Terre Haute, IN
Founded in 1874, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is a private institution. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology follows a quarter-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.
Harvey Mudd College is a private liberal arts school known for its strong programs in math, science, and engineering. Harvey Mudd is located in Claremont, Calif., about 35 miles from downtown Los Angeles.
- In-state tuition and fees:
- $8,997 (2013-14)
- Out-of-state tuition and fees:
- $20,157 (2013-14)
San Luis Obispo, CA
Just a 30-minute drive from the Pacific Ocean, California Polytechnic State University is located 200 miles from both Los Angeles and San Francisco. Although Cal Poly students can choose from nearly 70 degrees, engineering is the most popular major, with 50 student organizations dedicated specifically to that field.