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2021 Best Engineering Technologies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in North Carolina

4 Colleges
818 Bachelor's Degrees
$22,360 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Engineering Technologies Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Engineering Technologies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in North CarolinaEngineering Technologies is the #21 most popular major in North Carolina with 818 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 19,475 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 4.2% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Engineering Technologies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in North Carolina ranking analyzed 4 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in engineering tech. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent engineering technologies programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the engineering technologies program at the school. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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2021 Best Engineering Technologies Schools for Non-Traditional Students in North Carolina

Check out the engineering tech programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Best Engineering Technologies Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Western Carolina University has taken the #1 spot in this year's engineering technologies ranking for non-traditional students. WCU is a large public school located in the distant town of Cullowhee. WCU also made our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in North Carolina list, coming in at #3.

About 6.0% of WCU students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. 2,151 of WCU students are exclusively distance learners. 2,258 of WCU students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of North Carolina at Charlotte earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. UNC Charlotte is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Charlotte. UNC Charlotte also made our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in North Carolina list, coming in at #1.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 6.1%. Approximately 6,694 students take at least one class online at UNC Charlotte. There are roughly 6,121 part time students in attendance at UNC Charlotte. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

Our rankings recognize East Carolina University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Greenville, ECU is a public college with a very large student population. ECU not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in North Carolina list.

About 5.6% of ECU students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. 6,812 students at ECU are exclusively online. There are roughly 6,631 part time students in attendance at ECU. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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North Carolina A & T State University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. NC A&T is a large public school located in the city of Greensboro. As a testament to the quality of education offered at NC A&T, the school also landed the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in North Carolina ranking.

There are approximately 2,921 students at NC A&T that take at least one class online. 1,684 of NC A&T students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Engineering Technologies Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Engineering Technologies Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 220
Florida 438
Virginia 491
Georgia 357
Alabama 784
Tennessee 392
West Virginia 165
South Carolina 107
Louisiana 376
Kentucky 531
Arkansas 104

Engineering Tech Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Industrial Production Technology 358
Electronics Engineering Technology 276
Mechanical Engineering Technology 237
Engineering Technology (Other) 234
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 209

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Majors Similar to Engineering Tech

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 4,994
Computer & Information Sciences 4,914
Engineering 4,823
Physical Sciences 1,594
Mathematics & Statistics 1,470

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 4 schools only.

References

  • 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.
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