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2022 Most Popular Online General Engineering Schools

708 Colleges
$66,152 Avg Salary
$20,077 Avg Student Debt

General Engineering is the #91 most popular major in the country with 11,925 degrees and certificates awarded in 2019-2020.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which program is right for you. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Most Popular Online General Engineering Schools ranking. Our analysis looked at 708 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.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for engineering majors pursuing an online .

Our 2022 rankings named Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College the most popular online school in the United States for general engineering students. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is a medium-sized public school located in the rural area of Perkinston.

While working on their degree, engineering majors at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College accumulate an average of around $10,000 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $104.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Maryland - College Park. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Most Popular Online General Engineering Schools list. UMCP is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of College Park.

The average amount in student loans that engineering majors at UMCP take out is $26,000. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $303.

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#3

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

Out of the 15 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Old Dominion University landed the # 3 spot on the list. Old Dominion is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Norfolk.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend East Mississippi Community College. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Most Popular Online General Engineering Schools list. Located in the remote area of Scooba, EMCC is a public school with a small student population.

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A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Cochise County Community College District is a great place for general engineering students pursuing an online degree. Located in the city of Sierra Vista, Cochise College is a public school with a small student population.

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#6

Central Texas College

Killeen, TX

With a ranking of #6, Central Texas College did quite well on this year’s best schools for general engineering students. Located in the medium-sized suburb of Killeen, Central Texas College is a public college with a large student population.

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Texas A&M University - College Station did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for general engineering students. It came in at #7 on the list. Texas A&M College Station is a very large public school located in the city of College Station.

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#7

Solano Community College

Fairfield, CA

Solano Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for general engineering students. It came in at #7 on the list. Located in the medium-sized suburb of Fairfield, Solano College is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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#9

Washburn University

Topeka, KS

Washburn University came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online General Engineering Schools ranking. Washburn University is a medium-sized public school located in the midsize city of Topeka.

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Southern Methodist University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for general engineering students. It came in at #10 on the list. Located in the large suburb of Dallas, SMU is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

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

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One of 40 majors within the area of study, general engineering has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 47,598
Electrical Engineering 30,670
Civil Engineering 21,561
Computer Engineering 16,932
Chemical Engineering 13,610

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 15 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 Rémi Kaupp.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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