Engineering

2021 Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Idaho

4 Colleges
782 Bachelor's Degrees
$23,023 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in IdahoOut of the majors we analyze each year, engineering was ranked 5th in Idaho. In fact, 782 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.6% of all the engineering bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Idaho ranking, we looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's in engineering. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great engineering programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the engineering program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

One Size Does Not Fit All

As a non-traditional student, you have a lot to consider when it comes to choosing an education. That's why we've developed rankings specifically for you. Check out more major-related rankings here..

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2021 Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Idaho

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying engineering.

Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Brigham Young University - Idaho has taken the #1 spot in this year's engineering ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the town of Rexburg, BYU - I is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population. BYU - I did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Engineering in Idaho list.

The student loan default rate at BYU - I is lower than is typical, just 3.4% of students default in three years. 21,053 students at BYU - I are exclusively online. 24,006 of BYU - I students are attending part time. BYU - I does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#2

University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

Our rankings recognize University of Idaho as the #2 school in this year's rankings. U of I is a large public school located in the town of Moscow. U of I also made our Best Colleges for Engineering in Idaho list, coming in at #1.

About 5.9% of U of I students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 2,751 students at U of I that take at least one class online. There are roughly 3,405 part time students in attendance at U of I. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

Our rankings recognize Idaho State University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. ISU is a large public school located in the city of Pocatello. ISU did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Engineering in Idaho list.

About 7.9% of ISU students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 4,203 students take at least one class online at ISU. About 4,918 of the students at ISU are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Boise State University landed the #4 spot in our 2021 best engineering schools for non-traditional students. Located in the midsize city of Boise, Boise State is a public college with a very large student population. Boise State also made our Best Colleges for Engineering in Idaho list, coming in at #4.

The student loan default rate at Boise State is lower than is typical, just 6.4% of students default in three years. Approximately 5,955 students take at least one class online at Boise State. 11,609 students are part time. Boise State does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Engineering Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 3,076
Utah 1,402
Montana 802
Wyoming 308

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 386
Electrical Engineering 212
Civil Engineering 171
Materials Engineering 33
General Engineering 32

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Majors Similar to Engineering

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 870
Computer & Information Sciences 714
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 355
Engineering Technologies 325
Natural Resources & Conservation 257

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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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