8 Best Engineering schools in Houston, TX

Below is the list of best universities in Houston ranked based on their research performance in Engineering. A graph of 1.33M citations received by 28.4K academic papers made by 8 universities in Houston 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.

1. Rice University

For Engineering

#3 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$19,215

2. University of Houston

For Engineering

#4 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
94%

3. University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

For Engineering

#12 in Texas
Enrollment
358
Male:Female
24:76
Founded
1941

4. Baylor College of Medicine

For Engineering

#13 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
3%
Enrollment
1,607
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1900

5. University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

For Engineering

#19 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
5,608
Male:Female
29:71
Founded
1972

6. University of Houston - Clear Lake

For Engineering

#26 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
81%
Average SAT
1085
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
67%

7. Texas Southern University

For Engineering

#29 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
965
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
97%

8. University of Houston - Downtown

For Engineering

#38 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
93%
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$8,855
Enrollment
15,239

Universities for Engineering near Houston

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University
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69 Prairie View A&M University 315
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Prairie View, Texas
77 University of Texas Medical Branch 281
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Galveston, Texas
130 Lamar University 221
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Beaumont, Texas
132 Texas A&M University - College Station 16
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College Station, Texas
234 University of Texas at Austin 8
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Austin, Texas
247 Texas State University 228
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San Marcos, Texas
259 Baylor University 237
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Waco, Texas
303 University of Texas at San Antonio 148
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San Antonio, Texas
310 University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio 203
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San Antonio, Texas
328 University of Louisiana at Lafayette 192
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Lafayette, Louisiana