2020 Most Affordable Online Master's in Electrical Engineering Degrees

By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020
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By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020

With annual tuitions under $15,000, these 21 online colleges offer the most affordable master's in electrical engineering programs. In first place, the University of Arkansas is the most affordable school, with a tuition rate of $4,558. The University of New Mexico comes in second place, with an affordable tuition rate of $4,583 per year. Students can choose from a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering or a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Space Systems Engineering.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our rankings of the most affordable online bachelor's in electrical engineering degrees. View our methodology or learn more about OnlineU.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 University of Arkansas $4,558
# 2 #2 University of New Mexico $4,583
# 3 #3 Kennesaw State University $5,745
# 4 #4 Mississippi State University $7,335
# 5 #5 University of Virginia $8,115
# 6 #6 University of Idaho $8,235
# 7 (tie) #7 (tie) Old Dominion University $8,925
# 7 (tie) #7 (tie) Washington State University $8,925
# 9 #9 University of Colorado Boulder $10,000
# 10 #10 Arizona State University $10,108
# 11 #11 University of Florida $10,350
# 12 #12 Iowa State University $10,425
# 13 #13 Saint Cloud State University $10,569
# 14 #14 Colorado State University - Fort Collins $10,575
# 15 #15 University of North Dakota $11,460
# 16 #16 Kansas State University $11,473
# 17 #17 Ohio University - Main Campus $12,172
# 18 #18 Naval Postgraduate School $13,867
# 19 #19 Pennsylvania State University - World Campus $13,950
# 20 #20 University of Cincinnati $14,098
# 21 #21 University of Arizona - Engineering $14,925
#1
#1

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville (AR)
Annual Tuition: $4,558
Annual Tuition: $4,558
Annual Tuition: $4,558
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 76%
  • Graduation Rate: 66%
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Average SATs: 1120 -1300
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 934
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,578
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - Control Systems (Non-Thesis Option)
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - Control Systems (Thesis Option)
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - Electric Power (Non-Thesis Option)
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - Electric Power (Thesis Option)
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (Non-Thesis Option)
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (Thesis Option)
#2
#2

University of New Mexico

Albuquerque (NM)
Annual Tuition: $4,583
Annual Tuition: $4,583
Annual Tuition: $4,583
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 54%
  • Acceptance Rate: 67%
  • Average SATs: 970 -1290
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,596
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 352
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - Concentration in Space Systems Engineering
#3
#3
Annual Tuition: $5,745
Annual Tuition: $5,745
Annual Tuition: $5,745
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
  • Graduation Rate: 46%
  • Acceptance Rate: 61%
  • Average SATs: 1050 -1230
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 3,315
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,792
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Applied Engineering - Electrical
#4
#4

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State (MS)
Annual Tuition: $7,335
Annual Tuition: $7,335
Annual Tuition: $7,335
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 95%
  • Graduation Rate: 61%
  • Acceptance Rate: 62%
  • Average SATs: 1070 -1280
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 872
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 964
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
#5
#5

University of Virginia

Charlottesville (VA)
Annual Tuition: $8,115
Annual Tuition: $8,115
Annual Tuition: $8,115
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 57%
  • Graduation Rate: 95%
  • Acceptance Rate: 27%
  • Average SATs: 1340 -1520
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 296
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 759
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
#6
#6

University of Idaho

Moscow (ID)
Annual Tuition: $8,235
Annual Tuition: $8,235
Annual Tuition: $8,235
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 56%
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Average SATs: 1010 -1240
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 431
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 590
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU

Online Master's Degrees

  • M.Engr. in Electrical Engineering
  • M.Engr. in Electrical Engineering - Communication Systems
  • M.Engr. in Electrical Engineering - Control Systems
  • M.Engr. in Electrical Engineering - Digital Systems Design
  • M.Engr. in Electrical Engineering - Electric Power Systems
  • M.Engr. in Electrical Engineering - Electromagnetics
#7
#7
Annual Tuition: $8,925
Annual Tuition: $8,925
Annual Tuition: $8,925
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 51%
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Average SATs: 980 -1180
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 3,948
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,206
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Engineering - Concentration in Electrical and Computer Engineering
#7
#7
Annual Tuition: $8,925
Annual Tuition: $8,925
Annual Tuition: $8,925
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 89%
  • Graduation Rate: 60%
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Average SATs: 1020 -1230
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,437
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,137
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU

