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2021 Best Engineering Technologies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Washington

1 College
163 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,573 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Engineering Technologies Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Engineering Technologies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in WashingtonIn 2018-2019, 163 bachelor's degrees were awarded to engineering technologies students who went to a Washington college or university. This makes it the #27 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.8% of all the engineering tech bachelor's degrees in the country.

This ranking identifies schools with high-quality engineering technologies programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the engineering technologies program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Engineering Tech Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Engineering Technologies School for Non-Traditional Students in Washington

The following school tops our list of the Best Engineering Technologies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best Engineering Technologies School for Non-Traditional Students

Central Washington University tops the 2021 list of our schools in Washington that are best for non-traditional engineering technologies students. Located in the distant town of Ellensburg, CWU is a public college with a fairly large student population. CWU also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Washington rankings.

The student loan default rate at CWU is lower than is typical, just 5.8% of students default in three years. There are approximately 7,872 students at CWU that take at least one class online. There are roughly 1,774 part time students in attendance at CWU. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Engineering Technologies Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Engineering Technologies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 1,252
Hawaii 4
Oregon 97
Alaska 20
Nevada 13

Engineering Tech Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Industrial Production Technology 256
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 114
General Engineering Technology 107
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 104
Mechanical Engineering Technology 94

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 4,736
Engineering 3,411
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 3,264
Physical Sciences 2,123
Natural Resources & Conservation 964

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Notes and References


*Avg Cost is for the top school 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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to KUKA Systems GmbH.

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