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Most Popular Schools for Engineering Design Major & Degree Program

An instructional program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to engineering problems involving marrying or coordinating multiple dissimilar systems to carry out single functions or achieve common purposes, organizing system components for maximum flexibility and utility, planning engineering projects involving multiple tasks and design solutions, planning design testing and evaluation procedures, resolving specification and requirement conflicts, and choosing among competing theoretical solutions. Note: this program was re-instated after being deleted from CIP 2000; previously, it was coded as 14.2901.

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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Carnegie Mellon University 44 1% $72,283
2 University of Pennsylvania 22 0% $74,408
3 Harvard University 14 0% $71,650
4 Earlham College 2 1% $59,850
5 Northwestern University 1 0% $74,649

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Engineering Design program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.