Best Engineering Schools in South Carolina

This article features top engineering colleges in South Carolina 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 South Carolina, 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 South Carolina

National Ranking South Carolina Top Engineering Programs
77 Clemson University (Clemson, SC)
Overall acceptance rate: 41.4%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 740
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $8,932 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $18,538 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 1,246
Research expenditures per faculty member: $144,525
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $28,616,000
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%
99 University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
Overall acceptance rate: 39.1%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 746
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $11,316 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $23,844 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 535
Research expenditures per faculty member: $275,687
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $28,120,150
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.9%

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