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Tuition and fees:
$40,254 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,121
Setting:
suburban
#1

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.

In-state tuition and fees:
$0 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$0 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,120
Setting:
suburban
#2

United States Air Force Academy is a public institution that was founded in 1954. The school has 72.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at United States Air Force Academy is 8:1.

Tuition and fees:
$41,400 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
880
Setting:
urban
#3

Cooper Union

New York, NY

Cooper Union was established in 1859 as a private institution. Cooper Union follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered most selective.

Tuition and fees:
$46,509 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
783
Setting:
suburban
#4

Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, CA

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)
Enrollment:
17,680
Setting:
suburban
#5

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.

In-state tuition and fees:
$0 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$0 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,592
Setting:
suburban
#6

The United States Military Academy, also known as West Point, is the oldest of the country’s five federal service academies. The public school is located in West Point, N.Y., where graduates earn a bachelor of science degree and are commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.

Tuition and fees:
$34,020 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,378
Setting:
urban
#7

Milwaukee School of Engineering is a private institution that was founded in 1903. The school has 39.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Milwaukee School of Engineering is 14:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,373 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$13,244 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
25,157
Setting:
urban
#8

San Jose State University was established in 1857 as a public institution. San Jose State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$0 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$0 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
4,536
Setting:
city
#8

The United States Naval Academy is a public school located in the waterfront town of Annapolis, Md. Students, known as midshipmen, are officers in training, and tuition is fully funded by the U.S. Navy in return for active-duty service after graduation.

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