63 Best Engineering schools in California, US

Below is the list of best universities in California ranked based on their research performance in Engineering. A graph of 14.2M citations received by 296K academic papers made by 63 universities in California was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

For Engineering

#1 in California
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1495
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$20,023

For Engineering

#2 in California
Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
63%

For Engineering

#3 in California
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1555
Average ACT
36
Net Price
$26,591

For Engineering

#4 in California
Acceptance Rate
14%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$15,461
Enrollment
44,589

For Engineering

#5 in California
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1345
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

For Engineering

#6 in California
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

For Engineering

#7 in California
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1435
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$39,759

For Engineering

#8 in California
Acceptance Rate
46%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
74%

For Engineering

#9 in California
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
74%

For Engineering

#10 in California
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
91%

For Engineering

#11 in California
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
3,201
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1864

For Engineering

#12 in California
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
67%

For Engineering

#13 in California
Enrollment
2,866
Male:Female
79:21
Founded
1909

For Engineering

#14 in California
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
61%

For Engineering

#15 in California
Acceptance Rate
42%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
80%

For Engineering

#16 in California
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
72%

For Engineering

#17 in California
Acceptance Rate
51%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$48,284

For Engineering

#18 in California
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
93%

For Engineering

#19 in California
Acceptance Rate
38%
Average SAT
1315
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
64%

For Engineering

#20 in California
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1080
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
79%

For Engineering

#21 in California
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1005
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
87%

For Engineering

#22 in California
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
78%

For Engineering

#23 in California
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1090
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
80%

For Engineering

#24 in California
Enrollment
4,468
Male:Female
34:66
Founded
1905

For Engineering

#25 in California
Acceptance Rate
9%
Net Price
$30,392
Receiving Aid
72%
Average Aid
$44,680

For Engineering

#26 in California
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
965
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
95%

For Engineering

#27 in California
Acceptance Rate
18%
Average SAT
1530
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$37,192

For Engineering

#28 in California
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
78%

For Engineering

#29 in California
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$32,780

For Engineering

#30 in California
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
85%

For Engineering

#31 in California
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
995
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
88%

For Engineering

#32 in California
Acceptance Rate
50%
Average SAT
1300
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$48,758

For Engineering

#33 in California
Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
27
Net Price
$42,801

For Engineering

#34 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$10,834
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$14,203

For Engineering

#35 in California
Acceptance Rate
52%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$16,411

For Engineering

#36 in California
Acceptance Rate
59%
Net Price
$37,547
Receiving Aid
82%
Average Aid
$33,074

For Engineering

#37 in California
Enrollment
1,949
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1925

For Engineering

#38 in California
Acceptance Rate
95%
Net Price
$20,910
Receiving Aid
95%
Average Aid
$4,955

For Engineering

#39 in California
Acceptance Rate
82%
Receiving Aid
67%
Average Aid
$7,318
Enrollment
952

For Engineering

#40 in California
Enrollment
26
Male:Female
50:50

For Engineering

#41 in California
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
74%

For Engineering

#42 in California
Acceptance Rate
58%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$44,327

For Engineering

#43 in California
Acceptance Rate
42%
Average SAT
1305
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$46,550

For Engineering

#44 in California
Acceptance Rate
78%
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$10,620
Enrollment
11,745

For Engineering

#45 in California
Acceptance Rate
89%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
73%

For Engineering

#46 in California
Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1060
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
81%

For Engineering

#47 in California
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
631
Male:Female
37:63
Founded
1997

For Engineering

#48 in California
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
995
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
89%

For Engineering

#49 in California
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1040
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
83%

For Engineering

#50 in California
Enrollment
3,813
Male:Female
38:62
Founded
1977

For Engineering

#51 in California
Acceptance Rate
73%
Receiving Aid
85%
Average Aid
$9,390
Enrollment
16,253

For Engineering

#52 in California
Acceptance Rate
41%
Average SAT
1365
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$41,102

For Engineering

#53 in California
Acceptance Rate
81%
Receiving Aid
93%
Average Aid
$10,286
Enrollment
18,687

For Engineering

#54 in California
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
738
Male:Female
32:68
Founded
1904

For Engineering

#55 in California
Acceptance Rate
25%
Net Price
$23,746
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$8,855

For Engineering

#56 in California
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
90
Male:Female
38:62
Founded
1994

For Engineering

#57 in California
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$30,240

For Engineering

#58 in California
Acceptance Rate
94%
Net Price
$31,367
Receiving Aid
95%
Average Aid
$25,444

For Engineering

#59 in California
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$27,883

For Engineering

#60 in California
Acceptance Rate
89%
Receiving Aid
92%
Average Aid
$10,056
Enrollment
11,163

For Engineering

#61 in California
Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1162
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$40,401

For Engineering

#62 in California
Enrollment
2,472
Male:Female
52:48
Founded
1901

For Engineering

#63 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
0%
Enrollment
26
Male:Female
61:39

Closest to California states to learn Engineering

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Oregon 11 68
Utah 6 42
Arizona 5 30
Idaho 3 157
Washington 12 14
Colorado 14 31
New Mexico 4 77
Montana 3 133
Nebraska 6 63
South Dakota 4 204
Kansas 7 102
Texas 47 8
Oklahoma 8 92
Minnesota 14 19
Iowa 6 36
Missouri 13 58
Arkansas 8 106
Louisiana 16 75
Wisconsin 18 20
Illinois 26 5
Mississippi 6 111
Indiana 16 9
Michigan 21 6
Tennessee 16 55
Alabama 14 82
Kentucky 9 72
Ohio 30 22
Georgia 20 4
West Virginia 3 105
South Carolina 9 57
North Carolina 22 26
Virginia 18 27
Alaska 2 209
Pennsylvania 52 10
Florida 26 28
District of Columbia 7 113
Maryland 18 21
New York 76 17
New Jersey 17 18
Vermont 4 177
Connecticut 15 51
Massachusetts 33 1
New Hampshire 3 97
Rhode Island 6 65
Maine 6 173
Puerto Rico 4 232