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
#3 Overall Score: 93 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

85 61 97 71
#9 Overall Score: 74 Texas A&M University—​Kingsville (Dotterweich)

Kingsville, TX

85 41 95 32
#2 Overall Score: 97 University of California—​Los Angeles (Samueli)

Los Angeles, CA

86 100 89 94
#40 Overall Score: 52 University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

59 19 82 21
#5 Overall Score: 86 Pennsylvania State University—​World Campus

College, PA

90 57 78 58
#16 Overall Score: 69 California State University—​Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

80 46 76 52
#9 Overall Score: 74 North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

69 41 76 69
#33 Overall Score: 58 United States Merchant Marine Academy

Kings Point, NY

70 11 76 49
#36 Overall Score: 56 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

54 26 75 67
#14 Overall Score: 70 Johns Hopkins University (Whiting)

Baltimore, MD

62 49 75 49
#17 Overall Score: 68 Missouri University of Science & Technology

Rolla, MO

87 45 74 19
#17 Overall Score: 68 Lawrence Technological University

Southfield, MI

100 41 73 19
#12 Overall Score: 71 South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Rapid City, SD

85 61 73 38
#4 Overall Score: 88 University of Southern California (Viterbi)

Los Angeles, CA

83 61 72 89
#23 Overall Score: 64 University of Arkansas—​Fayetteville

Fayetteville, AR

73 52 72 47
#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
#21 Overall Score: 66 Washington State University

Pullman, WA

64 63 67 31
#39 Overall Score: 53 University of Alabama—​Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

52 45 67 44
#26 Overall Score: 63 University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

69 57 67 45
#7 Overall Score: 75 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

74 34 66 72
#33 Overall Score: 58 University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

56 49 65 56
#46 Overall Score: 49 Norwich University

Northfield, VT

64 26 64 43
#32 Overall Score: 59 University of Alaska—​Anchorage

Anchorage, AK

77 61 62 22

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