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2021 Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Delaware

1 College
514 Bachelor's Degrees
$38,841 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in DelawareEngineering is one of the most popular subjects to study in Delaware. With 514 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 4th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that of the 128,724 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.4% were from a college or university in the state.

Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent engineering programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the engineering program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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2021 Best Engineering School for Non-Traditional Students in Delaware

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

Best Engineering School for Non-Traditional Students

University of Delaware has taken the #1 spot in this year's engineering ranking for non-traditional students. UD is a very large public school located in the large suburb of Newark. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, UD has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Engineering in Delaware ranking.

About 2.2% of UD students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 2,306 students at UD that take at least one class online. 2,422 students are part time.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Engineering Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 6,878
New York 7,376
New Jersey 2,697
Maryland 2,298
District of Columbia 414

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 186
Chemical Engineering 117
Civil Engineering 113
Computer Engineering 100
Biomedical Engineering 66

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 863
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 472
Physical Sciences 191
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 178
Natural Resources & Conservation 134

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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.
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