Top Mechanical Engineering Schools

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is ranked top for its mechanical engineering program in the U.S. News & World Report's just-released 2011 rankings of America's top graduate schools and programs.

Stanford University is ranked 2nd (tied with UC Berkeley) for the specialty. In addition the National Research Council's study of American doctoral programs ranked Stanford number one in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

Caltech is in the top 4 nationally for the specialty. Mechanical Engineering offers both graduate and undergraduate programs that seek to train future technological leaders. The sponsored research expenditure of ME faculty at Caltech exceeded $ 10 Million in fiscal year 2007.

Top 10 Graduate Schools for Mechanical Engineering:
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2 Stanford University
   University of California--Berkeley
4 California Institute of Technology
5 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor
6 Georgia Institute of Technology
   University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign
8 Cornell University
9 Purdue University--West Lafayette
10 Princeton University

Source: US News & World Report 2011

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