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 13 1470-1550 33-35
Webb Institute 100 29 1440-1510 34-35
Colorado School of Mines 88 40 1290-1450 29-32
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 82 61 1260-1450 27-32
Worcester Polytechnic Institute 72 48 1270-1440 28-32
Georgia Institute of Technology 61 23 1380-1530 30-34
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 56 44 1340-1510 28-32
California Maritime Academy 37 68 1030-1250 21-26
Harvey Mudd College 37 15 1470-1570 33-35
California Institute of Technology 36 8 1540-1580 34-35
MIT 35 7 1490-1590 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 56 1160-1360 25-31
Virginia Military Institute 25 51 1160-1300 23-30
North Carolina State 25 46 1260-1390 27-31
Carnegie Mellon University 24 22 1430-1560 32-35
Virginia Polytechnic Institute 23 71 1180-1380 24-29
Rice University 21 16 1460-1580 32-35
California State Polytechnic University - Pomona 21 55 1010-1240 20-27
Clemson University 20 51 1220-1400 26-31
Princeton University 20 6 1470-1590 32-35
Stanford University 20 5 1390-1540 32-35
Drexel University 19 75 1170-1350 25-30
Johns Hopkins University 19 12 1470-1580 32-35
University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign 18 60 1400-1510 26-32
Texas A&M University 18 66 1140-1380 24-30
University of Maine 17 90 1030-1260 21-26
Duke University 17 10 1500-1580 31-34
Cornell University 16 13 1390-1530 31-34
Santa Clara University 16 48 1270-1450 28-32
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 16 27 1440-1570 29-33
Washington University at St. Louis 16 17 1460-1580 32-34
Lafayette College 16 31 1260-1440 28-31
University of Dayton 16 60 1110-1320 24-29
University of Massachusetts - Lowell 16 60 1140-1320 24-29
Bucknell University 15 31 1220-1380 28-31
State University of New York - Environmental Science and Forestry 15 54 1140-1320 23-27
Oregon State University 15 77 1070-1300 22-28
Northeastern University 15 29 1380-1530 31-34
Pennsylvania State University - University Park 15 50 1160-1340 25-30
University of California - Merced 14 72 960-1140 19-24
University of Virginia 14 27 1320-1510 29-33
Vanderbilt University 13 11 1400-1550 32-35
Union College 13 37 1270-1450 28-31
University of Florida 13 42 1240-1410 28-32
Ohio State University - Columbus 13 54 1230-1450 27-31
University of the Pacific 13 66 1110-1370 23-30
University of California - Berkeley 12 18 1370-1550 29-34
Northwestern University 12 9 1450-1570 32-34
University of Rochester 12 38 1310-1490 29-33
University of Maryland - College Park 12 48 1310-1450 28-33
University of Texas - Austin 12 36 1160-1390 26-32
University of North Carolina - Charlotte 11 62 1110-1270 22-26
University of California - Irvine 11 37 1140-1380 23-29
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 1120-1310 24-30
State University of New York - Binghamton 10 41 1290-1450 28-31
University of Colorado - Boulder 10 77 1140-1370 25-30