Industrial / Manufacturing Rankings

Industrial / manufacturing engineering involves improved productivity and efficiency. These are the top undergraduate schools where the highest engineering degree offered is a doctorate.

In-state tuition and fees:
$10,650 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$29,954 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
14,527
Setting:
urban
#1

Founded in 1885, Georgia Institute of Technology is 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
#2

University of Michigan--Ann Arbor is a public institution that was founded in 1817. The school has 45.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at University of Michigan--Ann Arbor is 16:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$12,864 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$35,742 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
25,774
Setting:
urban
#3

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.

Tuition and fees:
$43,245 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
7,063
Setting:
suburban
#4

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:
$9,992 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$28,794 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
30,147
Setting:
city
#5

Purdue University--West Lafayette has a total undergraduate enrollment of 30,147, with a gender distribution of 57.4 percent male students and 42.6 percent female students. At this school, 35 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 65 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$16,992 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$29,566 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
39,192
Setting:
city
#6

Founded in 1855, Pennsylvania State University--University Park is a public institution. Pennsylvania State University--University Park follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$45,527 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
8,600
Setting:
suburban
#7

Northwestern University is a private school in Evanston, Ill., about 30 minutes outside of Chicago. Undergraduate students have more than 70 options for majors or can design their own non-traditional degree program.

In-state tuition and fees:
$10,930 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$25,320 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
23,859
Setting:
rural
#8

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

Virginia Tech was established in 1872 as a public institution. Virginia Tech follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.

Tuition and fees:
$43,498 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,503
Setting:
urban
#9

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, Mass., just across the Charles River from downtown Boston.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,506 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$25,126 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
40,103
Setting:
city
#10

Texas A&M University--College Station has a total undergraduate enrollment of 40,103, with a gender distribution of 52.1 percent male students and 47.9 percent female students. At this school, 21.7 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 78.3 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$10,403 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$26,653 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
30,863
Setting:
city
#10

Founded in 1848, University of Wisconsin--Madison is a public institution. University of Wisconsin--Madison follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.

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