Environmental / Environmental health Rankings

Environmental / environmental health engineers work to help people and the planet. These are the top undergraduate schools where the highest engineering degree offered is a doctorate.

Tuition and fees:
$43,245 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
7,063
Setting:
suburban
#1

Stanford University

Stanford, CA

The sunny campus of Stanford University is located in California’s Bay Area, about 30 miles from San Francisco. The private institution stresses a multidisciplinary combination of teaching, learning, and research, and students have many opportunities to get involved in research projects.

In-state tuition and fees:
$12,864 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$35,742 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
25,774
Setting:
urban
#1

The University of California—Berkeley overlooks the San Francisco Bay in Berkeley, Calif. Students at this public school have more than 700 organizations to get involved in, including more than 55 fraternity and sorority chapters.

In-state tuition and fees:
$10,650 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$29,954 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
14,527
Setting:
urban
#3

Georgia Institute of Technology was established in 1885 as a public institution. Georgia Institute of Technology follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered most selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$13,819 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$40,496 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
27,979
Setting:
city
#4

A public institution, University of Michigan--Ann Arbor was founded in 1817. University of Michigan--Ann Arbor offers a Greek system, where 21 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 16 percent is involved in a fraternity.

In-state tuition and fees:
$15,258 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$29,640 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
32,281
Setting:
city
#5

University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign has a total undergraduate enrollment of 32,281, with a gender distribution of 55.7 percent male students and 44.3 percent female students. At this school, 37 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 63 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$43,498 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,503
Setting:
urban
#6

Though the Massachusetts Institute of Technology may be best known for its math, science and engineering education, this private research university also offers architecture, humanities, management and social science programs. The school is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, just across the Charles River from downtown Boston.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,790 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$33,824 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
39,955
Setting:
city
#7

University of Texas--Austin is a public institution that was founded in 1883. The school has 33.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at University of Texas--Austin is 18:1.

Tuition and fees:
$45,470 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,153
Setting:
urban
#8

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University is a private institution in Baltimore, Md. that offers a wide array of academic programs in the arts, humanities, social and natural sciences, and engineering disciplines. The Hopkins Blue Jays men’s lacrosse team is consistently dominant in the NCAA Division I; other sports teams at Hopkins compete at the Division III level.

Tuition and fees:
$45,359 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
14,261
Setting:
rural
#9

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Cornell University, a private school in Ithaca, N.Y., started the country’s first colleges for hotel administration, industrial and labor relations, and veterinary medicine. Cornell now offers a wide variety of undergraduate programs and runs interdisciplinary research centers for nanotechnology, supercomputing, and more.

Tuition and fees:
$46,962 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,279
Setting:
urban
#10

Carnegie Mellon University, a private institution in Pittsburgh, Pa., is the country’s only school founded by industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. The school specializes in academic areas including engineering, business, computer science, and fine arts.

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