Best Engineering Schools in Washington

By | April 29, 2018

This article features top engineering colleges in Washington 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 Washington, 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.

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Best Engineering Schools in Washington

National Ranking Washington Top Engineering Programs
27 University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
Overall acceptance rate: 22.9%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 760
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $13,140 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $26,010 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 1,787
Research expenditures per faculty member: $518,447
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $113,021,542
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 7.0%
86 Washington State University (Pullman, WA)
Overall acceptance rate: 18.0%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 733
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $10,188 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $23,342 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 680
Research expenditures per faculty member: $198,305
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $19,632,228
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 1.1%

US West States

State Designation Area, km 2 Population Capital The largest city
mountain states
Idaho ID 216 632 about 1,570,000 Boise Boise
Arizona AZ 295 254 about 6,400,000 Phoenix Phoenix
Wyoming WY 253 348 about 565,000 Cheyenne Cheyenne
Colorado CO 269 ​​837 about 5,030,000 Denver Denver
Montana MT 381 156 about 1,000,000 Helena billings
Nevada NV 286 367 about 2,700,000 Carson City Las Vegas
New Mexico NM 315 194 about 2,050,000 Santa Fe Albuquerque
Utah UT 219 887 about 2,770,000 Salt Lake City Salt Lake City
pacific states
Alaska AK 1 717 854 about 710,000 Juneau Anchorage
Washington WA 184 827 about 6,725,000 Olympia Seattle
Hawaii HI 28 311 about 1,360,000 Honolulu Honolulu
California CA 423 970 about 37,250,000 Sacramento Los Angeles
Oregon OR 255 026 about 3,850,000 Salem Portland