The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley are highly rated engineering colleges. Harvey Mudd College, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering also offer strong engineering programs, according to USNews.com.
Colleges and universities offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering. Top degrees in the engineering field include aerospace, biological, computer and petroleum engineering. Other popular degrees are electrical, chemical and materials engineering, according to TypesofEngineeringDegrees.org.
The University of Michigan and the Georgia Institute of Technology offer strong programs in aerospace engineering. Purdue University and the University of Illinois have highly rated programs in biological engineering, according to USNews.com. The University of California, Riverside and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offer strong programs in materials engineering. Electrical engineering programs at Carnegie Mellon University, Princeton University and Purdue University are ranked in the top 10 nationally, as of 2015.
Iowa State University, the University of Southern California, and Texas A&M University offer geotechnical or petroleum engineering programs, according to Study.com. Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania and Duke University offer programs in chemical engineering. The University of Texas at Austin, Stanford University and Purdue University have highly ranked programs in civil engineering.
Many colleges offer engineering programs online, including UCLA, Columbia University and USC.