Best Biomechanical Engineering Schools and Colleges
Biomechanical engineering merges mechanical and biological engineering. It is sometimes associated with biomedical engineering. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University are among highly ranked schools that offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in biomechanical engineering.
Top Schools and Colleges for Biomechanical Engineering
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology opened its doors in 1865. The School of Engineering is among ive schools and one college that make up MIT. MIT has consistently received top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, including the number one spot in 2011 for Best Engineering Programs and sixth on the specialty ranking of biomedical or bioengineering graduate programs. Within the biological engineering or mechanical engineering programs, students have the opportunity to study biomechanical engineering at either the undergraduate or graduate level.
- Address: 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307
- Phone Number: (617) 253-1000
2. Stanford University in Stanford, California
Stanford University opened in 1891 and offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs. The university comprises seven schools as well as a continuing studies department. U.S. News and World Report ranked Stanford University number two in its 2011 Best Engineering Schools list, and the school tied for eighth on the U.S. News and World Report rankings of bioengineering and biomedical programs. Within the Engineering School, students can enter into the Biomechanical Engineering (BME) program. The BME program is a partnership between the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering. Bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. degrees are available within the BME program.
- Address: Stanford, California 94305
- Phone Number: (650) 723-2300
Biomechanical Engineering Schools and Colleges
|College/University||Total Student Population||Address||Phone Number|
|Texas A&M University||48,702||College Station, Texas 77843||(979) 845-3211|
|Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus||45,185||201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802||(814) 865-4700|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign||43,881||601 E. John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711||(217) 333-1000|
|University of Michigan - Ann Arbor||41,674||Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109||(734) 764-1817|
|University of Wisconsin - Madison||41,654||500 Lincoln Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53706||(608) 262-1234|
|Purdue University-Main Campus||41,052||Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907||(765) 494-4600|
|University of Maryland - College Park||37,195||College Park, Maryland 20742||(301) 405-1000|
|University of California - Berkeley||35,830||Berkeley, California 94720||(510) 642-6000|
|University of Southern California||34,824||University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089||(213) 740-2311|
|University of California - San Diego||28,418||9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093||(858) 534-2230|
|University of Pennsylvania||24,599||1 College Hall, 34th and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104||(215) 898-5000|
|Columbia University in the City of New York||24,230||116 Street and Broadway, New York, New York 10027||(212) 854-1754|
|Cornell University||20,633||Ithaca, New York 14853||(607) 255-2000|
|Johns Hopkins University||20,383||3400 North Charles Street, Mason Hall, Baltimore, Maryland 21218||(410) 516-8000|
|Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus||20,291||225 North Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30332||(404) 894-2000|
|Northwestern University||19,853||633 Clark Street, Evanston, Illinois 60208||(847) 491-3741|
|California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo||19,325||One Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, California 93407||(805) 756-1111|
|Stanford University||18,498||Stanford, California 94305||(650) 723-2300|
|Carnegie Mellon University||11,197||5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213||(412) 268-2000|
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology||10,384||77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139||(617) 253-1000|
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