Industrial Engineering

2022 Best Industrial Engineering Schools in Florida

6 Colleges in Florida
483 IE Degrees Awarded
$54,100 Avg Early-Career Salary
Industrial Engineering is above average in terms of popularity with it being the #86 most popular degree program in the country. As a result, there are many college that offer the degree, making your choice of school a hard one.

For its 2022 ranking, College Factual looked at 6 schools in Florida to determine which ones were the best for industrial engineering students pursuing a degree. Combined, these schools handed out 483 degrees in industrial engineering to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Industrial Engineering School

Best Industrial Engineering Schools in Florida The IE program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Industrial Engineering rankings. In order to come up with a best overall ranking for industrial engineering schools, we combine our degree-level rankings, weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each level.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Industrial Engineering Rankings by Degree Level

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Industrial Engineering Schools in Florida list, to help you choose the best school for you. If you'd like to restrict your choices to just one part of the country, you can filter this list by location.

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If you want to learn more about how we derive our rankings, see College Factual's Methodology.

Best Schools for Industrial Engineering in Florida

If you aren't interested in a particular degree level and want to know which schools are the overall best at delivering an education for the IE degrees they offer, see the list below.

Top Florida Schools in IE

#1

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
63 IE Degrees Awarded

Every student who is interested in industrial engineering needs to check out University of Miami. U Miami is a large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Coral Gables. A Best Schools rank of #240 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means U Miami is a great university overall.

There were about 63 industrial engineering students who graduated with this degree at U Miami in the most recent data year. Those industrial engineering students who get their degree from University of Miami receive $10,900 more than the standard IE grad.

More information about a degree in industrial engineering from University of Miami

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
203 IE Degrees Awarded

University of Central Florida is a wonderful option for students interested in a degree in industrial engineering. Located in the suburb of Orlando, UCF is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #329 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UCF is a great university overall.

There were roughly 203 industrial engineering students who graduated with this degree at UCF in the most recent year we have data available. Students who receive their degree from the IE program earn around $49,000 in their early career salary.

More information about a degree in industrial engineering from University of Central Florida

#3

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
5th Most Popular In FL
52 IE Degrees Awarded

Florida State University is a wonderful decision for students interested in a degree in industrial engineering. Florida State is a very large public university located in the medium-sized city of Tallahassee. A Best Schools rank of #210 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Florida State is a great university overall.

There were about 52 industrial engineering students who graduated with this degree at Florida State in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in industrial engineering from Florida State University

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
115 IE Degrees Awarded

It's difficult to beat University of South Florida - Main Campus if you wish to pursue a degree in industrial engineering. Located in the large city of Tampa, USF Tampa is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 15th out of 87 colleges for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There were roughly 115 industrial engineering students who graduated with this degree at USF Tampa in the most recent year we have data available. Students who receive their degree from the IE program make around $52,500 in the first couple years of their career.

More information about a degree in industrial engineering from University of South Florida - Main Campus

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
6th Most Popular In FL

Located in the midsize city of Tallahassee, Florida A&M University is a public university with a medium-sized student population. This university ranks 49th out of 87 schools for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There were about 6 industrial engineering students who graduated with this degree at Florida A&M University in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in industrial engineering from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
44 IE Degrees Awarded

Located in the suburb of Miami, FIU is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 17th out of 87 colleges for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There were roughly 44 industrial engineering students who graduated with this degree at FIU in the most recent data year. Students who graduate with their degree from the IE program state that they receive average early career earnings of $49,900.

More information about a degree in industrial engineering from Florida International University

Best Industrial Engineering Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Industrial Engineering Schools in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 279 460
North Carolina 274 192
Virginia 268 273
Tennessee 257 90
South Carolina 239 226
Kentucky 238 43
Alabama 230 198
Mississippi 228 63
Arkansas 226 79
Louisiana 225 95
West Virginia 205 129

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Industrial Engineering is one of 40 different types of Engineering programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 2,131
Electrical Engineering 1,339
Civil Engineering 1,170
Computer Engineering 888
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 791
Biomedical Engineering 453
Chemical Engineering 420
Systems Engineering 353
Environmental Engineering 212
Materials Engineering 165

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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