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2021 Best Engineering Technologies Bachelor's Degree Schools

105 Colleges
$55,227 Avg Salary
$26,703 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Engineering Technologies Bachelor's Degree School for You

In 2018-2019, 92,549 people earned a degree or certificate in engineering technologies, making the major the #17 most popular in the United States.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Best Engineering Technologies Bachelor's Degree Schools ranking. This report analyzed 105 schools in the United States to see which ones offered the best bachelor's degree programs for students. To come up with a school's ranking, we analyzed numerous factors related to post-graduation wages, the quality of education offered by the school, average accumulated student debt, and more.

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2021 Best Engineering Technologies Bachelor’s Degree Schools in the United States

The following schools top our list of the Best Engineering Technologies Bachelor's Degree Colleges.

Top 15% Best Engineering Technologies Bachelor's Degree Schools

#1

University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

Our 2021 rankings named University of Dayton the best school in the United States for engineering technologies students working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in the city of Dayton, U of Dayton is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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#2

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

Out of the 105 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Northern Iowa landed the # 2 spot on the list. UNI is a fairly large public school located in the city of Cedar Falls.

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#3

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Purdue University - Main Campus is a great place for engineering technologies students working on their bachelor’s degree. Purdue is a fairly large public school located in the small city of West Lafayette.

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#4

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

Out of the 105 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Michigan State University landed the # 4 spot on the list. Located in the small city of East Lansing, Michigan State is a public college with a very large student population.

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#5

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

The excellent bachelor’s degree programs at University of Florida helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best engineering technologies schools in the United States. U of F is a very large public school located in the city of Gainesville.

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#6

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

Ferris State University came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Best Engineering Technologies Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the distant town of Big Rapids, Ferris is a public school with a large student population.

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Michigan Technological University ranked #7 on this year’s Best Engineering Technologies Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Located in the remote town of Houghton, Michigan Tech is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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With a ranking of #8, Texas A&M University - College Station did quite well on this year’s best schools for engineering technologies students working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in the city of College Station, Texas A&M is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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California State University - Long Beach did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for engineering technologies students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #9 on the list. Located in the large city of Long Beach, Cal State Long Beach is a public school with a very large student population.

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Rochester Institute of Technology did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for engineering technologies students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #10 on the list. RIT is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Rochester.

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University of Wisconsin - Stout landed the #11 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best bachelor’s degree engineering technologies programs. Located in the distant town of Menomonie, UW - Stout is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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#12

Point Park University

Pittsburgh, PA

Point Park University landed the #12 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best bachelor’s degree engineering technologies programs. Point Park is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Pittsburgh.

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#13

Excelsior College

Albany, NY

Excelsior College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for engineering technologies students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #13 on the list. Excelsior College is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Albany.

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With a ranking of #14, New Jersey Institute of Technology did quite well on this year’s best schools for engineering technologies students working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in the large city of Newark, NJIT is a public school with a large student population.

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#15

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

With a ranking of #15, Western Michigan University did quite well on this year’s best schools for engineering technologies students working on their bachelor’s degree. WMU is a very large public school located in the city of Kalamazoo.

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Honorable Mentions

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Best Engineering Technologies Bachelor's Degree Schools award.

Rank College Location
16 Bemidji State University Bemidji, MN
17 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus Bowling Green, OH
18 SUNY Polytechnic Institute Utica, NY
19 California State University - Northridge Northridge, CA
20 Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport, PA
21 Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA

Engineering Technologies by Region

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New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

Engineering Tech Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Industrial Production Technology 14,313
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 10,756
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 10,702
Environmental Control Technology 10,042
Electronics Engineering Technology 9,875
Mechanical Engineering Technology 7,772
Engineering-Related Fields 5,997
Quality Control Technology 4,315
General Engineering Technology 4,212
Computer Engineering Technology 4,180
Construction Engineering Technology 3,824
Engineering Technology (Other) 1,786
Architectural Engineering Technology 1,362
Civil Engineering Technology 1,357
Engineering-Related Technologies 840
Mining & Petroleum Technology 705
Nuclear Engineering Technology 388
Nanotechnology 123

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 220,337
Engineering 200,684
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 162,961
Physical Sciences 53,556
Mathematics & Statistics 49,748

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to KUKA Systems GmbH.

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