University of Illinois—​Chicago

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Distinguishing Characteristics

Graduate program(s)
Master of Engineering
Distinguishing characteristics of online program (as submitted by school)

The MEng program is flexible, and students may choose courses that meet their interests or working needs.

School type Public
Terms Semester

Program Offerings

Online master's in engineering degree programs 1
Concentrations offered
Bioengineering/Biomedical Electrical/Electronic/Communications
Chemical Engineering Management
Computer Engineering Mechanical
Computer Science Other

Course Offerings

Credit-granting courses 50


Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 6 full-time; 10 part-time
Instructional faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degree 83% full-time; 80% part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 5
Average experience teaching online courses 9 years
National Academy of Engineering members 0%
Program fully finances faculty training No
Tech staff supporting faculty 20 full-time; 0 part-time

Class Size

Average class size 6
Maximum class size N/A

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Can earn degree entirely abroad Yes
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations No
Group projects/simulations No
Exams No
Classes include campus-based students No
Collaboration among online and campus-based students No face-to-face students
Students enroll as online students Online and on-campus students are in separate courses
Credits earned online equal earned on-campus Yes
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus Minority
Same curricula for online and campus students Half


One-year retention rates N/A


Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Most frequent duration of time for new students to graduate 3.0 years
Program target time to graduate 3 years
Required time to earn degree 6 years

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