Manufacturing Engineering

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#1

#1 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

1,480–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$22,095

Median Starting Salary

$64,336

#2

#2 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Ferris State University
Big Rapids, MI

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

32

SAT Score

920–1,150

Est. Net Price *

$13,978

Median Starting Salary

$67,494

#3

#3 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Dunwoody College of Technology
Minneapolis, MN

Acceptance Rate

98%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

930–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$24,172

Median Starting Salary

$68,416

#4

#4 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Brigham Young University
Provo, UT

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

1,280–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$13,521

Median Starting Salary

$65,289

#5

#5 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Bradley University
Peoria, IL

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,090–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$24,053

Median Starting Salary

$70,926

#6

#6 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA

Acceptance Rate

30%

Annual Degrees Awarded

22

SAT Score

1,230–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$19,184

Median Starting Salary

$68,355

#7

#7 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
Pomona, CA

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

46

SAT Score

1,010–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$12,480

Median Starting Salary

$63,280

#8

#8 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Texas State University
San Marcos, TX

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

43

SAT Score

990–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$14,120

Median Starting Salary

$67,346

#9

#9 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

980–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$17,105

Median Starting Salary

$70,098

#10

#10 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

1,150–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$21,105

Median Starting Salary

$67,483

#11

#11 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

22

SAT Score

980–1,150

Est. Net Price *

$15,352

Median Starting Salary

$68,103

#12

#12 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Arizona State University Campus Immersion
Tempe, AZ

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,090–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$14,808

Median Starting Salary

$63,449

#13

#13 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

1,110–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$21,163

Median Starting Salary

$65,405

#14

#14 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie, WI

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,010–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$15,510

Median Starting Salary

$71,125

#15

#15 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$15,962

Median Starting Salary

$72,053

#16

#16 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Savannah College of Art and Design
Savannah, GA

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,060–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$45,976

Median Starting Salary

$70,538

#17

#17 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Miami University-Oxford
Oxford, OH

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,230–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$23,031

Median Starting Salary

$70,586

#18

#18 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Robert Morris University
Moon Township, PA

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,050–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$23,572

Median Starting Salary

$68,926

#19

#19 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Wichita State University
Wichita, KS

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,010–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$13,553

Median Starting Salary

$66,753

#20

#20 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Edinburg, TX

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

890–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$8,105

Median Starting Salary

$64,896

#21

#21 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

California State University-Northridge
Northridge, CA

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

900–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$8,936

Median Starting Salary

$64,930

#22

#22 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Saint Cloud State University
Saint Cloud, MN

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

980–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$14,065

Median Starting Salary

$69,213

#23

#23 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

University of Michigan-Dearborn
Dearborn, MI

Acceptance Rate

54%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,020–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$12,444

Median Starting Salary

$62,322

#24

#24 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Virginia State University
Petersburg, VA

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

830–1,020

Est. Net Price *

$15,773

Median Starting Salary

$67,837

#25

#25 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Youngstown State University
Youngstown, OH

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

950–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$11,900

Median Starting Salary

$67,385

#26

#26 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

University of Southern Indiana
Evansville, IN

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,050–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$14,443

Median Starting Salary

$69,607

#27

#27 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Central State University
Wilberforce, OH

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

800–970

Est. Net Price *

$10,194

Median Starting Salary

$67,281

#28

#28 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

Navajo Technical University
Crownpoint, NM

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$2,770

Median Starting Salary

$68,416

#29

#29 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering in the U.S.

National University
San Diego, CA

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

750–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$30,527

Median Starting Salary

$66,436

*The estimated net prices above are College Raptor’s estimate. Please contact the college financial aid office for actual net cost figures.

About Manufacturing Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering programs prepare individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, development, and implementation of manufacturing systems. Includes instruction in materials science and engineering, manufacturing processes, process engineering, assembly and product engineering, manufacturing systems design, and manufacturing competitiveness.

For all the 855 degrees granted in Manufacturing Engineering per year, the majority of them are Bachelors degree. Out of the 437 students graduating with degrees at the Bachelors degree level across the US, 19% percent identify as women and 81% percent identify as men. Though students at schools all over the country study Manufacturing Engineering, California has the most graduates. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering is $62,000.

Popularity of Manufacturing Engineering Degrees in the U.S.
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Careers

For Manufacturing Engineering majors, some of the most in demand jobs include Industrial Engineers, Architectural and Engineering Managers and Cost Estimators. Not only that, Manufacturing Engineering graduates may land a top paying job, such as Engineers, All Other or Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary.

Top Paying Careers

These are the highest paying careers for Manufacturing Engineering majors.

Most In-Demand Careers

These are the careers in highest demand for Manufacturing Engineering majors.

Student Demographics

Total Students
437
Female Students
82 (18%)
Male Students
355 (81%)

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