Mechanical Engg
Planning to pursue MS in Mechanical Engg in US?
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Top Choices University Name City State Acceptance rate Avg UGPA Avg GRE Duration (Months) Annual Tuition Starting Salary Website
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Cambridge MA 15.8% 3.8 165 21 $ 43210 $ 69000 meche.mit.edu
2 Stanford University Stanford CA 19.2% 3.8 166 21 $ 45480 $ 77319 me.stanford.edu
3 University of California, Berkeley (UCB) Berkeley CA 14.9% 3.5 165 21 $ 15802 $ 67500 www.me.berkeley.edu
4 University of Michigan Ann Arbor MI 23.4% 3.4 165 21 $ 22322 $ 64200 www.me.engin.umich.edu
5 California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Pasadena CA 7.9% 3.5 168 21 $ 41409 $ 66000 www.me.caltech.edu
6 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta GA 27.7% 3.5 164 21 $ 29702 $ 60000 www.me.gatech.edu
7 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana IL 27.8% 3.5 165 21 $ 16754 $ 63000 www.mechse.illinois.edu
8 Purdue University West Lafayette IN 27.5% 3.8 163 21 $ 29888 $ 61500 www.tech.purdue.edu/Met
9 Cornell University Ithaca NY 30.1% 3.8 165 21 $ 45130 $ 68400 www.mae.cornell.edu
10 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh PA 27.5% 3.8 165 21 $ 40688 $ 64100 www.cmu.edu/me
11 Northwestern University Evanston IL 24.9% 3.6 164 21 $ 45120 $ 61000 www.mech.northwestern.edu
12 Princeton University Princeton NJ 10.1% 3.8 165 21 $ 42070 $ 61700 www.princeton.edu/mae
13 University of Texas at Austin Austin TX 18.2% 3 164 21 $ 17506 $ 70800 www.me.utexas.edu
14 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Los Angeles CA 29.1% 3.8 164 21 $ 27664 $ 65000 www.mae.ucla.edu
15 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore MD 28.5% 3.5 163 21 $ 45470 $ 65000 www.me.jhu.edu
16 Texas A&M University College Station TX 28.9% 3 160 21 $ 12778 $ 70000 www.mengr.tamu.edu
17 Pennsylvania State University University Park PA 21.9% 3 163 21 $ 32416 $ 60000 www.mne.psu.edu
18 University of Minnesota Minneapolis MN 25% 3.5 163 21 $ 22990 $ 60600 www.me.umn.edu
19 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison WI 14.6% 3.5 164 21 $ 25188 $ 62000 www.engr.wisc.edu/me
20 University of California, San Diego (UCSD) San Diego CA 23.3% 3.5 164 21 $ 27881 $ 61100 maeweb.ucsd.edu
21 Pennslyvania State University York PA 56.3% 3.5 163 21 $ 20766 $ 43670 www.mne.psu.edu
22 Harvard University Cambridge MA 10.1% 3.5 165 21 $ 38888 $ 63000 www.seas.harvard.edu/materials-science-mechanical-engineering
23 University of Maryland, College Park College Park MD 23.6% 3.5 163 21 $ 26165 $ 61400 www.enme.umd.edu
24 University of Southern California Los Angeles CA 32.1% 3.5 163 21 $ 29448 $ 64000 ame-www.usc.edu
25 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg VA 20.1% 3.5 162 21 $ 24588 $ 62000 www.me.vt.edu
26 Columbia University NYC NY 12.5% 3.5 165 21 $ 41425 $ 67600 www.columbia.edu/cu/mechanical
27 Ohio State University Columbus OH 16.7% 3.5 163 21 $ 30599 $ 60000 mae.osu.edu
28 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia PA 23.7% 3 165 21 $ 28768 $ 57500 www.me.upenn.edu
29 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy NY 23.3% 3.5 163 21 $ 45100 $ 61100 mane.rpi.edu
30 Brown University Providence RI 17.6% 3.5 164 21 $ 45612 $ 65000 www.brown.edu/academics/engineering/fluids-and-thermal-sciences
