Auburn Engineering ranks 23rd in U.S. News online program rankings

By Karen Hunley

Published: Jan 14, 2020 1:54:00 PM

Auburn Engineering is ranked in the top 25 of the Best Online Engineering Programs for the fourth consecutive year. Auburn Engineering is ranked in the top 25 of the Best Online Engineering Programs for the fourth consecutive year.

The Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering has again earned national accolades, ranking No. 23 in U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 Best Online Engineering Programs. This is the fourth consecutive year that Auburn Engineering Online has ranked in the top 25.

In addition, five individual Auburn Engineering programs were highlighted within the online engineering specialty rankings, which are new this year and based on responses to the peer assessment survey administered to high-ranking academic officials at engineering schools with online programs. Civil and industrial engineering are both ranked No. 4 in their respective programs; electrical and mechanical, both No. 7; and engineering management, No. 11. 

“The new specialty rankings show that Auburn Engineering programs are highly regarded in the eyes of our peers, which is one of the most valuable indications of the quality and growth of our programs,” said Christopher B. Roberts, dean of engineering. “We are continually working to meet our students’ needs and improve every aspect of Auburn Engineering Online.”  

Auburn’s online computer science and software engineering program moved up a spot to No. 19 in this year’s Best Online Information Technology Programs.

Auburn Engineering Online continues to expand its offerings, with 12 master’s degrees, a new bachelor’s degree in computer science and eight graduate certificate programs that are entirely online. Visit the EOL website for more information.

The annual U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Graduate Engineering Program rankings are based on five factors: student engagement (25 percent), faculty credentials and training (25 percent), peer reputation/assessment (25 percent), student services and technology (12.5 percent), and student excellence (12.5 percent). View the full rankings at usnews.com/education/online-education/engineering.

Media Contact: Karen Hunley, kam0003@auburn.edu, 334.844.2224

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