28 August 2016

Colleges with Strong Engineering Programs

Posted in Your College List

teacher-classroomIn search of colleges and universities with strong engineering programs?

Look no further, we've identified 60+ schools that fit the bill.  To make the grade, we looked for public and private institutions that granted engineering degrees to 10% or more of its graduates last year and were consistently ranked highly by a variety of third party sources.

There are plenty of household names like MIT, Caltech and Stanford on the list, in addition to several lesser known gems.  If you're 100% certain about engineering, you might consider schools like Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering or Webb Institute, or if you're looking for engineering in a liberal arts setting, consider checking out Harvey Mudd, Swarthmore, Bucknell, Lafayette, Lehigh, Trinity or Union Colleges.  

To help you categorize schools into safeties, targets and reaches, we've included admission rates, mid-50th percentile SAT and ACT scores.  We've also provided links to each school's website to help you explore fit.

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Colleges with Strong Engineering Programs

College Kickstart LLC

Institution Engineering (%) Admit Rate (%) SAT Mid 50 ACT Mid 50 Link to School
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering 100 16 1450-1540 34-35
Webb Institute 100 24 1410-1520 31-34
Colorado School of Mines 88 53 1260-1450 27-33
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 82 74 1260-1440 27-33
Worcester Polytechnic Institute 72 49 1320-1450 29-33
Georgia Institute of Technology 61 19 1310-1480 29-34
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 56 47 1290-1490 28-34
California Maritime Academy 37 76 1100-1280 22-26
Harvey Mudd College 37 14 1490-1550 33-35
California Institute of Technology 36 6 1530-1570 35-36
MIT 35 7 1510-1570 34-36
Case Western Reserve University 29 27 1360-1480 30-34
Lehigh University 28 32 1300-1430 29-33
California State Polytechnic University - San Luis Obispo 26 28 1280-1470 26-32
Purdue University 25 60 1210-1420 25-32
Virginia Military Institute 25 60 1110-1260 21-28
North Carolina State 25 45 1270-1410 27-32
Carnegie Mellon University 24 15 1460-1560 33-35
Virginia Polytechnic Institute 23 70 1180-1390 24-30
Rice University 21 10 1470-1570 33-35
California State Polytechnic University - Pomona 21 55 1020-1260 19-27
Clemson University 20 51 1240-1400 27-32
Princeton University 20 6 1460-1570 33-35
Stanford University 20 4 1440-1550 32-35
Drexel University 19 75 1200-1380 25-31
Johns Hopkins University 19 9 1480-1550 33-36
University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign 18 59 1230-1460 27-33
Texas A&M University 18 58 1180-1390 26-31
University of Maine 17 90 1050-1260 21-27
Duke University 17 8 1500-1560 33-35
Cornell University 16 11 1420-1540 32-35
Santa Clara University 16 49 1300-1420 28-32
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 16 23 1380-1540 31-34
Lafayette College 16 31 1280-1430 28-33
University of Dayton 16 72 1120-1320 23-29
University of Massachusetts - Lowell 16 73 1150-1320 24-29
Bucknell University 15 34 1280-1410 28-32
State University of New York - Environmental Science and Forestry 15 70 1120-1300 23-28
Oregon State University 15 84 1090-1310 21-28
Northeastern University 15 18 1390-1540 32-35
Pennsylvania State University - University Park 15 49 1160-1370 25-30
University of California - Merced 14 72 980-1180 17-22
University of Virginia 14 21 1340-1500 30-34
Vanderbilt University 13 9 1460-1560 33-35
Union College 13 43 1220-1420 27-32
University of Florida 13 37 1320-1450 28-33
Ohio State University - Columbus 13 54 1300-1420 28-32
University of the Pacific 13 66 1130-1360 23-31
University of California - Berkeley 12 17 1330-1520 28-34
Northwestern University 12 9 1450-1540 33-35
University of Rochester 12 30 1310-1500 30-34
University of Maryland - College Park 12 44 1290-1460 29-33
University of Texas - Austin 12 32 1240-1470 27-33
University of North Carolina - Charlotte 11 65 1120-1290 22-26
University of California - Irvine 11 27 1160-1440 24-31
University of Nebraska 11 78 1140-1360 22-28
University of Pittsburgh 11 57 1260-1440 28-33
University of Minnesota 11 57 1270-1440 26-31
Gonzaga University 10 62 1210-1360 25-30
Rutgers University - New Brunswick 10 61 1210-1430 25-32
Marquette University 10 83 1140-1310 24-29
University of Tennessee - Knoxville 10 79 1140-1310 24-30
State University of New York - Binghamton 10 41 1280-1440 29-32
University of Colorado - Boulder 10 78 1150-1350 25-31