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Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is ranked third among schools offering high-quality online graduate engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report. This is the third year in a row UW–Madison has ranked in the top 10.

This important distinction was announced January 8, 2014, as U.S. News & World Report released its most recent ranking of online master's of engineering programs, which required eligible programs to pass rigorous standards for quality education in the areas of faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, student engagement, and admissions selectivity.

"UW–Madison is honored to again be included in this prestigious ranking by U.S. News & World Report," says Wayne Pferdehirt, director of distance degree programs for the Department of Engineering Professional Development in the College of Engineering. "We strive to offer our students the highest quality and best value in engineering education available anywhere in any format. UW-Madison’s approach to online engineering education seeks to create a highly engaging, collaborative learning experience between experienced adult students and world-class faculty. We are delighted that the quality of UW’s graduate engineering programs and the success of our students are recognized in these rankings by U.S. News and World Report."

The UW–Madison College of Engineering and Department of Engineering Professional Development offer a variety of online engineering graduate programs, in areas including sustainable systems engineering, engineering management (professional practice), engine systems, polymer engineering and science, technical Japanese, electrical and computer engineering (power electronics), and mechanical engineering (controls).

Colleen Barrett
1/8/2014