Top 50 Best Engineering Schools in The World [2018 – 2019]

Looking to get an engineering degree? Take a look at the top 50 engineering schools in the entire world.

Top 50 Best Engineering Schools in The World [2018 – 2019]
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Engineering is one career path that almost always requires some form of higher education. If you have a degree in engineering, it essentially translates to you being a good learner and that you have the ability to solve real-world problems.

There are, of course, other reasons to go to college than just to get a good job. You might want to get an engineering degree as a personal goal or to continue a family tradition. Whatever field you do end up getting into, getting an engineering degree will certainly set you off right.

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We've put together this article with top-ranking sources around the web to list the top 50 engineering schools in the world. England and the U.S. have some of the top-ranking spots, but tons of other countries' schools do end up making the list. Take a look and see which one might be right for you!

1. University of Oxford

No. of students: 20,298

International students: 40%       

Female:Male Ratio: 46 : 54

 2. University of Cambridge

3. Stanford University

No. of students: 15,878               

International students: 23%

Female:Male Ratio: 43 : 57

4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

* No. of students: 11,231

* International students: 34%    

* Female:Male Ratio: 38 : 62

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5. California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

No. of students: 2,255                  

International students: 29%       

Female:Male Ratio: 33 : 67

6. Harvard University

No. of students: 20,595

International students: 26%

Female:Male Ratio: 48:52

7. Princeton University

No. of students: 7,996   

International students: 24%       

Female:Male Ratio: 45 : 55

8. Yale University

No. of students: 12,318

International students: 20%

Female:Male Ratio: 50:50

9. Imperial College London

No. of students: 16,425

International students: 56%       

Female:Male Ratio: 38 : 62

10. University of Chicago

11. ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

No. of students: 18,171

International students: 39%       

Female:Male Ratio: 31:69

12. Johns Hopkins University

International students: 25%       

13. University of Pennsylvania

No. of students: 20,443

International students: 20%       

Female:Male Ratio: 52:48

14. UCL (University College London) 

No. of students: 31,696            

International students: 51%       

Female:Male Ratio: 57 : 43

15. University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

No. of students: 36,468

International students: 17%       

Female:Male Ratio: 51 : 49

16. Columbia University 

No. of students: 26,586

International students: 37%       

Female:Male Ratio: n/a

17. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 

No. of students: 39,464

International students: 17%       

Female:Male Ratio: 53 : 47

18. Duke University

19. Cornell University

No. of students: 21,904

International students: 25%       

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Female:Male Ratio: 49 : 51

20. University of Michigan

No. of students: 41,831           

International students: 17%       

Female:Male Ratio: 48 : 52 

21. University of Toronto

No. of students: 72,202               

International students: 19%       

Female:Male Ratio: n/a 

22. Tsinghua University

No. of students: 36,912

International students: 11%       

Female:Male Ratio: 34 : 66

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23. National University of Singapore (NUS)

No. of students: 30,727

International students: 28%       

Female:Male Ratio: 50 : 50 

24. Carnegie Mellon University

No. of students: 13,033

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International students: 37%       

Female:Male Ratio: 40 : 60

25. Northwestern University

No. of students: 17,600          

International students: 19%       

Female:Male Ratio: 48 : 52

26. New York University

 27. University of Washington

No. of students: 45,476

International students: 16%       

Female:Male Ratio: 53 : 47

28. The University of Edinburgh

No. of students: 28,153

International students: 41%       

Female:Male Ratio: 60 : 40 

29. University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

No. of students: 21,687            

International students:  20%      

Female:Male Ratio: 46 : 54

30. Peking University

No. of students: 42,547

International students: 17%       

Female:Male Ratio: 48 : 52

31. The University of Melbourne 

No. of students: 45,030               

International students: 42%       

Female:Male Ratio: 56 : 46

32. Georgia Institute of Technology

No. of students: 21,903

International students: 27%       

Female:Male Ratio: 32 : 68

33. Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) 

No. of students: 10,343

International students: 57%       

Female:Male Ratio: 28 : 72

34. The University of Hong Kong

No. of students: 18,122               

International students: 43%       

Female:Male Ratio: 54 : 46

35. University of British Columbia 

No. of students: 53,566

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International students: 30%       

Female:Male Ratio: 54 : 46 

36.  Kings College London

37University of Texas at Austin

No. of students: 48,561               

International students: 10%       

Female:Male Ratio: 51 : 49 

38. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 

No. of students: 10,394

International students: 31%       

Female:Male Ratio: n/a 

39. Paris Sciences et Lettres – PSL Research University Paris 

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40. The University of Tokyo

No. of students: 25,828

International students: 11%       

Female:Male Ratio: n/a

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41. University of Wisconsin-Madison 

No. of students: 39,193

International students: 12%       

Female:Male Ratio:  n/a 

42. McGill University 

No. of students: 31,060        

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International students: 28%       

Female:Male Ratio: 58 : 42

Begin to eliminate colleges and universities from your final list. Choosing the right school can be a hard task, but it's something you have to do. Start by making a list with your closest friends and family and slowly narrow down the choices by factors that are most important to you.

43. Technical University of Munich

No. of students: 39,726

International students: 24%       

Female:Male Ratio: 34 : 66

44. KU Leuven

No. of students: 44,719             

International students: 15%       

Female:Male Ratio: 49 : 51

45. The Australian National University 

No. of students: 16,840               

International students: 39%       

Female:Male Ratio: 52 : 48 

46. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

No. of students: 43,908

International students: 24%       

Female:Male Ratio: 47 : 53 

 47. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU)

No. of students: 25,738

International students: 28%       

Female:Male Ratio: 48 : 52 

48. Brown University 

49. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

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No. of students: 17,883               

International students: 33%       

Female:Male Ratio: n/a

50.  Washington University St. Louis

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