Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs Rankings

Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs Methodology

These undergrad engineering programs were ranked solely on a peer assessment survey conducted in spring 2013. To appear on an undergraduate engineering survey, a school must have an undergraduate engineering program accredited by ABET. The programs below are schools whose highest engineering degree offered is a bachelor's or master's.

Rank School Score Tuition and Fees Total enrollment Average freshman retention rate 6-year graduation rate Classes with fewer than 20 students SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile
#2 Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, CA

4.3 $46,509 783 98% 88%
#4 United States Naval Academy

Annapolis, MD

4.0 $0 4,536 97% 87%
#4 Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Needham, MA

4.0 $42,500 355 97% 93% 6
#9 Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA

3.7 $46,902 3,618 94% 90%
#3 United States Military Academy

West Point, NY

4.1 $0 4,592 94% 83%
#7 Cooper Union

New York, NY

3.9 $41,400 939 94% 82%
#10 Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA

3.6 $42,156 8,519 94% 86%
#8 California Polytechnic State University—​San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA

3.8 in-state: $8,997, out-of-state: $20,157 18,679 92% 73%
#1 Rose-​Hulman Institute of Technology

Terre Haute, IN

4.4 $40,254 2,214 91% 80%
#4 United States Air Force Academy

USAF Academy, CO

4.0 $0 4,120 90% 80%
#10 Milwaukee School of Engineering

Milwaukee, WI

3.6 $34,020 2,564 78% 56%
#10 Embry-​Riddle Aeronautical University

Daytona Beach, FL

3.6 $31,334 5,120 73% 58%