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Engineers can build on the skills they learned as undergraduates with advanced degrees in areas ranging from biomedical engineering to nuclear engineering. U.S. News weighs factors such as reputation, research activity and student selectivity to rank the top graduate engineering schools. See the methodology »

Best Online Programs

These programs, ranked separately from the Best Engineering Schools, offer another option.

Graduate School Advice

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Applying to Graduate School

Planning for graduate school involves deciding what to study, finding the right school and applying to competitive programs.

Get Into Grad School Despite Low Grades

Weigh the Cost, Benefits of Graduate School

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Paying for Graduate School

Our tips and tools help you explore your options for grad school financial aid, including scholarships, grants and loans.

When a $100,000 Grad Degree Is Worth It

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About the GRE

Our test prep tips and news offer valuable insights as you prepare for the GRE.

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5 Key Differences Between the GRE, GMAT

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Studying at a U.S. Graduate School

The United States is a popular destination for international students. Use our tips and rankings to help you in your search.

10 Ways to Pay for U.S. Grad School

Understand Conditional Admission

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