Best Engineering Schools in New Jersey

This article features top engineering colleges in New Jersey 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 New Jersey, 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 New Jersey

National Ranking New Jersey Top Engineering Programs
21 Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
Overall acceptance rate: 10.6%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): N/A
Tuition: Full-time: $38,620 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 564
Research expenditures per faculty member: $578,687
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $71,757,250
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 15.9%
50 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey–New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)
Overall acceptance rate: 19.7%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 756
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $14,664 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $23,664 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 931
Research expenditures per faculty member: $334,337
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $55,500,101
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 5.1%
74 Stevens Institute of Technology (Schaefer) (Hoboken, NJ)
Overall acceptance rate: 73.8%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 742
Tuition: Full-time: $1,220 per credit
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 1,720
Research expenditures per faculty member: $367,151
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $25,700,586
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 1.3%
96 New Jersey Institute of Technology (Newark, NJ)
Overall acceptance rate: 68.4%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 708
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $15,960 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $22,672 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 2,034
Research expenditures per faculty member: $302,568
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $45,385,335
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.8%

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