Pennsylvania State University—​World Campus

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#5 Overall Score: 86 Best Online Engineering Programs

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Graduate Engineering Program Overview

Pennsylvania State University--World Campus, a public institution, offers online labs, and all of the online classes are recorded and archived, so students can access lecture material at their own convenience. Seventy-four percent of students are employed when they enroll for online graduate engineering programs at Pennsylvania State University--World Campus, and the application deadline is rolling.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 1999-2000
Total enrollment 565
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) N/A (in-state)
N/A (out-of-state)
Application deadline rolling
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U.S. News Rankings

Student Engagement rank 6
Student Engagement score 78
Faculty Credentials and Training rank 2
Faculty Credentials and Training score 90
Student Services and Technology rank 13
Student Services and Technology score 57
Admissions Selectivity rank 17
Admissions Selectivity score 58
Peer assessment score (out of 5): 3.7


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website
Director of admissions Martha Jordan
Admissions phone (800) 252-3592
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Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 30 full-time; 4 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 21
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Classes include campus-based students No
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Student Body

Enrollment 565
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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 24
24-7 live tech support No

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $930
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $930
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) N/A
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) N/A

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