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

4 Colleges
1,702 Bachelor's Degrees
$24,391 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Engineering Technologies Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Engineering Technologies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in TexasWith 1,702 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, engineering technologies is the #21 most popular major in Texas. This means that of the 19,475 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 8.7% were from a college or university in the state.

For this year's Best Engineering Technologies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Texas ranking, we looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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 Texas

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

#1

Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX

Tarleton State University tops the 2021 list of our schools in Texas that are best for non-traditional engineering technologies students. Located in the remote town of Stephenville, Tarleton is a public college with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Tarleton has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Texas ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 7.7%. 1,004 students at Tarleton are exclusively online. There are roughly 4,374 part time students in attendance at Tarleton. Tarleton does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#2

University of Houston

Houston, TX

University of Houston comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. UH is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Houston. UH did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Texas list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 3.1%. There are approximately 16,613 students at UH that take at least one class online. About 12,716 of the students at UH are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#3

Lamar University

Beaumont, TX

Our rankings recognize Lamar University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Beaumont, Lamar University is a public college with a fairly large student population. Lamar University did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Texas list.

The student loan default rate at Lamar University is lower than is typical, just 6.1% of students default in three years. 7,109 students at Lamar University are exclusively online. About 8,326 of the students at Lamar University are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Texas A&M University - Kingsville landed the #4 spot in our 2021 best engineering technologies schools for non-traditional students. Texas A&M Kingsville is a moderately-sized public school located in the distant town of Kingsville. Texas A&M Kingsville also made our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Texas list, coming in at #4.

The student loan default rate at Texas A&M Kingsville is lower than is typical, just 8.7% of students default in three years. Approximately 1,745 students take at least one class online at Texas A&M Kingsville. 2,561 students are 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 Southwest Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Arizona 93
Oklahoma 375
New Mexico 89

Engineering Tech Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Construction Engineering Technology 945
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 775
Industrial Production Technology 606
Electronics Engineering Technology 487
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 478

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Majors Similar to Engineering Tech

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 15,769
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 11,548
Computer & Information Sciences 10,781
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 3,239
Physical Sciences 3,203

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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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