According to the US News Rankings of Best Undergraduate engineering specialties in Mechanical, MIT is ranked No. 1 in America, followed by Univ of Michigan and UC Berkeley.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT does very well in the Best Engineering Specialty Rankings, with 8 specialties ranked in the Top 3 positions nationwide......
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
University of Michigan is ranked in the Top Ten (9th overall) for its Graduate Engineering programs......
The University of California, Berkeley
According to the U.S. News & World Report Rankings 2009, Berkeley's undergraduate engineering is ranked equal 2nd with Stanford......
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
According to the US News "America's Best Graduate Schools 2010" survey, its graduate engineering program is ranked 27th nationally, and placed 4th in industrial/manufacturing programs......
The University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ranked 27th in the world for Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences, according to the ARWU Subject League Table 2008......
Best Colleges Specialty Rankings
- Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering:
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
2 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI
3 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA
4 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA
5 Stanford University Stanford, CA
6 University of Illinois--Urbana-ChampaignChampaign, IL
7 Purdue University--West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN
8 Cornell University Ithaca, NY
9 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA
10 University of Texas--Austin Austin, TX
11 Pennsylvania State University--University Park University Park, PA
12 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA
13 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA
14 University of Minnesota--Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN
University of Wisconsin--Madison Madison, WI
16 Princeton University Princeton, NJ
17 University of California--San Diego La Jolla, CA
18 Northwestern University Evanston, IL
19 Texas A&M University--College Station College Station, TX
20 Ohio State University--Columbus Columbus, OH
University of California--Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
22 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY
Source: US News & World Report 2009
* Popular Post: Best Engineering Colleges (US)
World of University Ranking and League Table
In UK there are some university league tables published every year by The Times, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times and The Guardian. In Australia the Good Universities Guide rating is a very useful handbook for anyone choosing a tertiary institution. For more information please see University Ranking by Country.