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2021 Most Popular Online General Engineering Schools

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

In 2018-2019, 3,449 people earned a degree or certificate in general engineering, making the major the #63 most popular in the United States.

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.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Grad Degree Search has created the Most Popular Online General Engineering Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 4 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular online programs for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The following schools top our list of the Most Popular Online General Engineering Colleges.

Our 2021 rankings named University of Maryland - College Park the most popular online school in the United States for general engineering students. UMCP is a very large public school located in the suburb of College Park.

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#2

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means George Mason University is a great place for general engineering students pursuing an online degree. GMU is a very large public school located in the suburb of Fairfax.

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#3

Villanova University

Villanova, PA

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Villanova University. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Most Popular Online General Engineering Schools list. Located in the large suburb of Villanova, Villanova is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

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Out of the 4 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Massachusetts - Lowell landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the suburb of Lowell, UMass Lowell is a public school with a large student population.

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

General Engineering is one of 37 different types of programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Electrical Engineering 12,934
Mechanical Engineering 9,668
Civil Engineering 6,961
Computer Engineering 5,021
Biomedical Engineering 4,057

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 4 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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