28 August 2016

Colleges with Strong Engineering Programs

Posted in Your College List

teacher-classroomIn search of colleges and universities with strong engineering programs?

Look no further, we've identified 60+ schools that fit the bill.  To make the grade, we looked for public and private institutions that granted engineering degrees to 10% or more of its graduates last year and were consistently ranked highly by a variety of third party sources.

There are plenty of household names like MIT, Caltech and Stanford on the list, in addition to several lesser known gems.  If you're 100% certain about engineering, you might consider schools like Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering or Webb Institute, or if you're looking for engineering in a liberal arts setting, consider checking out Harvey Mudd, Swarthmore, Bucknell, Lafayette, Lehigh, Trinity or Union Colleges.  

To help you categorize schools into safeties, targets and reaches, we've included admission rates, mid-50th percentile SAT and ACT scores.  We've also provided links to each school's website to help you explore fit.

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Colleges with Strong Engineering Programs

College Kickstart LLC

Institution Engineering (%) Admit Rate (%) SAT Mid 50 ACT Mid 50 Link to School
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering 100 14 1470-1550 33-35
Webb Institute 100 35 1440-1540 30-34
Colorado School of Mines 88 56 1310-1450 28-32
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 82 61 1260-1450 27-32
Worcester Polytechnic Institute 72 48 1280-1440 28-32
Georgia Institute of Technology 61 23 1360-1490 30-34
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 56 43 1320-1500 28-32
California Maritime Academy 37 67 1060-1250 22-27
Harvey Mudd College 37 14 1470-1570 33-35
California Institute of Technology 36 8 1530-1590 34-35
MIT 35 7 1490-1570 33-35
Case Western Reserve University 29 33 1350-1500 30-33
Lehigh University 28 25 1270-1430 29-32
California State Polytechnic University - San Luis Obispo 26 35 1220-1400 26-31
Purdue University 25 57 1160-1360 25-31
Virginia Military Institute 25 53 1110-1270 23-28
North Carolina State 25 51 1240-1370 27-31
Carnegie Mellon University 24 22 1430-1560 32-35
Virginia Polytechnic Institute 23 70 1180-1360 25-30
Rice University 21 16 1490-1580 33-35
California State Polytechnic University - Pomona 21 55 1010-1240 20-27
Clemson University 20 47 1220-1390 27-31
Princeton University 20 5 1430-1570 31-35
Stanford University 20 4 1390-1540 32-35
Drexel University 19 79 1160-1350 24-30
Johns Hopkins University 19 10 1480-1560 33-35
University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign 18 62 1270-1480 26-32
Texas A&M University 18 70 1150-1360 25-30
University of Maine 17 92 1050-1250 22-27
Duke University 17 10 1390-1580 31-35
Cornell University 16 13 1390-1530 31-34
Santa Clara University 16 54 1270-1440 28-32
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 16 27 1350-1530 30-33
Washington University at St. Louis 16 16 1470-1570 32-34
Lafayette College 16 31 1260-1440 28-31
University of Dayton 16 72 1100-1310 24-29
University of Massachusetts - Lowell 16 69 1130-1310 24-29
Bucknell University 15 31 1260-1410 28-31
State University of New York - Environmental Science and Forestry 15 52 1150-1300 24-28
Oregon State University 15 77 1070-1300 22-28
Northeastern University 15 27 1360-1520 32-34
Pennsylvania State University - University Park 15 50 1160-1340 25-30
University of California - Merced 14 69 1010-1200 18-23
University of Virginia 14 27 1310-1500 29-33
Vanderbilt University 13 11 1400-1550 32-35
Union College 13 37 1270-1430 29-32
University of Florida 13 42 1240-1410 28-32
Ohio State University - Columbus 13 48 1260-1450 27-31
University of the Pacific 13 65 1070-1330 22-30
University of California - Berkeley 12 17 1300-1530 29-34
Northwestern University 12 8 1390-1560 32-34
University of Rochester 12 35 1250-1490 29-33
University of Maryland - College Park 12 44 1300-1450 29-33
University of Texas - Austin 12 36 1160-1390 26-33
University of North Carolina - Charlotte 11 66 1110-1260 22-26
University of California - Irvine 11 37 1170-1410 24-30
University of Nebraska 11 69 1100-1380 22-29
University of Pittsburgh 11 60 1260-1400 27-32
University of Minnesota 11 50 1300-1440 26-31
Gonzaga University 10 65 1180-1350 26-30
Rutgers University - New Brunswick 10 57 1190-1410 24-30
Marquette University 10 89 1200-1370 24-29
University of Tennessee - Knoxville 10 77 1140-1310 24-30
State University of New York - Binghamton 10 40 1290-1430 28-31
University of Colorado - Boulder 10 80 1150-1350 25-30