Online Master's Degrees

  • Professional Science Master's in Electrical Power Engineering
#9
#9
Annual Tuition: $10,000
Annual Tuition: $10,000
Annual Tuition: $10,000
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 66%
  • Graduation Rate: 69%
  • Acceptance Rate: 80%
  • Average SATs: 1140 -1360
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 631
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 688
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Dual Master of Science in Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering/Master of Engineering in Engineering Management
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - Computer Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - Control and Communications
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - Electromagnetics, RF, Microwaves, and Remote Sensing
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - Embedded Systems
#10
#10

Arizona State University

Tempe (AZ) (and 4 others)
Annual Tuition: $10,108
Annual Tuition: $10,108
Annual Tuition: $10,108
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 54%
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Average SATs: 1091 -1301
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 33,410
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 10,843
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • MBA/MSE in Electrical Engineering
  • MS in Engineering - Electrical Engineering
#11
#11

University of Florida

Gainesville (FL)
Annual Tuition: $10,350
Annual Tuition: $10,350
Annual Tuition: $10,350
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
  • Graduation Rate: 88%
  • Acceptance Rate: 42%
  • Average SATs: 1310 -1470
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,029
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 3,401
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Combined Bachelor's/Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Combined Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering/Master of Science in Management
  • Master of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
#12
#12
Annual Tuition: $10,425
Annual Tuition: $10,425
Annual Tuition: $10,425
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 74%
  • Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Average SATs: 1100 -1340
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 260
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,038
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
#13
#13
Annual Tuition: $10,569
Annual Tuition: $10,569
Annual Tuition: $10,569
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 48%
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Average SATs: 934 -1194
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 469
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 390
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Electrical Engineering
#14
#14
Annual Tuition: $10,575
Annual Tuition: $10,575
Annual Tuition: $10,575
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 79%
  • Graduation Rate: 70%
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Average SATs: 1070 -1290
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,253
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,492
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
#15
#15

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks (ND)
Annual Tuition: $11,460
Annual Tuition: $11,460
Annual Tuition: $11,460
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
  • Graduation Rate: 61%
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Average SATs: 1010 -1250
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,851
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,500
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Combined Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering/Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  • Combined Bachelor of Science/Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
  • Combined Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Online Master's Degrees

  • Combined Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering/Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  • Combined Bachelor of Science/Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
  • Combined Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
#16
#16

Kansas State University

Manhattan (KS)
Annual Tuition: $11,473
Annual Tuition: $11,473
Annual Tuition: $11,473
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 88%
  • Graduation Rate: 65%
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 961
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,425
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering - Communication and Networking
  • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electric Power Systems
#17
#17
Annual Tuition: $12,172
Annual Tuition: $12,172
Annual Tuition: $12,172
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 65%
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Average SATs: 1050 -1260
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 4,926
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,892
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
#18
#18
Annual Tuition: $13,867
Annual Tuition: $13,867
Annual Tuition: $13,867
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,293
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: WSCUC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE)
#19
#19
Annual Tuition: $13,950
Annual Tuition: $13,950
Annual Tuition: $13,950
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 72%
  • Graduation Rate: 29%
  • Acceptance Rate: 67%
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
#20
#20

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati (OH) (and 1 other)
Annual Tuition: $14,098
Annual Tuition: $14,098
Annual Tuition: $14,098
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 75%
  • Graduation Rate: 71%
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Average SATs: 1120 -1350
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,455
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 3,731
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
#21
#21
Annual Tuition: $14,925
Annual Tuition: $14,925
Annual Tuition: $14,925
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 91%
  • Graduation Rate: 65%
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Average SATs: 1110 -1360
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,558
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,515
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering

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