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2014 Best Graduate Schools Preview: Top 10 Engineering Schools

Want more than a sneak peek at the rankings of these schools and others? Visit usnews.com on March 12.

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Updated 3/12/13: The 2014 Best Graduate Schools rankings have been released; check out the full Best Engineering Schools rankings online. 

Thinking about applying to graduate school? Whether you're interested in pursuing a graduate degree in engineering, or attending law school or business school, there are some big decisions to make. Each year, U.S. News & World Report surveys more than 1,200 graduate schools and programs and ranks them according to our methodology to help students decide what to study and find the right school for them.

Here, we offer a sneak peek of the 2014 Best Graduate Schools rankings.

U.S. News surveyed 199 schools granting doctoral degrees in engineering. In alphabetical order, here are the top 10 highest-ranked engineering schools.

School (state)
California Institute of Technology
Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Purdue University—West Lafayette (IN)
Stanford University (CA)
University of California—Berkeley
University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign
University of Michigan—Ann Arbor
University of Southern California (Viterbi)

The actual ranking and score of these and other graduate schools will be available March 12, 2013, on usnews.com.

Access the U.S. News Engineering School Compass for more in-depth rankings and searchable data, tools, and an expanded directory of programs.