Manufacturing Engineering

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#1

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

Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

At Northwestern University, the most popular majors students study are Econometrics and Quantitative Economics, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia, Biology/Biological Sciences, and General.At Northwestern University, the most popular majors students study are Econometrics and Quantitative Economics, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia, Biology/Biological Sciences, and General....view more

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

Each year, Ferris State University grants around 222 degrees to those majoring in Criminal Justice/Police Science, the institution’s most popular major.Each year, Ferris State University grants around 222 degrees to those majoring in Criminal Justice/Police Science, the institution’s most popular major....view more

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

Annually, Dunwoody College of Technology awards about 22 degrees to students studying Architecture, which is the institution’s most popular major. Other frequently pursued majors include Interior Design, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechatronics, Robotics, and and Automation Engineering.Annually, Dunwoody College of Technology awards about 22 degrees to students studying Architecture, which is the institution’s most popular major. Other frequently pursued majors include Interior Design, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechatronics, Robotics, and and Automation Engineering....view more

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

At Brigham Young University, the three most popular college majors students pursue are Exercise Physiology, Accounting, Finance, and General. In fact, Brigham Young University grants 235 degrees annually to graduating Exercise Physiology students.At Brigham Young University, the three most popular college majors students pursue are Exercise Physiology, Accounting, Finance, and General. In fact, Brigham Young University grants 235 degrees annually to graduating Exercise Physiology students....view more

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

Each year, Bradley University grants around 79 degrees to those majoring in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, the school’s most popular major. Other popular majors include Psychology, General, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science.Each year, Bradley University grants around 79 degrees to those majoring in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, the school’s most popular major. Other popular majors include Psychology, General, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science....view more

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

Each year, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo awards around 753 degrees to students studying Business Administration and Management, General, the school’s most popular major.Each year, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo awards around 753 degrees to students studying Business Administration and Management, General, the school’s most popular major....view more

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

At California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, the three most popular college majors students study are Business Administration and Management, General, Psychology, General, Civil Engineering, and General.At California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, the three most popular college majors students study are Business Administration and Management, General, Psychology, General, Civil Engineering, and General....view more

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

Each year, Texas State University awards around 518 degrees to those studying Psychology, General, the institution’s most popular major.Each year, Texas State University awards around 518 degrees to those studying Psychology, General, the institution’s most popular major....view more

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

At Grand Valley State University, the most popular majors students study are Psychology, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, and Other.At Grand Valley State University, the most popular majors students study are Psychology, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, and Other....view more

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

At Western Washington University, the three most popular college majors students study are Psychology, General, Computer and Information Sciences, General, and Creative Writing. In fact, Western Washington University awards 218 degrees every year to Psychology, General majors.At Western Washington University, the three most popular college majors students study are Psychology, General, Computer and Information Sciences, General, and Creative Writing. In fact, Western Washington University awards 218 degrees every year to Psychology, General majors....view more

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

At Georgia Southern University, the three most popular college majors students study are Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Psychology, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, and General.At Georgia Southern University, the three most popular college majors students study are Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Psychology, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, and General....view more

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

Annually, Arizona State University Campus Immersion grants around 1185 degrees to students studying Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other, which is the school’s most popular major.Annually, Arizona State University Campus Immersion grants around 1185 degrees to students studying Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other, which is the school’s most popular major....view more

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

At Oregon State University, the three most popular college majors students study are Computer Science, Business Administration and Management, General, and Mechanical Engineering. In fact, Oregon State University grants 877 degrees per year to graduating Computer Science students.At Oregon State University, the three most popular college majors students study are Computer Science, Business Administration and Management, General, and Mechanical Engineering. In fact, Oregon State University grants 877 degrees per year to graduating Computer Science students....view more

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

Each year, the University of Wisconsin-Stout awards around 119 degrees to those majoring in Business Administration and Management, General, which is the school’s most popular major.Each year, the University of Wisconsin-Stout awards around 119 degrees to those majoring in Business Administration and Management, General, which is the school’s most popular major....view more

