%
31 University of California-Davis Davis, CA 1,252 758 24.40%
34 Yale University New Haven, CT 216 800 14.60%
35 University of Colorado-Boulder Boulder, CO 1,550 757 48.40%
35 University of Florida Gainesville, FL 2,905 760 41.60%
35 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN 450 771 15.60%
38 Boston University Boston, MA 798 763 25.30%
39 University of California-Irvine (Samueli) Irvine, CA 1,200 766 23.40%
39 University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA 685 761 16.90%
41 University of Rochester Rochester, NY 476 762 30.40%
42 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY 818 752 25.80%
43 Arizona State University (Fulton) Tempe, AZ 2,445 758 59.70%
43 Iowa State University Ames, IA 997 756 16.40%
43 Lehigh University (Rossin) Bethlehem, PA 727 766 23.10%
46 Brown University Providence, RI 291 780 21.10%
47 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH 606 743 23.40%
47 University of Pittsburgh (Swanson) Pittsburgh, PA 942 734 33.50%
49 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI 812 745 9.90%
49 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick Piscataway, NJ 931 756 19.70%
49 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 957 756 29.50%
49 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN 471 765 18.30%
49 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO 701 772 36.00%
54 University at Buffalo-SUNY Buffalo, NY 1,238 758 21.00%
54 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT 1,035 752 35.10%
56 Stony Brook University-SUNY Stony Brook, NY 1,292 770 39.70%
56 University of Delaware Newark, DE 823 748 29.90%
56 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA 446 738 27.90%
56 University of Massachusetts-Amherst Amherst, MA 825 754 28.70%
60 Dartmouth College (Thayer) Hanover, NH 267 763 24.10%
60 University of Dayton Dayton, OH 643 724 54.30%
62 Northeastern University Boston, MA 1,893 753 46.70%
63 Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO 1,343 718 46.80%
64 University of California-Riverside (Bourns) Riverside, CA 520 753 24.20%
64 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 745 756 27.20%
64 University of Illinois-Chicago Chicago, IL 985 740 31.30%
67 Auburn University (Ginn) Auburn University, AL 834 737 55.40%
67 Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO 642 727 39.80%
67 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA 1,079 730 42.10%
67 Polytechnic Institute of New York University Brooklyn, NY 1,807 752 43.00%
67 University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville, TN 916 759 19.50%
72 Illinois Institute of Technology (Armour) Chicago, IL 1,523 739 59.80%
72 University of Central Florida Orlando, FL 1,309 712 45.10%
74 Stevens Institute of Technology (Schaefer) Hoboken, NJ 1,720 742 73.80%
74 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY 920 758 35.70%
74 Tufts University Medford, MA 628 742 44.00%
77 Clemson University Clemson, SC 1,246 740 41.40%
77 University of Houston (Cullen) Houston, TX 1,001 753 55.70%
77 University of Texas-Dallas (Jonsson) Richardson, TX 1,518 747 47.80%
80 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH 962 744 28.60%
80 University of Missouri Columbia, MO 585 732 35.60%
82 Mississippi State University (Bagley) Mississippi State, MS 608 730 24.60%
82 Missouri University of Science & Technology Rolla, MO 1,103 727 54.60%
82 Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 808 732 28.40%
82 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC 146 710 42.00%
82 Washington State University Pullman, WA 680 733 18.00%
87 University of California-Santa Cruz (Baskin) Santa Cruz, CA 364 745 29.30%
88 Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI 803 734 44.70%
88 Rochester Institute of Technology (Gleason) Rochester, NY 634 N/A 56.80%
88 University of Alabama-Huntsville Huntsville, AL 769 696 58.50%
88 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 687 706 55.00%
88 University of Texas-Arlington Arlington, TX 1,554 727 66.20%
93 George Washington University Washington, DC 1,334 740 38.30%
93 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS 520 739 26.30%
93 Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, LA 639 737 43.00%
93 New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ 2,034 708 68.40%
93 Texas Tech University (Whitacre) Lubbock, TX 752 734 36.90%
93 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln, NE 659 723 33.70%
93 University of South Carolina Columbia, SC 535 746 39.10%
93 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, MA 992 757 58.00%
101 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS 628 733 49.00%
102 Florida A&M University – Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 287 726 49.90%
102 Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN 184 727 53.30%
102 Tulane University New Orleans, LA 62 759 20.00%
102 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY 499 723 44.80%
102 University of Oklahoma Norman, OK 691 721 42.20%
102 West Virginia University Morgantown, WV 689 721 49.00%
102 Wichita State University Wichita, KS 641 703 61.70%
109 CUNY-City College (Grove) New York, NY 688 714 43.10%
109 Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK 900 730 43.20%
109 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL 369 726 37.60%
109 University of Arkansas-Fayetteville Fayetteville, AR 387 749 38.50%
109 University of South Florida Tampa, FL 791 724 47.20%
114 Brigham Young University (Fulton) Provo, UT 406 748 70.50%
114 George Mason University (Volgenau) Fairfax, VA 1,595 716 60.10%
114 Oregon Health and Science University Portland, OR 75 707 22.20%
114 University of Georgia Athens, GA 54 742 42.60%
114 Wayne State University Detroit, MI 878 720 48.30%
119 Binghamton University-SUNY (Watson) Binghamton, NY 664 746 61.40%
119 University of Maryland-Baltimore County Baltimore, MD 479 N/A 52.30%
121 Clarkson University Potsdam, NY 217 727 72.50%
121 Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX 922 702 64.60%
121 University of Akron Akron, OH 362 767 55.70%
121 University of Louisville (Speed) Louisville, KY 597 764 45.80%
121 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL 253 707 48.80%
126 Louisiana Tech University Ruston, LA 358 710 80.40%
126 New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM 490 718 72.50%
126 Ohio University (Russ) Athens, OH 329 740 41.20%
126 Temple University Philadelphia, PA 176 723 44.30%
126 University of Alabama-Birmingham Birmingham, AL 379 724 46.80%
131 Marquette University Milwaukee, WI 216 735 52.30%
131 University of Hawaii-Manoa Honolulu, HI 189 755 57.10%
131 University of Maine Orono, ME 182 714 48.90%
131 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI 346 N/A 57.10%
131 Utah State University Logan, UT 446 N/A N/A
131 Wright State University Dayton, OH 491 708 46.30%
137 Alfred University-New York State College of Ceramics (Inamori) Alfred, NY 56 N/A 43.60%
137 California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA 696 741 61.10%
137 Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA 741 728 50.70%
137 University of Nevada-Reno Reno, NV 326 710 45.80%
137 University of New Hampshire Durham, NH 249 722 61.90%
137 University of Tulsa Tulsa, OK 233 718 30.80%
137 University of Vermont Burlington, VT 141 724 40.40%
144 Montana State University Bozeman, MT 162 701 36.30%
144 North Carolina A&T State University Greensboro, NC 342 N/A 74.60%
144 University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO 273 N/A 72.50%
144 University of Idaho Moscow, ID 451 N/A 36.20%
144 University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI 251 N/A 49.20%
144 University of Wyoming Laramie, WY 231 712 32.60%
144 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA 246 711 66.20%