Top 10 best universities for Engineering in U.S.A

By Siksha Raturi | Career | May 25, 2017

Top 10 best universities for Engineering in U.S.A:

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

  2. Stanford University

  3. University of California- Berkeley

  4. California Institute of Technology

  5. Georgia Institute of Technology.

  6. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

  7. The University of Michigan.

  8. Princeton University.

  9. Cornell University

  10. Harvard University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)


Massachusetts Institute of Technology was established in 1861. It is the best university in the world according to QS World Rankings 2016-2017 and is rated as 5+ QS stars. Maximum scores are achieved by MIT in all categories as well as in employability, modernism, education, internationalization, comprehensiveness and facilities.

MIT places among the top ten rankings of overall universities. It is the finest universities in the world which include the subjects- engineering in computer science, business, architecture, mathematics, natural science, economics, and linguistics.

Global Ranking of MIT according to –

ARWU - 5


U.S. News and world report- 5

Washington Monthly- 2


Stanford University

Stanford university

Stanford University is a private institution which was founded in 1885. It is the second best university after MIT. It ranks among the top five universities in the world. The campus of Stanford University is situated in the Bay Area of California. Stanford offers various courses for engineering and they are Aeronautics, Chemical Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering in Computer Science, Bioengineering, Management Science and Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

Global Ranking of Stanford University according to –

ARWU - 2

QS- 2

U.S. News and world report- 3

Times- 3


University of California- Berkeley

The University of California was established in 1868 and is a public university. It is one of the leading academic Universities in the world. Barkley Engineering offers the program in Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering, Biomedical/Medical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Civil Engineering, Engineering Physics, Electrical- Electronics and Communications Engineering, Engineering Science, Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering, Operations Research, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering.

Admissions are very competitive for Electrical and Computer Science. The National Science Foundation awarded more Graduate Research Fellowship to Berkley student than those of any other Universities.

Global Ranking of Stanford University according to –


QS – 28

Times – 10

U.S News & World Report – 4

Website –

California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

According to QS World University Rankings 2016-2017, California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is the fifth best University in the world. It is top of the class in research, innovation and facilities etc and was rated maximum 5 QS stars. Caltech is not a very big institution but has very powerful research and teaching organization. It offers a number of subjects which includes Chemical Engineering, Natural Science, Marine Science, Chemistry, Earth and Biological Science.

Global ranking of Caltech-

ARWU - 8

QS - 5

Times - 1

U.S News and World Report - 5

website -

Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Institute of technology commonly called as Georgia Tech and it was established on 13 October 1885. It is a public research university situated in Atlanta Georgia, in the United States. It is one of the nation’s top Universities. It is well-recognized for its degree programs in computing, business administration, liberal arts, sciences, and engineering. The campus of Georgia Tech occupies 400 acres of Atlanta where the student receives a well-focused and technology-based education. This institutes various top-ranked and nationally recognized programs.

Global ranking of Georgia

ARWU - 93

QS - 71

Times - 33

U.S News and World Report - 66


The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign is a public University and is also called as UIUC or Illinois. This University was established at 1867.   In the United States, the library campus of Illinois is second largest after the Harvard University. This University includes 17 colleges which offer more than 150 programs for the students. Various engineering programs are suggested by the universities such as Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering and Biomolecular Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering Mechanical Science and Engineering Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering and Physics.

Global ranking of Illinois

ARWU - 30

QS - 66

Times - 36

U.S News & World Report - 47

Website –

University of Michigan

University of Michigan

The University of Michigan simply referred as Michigan and was founded at 26 August 1817. It is a public research university situated at Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. The college provides Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. level degrees. The undergraduate degree program provided by the college are- Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Earth System Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Industrials and Operations Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Radiological Engineering and Nuclear Engineering.

Global ranking of Michigan-

ARWU -23

QS - 23

Times - 21

U.S News & World Report - 17

Princeton University

Princeton University

Princeton University was founded in 1746. It is a private research university situated at Princeton, New Jersey, United States. It is one of the oldest University in the United States with an impressive reputation. According to latest QS World Universities rankings, it is the 11th best university in the world and was rated as 5+ QS stars.

Global ranking of Princeton University-


QS - 3

Times - 7

U.S News & World Report - 6

Website - 

Cornell University

Cornell University

Cornell University was established in 1865. It is located in Ithaka, New York and is a private and land-grant university. Nation’s first doctorates in both electrical and industrial engineering were awarded by Cornell University College of Engineering.  According to world report and U.S News, this college is one of the top seven Engineering colleges in the nation. Cornell ranked no. 1 by U.S news and world report in engineering physics program (2008).  Operations research and industrial engineering ranked fourth in the nation. Computer Science program of Cornell ranks among top five in the world.

Global ranking of Cornell University-

ARWU -13

QS - 16

Times -19

U.S News & World Report - 22

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Harvard University

Harvard University was established in 1636. It is the oldest institution in the United States which provides higher education to their students. It is a private institution situated in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Harvard ranked best by ARWU (Academic Ranking of World Universities) and the World reputation rankings consecutively since the time it was first released.

Global ranking of Harvard University-

ARWU -13

QS – 16

Times -19

U.S News & World Report - 22

website -

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