Names Best Schools with Online Engineering Degrees

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Top Four-Year, Two-Year Colleges Nationwide Identified for Excellence, Affordability in 2016-2017

The nation’s best Online Engineering Degree Programs are being highlighted by leading higher education information and resource provider for 2016-2017. The site released its ranking of the top 50 four-year schools and top 33 two-year schools offering engineering degrees online, honoring Siena Heights University, Eastern Michigan University, Texas A&M University, Indiana State University and Missouri State University Springfield as the highest scoring four-year schools and Holmes Community College, East Mississippi Community College, Crowder College, Tulsa Community College and Diablo Valley College as the highest scoring two-year schools.

"Surveys show one of the most popular college major choices for high school seniors is engineering,” said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of “As we see more colleges take their programs online to meet the growing demand, it’s important for us to highlight schools going the extra mile by offering the best combination of affordability and quality online engineering curriculum for students.”

Colleges must meet specific minimum requirements to qualify for a spot on the ranking. Each must be regionally accredited and hold public or private not-for-profit status. Maximum in-state tuition cost requirements are also set at $5,000 or less annually for two-year schools and $25,000 or less annually for four-year schools. Eligible colleges are scored based on more than a dozen unique data points, including financial aid offerings, graduation rates and variety of online programs. Final rankings are determined based on these school-specific scores.

An alphabetical list of the schools on the 2016-2017 Best Online Engineering Degrees list can be found below. See the attached map for school count by state. Full rankings and further details on data and methodology can be found at the link below:

Two-Year Schools on the 2016-2017 Best Online Engineering Degrees list:

Arapahoe Community College
Big Sandy Community and Technical College
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Central Georgia Technical College
Central Texas College
College of the Siskiyous
Columbus State Community College
Cowley County Community College
Crowder College
Diablo Valley College
East Mississippi Community College
Eastern Iowa Community College District
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Gateway Community and Technical College
Holmes Community College
Hudson Valley Community College
Iowa Central Community College
Ivy Tech Community College
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Merced College
North Dakota State College of Science
Ocean County College
Odessa College
Ozarks Technical Community College
Schoolcraft College
Stark State College
State Fair Community College
Three Rivers Community College
Truckee Meadows Community College
Tulsa Community College
Wake Technical Community College
Washtenaw Community College
Western Wyoming Community College

Four-Year Schools on the 2016-2017 Best Online Engineering Degrees list:

Arkansas State University - Main Campus
Baker College of Muskegon
Bemidji State University
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Clemson University
Daytona State College
Delta State University
East Carolina University
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide
Ferris State University
Florida Atlantic University
Fort Hays State University
Indiana State University
Indiana University - East
Kennesaw State University
Liberty University
Missouri State University - Springfield
Morehead State University
National University
Northern Arizona University
Oklahoma State University - Main Campus
Old Dominion University
Pittsburg State University
Saint Cloud State University
Siena Heights University
Southeast Missouri State University
State College of Florida - Manatee-Sarasota
Stony Brook University
Texas A & M University - College Station
The University of Alabama
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
University of Arizona
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
University of Central Florida
University of Delaware
University of Massachusetts - Lowell
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
University of Nebraska at Omaha
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of North Dakota
University of South Carolina - Upstate
University of Southern Mississippi
University of Toledo
University of Virginia-Main Campus
Utah Valley University
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
Washburn University
Western Kentucky University

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