Best Materials Graduate Engineering Schools Ranking in 2011

Rank College (Engineering School) City, State Tuition Total graduate enrollment Average GRE score Research expenditures per faculty member
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA Full-time: $38,940 per year 2,677 780 $829,346
2 University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL In-state, full-time: $14,932 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $28,198 per year 2,711 772 $534,225
3 Northwestern University (McCormick) Evanston, IL Full-time: $39,840 per year 1,439 770 $664,869
4 University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA Out-of-state, full-time: $15,102 per year 707 773 $742,622
5 Stanford University Stanford, CA Full-time: $41,220 per year 3,572 777 $875,520
5 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA In-state, full-time: $9,402 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $15,102 per year 1,759 775 $736,184
7 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI In-state, full-time: $20,256 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $38,116 per year 2,955 773 $518,991
8 Cornell University Ithaca, NY Full-time: $29,500 per year 1,665 773 $611,246
8 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA In-state, full-time: $8,636 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $26,204 per year 4,607 766 $473,386
8 Pennsylvania State University-University Park University Park, PA In-state, full-time: $17,292 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $29,716 per year 1,937 771 $380,248
8 University of Florida Gainesville, FL In-state, full-time: $10,916 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $28,309 per year 2,955 761 $386,434
12 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA Full-time: $34,989 per year 556 790 $960,239
13 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA Full-time: $36,700 per year 2,334 765 $792,857
13 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA Full-time: $25,660 per year 1,480 766 $808,215
15 Ohio State University Columbus, OH In-state, full-time: $10,800 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $26,730 per year 1,652 763 $489,397
16 Harvard University Cambridge, MA Full-time: $34,976 per year 394 786 $799,801
16 Purdue University-West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN In-state, full-time: $9,642 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $27,194 per year 2,865 758 $511,131
16 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI In-state, full-time: $10,941 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $25,108 per year 1,810 779 $681,274
19 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY Full-time: $39,600 per year 908 753 $340,040
19 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN In-state, full-time: $12,044 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $19,142 per year 1,942 767 $456,363
19 University of Texas-Austin (Cockrell) Austin, TX In-state, full-time: $8,876 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $16,252 per year 2,476 769 $580,412
22 Johns Hopkins University (Whiting) Baltimore, MD Full-time: $40,680 per year 3,171 770 $490,650
22 Lehigh University (Rossin) Bethlehem, PA Full-time: $1,185 per credit 707 770 $259,786
22 University of California-Los Angeles (Samueli) Los Angeles, CA In-state, full-time: $10,660 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $15,102 per year 1,783 767 $594,322
22 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA In-state, full-time: $8,700 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $17,200 per year 2,208 745 $397,597
26 Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO In-state, full-time: $11,550 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $25,980 per year 1,203 717 $254,243
26 Iowa State University Ames, IA In-state, full-time: $8,204 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $19,600 per year 1,099 757 $329,420
26 University of California-Davis Davis, CA In-state, full-time: $13,257 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $28,359 per year 1,178 746 $448,906
26 University of California-San Diego (Jacobs) La Jolla, CA Out-of-state, full-time: $14,694 per year 1,438 766 $796,938
26 University of Washington Seattle, WA In-state, full-time: $11,940 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $25,280 per year 1,799 751 $488,920
31 North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC In-state, full-time: $7,045 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $19,093 per year 2,586 753 $428,516
31 University of Maryland-College Park (Clark) College Park, MD In-state, full-time: $9,000 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $19,386 per year 2,200 753 $721,825
31 University of Massachusetts-Amherst Amherst, MA In-state, full-time: $2,640 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $9,937 per year 775 744 $354,443
31 University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA In-state, full-time: $11,598 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $20,922 per year 684 762 $468,633
35 Brown University Providence, RI Full-time: $39,928 per year 275 779 $291,720
35 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH Full-time: $34,320 per year 645 758 $357,240
37 Arizona State University (Fulton) Tempe, AZ In-state, full-time: $8,509 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $22,058 per year 2,136 759 $371,700
37 Columbia University (Fu Foundation) New York, NY Full-time: $41,160 per year 2,004 778 $808,406
37 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA Full-time: $25,920 per year 1,220 724 $282,113
37 Rice University (Brown) Houston, TX Full-time: $33,120 per year 645 762 $402,679
37 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick Piscataway, NJ In-state, full-time: $14,400 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $22,248 per year 937 759 $316,639
37 Stony Brook University-SUNY Stony Brook, NY In-state, full-time: $8,370 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $13,780 per year 1,181 757 $234,137
37 University of California-Irvine (Samueli) Irvine, CA In-state, full-time: $12,515 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $27,617 per year 1,095 758 $437,418
37 University of Southern California (Viterbi) Los Angeles, CA Full-time: $26,082 per year 4,268 762 $1,089,848
45 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI In-state, full-time: $532 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time: $1,045 per credit 798 741 $273,819
45 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ In-state, full-time: $9,040 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $24,902 per year 1,007 763 $267,907
45 University of Delaware Newark, DE In-state, full-time: $24,240 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $24,240 per year 771 756 $378,858
48 Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI In-state, full-time: $11,250 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $11,250 per year 771 743 $185,007
48 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT In-state, full-time: $9,972 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $25,884 per year 682 744 $336,153
48 University of Pittsburgh (Swanson) Pittsburgh, PA In-state, full-time: $19,862 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $33,934 per year 898 720 $588,802
51 Missouri University of Science & Technology Rolla, MO In-state, full-time: $6,339 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $14,844 per year 1,080 743 $188,227
52 Alfred University-New York State College of Ceramics (Inamori) Alfred, NY In-state, full-time: $20,310 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $20,310 per year 50 N/A $287,964
52 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH In-state, full-time: $11,664 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $22,413 per year 961 740 $188,151
52 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT In-state, full-time: $5,368 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $16,461 per year 1,026 730 $417,268
55 Clemson University Clemson, SC In-state, full-time: $8,380 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $15,964 per year 1,153 697 $139,401
55 Dartmouth College (Thayer) Hanover, NH Full-time: $39,978 per year 284 766 $421,113
55 University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville, TN In-state, full-time: $8,362 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $23,400 per year 892 738 $319,382
55 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Full-time: $1,623 per credit 412 765 $657,178
59 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI In-state, full-time: $10,447 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $23,735 per year 332 N/A $89,431
59 Washington State University Pullman, WA In-state, full-time: $8,852 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $21,650 per year 619 738 $237,166
61 Boston University Boston, MA Full-time: $39,314 per year 761 763 $661,809
61 University of Illinois-Chicago Chicago, IL In-state, full-time: $11,794 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $23,792 per year 972 737 $227,316
61 University of Rochester Rochester, NY Full-time: $1,234 per credit 439 746 $930,775
61 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO Full-time: $39,400 per year 720 769 $317,128
61 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, MA Full-time: $20,862 per year 872 751 $94,435
66 Stevens Institute of Technology (Schaefer) Hoboken, NJ Full-time: $1,160 per credit 2,472 N/A $346,706
66 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL In-state, full-time: $7,900 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $20,500 per year 317 718 $141,445
66 University of Houston (Cullen) Houston, TX In-state, full-time: $358 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time: $668 per credit 1,105 758 $189,995