Best Aerospace Engineering Schools in the US. University Rankings 2022 -

Best Aerospace Engineering Schools in the US. University Rankings 2022

With NASA, SpaceX, and over 800 satellites already in Earth’s orbit, do we need to explain why the United States is arguably the best country for a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Aerospace Engineering?

Its colleges are also among the most prestigious academic institutions in the world. Let’s look at the best aerospace engineering schools in the US according to the latest global university rankings.

1. Best aerospace engineering schools in the US – US News Rankings 2021

Check out the full ranking on the official US News website.

2. Best aerospace engineering schools in the US – QS Rankings 2021

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3. Best aerospace engineering schools in the US – World University Rankings 2022

  • Harvard University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California, Berkeley (UCB)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Princeton University
  • California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
  • Yale University
  • Carnegie Mellon University

The complete aerospace engineering ranking is available on

4. Best aerospace engineering schools in the US – Niche Rankings 2022

See the full list on Niche.

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Student reviews of the best aerospace engineering schools in the US

If you want to find out more about a specific aerospace engineering school, check out what other students have to say about it. We list student reviews for many universities on our portals, and they provide helpful info about student life, on-campus atmosphere, professors, and so on.

Student reviews of universities on Studyportals' websites

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

“Being at MIT is like ‘drinking through a firehose,’ as the saying goes. This applies not only to academics but to social interactions and networking events and so much more. Coming to MIT is likely the best and most important decision I ever made, and I am eternally grateful for all this place has done for me.”

Purdue University

“The courses are very relevant to my profession and career. The course delivery is by the Faculty and Industry experts and very detailed with real-world experiences making it easy to understand and apply. Also, diversity in students from different African countries, sharing knowledge and experiences is very value-adding.”

Texas A&M University

“I loved my experience at Texas A&M. It embodies great core values and makes students feel like family. Campus life is great, and the resources the university offers help out. As a first-generation minority student, Texas A&M prides itself on its diversity and the resources necessary to allow everyone to succeed.”

Cornell University

“I had a very rewarding experience at Cornell University. It is a very rigorous university that pushes your boundaries, forcing you to adapt to a faster pace than previously used to. Being in an environment of brilliant students, talented faculty, and an abundance of resources helps you become the best you can.”

University of California – Boulder

“One of the best aerospace programs in the country, where both the students and the faculty are interested in improving the overall quality of research.”

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