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

Los Angeles, CA

86 100 89 94
#1 Overall Score: 100 Columbia University (Fu Foundation)

New York, NY

83 80 100 100
#21 Overall Score: 66 Washington State University

Pullman, WA

64 63 67 31
#21 Overall Score: 66 Mississippi State University (Bagley)

Mississippi State, MS

74 62 58 61
#12 Overall Score: 71 South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Rapid City, SD

85 61 73 38
#32 Overall Score: 59 University of Alaska—​Anchorage

Anchorage, AK

77 61 62 22
#4 Overall Score: 88 University of Southern California (Viterbi)

Los Angeles, CA

83 61 72 89
#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
#35 Overall Score: 57 Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI

76 59 37 32
#6 Overall Score: 83 Purdue University—​West Lafayette

West Lafayette, IN

79 58 68 73
#17 Overall Score: 68 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

62 57 60 25
#26 Overall Score: 63 University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

69 57 67 45
#11 Overall Score: 73 Arizona State University (Fulton)

Tempe, AZ

84 57 59 53
#5 Overall Score: 86 Pennsylvania State University—​World Campus

College, PA

90 57 78 58
#52 Overall Score: 45 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

55 57 30 12
#29 Overall Score: 60 University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT

87 57 58 13
#41 Overall Score: 51 University of Illinois—​Chicago

Chicago, IL

67 54 35 11
#20 Overall Score: 67 Texas Tech University (Whitacre)

Lubbock, TX

73 53 69 73
#23 Overall Score: 64 University of North Carolina—​Charlotte (Lee)

Charlotte, NC

73 53 59 65
#41 Overall Score: 51 Florida International University

Miami, FL

87 53 34 7
#27 Overall Score: 61 Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

73 53 49 52
#12 Overall Score: 71 Polytechnic Institute of New York University

New York, NY

82 53 59 53
#23 Overall Score: 64 University of Arkansas—​Fayetteville

Fayetteville, AR

73 52 72 47
#33 Overall Score: 58 University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

56 49 65 56

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