Undergraduate engineering programs: Data below are the admission rates and ACT Scores averages for the overall school and not the engineering program.


  Name Has PhD Programs Admissions Rate ACT Composite

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ACT Math

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% Submitting ACT

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SAT Subject Tests Required Early Decision
(ED)
Early Action(EA)
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1 Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Y   7.2% 31 - 34 32 - 35 31 - 35 29% EA  View My Chances
2 Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
New York, New York
  7.4% 29 - 33 28 - 32 29 - 33 2% Recommended  ED  View My Chances
3 Stanford University
Stanford, California
Y   8.0% 30 - 34 30 - 35 29 - 34 39% Recommended  EA  View My Chances
4 Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
Y   8.6% 30 - 34 - - 27% EA  View My Chances
5 United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, Maryland
  9.5% - 23 - 30 25 - 31 65%   EA  View My Chances
6 Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
Y   10.1% 31 - 35 32 - 35 31 - 35 25% EA  View My Chances
7 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Y   10.7% 32 - 35 31 - 35 33 - 35 36% EA  View My Chances
8 Columbia University
New York, New York
Y   11.0% 29 - 34 28 - 34 29 - 34 24% ED  View My Chances
9 Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island
Y   11.2% 29 - 34 29 - 35 28 - 34 33% ED  View My Chances
10 Dartmouth College
Hanover, New Hampshire
Y   13.5% 29 - 34 - - 22% ED  View My Chances
11 United States Military Academy
West Point, New York
  14.1% 25 - 29 23 - 29 25 - 29 70%   EA  View My Chances
12 California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California
Y   15.3% 33 - 35 33 - 35 34 - 36 35% EA  View My Chances
13 United States Air Force Academy
USAFA, Colorado
  16.8% 26 - 32 26 - 32 28 - 33 49%     View My Chances
14 Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
  17.4% 30 - 33 - - 32% ED  View My Chances
15 University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Y   17.7% 30 - 34 30 - 35 30 - 35 36% ED  View My Chances
16 Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Needham, Massachusetts
  17.8% 32 - 35 31 - 35 33 - 35 36%   View My Chances
17 Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
Y   19.1% 29 - 33 - - 34% ED  View My Chances
18 Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
Y   20.1% 30 - 34 31 - 35 29 - 34 58% Recommended  ED  View My Chances
19 University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, California
Y   21.5% 25 - 32 25 - 33 26 - 34 34%   View My Chances
20 Washington University in St Louis
Saint Louis, Missouri
Y   22.2% 32 - 34 32 - 35 31 - 34 61% Recommended  ED  View My Chances
21 Rice University
Houston, Texas
Y   22.3% 30 - 34 - - 44% EA,ED  View My Chances
22 Duke University
Durham, North Carolina
Y   22.4% - - - % ED  View My Chances
23 University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Y   22.8% 24 - 31 24 - 32 25 - 33 40%   View My Chances
24 University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Y   24.4% 29 - 32 28 - 34 28 - 33 39% Recommended    View My Chances
25 United States Coast Guard Academy
New London, Connecticut
  24.6% 24 - 30 24 - 30 25 - 30 29%   EA  View My Chances
26 Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois
Y   26.2% 30 - 33 31 - 34 29 - 35 54% Recommended  ED  View My Chances
27 Tufts University
Medford, Massachusetts
Y   26.6% - - - % ED  View My Chances
28 Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland
Y   27.8% 29 - 33 25 - 31 29 - 34 35% Recommended  ED  View My Chances
29 Union College
Barbourville, Kentucky
  27.9% 17 - 21 15 - 22 16 - 21 93%   ED  View My Chances
30 University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana
Y   28.6% 31 - 34 - - 52%   EA  View My Chances
31 Bucknell University
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
  29.9% 27 - 31 - - 36%   ED  View My Chances
32 Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, California
  32.1% 32 - 35 32 - 35 34 - 36 35% ED  View My Chances
33 University of Virginia-Main Campus
Charlottesville, Virginia
Y   32.1% 27 - 32 27 - 34 27 - 33 26% ED  View My Chances
34 Lehigh University
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Y   32.8% - - - % Recommended  ED  View My Chances
35 California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, California
  33.3% 24 - 29 23 - 29 25 - 30 50%   ED  View My Chances
36 Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Y   36.3% 29 - 33 28 - 34 28 - 34 27% ED  View My Chances
37 George Washington University
Washington, District of Columbia
Y   37.4% 26 - 30 26 - 32 25 - 30 33%   ED  View My Chances
38 University of Rochester
Rochester, New York
Y   38.7% 28 - 33 27 - 33 28 - 33 46%   ED  View My Chances
39 University of California-San Diego
La Jolla, California
Y   39.9% 24 - 30 23 - 30 25 - 32 35%   View My Chances
40 Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York
Y   39.9% 24 - 28 23 - 28 24 - 29 22%     View My Chances
41 Northeastern University
Boston, Massachusetts
Y   41.0% 27 - 31 - - 26%     View My Chances
42 University of Maryland-College Park
College Park, Maryland
Y   41.9% - - - %   EA  View My Chances
43 California State University-Long Beach
Long Beach, California
  42.0% 18 - 24 18 - 24 18 - 25 25%     View My Chances
44 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, New York
Y   42.2% 25 - 30 - - 24% Recommended  ED  View My Chances
45 Lafayette College
Easton, Pennsylvania
  42.4% 26 - 30 - - 33% Recommended  ED  View My Chances
46 University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Y   42.7% 25 - 29 - - 25%   ED  View My Chances
47 The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas
Y   45.3% 24 - 30 23 - 31 25 - 32 44%     View My Chances
48 Villanova University
Villanova, Pennsylvania
  46.4% 28 - 31 - - 24%   EA  View My Chances
49 University of California-Irvine
Irvine, California
Y   48.7% 23 - 28 21 - 27 24 - 29 35%   View My Chances
50 New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, New Jersey
Y   49.2% - - - %   EA  View My Chances

Above is a table of the middle 50th percentile of scores for enrolled students. The means that 50% of all enrolled students received scores within the range between the 25th and 75th percentile. (Data from NCES for Fall of 2007)