Best Graduate Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical Engineering Programs in US 2020

Ranked by US News in 2019, part of Best Engineering Schools

More US Graduate School Rankings

* Schools within the same rank range are listed alphabetically.

#1Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA#1$51,520 per year (full-time)3,130
#1Stanford UniversityStanford, CA#2$54,015 per year (full-time)3,524
#3California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA#5N/A543
#4Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta, GA#7$13,788 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,568 per year (out-of-state, full-time)4,085
#5Purdue University--West LafayetteWest Lafayette, IN#8$10,330 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,132 per year (out-of-state, full-time)3,130
#5University of Michigan--Ann ArborAnn Arbor, MI#5$26,336 per year (in-state, full-time); $49,508 per year (out-of-state, full-time)3,285
#7University of Illinois--Urbana-ChampaignUrbana, IL#10$18,256 per year (in-state, full-time); $34,330 per year (out-of-state, full-time)3,733
#7University of Texas--Austin (Cockrell)Austin, TX#11$10,348 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,942 per year (out-of-state, full-time)2,011
#9Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ#17N/A676
#10Texas A&M University--College StationCollege Station, TX#15$273 per credit (in-state, full-time); $746 per credit (out-of-state, full-time)3,065
#10University of Colorado--BoulderBoulder, CO#31$14,940 per year (in-state, full-time); $33,138 per year (out-of-state, full-time)1,782
#12Cornell UniversityIthaca, NY#14$29,500 per year (full-time); $2,274 per credit (part-time)2,185
13University of California--Los Angeles (Samueli)    
14University of Maryland--College Park (Clark)    
14University of Minnesota--Twin Cities    
14Virginia Tech    
17Ohio State University    
17Pennsylvania State University--University Park    
17University of Washington    
20University of California--San Diego (Jacobs)    
20University of Notre Dame    
20University of Southern California (Viterbi)    
23Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute    
24University of California--Irvine (Samueli)    
24University of Florida    
24University of Virginia    
27Arizona State University (Fulton)    
27Iowa State University    
29Air Force Institute of Technology    
29Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University    
29North Carolina State University    
29Rice University (Brown)    
29Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey--New Brunswick    
29University of Arizona    
29University of California--Davis    
36Case Western Reserve University    
36Naval Postgraduate School    
36University at Buffalo--SUNY    
39George Washington University    
39Illinois Institute of Technology (Armour)    
39Syracuse University    
39University of Tennessee--Knoxville (Tickle)    
39Washington University in St. Louis    
39Worcester Polytechnic Institute    
45Auburn University (Ginn)    
45Missouri University of Science and Technology    
45University of Cincinnati    
45University of Kansas    
45University of Texas--Arlington    
50University of Alabama    
50Utah State University    
50Wichita State University    
53Oklahoma State University    
53San Diego State University    
53University of Alabama--Huntsville    
53University of Dayton    
53University of Oklahoma    
58Mississippi State University (Bagley)    
58New York University (Tandon)    
58West Virginia University (Statler)    
61California State University--Long Beach    
61Florida Institute of Technology    
61Old Dominion University (Batten)