Best Graduate Materials 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
#2Northwestern University (McCormick)Evanston, IL#20$54,120 per year (full-time); $6,418 per credit (part-time)1,791
#3Stanford UniversityStanford, CA#2$54,015 per year (full-time)3,524
#3University of California--Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, CA#24$12,570 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,672 per year (out-of-state, full-time)821
#3University 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
#6University of California--BerkeleyBerkeley, CA#3$11,442 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,544 per year (out-of-state, full-time)2,189
#7Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta, GA#7$13,788 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,568 per year (out-of-state, full-time)4,085
#8California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA#5N/A543
#8Cornell UniversityIthaca, NY#14$29,500 per year (full-time); $2,274 per credit (part-time)2,185
#8University 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
#11Pennsylvania State University--University ParkUniversity Park, PA#35$22,976 per year (in-state, full-time); $38,466 per year (out-of-state, full-time)1,638
#12Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh, PA#4$47,300 per year (full-time); $1,971 per credit (part-time)3,834
13University of Pennsylvania    
14Harvard University    
14Ohio State University    
16Johns Hopkins University (Whiting)    
16Purdue University--West Lafayette    
16University of Florida    
16University of Wisconsin--Madison    
20North Carolina State University    
20University of Texas--Austin (Cockrell)    
22Colorado School of Mines    
22Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute    
22University of Minnesota--Twin Cities    
25Columbia University (Fu Foundation)    
26Rice University (Brown)    
26University of California--Davis    
26University of California--Los Angeles (Samueli)    
26Virginia Tech    
30Case Western Reserve University    
30Lehigh University (Rossin)    
30Texas A&M University    
30University of California--San Diego (Jacobs)    
30University of Maryland--College Park (Clark)    
30University of Virginia    
30University of Washington    
37Brown University    
37Drexel University    
37Duke University (Pratt)    
37Iowa State University    
41Arizona State University (Fulton)    
41Stony Brook University--SUNY    
41University of California--Irvine (Samueli)    
41University of Massachusetts--Amherst    
41University of Tennessee--Knoxville (Tickle)    
46Clemson University    
46Michigan State University    
46Michigan Technological University    
46Northeastern University    
46Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey--New Brunswick    
46University of Connecticut    
46University of Delaware    
46University of Southern California (Viterbi)    
54Boston University    
54University of Colorado--Boulder    
54University of Pittsburgh (Swanson)    
57Alfred University--New York State College of Ceramics (Inamori)    
57Dartmouth College (Thayer)    
57Missouri University of Science and Technology    
57University of Arizona    
57University of Central Florida    
57University of Utah    
57Vanderbilt University    
57Washington State University    
57Washington University in St. Louis    
66University of Illinois--Chicago    
67Boise State University    
67Tufts University    
67University of Cincinnati    
70Oregon State University    
70University at Buffalo--SUNY    
70University of Alabama    
70University of California--Riverside (Bourns)    
70University of North Texas    
70University of Rochester (Hajim)    
70University of Texas--Dallas (Jonsson)    
70Worcester Polytechnic Institute    
78Auburn University (Ginn)    
78Illinois Institute of Technology (Armour)    
78Stevens Institute of Technology (Schaefer)    
78University of Texas--Arlington    
82New Jersey Institute of Technology    
82Oklahoma State University    
82South Dakota School of Mines and Technology    
82University of Dayton    
82University of Houston (Cullen)    
82University of Kentucky    
82University of Nebraska--Lincoln    
82University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee    
90Binghamton University--SUNY (Watson)    
90Florida A&M University    
90New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology    
90Tulane University    
90University of Alabama--Birmingham    
90University of Idaho 1    
90University of Massachusetts--Lowell (Francis)    
90University of Nevada--Reno    
90Wayne State University