31 Florida State University Tallahassee FL 32.6% 3 160 21 $ 20042 $ 45000 www.eng.fsu.edu/me
32 Duke University Durham NC 21.5% 3.8 163 21 $ 43498 $ 72400 www.mems.duke.edu
33 University of Florida Gainesville FL 29.8% 3.5 162 21 $ 30035 $ 58400 www.mae.ufl.edu
34 Rice University Houston TX 18.8% 3.6 164 21 $ 38260 $ 72800 mech.rice.edu
35 University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) Santa Barbara CA 15.1% 3.8 165 21 $ 28093 $ 62000 www.me.ucsb.edu
36 University of Washington Seattle WA 22.8% 3.5 164 21 $ 28686 $ 59000 www.me.washington.edu
37 University of Colorado Boulder Boulder CO 33.9% 3.5 161 21 $ 28200 $ 61200 www.colorado.edu/mechanical
38 Colorado School of Mines Golden CO 38.3% 3.5 159 21 $ 32415 $ 60600 www.mines.edu/Mechanical_GS
39 Yale University New Haven CT 11.7% 3.8 164 21 $ 36500 $ 63200 www.seas.yale.edu/departments-mechanical.php
40 North Carolina State University Raleigh NC 16.8% 3.6 163 21 $ 25678 $ 56000 www.mae.ncsu.edu
41 University of California, Davis Davis CA 24.3% 3.5 163 21 $ 28211 $ 59600 mae.ucdavis.edu
42 Michigan State University East Lansing MI 11.4% 3.5 163 21 $ 11212 $ 60800 www.egr.msu.edu/me
43 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland OH 20.6% 3.5 164 21 $ 38588 $ 60100 www.engineering.case.edu/emae
44 Iowa State University Ames IA 18% 3.5 160 21 $ 20617 $ 60000 www.me.iastate.edu
45 University of California, Irvine Irvine CA 20.3% 3.5 163 21 $ 15553 $ 62000 mae.eng.uci.edu
46 University of Virginia Charlottesville VA 22.4% 3.5 162 21 $ 26826 $ 61000 www.mae.virginia.edu
47 Vanderbilt University Nashville TN 14.7% 3.5 163 21 $ 31446 $ 62000 engineering.vanderbilt.edu/me/index.php
48 University of Arizona Tucson AZ 42.9% 3.5 163 21 $ 29362 $ 61000 www.ame.arizona.edu
49 University of Massachusets- Amherst Amherst MA 18.4% 3.5 163 21 $ 45612 $ 54000 www.uml.edu/Engineering/Mechanical
50 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame IN 18.4% 3.5 163 21 $ 44445 $ 67800 ame.nd.edu
51 Cleveland State University Cleveland OH 67.1% 3.5 163 21 $ 25336 $ 54360 www.csuohio.edu/majors/mechanical-engineering
52 University of Houston Houston TX - 3.5 161 21 $ 15984 $ 70900 www.egr.uh.edu/me
53 Boston University Boston MA 24.8% 3 163 21 $ 44620 $ 59300 www.bu.edu/me
54 Northeastern University Boston MA 39.5% 3 162 21 $ 31560 $ 59500 www.mie.neu.edu
55 Washington University in St. Louis St Louis MO 60% 3.5 163 21 $ 24832 $ 55342 mems.wustl.edu
56 University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC) Chicago IL 20.2% 3.5 160 21 $ 14465 $ 56800 www.mie.uic.edu
57 Michigan Technological University Houghton MI 39.9% 3.5 162 21 $ 14440 $ 62000 www.mtu.edu/mechanical
58 University of Connecticut Storrs CT 50% 3.8 163 21 $ 32880 $ 61400 www.engr.uconn.edu/me
59 Dartmouth College Hanover NH 10.5% 3.5 163 21 $ 22564 $ 54321 www.engineering.dartmouth.edu/research/disciplines/mechanical
60 Arizona State University Tempe AZ 55.6% 3.5 162 21 $ 26604 $ 56400 semte.engineering.asu.edu/mechanical-engineering
61 Rutgers University New Brunswick NJ 22.2% 3.5 163 21 $ 27667 $ 60000 www.mae.rutgers.edu
62 Indiana University Bloomington IN 15.1% 3.5 163 21 $ 28035 $ 62800 www.engr.iupui.edu/departments/me/people/faculty-and-staff.php
63 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh PA 30.8% 3 164 21 $ 38268 $ 55200 www.engr.pitt.edu/mems
64 University of Utah Salt Lake City UT 23.5% 3.5 161 21 $ 25097 $ 60000 www.mech.utah.edu/academics/grads
