2020 Most Affordable Online Master's in Electrical Engineering Degrees

2020 Most Affordable Electrical Engineering Masters Degrees Badge

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.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 $4,558
# 2 #2 $4,583
# 3 #3 $5,745
# 4 #4 $7,335
# 5 #5 $8,115
# 6 #6 $8,235
# 7 (tie) #7 (tie) $8,925
# 7 (tie) #7 (tie) $8,925
# 9 #9 $10,000
# 10 #10 $10,108
# 11 #11 $10,350
# 12 #12 $10,425
# 13 #13 $10,569
# 14 #14 $10,575
# 15 #15 $11,460
# 16 #16 $11,473
# 17 #17 $12,172
# 18 #18 $13,867
# 19 #19 $13,950
# 20 #20 $14,098
# 21 #21 $14,925
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  • Annual Tuition: $4,558
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,392
  • Example Classes: Design of Advanced Power Distribution Systems; Modern Control Systems; Power System Operation and Control; Semiconductor Devices; Semiconductor Nanostructures I

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)
  • Annual Tuition: $4,583
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,698
  • Example Classes: Advanced Computer Architecture; Hardware/Software Codesign with FPGAs; Power Electronics; Semiconductor Optoelectronic Materials and Devices; Theory of Linear Systems; VLSI Design

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Electrical Engineering
  • MS in Electrical Engineering - Space Systems Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $5,745
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,146
  • Example Classes: Advanced Photovoltaics & Energy Storage Systems; Antenna Engineering; Applied Engineering Mathematics; Distributed Energy Systems; Emerging Vehicle Technologies; Wireless Mobile Networking

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Applied Engineering - Electrical
  • Annual Tuition: $7,335
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,484
  • Example Classes: Digital Devices and Logic Design; Digital System Design; Intermediate Electronic Circuits; Microprocessors; Signals and Systems

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Non-Thesis Option)
  • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Thesis Option)
  • Annual Tuition: $8,115
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 7,862
  • Example Classes: Information Theory and Coding; Microelectronic Integrated Circuit Fabrication; Optical Communications; Optics and Lasers; Optoelectronic Devices; Robots and Humans

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $8,235
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,273
  • Example Classes: Advanced Electromagnetic Theory II; Analog Integrated Circuit Design; Antenna Principles and Design; Background Study in Digital Logic; Introduction to Microelectronics Fabrication; Introduction to VLSI Design

Online Master's Degrees

  • M.Engr. in Electrical Engineering - Communication Systems (Non-Thesis Option)
  • M.Engr. in Electrical Engineering - Control Systems (Non-Thesis Option)
  • M.Engr. in Electrical Engineering - Digital Systems Design (Non-Thesis Option)
  • M.Engr. in Electrical Engineering - Electric Power Systems (Non-Thesis Option)
  • M.Engr. in Electrical Engineering - Electromagnetics (Non-Thesis Option)
  • M.Engr. in Electrical Engineering - Integrated Circuit Design (Non-Thesis Option)
  • Annual Tuition: $8,925
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,804
  • Example Classes: Cyber Physical System Security; Machine Learning; Model Engineering; Multivariable Control Systems; Network Engineering and Design; Solid State Electronics

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $8,925
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,380
  • Example Classes: Advanced Power Electronics; Analysis of Power Systems; High Voltage Engineering; High Voltage Overhead Transmission Lines; Performance of Power Systems; Power System Stability and Control

Online Master's Degrees

  • Professional Science Master's in Electrical Power Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $10,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 6,522
  • Example Classes: Advanced Computer Architecture; Computer/Machine Vision; Embedding Sensors and Actuators; Mastering Embedded Systems Architecture; Programmable Systems on a Chip; Real-Time Digital Media

Online Master's Degrees

  • Dual Master of Science in Electrical 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 Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $10,108
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 21,361
  • Example Classes: Advanced Silicon Processing; Artificial Neural Computation Systems; Communication Transceiver Circuits Design; Digital Image Processing and Compression; Low Power Bioelectronics; Semiconductor Memory Technologies and Systems

Online Master's Degrees

  • MBA/MSE in Electrical Engineering
  • MS in Engineering - Electrical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $10,350
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 16,727
  • Example Classes: Cross Layered Systems Security; Fundamentals of Biometric Identification; Future of Microelectronics Technology; Hands-On Hardware Security; Pattern Recognition & Intelligent Systems; Virtual Computers

Online Master's Degrees

  • ME in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $10,425
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,371
  • Example Classes: Electromagnetic Fields and Waves; Electromagnetic Radiation, Antennas, and Propagation; Energy Systems and Power Electronics; Magnetism and Magnetic Materials; Microwave Engineering; Sustainable Engineering and International Development

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $10,569
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,800
  • Example Classes: Advanced Analog Electronics; Applied Electromagnetics and Signal Integrity; Digital Coding of Waveforms; Electrical Machines and Power Systems; Parallel Computer Architecture; Stochastic Control Systems

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Electrical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $10,575
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 7,516
  • Example Classes: Energy Networks and Power Distribution Grids; Grid Integration of Wind Energy Systems; Internet Engineering; Nonlinear Control Systems; Optical Interferometry and Laser Metrology; Optical Properties in Solids

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering - Electrical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $11,460
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,328
  • Example Classes: Antenna Theory; Electromagnetic Compatibility; Renewable Energy Systems; Robotics Fundamentals; Signal Integrity; Wireless Communications

Online Master's Degrees

  • 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
  • Annual Tuition: $11,473
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,352
  • Example Classes: Advanced Engineering Economy; Big Data Analytics; Information Retrieval and Text Mining; Network Flows and Graph Theory; Network Theory; Wind and Solar Engineering

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
  • Annual Tuition: $12,172
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 6,171
  • Example Classes: Aviation Standards, Software Design, and Certification; Inertial Navigation Systems; Micro Nano Fabrication; Optoelectronics and Photonics; Satellite Based Navigation Systems; State Space Methods in Control

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $13,867
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,737
  • Example Classes: Advanced Electronics Engineering; Digital Signal Processing; Discrete-Time Random Signals; Introduction to Analog VLSI; Reliability Issues for Military Electronics; Semiconductor Device Technology

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering (MEng)
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE)
  • Master of Science in Engineering Science - Electrical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $13,950
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 6,112
  • Example Classes: Engineering Electromagnetics; Linear Systems: Time Domain and Transform Analysis; Power System Control and Operation; Power Systems Analysis I; Probability, Random Variables, and Stochastic Processes; Topics in Digital Signal Processing

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $14,098
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 11,124
  • Example Classes: Contemporary Instrumentation and Automation; Effectiveness in Technical Organizations; Electromagnetic Energy Conversion; Intelligent Industrial Controllers; Intelligent Systems Theory; Management of Innovation

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $14,925
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 9,944
  • Example Classes: Advanced Linear Systems Theory; Detection and Estimation in Engineering Systems; Digital Control Systems; Holography and Diffractive Optics; Photonic Communications Engineering II; Probability and Random Processes for Engineering Applications

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering