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
#1 Overall Score: 100 Columbia University (Fu Foundation)

New York, NY

83 80 100 100
#2 Overall Score: 97 University of California—​Los Angeles (Samueli)

Los Angeles, CA

86 100 89 94
#4 Overall Score: 88 University of Southern California (Viterbi)

Los Angeles, CA

83 61 72 89
#49 Overall Score: 48 University of Colorado—​Boulder

Boulder, CO

49 38 21 78
#20 Overall Score: 67 Texas Tech University (Whitacre)

Lubbock, TX

73 53 69 73
#6 Overall Score: 83 Purdue University—​West Lafayette

West Lafayette, IN

79 58 68 73
#7 Overall Score: 75 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

74 34 66 72
#3 Overall Score: 93 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

85 61 97 71
#7 Overall Score: 75 Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

72 61 60 69
#9 Overall Score: 74 North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

69 41 76 69
#36 Overall Score: 56 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

54 26 75 67
#29 Overall Score: 60 Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

77 38 46 66
#23 Overall Score: 64 University of North Carolina—​Charlotte (Lee)

Charlotte, NC

73 53 59 65
#29 Overall Score: 60 Auburn University

Auburn, AL

69 29 47 64
#23 Overall Score: 64 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

72 23 55 62
#21 Overall Score: 66 Mississippi State University (Bagley)

Mississippi State, MS

74 62 58 61
#5 Overall Score: 86 Pennsylvania State University—​World Campus

College, PA

90 57 78 58
#33 Overall Score: 58 University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

56 49 65 56
#11 Overall Score: 73 Arizona State University (Fulton)

Tempe, AZ

84 57 59 53
#12 Overall Score: 71 Polytechnic Institute of New York University

New York, NY

82 53 59 53
#46 Overall Score: 49 Ohio University (Russ)

Athens, OH

81 12 34 53
#14 Overall Score: 70 University of Maryland—​College Park (Clark)

College Park, MD

77 49 51 52
#27 Overall Score: 61 Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

73 53 49 52
#16 Overall Score: 69 California State University—​Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

80 46 76 52
#14 Overall Score: 70 Johns Hopkins University (Whiting)

Baltimore, MD

62 49 75 49

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