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2021 Most Popular Online Electrical Engineering Schools

31 Colleges
$70,098 Avg Salary
$23,581 Avg Student Debt

In 2018-2019, 31,384 people earned a degree or certificate in electrical engineering, making the major the #39 most popular in the United States.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Most Popular Online Electrical Engineering Schools ranking. Our analysis looked at 31 schools in the United States to see which online programs were the most popular for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

Check out the online EE programs at these schools if you want to attend one of the most popular in the United States.

Our 2021 rankings named Washington State University the most popular online school in the United States for electrical engineering students. Located in the town of Pullman, Wazzu is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#2

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

The excellent online programs at University of Arizona helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best electrical engineering schools in the United States. University of Arizona is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Tucson.

While working on their degree, EE majors at University of Arizona accumulate an average of around $21,500 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $223.

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A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Rochester Institute of Technology is a great place for electrical engineering students pursuing an online degree. Located in the suburb of Rochester, RIT is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

EE majors at RIT take out an average of $23,180 in student loans while working on their egree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $253.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Florida International University. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Most Popular Online Electrical Engineering Schools list. FIU is a very large public school located in the suburb of Miami.

On average, EE graduates from FIU take out $22,746 in student loans while working on their degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $236, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Out of the 31 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Arizona State University - Skysong landed the # 5 spot on the list. Located in the city of Scottsdale, ASU - Skysong is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#6

Clemson University

Clemson, SC

Clemson University came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Electrical Engineering Schools ranking. Located in the suburb of Clemson, Clemson is a public school with a fairly large student population.

The average amount in student loans that EE majors at Clemson take out is $22,252. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $231, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#7

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

With a ranking of #7, Stony Brook University did quite well on this year’s best schools for electrical engineering students. Located in the suburb of Stony Brook, SUNY Stony Brook is a public college with a fairly large student population.

After completing their degree, EE graduates from SUNY Stony Brook carry an average student debtload of $19,437. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $202.

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University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

University of North Dakota ranked #8 on this year’s Most Popular Online Electrical Engineering Schools list. Located in the city of Grand Forks, UND is a public college with a large student population.

On average, EE graduates from UND take out $27,000 in student loans while working on their degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $280, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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With a ranking of #9, Eastern Washington University did quite well on this year’s best schools for electrical engineering students. EWU is a large public school located in the fringe town of Cheney.

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Stevens Institute of Technology landed the #10 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best electrical engineering programs. Stevens is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Hoboken.

On average, EE graduates from Stevens take out $25,704 in student loans while working on their degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $267, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Electrical Engineering is one of 38 different types of programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to EE

Related Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 47,405
Civil Engineering 21,938
Computer Engineering 15,891
Chemical Engineering 14,406
Biomedical Engineering 12,001

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • 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 NASA.

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