65 SUNY Buffalo Buffalo NY 31.7% 3.8 167 21 $ 20190 $ 56000 www.mae.buffalo.edu
66 Tufts University Medford MA 45.1% 3.5 160 21 $ 27520 $ 63900 www.ase.tufts.edu/mechanical
67 University of Iowa Iowa City IA 22% 3.5 161 21 $ 26318 $ 63500 www.mie.engineering.uiowa.edu
68 University of Tennessee Knoxville TN 26.1% 3.5 160 21 $ 10944 $ 60000 www.engr.utk.edu/mabe
69 SUNY Stonybrook Stonybrook NY 57.8% 3 163 21 $ 21850 $ 45000 me.eng.sunysb.edu
70 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati OH 60.3% 3.5 163 21 $ 26210 $ 53250 www.min.uc.edu/me
71 Syracuse University Syracuse NY 60.8% 3.8 167 21 $ 28200 $ 60000 www.eng-cs.syr.edu/our-departments/mechanical-and-aerospace-engineering
72 Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago IL 60.8% 3.5 161 21 $ 23812 $ 58600 www.engineering.iit.edu/programs/graduate/master-engineering-mechanical-and-aerospace-engineering
73 New York University (NYU) New York City NY 50.5% 3.8 161 21 $ 41656 $ 60000 www.engineering.nyu.edu/academics/departments/mechanical
74 University of Texas at Arlington Arlington TX 61.4% 3.5 160 21 $ 23453 $ 60000 www.uta.edu/mae
75 George Washington University Washington DC DC 39.5% 3.5 163 21 $ 27567 $ 53900 www.mae.seas.gwu.edu
76 University of Kentucky Lexington KY 39.9% 3.5 165 21 $ 44100 $ 63500 www.engr.uky.edu/me
77 Texas Christian University Fortworth TX 32.1% 3.5 163 21 $ 32415 $ 73100 www.depts.ttu.edu/me
78 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester NY 18% 3.5 163 21 $ 30035 $ 65300 www.rit.edu/kgcoe/mechanical
79 University of Texas Dallas Dallas TX 61.2% 3.5 160 21 $ 22282 $ 60000 www.me.utdallas.edu
80 University of Missouri Columbia MO 78.6% 3.5 163 21 $ 32341 $ 56000 mae.mst.edu
81 Louisiana State University Baton Rouge LA 41.8% 3.5 163 21 $ 20342 $ 51000 www.mie.lsu.edu
82 University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill Chapel Hill NC 33.4% 3.5 163 21 $ 16754 $ 67000 www.mees.uncc.edu
83 University of Oklahoma Norman OK 20.2% 3 163 21 $ 28686 $ 65000 www.mae.okstate.edu
84 University of Kansas Lawrence KS 32.6% 3.5 163 21 $ 27881 $ 69500 www.me.engr.ku.edu
85 St. Louis University St Louis MO 38.3% 3.5 163 21 $ 45100 $ 64100 www.slu.edu/mechanical-engineering
86 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa AL 51% 3 163 21 $ 28456 $ 52450 www.me.eng.ua.edu
87 Texas Tech University Austin TX 19.9% 3.5 164 21 $ 17213 $ 84700 www.me.utexas.edu
88 University of Oregon Eugene OR 20.6% 3.5 163 21 $ 30599 $ 65000 mime.oregonstate.edu
89 University of South Carolina Columbia SC 65.2% 3.5 163 21 $ 25770 $ 56000 www.me.sc.edu/index1.html
90 University of Miami Coral Gables FL 24.8% 3 163 21 $ 36000 $ 65000 www.mae.miami.edu
91 Temple University Philadelpiha PA 25.4% 3.5 165 21 $ 27667 $ 66200 engineering.temple.edu/department/mechanical-engineering
92 University of Arkansas- Fayetteville Fayetteville AR 22.8% 3.5 163 21 $ 11212 $ 62000 mechanical-engineering.uark.edu
93 Florida International University Miami FL 23.5% 3.5 163 21 $ 26604 $ 65000 www.mme.fiu.edu
94 University of Denver Denver CO 22.1% 3.5 165 21 $ 23400 $ 65100 ritchieschool.du.edu
95 University of Mississippi University MS 31.2% 3.5 163 21 $ 26130 $ 56000 www.engineering.olemiss.edu/mechanical
96 Lehigh University Bethlehem PA 19.9% 3.5 163 21 $ 23400 $ 64800 www.lehigh.edu/~inmem

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