Top 100 graduate schools and program rankings in 2011 – 2012

Rank College (Graduate School Name) City, State Tuition Total graduate engineering enrollment Average GRE quantitative score
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA Full-time: $38,940 per year 2,677 780
2 Stanford University Stanford, CA Full-time: $41,220 per year 3,572 777
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA Full-time: $36,700 per year 2,334 765
7 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA Full-time: $34,989 per year 556 790
8 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
9 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
10 Cornell University Ithaca, NY Full-time: $29,500 per year 1,665 773
11 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
11 University of Southern California (Viterbi) Los Angeles, CA Full-time: $26,082 per year 4,268 762
13 Texas A&M University-College Station (Look) College Station, TX In-state, full-time: $227 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time: $537
per credit
2,955 760
14 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
14 University of California-San Diego (Jacobs) La Jolla, CA Out-of-state, full-time: $14,694 per year 1,438 766
16 Columbia University (Fu Foundation) New York, NY Full-time: $41,160 per year 2,004 778
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
18 Harvard University Cambridge, MA Full-time: $34,976 per year 394 786
18 Princeton University Princeton, NJ Full-time: $38,090 per year 558 780
20 Northwestern University (McCormick) Evanston, IL Full-time: $39,840 per year 1,439 770
21 University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA Out-of-state, full-time: $15,102 per year 707 773
22 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
22 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA Full-time: $25,660 per year 1,480 766
24 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA In-state, full-time: $8,700 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$17,200 per year
2,208 745
25 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
26 Johns Hopkins University (Whiting) Baltimore, MD Full-time: $40,680 per year 3,171 770
27 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
27 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
29 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
30 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
31 Duke University (Pratt) Durham, NC Full-time: $39,150 per year 824 768
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
31 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
34 Rice University (Brown) Houston, TX Full-time: $33,120 per year 645 762
35 Yale University New Haven, CT Full-time: $33,500 per year 188 800
36 University of Colorado-Boulder Boulder, CO In-state, full-time: $11,682 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$26,244 per year
1,636 758
37 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY Full-time: $39,600 per year 908 753
37 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Full-time: $1,623 per credit 412 765
39 Boston University Boston, MA Full-time: $39,314 per year 761 763
39 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
39 University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA In-state, full-time: $11,598 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$20,922 per year
684 762
42 University of Rochester Rochester, NY Full-time: $1,234 per credit 439 746
43 Lehigh University (Rossin) Bethlehem, PA Full-time: $1,185 per credit 707 770
44 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
45 Brown University Providence, RI Full-time: $39,928 per year 275 779
45 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH Full-time: $34,320 per year 645 758
45 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
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
49 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO Full-time: $39,400 per year 720 769
50 Dartmouth College (Thayer) Hanover, NH Full-time: $39,978 per year 284 766
50 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
52 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI In-state, full-time: $532 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time:
$1,045 per credit
798 741
52 University at Buffalo-SUNY Buffalo, NY In-state, full-time: $8,370 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$13,780 per year
1,280 760
52 University of Dayton Dayton, OH Full-time: $729 per credit 575 N/A
52 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
52 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN Full-time: $39,775 per year 451 755
52 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
58 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
59 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA In-state, full-time: $7,250 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$21,670 per year
482 728
60 Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO In-state, full-time: $7,434 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$19,022 per year
596 723
60 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA Full-time: $25,920 per year 1,220 724
60 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
60 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
64 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
64 Northeastern University Boston, MA Full-time: $1,190 per credit 1,705 747
66 Polytechnic Institute of New York University Brooklyn, NY Full-time: $1,194 per credit 1,850 752
66 University of California-Riverside (Bourns) Riverside, CA In-state, full-time: $0 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $14,694
per year
515 749
68 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT In-state, full-time: $9,972 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$25,884 per year
682 744
68 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
70 Auburn University (Ginn) Auburn University, AL In-state, full-time: $7,002 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$21,006 per year
820 738
70 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY Full-time: $1,162 per credit 821 749
70 Tufts University Medford, MA Full-time: $24,474 per year 542 728
70 University of Central Florida Orlando, FL In-state, full-time: $319 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time:
$1,112 per credit
1,251 699
70 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC In-state, full-time: $7,229 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$21,202 per year
137 696
70 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
70 University of Texas-Dallas (Jonsson) Richardson, TX In-state, full-time: $10,248 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$18,544 per year
1,268 749
77 Stevens Institute of Technology (Schaefer) Hoboken, NJ Full-time: $1,160 per credit 2,472 N/A
78 Illinois Institute of Technology (Armour) Chicago, IL Full-time: $975 per credit 1,608 740
78 Oregon State University Corvallis, OR In-state, full-time: $12,294 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$18,612 per year
791 733
78 University of California-Santa Cruz (Baskin) Santa Cruz, CA In-state, full-time: $0 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $15,102
per year
372 763
78 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH In-state, full-time: $11,664 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$22,413 per year
961 740
78 University of Houston (Cullen) Houston, TX In-state, full-time: $358 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time: $668
per credit
1,105 758
78 Washington State University Pullman, WA In-state, full-time: $8,852 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$21,650 per year
619 738
84 Mississippi State University (Bagley) Mississippi State, MS In-state, full-time: $7,282 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$18,403 per year
607 730
85 Clemson University Clemson, SC In-state, full-time: $8,380 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$15,964 per year
1,153 697
85 Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI In-state, full-time: $11,250 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$11,250 per year
771 743
85 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
85 Rochester Institute of Technology (Gleason) Rochester, NY Full-time: $33,234 per year 583 N/A
85 University of Missouri Columbia, MO In-state, full-time: $367 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time: $852
per credit
581 734
85 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM In-state, full-time: $5,991 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$19,157 per year
620 702
85 University of Texas-Arlington Arlington, TX In-state, full-time: $8,040 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$13,620 per year
1,592 733
92 Florida A&M University/Florida State University Tallahassee, FL In-state, full-time: $371 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time:
$1,003 per credit
288 750
92 New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ In-state, full-time: $15,052 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$21,380 per year
1,923 704
92 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY In-state, full-time: $9,306 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$19,174 per year
515 768
95 Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, LA In-state, full-time: $4,551 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$15,358 per year
661 739
95 Texas Tech University (Whitacre) Lubbock, TX In-state, full-time: $229 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time: $539
per credit
747 726
95 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS In-state, full-time: $296 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time: $692
per credit
645 719
95 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln, NE In-state, full-time: $262 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time: $706
per credit
658 742
95 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, MA Full-time: $20,862 per year 872 751
100 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS In-state, full-time: $298 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time: $673
per credit
567 756
100 University of Alabama-Huntsville Huntsville, AL In-state, full-time: $7,250 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$17,358 per year
752 699