Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs

These are the best online master's in engineering degree programs, based on factors such as academic reputation among peer institutions, faculty credentials and admissions selectivity. See the methodology »

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Rank School Faculty Credentials and Training Student Services and Technology Student Engagement Admissions Selectivity
#26 Overall Score: 63 University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

69 57 67 45
#27 Overall Score: 61 Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

73 53 49 52
#27 Overall Score: 61 New York Institute of Technology

Old Westbury, NY

85 18 55 45
#29 Overall Score: 60 Auburn University

Auburn, AL

69 29 47 64
#29 Overall Score: 60 Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

77 38 46 66
#29 Overall Score: 60 University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT

87 57 58 13
#32 Overall Score: 59 University of Alaska—​Anchorage

Anchorage, AK

77 61 62 22
#33 Overall Score: 58 United States Merchant Marine Academy

Kings Point, NY

70 11 76 49
#33 Overall Score: 58 University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

56 49 65 56
#35 Overall Score: 57 Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI

76 59 37 32
#36 Overall Score: 56 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

54 26 75 67
#37 Overall Score: 55 Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester, MA

74 49 48 10
#38 Overall Score: 54 Lehigh University (Rossin)

Bethlehem, PA

72 41 28 38
#39 Overall Score: 53 University of Alabama—​Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

52 45 67 44
#40 Overall Score: 52 University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

59 19 82 21
#41 Overall Score: 51 Florida International University

Miami, FL

87 53 34 7
#41 Overall Score: 51 University of Illinois—​Chicago

Chicago, IL

67 54 35 11
#41 Overall Score: 51 University of Nebraska—​Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

82 47 29 23
#44 Overall Score: 50 University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

77 34 23 13
#44 Overall Score: 50 University of Pittsburgh (Swanson)

Pittsburgh, PA

79 45 25 17
#46 Overall Score: 49 Montana Tech of the University of Montana

Butte, MT

67 45 42 47
#46 Overall Score: 49 Norwich University

Northfield, VT

64 26 64 43
#46 Overall Score: 49 Ohio University (Russ)

Athens, OH

81 12 34 53
#49 Overall Score: 48 University of Colorado—​Boulder

Boulder, CO

49 38 21 78
#50 Overall Score: 47 Iowa State University

Ames, IA

71 37 20 7

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