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 16 1470-1540 34-35
Webb Institute 100 35 1440-1540 30-34
Colorado School of Mines 88 49 1290-1450 28-33
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 82 68 1270-1480 27-33
Worcester Polytechnic Institute 72 42 1300-1460 29-33
Georgia Institute of Technology 61 23 1400-1520 31-34
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 56 43 1330-1500 29-33
California Maritime Academy 37 67 1060-1250 22-27
Harvey Mudd College 37 14 1490-1560 34-35
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 22 1270-1450 29-33
California State Polytechnic University - San Luis Obispo 26 30 1240-1430 26-32
Purdue University 25 58 1190-1390 25-32
Virginia Military Institute 25 51 1120-1280 24-30
North Carolina State 25 47 1260-1380 27-31
Carnegie Mellon University 24 17 1450-1550 33-35
Virginia Polytechnic Institute 23 70 1180-1360 25-30
Rice University 21 11 1490-1580 33-35
California State Polytechnic University - Pomona 21 55 1020-1260 19-27
Clemson University 20 47 1220-1390 27-31
Princeton University 20 5 1430-1570 31-35
Stanford University 20 4 1420-1570 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 27-33
Texas A&M University 18 70 1150-1360 25-30
University of Maine 17 92 1050-1250 22-27
Duke University 17 9 1490-1560 31-35
Cornell University 16 11 1410-1530 32-34
Santa Clara University 16 50 1270-1440 28-32
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 16 23 1380-1540 30-34
Lafayette College 16 29 1250-1440 27-32
University of Dayton 16 72 1130-1220 24-27
University of Massachusetts - Lowell 16 69 1130-1310 24-29
Bucknell University 15 33 1260-1420 27-32
State University of New York - Environmental Science and Forestry 15 52 1150-1300 24-28
Oregon State University 15 79 1070-1300 22-28
Northeastern University 15 19 1360-1520 32-34
Pennsylvania State University - University Park 15 56 1160-1360 25-30
University of California - Merced 14 69 910-1120 18-23
University of Virginia 14 26 1330-1500 30-34
Vanderbilt University 13 10 1400-1550 33-35
Union College 13 37 1270-1430 29-32
University of Florida 13 36 1240-1410 28-32
Ohio State University - Columbus 13 52 1240-1450 27-32
University of the Pacific 13 65 1070-1330 22-30
University of California - Berkeley 12 15 1300-1530 29-34
Northwestern University 12 8 1430-1550 33-35
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 39 1170-1410 27-33
University of North Carolina - Charlotte 11 67 1120-1270 21-26
University of California - Irvine 11 29 1180-1440 24-31
University of Nebraska 11 80 1130-1360 22-29
University of Pittsburgh 11 59 1280-1420 28-33
University of Minnesota 11 52 1300-1450 26-31
Gonzaga University 10 66 1180-1350 25-30
Rutgers University - New Brunswick 10 58 1190-1400 24-30
Marquette University 10 82 1150-1320 24-30
University of Tennessee - Knoxville 10 78 1150-1330 25-31
State University of New York - Binghamton 10 40 1290-1430 28-31
University of Colorado - Boulder 10 80 1150-1350 25-30