10 Online Engineering Schools With the Most International Students

Popular Online Engineering Programs for International Students

Engineering programs at U.S. universities are popular among international graduate students, some of whom choose to pursue their studies online.

In 2013, international students made up about 7 percent of the 12,870 students who pursued online engineering degrees at the master's programs ranked by U.S. News. Here are the 10 online engineering programs with the highest percentages of international students in the fall of 2013.

9 (tie). Columbia University (Fu Foundation) (NY)

Total enrollment: 151

Percentage of international students: 13 percent

U.S. News rank: 1

More information on the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University.

9 (tie). University of North Carolina--Charlotte (Lee)

Total enrollment: 32

Percentage of international students: 13 percent

U.S. News rank: 23 (tie)

More information on the William States Lee College of Engineering at University of North Carolina--Charlotte>

7 (tie). University of Florida

Total enrollment: 708

Percentage of international students: 18 percent

U.S. News rank: 44 (tie)

More information on the College of Engineering at University of Florida.

7 (tie). University of Tennessee--Chattanooga

Total enrollment: 110

Percentage of international students: 18 percent

U.S. News rank: RNP

More information on the online graduate engineering program at the University of Tennessee--Chattanooga.

6. Texas Tech University (Whitacre)

Total enrollment: 103

Percentage of international students: 19 percent

U.S. News rank: 20

More information on the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering at Texas Tech.

5. Louisiana Tech University

Total enrollment: 90

Percentage of international students: 23 percent

U.S. News rank: RNP

More information on the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University.

4. New York Institute of Technology

Total enrollment: 149

Percentage of international students: 26 percent

U.S. News rank: 27 (tie)

More information on the New York Institute of Technology.

3. University of Michigan--Ann Arbor

Total enrollment: 425

Percentage of international students: 31 percent

U.S. News rank: 7 (tie)

More information on the College of Engineering at University of Michigan--Ann Arbor.

2. University of Louisville (Speed) (KY)

Total enrollment: 10

Percentage of international students: 40 percent

U.S. News rank: RNP

More information on the J. B. Speed School of Engineering at University of Louisville.

1. University of Bridgeport (CT)

Total enrollment: 66

Percentage of international students: 71 percent

U.S. News rank: 29 (tie)

More information on the School of Engineering at University of Bridgeport.

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Devon Haynie is an education reporter at U.S. News, covering online education. You can follow her on Twitter or email her at dhaynie@usnews.com.