Best Engineering Schools in Alabama

This article features top engineering colleges in Alabama that offer master and doctoral degrees in the fields of biological engineering, chemical engineering, computer science, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, etc. Please be informed that each school receives national wide rank as the ranking compares all engineering schools in the United States. Some important ranking factors include average GRE scores, alumni surveys, current student interviews, institutional research publications, and peer college assessment. In the following list of best engineering schools in the state of Alabama, you can see tuition cost for both in-state and out-of-state students, acceptable rates and admissions statistics for each top ranked engineering college.

Best Engineering Schools in Alabama

National Ranking Alabama Top Engineering Programs
67 Auburn University (Ginn) (Auburn University, AL)
Overall acceptance rate: 55.4%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 737
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $7,290 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $21,870 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 834
Research expenditures per faculty member: $401,503
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $57,415,000
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 1.4%
90 University of Alabama–Huntsville (Huntsville, AL)
Overall acceptance rate: 58.5%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 696
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $7,830 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $18,748 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 769
Research expenditures per faculty member: $698,082
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $50,960,000
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 1.3%
111 University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Overall acceptance rate: 37.6%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 726
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $8,600 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $21,900 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 369
Research expenditures per faculty member: $160,538
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $17,177,576
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%
130 University of Alabama–Birmingham (Birmingham, AL)
Overall acceptance rate: 46.8%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 724
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $6,391 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $13,428 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 379
Research expenditures per faculty member: $181,914
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $6,912,753
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%
175 Tuskegee University (Tuskegee, AL)
Overall acceptance rate: 55.7%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): N/A
Tuition: Full-time: $17,070 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 50
Research expenditures per faculty member: N/A
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): N/A
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%

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