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 1450-1560 34-35
Webb Institute 100 24 1410-1520 31-34
Colorado School of Mines 88 55 1280-1430 28-33
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 82 77 1270-1440 27-33
Worcester Polytechnic Institute 72 59 1320-1450 29-33
Georgia Institute of Technology 61 18 1380-1520 31-35
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 56 47 1290-1490 28-34
California Maritime Academy 37 76 1100-1280 22-26
Harvey Mudd College 37 18 1490-1560 34-35
California Institute of Technology 36 7 1510-1570 35-36
MIT 35 4 1510-1570 34-36
Case Western Reserve University 29 30 1350-1490 31-34
Lehigh University 28 50 1280-1420 29-33
California State Polytechnic University - San Luis Obispo 26 38 1230-1410 26-32
Purdue University 25 67 1210-1420 25-32
Virginia Military Institute 25 60 1090-1240 22-28
North Carolina State 25 46 1250-1400 27-32
Carnegie Mellon University 24 17 1460-1560 33-35
Virginia Polytechnic Institute 23 66 1170-1370 25-31
Rice University 21 9 1460-1570 34-36
California State Polytechnic University - Pomona 21 65 1010-1240 19-27
Clemson University 20 62 1230-1380 27-32
Princeton University 20 4 1470-1560 32-36
Stanford University 20 5 1420-1550 31-35
Drexel University 19 77 1190-1370 25-31
Johns Hopkins University 19 6 1500-1550 33-36
University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign 18 63 1220-1450 27-33
Texas A&M University 18 63 1170-1380 25-32
University of Maine 17 92 1050-1240 21-27
Duke University 17 6 1480-1570 33-35
Cornell University 16 9 1410-1530 32-35
Santa Clara University 16 51 1280-1430 28-32
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 16 26 1340-1520 31-34
Lafayette College 16 36 1270-1420 28-33
University of Dayton 16 81 1030-1220 23-29
University of Massachusetts - Lowell 16 73 1150-1320 24-29
Bucknell University 15 34 1270-1400 27-31
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 20 1430-1540 33-35
Pennsylvania State University - University Park 15 54 1150-1340 25-30
University of California - Merced 14 96 950-1140 17-22
University of Virginia 14 21 1340-1500 30-34
Vanderbilt University 13 7 1460-1560 33-35
Union College 13 41 1210-1400 28-33
University of Florida 13 29 1310-1450 29-33
Ohio State University - Columbus 13 68 1230-1390 26-32
University of the Pacific 13 66 1130-1360 23-31
University of California - Berkeley 12 15 1300-1520 28-34
Northwestern University 12 7 1430-1540 33-35
University of Rochester 12 30 1310-1500 30-34
University of Maryland - College Park 12 51 1290-1460 29-34
University of Texas - Austin 12 32 1220-1450 26-33
University of North Carolina - Charlotte 11 80 1110-1270 22-27
University of California - Irvine 11 29 1240-1410 25-32
University of Nebraska 11 78 1130-1310 22-28
University of Pittsburgh 11 64 1240-1420 28-32
University of Minnesota 11 70 1260-1430 25-31
Gonzaga University 10 73 1180-1330 25-30
Rutgers University - New Brunswick 10 67 1180-1410 25-32
Marquette University 10 82 1170-1320 25-30
University of Tennessee - Knoxville 10 78 1140-1290 25-31
State University of New York - Binghamton 10 43 1320-1440 29-32
University of Colorado - Boulder 10 84 1140-1340 24-31