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


  Name Has PhD Programs Admissions Rate PSAT Total (Estimate)

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PSAT Critical Reading (Estimate)

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PSAT Math (Estimate)

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PSAT Writing (Estimate)

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1 Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Y   7.2% 207 - 235 69 - 78 69 - 79 69 - 78 View My Chances
2 Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
New York, New York
  7.4% 179 - 218 59 - 71 60 - 77 60 - 70 View My Chances
3 Stanford University
Stanford, California
Y   8.0% 201 - 230 66 - 76 68 - 78 67 - 76 View My Chances
4 Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
Y   8.6% 210 - 237 70 - 80 70 - 78 70 - 79 View My Chances
5 United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, Maryland
  9.5% 175 - 210 57 - 70 60 - 70 58 - 70 View My Chances
6 Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
Y   10.1% 209 - 236 69 - 79 70 - 79 70 - 78 View My Chances
7 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Y   10.7% 203 - 232 65 - 76 72 - 80 66 - 76 View My Chances
8 Columbia University
New York, New York
Y   11.0% 205 - 232 68 - 77 68 - 78 69 - 77 View My Chances
9 Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island
Y   11.2% 199 - 230 65 - 76 67 - 77 67 - 77 View My Chances
10 Dartmouth College
Hanover, New Hampshire
Y   13.5% 200 - 232 66 - 77 67 - 78 67 - 77 View My Chances
11 United States Military Academy
West Point, New York
  14.1% 168 - 197 56 - 66 58 - 67 54 - 64 View My Chances
12 California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California
Y   15.3% 214 - 234 69 - 77 77 - 80 68 - 77 View My Chances
13 United States Air Force Academy
USAFA, Colorado
  16.8% 173 - 199 58 - 66 60 - 69 55 - 64 View My Chances
14 Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
  17.4% 201 - 229 67 - 76 67 - 77 67 - 76 View My Chances
15 University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Y   17.7% 202 - 229 66 - 75 69 - 78 67 - 76 View My Chances
16 Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Needham, Massachusetts
  17.8% 210 - 231 69 - 76 73 - 78 68 - 77 View My Chances
17 Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
Y   19.1% 193 - 225 63 - 73 66 - 77 64 - 75 View My Chances
18 Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
Y   20.1% 201 - 227 66 - 75 69 - 77 66 - 75 View My Chances
19 University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, California
Y   21.5% 180 - 217 58 - 70 62 - 76 60 - 71 View My Chances
20 Washington University in St Louis
Saint Louis, Missouri
Y   22.2% 208 - 229 68 - 75 71 - 78 69 - 76 View My Chances
21 Rice University
Houston, Texas
Y   22.3% 197 - 227 64 - 75 68 - 78 65 - 74 View My Chances
22 Duke University
Durham, North Carolina
Y   22.4% 200 - 230 66 - 76 68 - 78 66 - 76 View My Chances
23 University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Y   22.8% 173 - 210 56 - 68 59 - 72 58 - 70 View My Chances
24 University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Y   24.4% 191 - 218 62 - 71 65 - 74 64 - 73 View My Chances
25 United States Coast Guard Academy
New London, Connecticut
  24.6% 174 - 201 56 - 66 60 - 68 58 - 67 View My Chances
26 Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois
Y   26.2% 203 - 228 67 - 75 69 - 78 67 - 75 View My Chances
27 Tufts University
Medford, Massachusetts
Y   26.6% 204 - 230 68 - 75 68 - 79 68 - 76 View My Chances
28 Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland
Y   27.8% 194 - 223 63 - 73 67 - 77 64 - 73 View My Chances
29 Union College
Barbourville, Kentucky
  27.9% 127 - 144 41 - 45 43 - 50 42 - 48 View My Chances
30 University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana
Y   28.6% 199 - 226 65 - 75 68 - 76 66 - 75 View My Chances
31 Bucknell University
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
  29.9% 184 - 210 60 - 68 63 - 72 61 - 70 View My Chances
32 Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, California
  32.1% 208 - 233 68 - 77 74 - 79 66 - 77 View My Chances
33 University of Virginia-Main Campus
Charlottesville, Virginia
Y   32.1% 184 - 215 60 - 71 63 - 73 61 - 71 View My Chances
34 Lehigh University
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Y   32.8% 181 - 208 58 - 67 63 - 72 60 - 69 View My Chances
35 California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, California
  33.3% 165 - 196 53 - 63 57 - 68 55 - 65 View My Chances
36 Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Y   36.3% 191 - 222 62 - 72 67 - 78 62 - 72 View My Chances
37 George Washington University
Washington, District of Columbia
Y   37.4% 179 - 207 59 - 68 60 - 69 60 - 70 View My Chances
38 University of Rochester
Rochester, New York
Y   38.7% 182 - 210 59 - 69 64 - 72 59 - 69 View My Chances
39 University of California-San Diego
La Jolla, California
Y   39.9% 170 - 204 54 - 66 60 - 71 56 - 67 View My Chances
40 Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York
Y   39.9% 162 - 191 52 - 62 58 - 67 52 - 62 View My Chances
41 Northeastern University
Boston, Massachusetts
Y   41.0% 178 - 204 58 - 67 62 - 70 58 - 67 View My Chances
42 University of Maryland-College Park
College Park, Maryland
Y   41.9% 180 - 208 58 - 68 62 - 71 60 - 69 View My Chances
43 California State University-Long Beach
Long Beach, California
  42.0% 135 - 169 44 - 55 46 - 58 45 - 56 View My Chances
44 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, New York
Y   42.2% 185 - 213 61 - 70 66 - 75 58 - 68 View My Chances
45 Lafayette College
Easton, Pennsylvania
  42.4% 175 - 206 57 - 67 60 - 71 58 - 68 View My Chances
46 University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Y   42.7% 171 - 204 56 - 67 58 - 69 57 - 68 View My Chances
47 The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas
Y   45.3% 163 - 201 53 - 66 57 - 69 53 - 66 View My Chances
48 Villanova University
Villanova, Pennsylvania
  46.4% 180 - 208 58 - 68 62 - 71 60 - 69 View My Chances
49 University of California-Irvine
Irvine, California
Y   48.7% 159 - 190 51 - 61 56 - 67 52 - 62 View My Chances
50 New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, New Jersey
Y   49.2% 153 - 184 48 - 58 54 - 65 51 - 61 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)