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

Each year, North Dakota State University awards around 204 degrees to those studying Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, the school’s most popular major.Each year, North Dakota State University awards around 204 degrees to those studying Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, the school’s most popular major....view more

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

At Savannah College of Art and Design, the most popular majors students pursue are Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects, Illustration, and Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.At Savannah College of Art and Design, the most popular majors students pursue are Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects, Illustration, and Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia....view more

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

At Miami University-Oxford, the three most popular college majors students study are Finance, General, Psychology, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, and General. In fact, Miami University-Oxford awards 329 degrees every year to Finance, General majors.At Miami University-Oxford, the three most popular college majors students study are Finance, General, Psychology, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, and General. In fact, Miami University-Oxford awards 329 degrees every year to Finance, General majors....view more

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

At Robert Morris University, the three most popular college majors students study are Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Accounting, Engineering, and Other. In fact, Robert Morris University grants 74 degrees every year to Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse majors.At Robert Morris University, the three most popular college majors students study are Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Accounting, Engineering, and Other. In fact, Robert Morris University grants 74 degrees every year to Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse majors....view more

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

Every year, Wichita State University grants about 272 degrees to those studying Elementary Education and Teaching, the institution’s most popular major.Every year, Wichita State University grants about 272 degrees to those studying Elementary Education and Teaching, the institution’s most popular major....view more

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

Every year, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley grants about 580 degrees to students studying Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, which is the institution’s most popular major.Every year, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley grants about 580 degrees to students studying Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, which is the institution’s most popular major....view more

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

At California State University-Northridge, the three most popular college majors students study are Psychology, General, Business Administration and Management, General, and Radio and Television.At California State University-Northridge, the three most popular college majors students study are Psychology, General, Business Administration and Management, General, and Radio and Television....view more

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

At Saint Cloud State University, the three most popular college majors students pursue are Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Finance, and General.At Saint Cloud State University, the three most popular college majors students pursue are Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Finance, and General....view more

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

Each year, the University of Michigan-Dearborn grants about 134 degrees to students studying Mechanical Engineering, which is the institution’s most popular major.Each year, the University of Michigan-Dearborn grants about 134 degrees to students studying Mechanical Engineering, which is the institution’s most popular major....view more

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

At Virginia State University, the most popular majors students pursue are Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Psychology, General, Business Administration and Management, and General.At Virginia State University, the most popular majors students pursue are Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Psychology, General, Business Administration and Management, and General....view more

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

Each year, Youngstown State University grants about 151 degrees to students majoring in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, which is the school’s most popular major. Other popular majors include Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, and General.Each year, Youngstown State University grants about 151 degrees to students majoring in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, which is the school’s most popular major. Other popular majors include Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, and General....view more

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

Annually, the University of Southern Indiana grants about 110 degrees to students studying Business Administration and Management, General, the institution’s most popular major.Annually, the University of Southern Indiana grants about 110 degrees to students studying Business Administration and Management, General, the institution’s most popular major....view more

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

At Central State University, the three most popular college majors students pursue are Business/Commerce, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Education, and General. In fact, Central State University awards 143 degrees every year to Business/Commerce, General majors.At Central State University, the three most popular college majors students pursue are Business/Commerce, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Education, and General. In fact, Central State University awards 143 degrees every year to Business/Commerce, General majors....view more

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

Each year, Navajo Technical University awards about 17 degrees to students majoring in Early Childhood Education and Teaching, the school’s most popular major.Each year, Navajo Technical University awards about 17 degrees to students majoring in Early Childhood Education and Teaching, the school’s most popular major....view more

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

At National University, the three most popular college majors students pursue are Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business Administration and Management, General, Psychology, and General. In fact, National University grants 307 degrees per year to Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse majors.At National University, the three most popular college majors students pursue are Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business Administration and Management, General, Psychology, and General. In fact, National University grants 307 degrees per year to Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse majors....view more

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

750–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$30,527

Median Starting Salary

$66,436

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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 Architectural and Engineering Managers or Engineers, All Other.

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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