Engineering

2021 Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in North Dakota

2 Colleges
652 Bachelor's Degrees
$22,506 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in North DakotaOut of the majors we analyze each year, engineering was ranked 4th in North Dakota. In fact, 652 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that 0.5% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in North Dakota ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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.

More Ways to Rank Engineering Schools

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.

To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

2021 Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students in North Dakota

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

Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students

North Dakota State University - Main Campus tops the 2021 list of our schools in North Dakota that are best for non-traditional engineering students. Located in the city of Fargo, North Dakota State University is a public school with a fairly large student population. North Dakota State University also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Engineering in North Dakota rankings.

About 2.6% of North Dakota State University students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 5,518 students take at least one class online at North Dakota State University. There are roughly 2,527 part time students in attendance at North Dakota State University. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

University of North Dakota landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best engineering schools for non-traditional students. UND is a large public school located in the city of Grand Forks. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, UND has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Engineering in North Dakota ranking.

The student loan default rate at UND is lower than is typical, just 3.6% of students default in three years. 3,531 of UND students are exclusively distance learners. 3,912 of UND students are attending part time. 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 Colleges in the Plains States Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 2,090
Minnesota 1,652
Kansas 1,208
South Dakota 485
Iowa 2,208
Nebraska 514

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 284
Civil Engineering 137
Electrical Engineering 113
Computer Engineering 54
Chemical Engineering 51

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Majors Similar to Engineering

Related Major Annual Graduates
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 470
Engineering Technologies 401
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 386
Computer & Information Sciences 249
Physical Sciences 106

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 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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