Top 5 Mechanical Engineering Schools in the World

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

In response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, Massachusetts Institute of Technology was established in 1861. It adopted a European polytechnic university model. Its campus is spread over 168-acre which was opened in 1916. It is traditionally known for its research and education in engineering, the physical sciences and recently in biology, economics, linguistics, and management as well.

2. Stanford University, United States

Stanford University is a private research university in Stanford, California, adjacent to Palo Alto and between San Jose and San Francisco. It is officially Leland Stanford Junior University, Its spread over 8,180-acre campus which is one of the largest in the United States. The university was founded in 1885 by Jane Stanford.

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3. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

The University of Cambridge is a public research university in Cambridge, England. It is also known as one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Established in 1209, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking countries. It grew out of an association of scholars who left the University of Oxford after a dispute with the towns people.

4 University of California, Berkeley United States

The University of California, Berkeley is a public research university situated in Berkeley, California. Established in 1868, it is the oldest of the ten universities in the University of California system. It is also cited as the top public university in the United States and around the world.

5 University of Michigan, United States

The University of Michigan is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Established in 1817, the University of Michigan is the state's oldest university. In 1821, it was officially renamed the University of Michigan. It moved to Ann Arbor in 1837 on a and of 40 acres which is now known as Central Campus.

Since the establishment in Ann Arbor, the university has now expanded to include more than 584 major buildings with total area of more than 34 million gross square feet. Which is spread out over a Central Campus and North Campus.

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