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Best Engineering Schools

Academic Overview Key Fact

Institutional Characteristics

Next table compares basic academic information between best Engineering schools. By school type, There are 6 public and 4 private schools in best Engineering schools. By school level, all 10 best Engineering schools are 4 years or high institutes.

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Academic Comparison - Engineering
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Atlanta, GA Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Stanford University Stanford, CA Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Purdue University-Main Campus West Lafayette, IN Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best Engineering schools is $27,459 for in-state students and $41,438 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance ratio is 28.50% and graduation rate is 88.20%. Next table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.

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Key Facts Comparison - Engineering
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
California Institute of Technology$47,5779%94%3%2,240
University of California-Berkeley$13,509 / $40,19117%92%17%40,154
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus$12,212 / $32,40432%86%19%26,839
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign$17,184 / $34,01166%85%19%46,951
Massachusetts Institute of Technology$48,4528%93%3%11,376
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor$15,310 / $47,00426%91%12%44,718
Carnegie Mellon University$52,31024%90%10%13,258
The University of Texas at Austin$10,092 / $35,68239%81%18%51,331
Stanford University$47,9405%94%11%17,184
Purdue University-Main Campus$10,002 / $28,80459%76%12%41,513
Average$2,746 / $4,1442.85%8.82%1.24%2,956
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.