2014 US News & World Reports Rankings for Graduate Online Engineering Programs

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The 2014 US News & World Reports (USNWR) Rankings
#1 Columbia University (Fu Foundation)

#2 UCLA (Samueli)

#3 U Wisconsin (Madison)

#4 USC (Viterbi)

#5 Penn State (World Campus)

For AITU member universities , a key constituency of KULPER & COMPANY, the 2014 leader in online graduate engineering education, as measured by US News & World Reports (USNWR) is, once again, NYU POLYTECHNIC University with significant ranking improvements coming from LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL University and Drexel University.

Adjustments to USWNR ranking methodology provide valuable insights as to how the rapidly evolving field of online graduate engineering education is being analyzed and measured.  Notably, the weight placed on “peer reputation/industry opiniondropped from 25% to just 10%; while “student engagement” increased from 23% to 30%. There were other adjustments suggesting the growing importance of “faculty credentials” and effective “student services”.

For KULPER & COMPANY Clientele

2014 Ranking

12  NYU Poly AITU                                                                                       

37 WPI AITU                                                           

46 Norwich University  NEASC                

RNP Stevens Institute AITU

RNC Clarkson University AITU

RNP Illinois Institute of Technology   AITU

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RNP= USNWR calculated a rank but did not publish it

RNC = Rank Not Calculated by USNWR

AITU Member Universities (only)

17 Lawrence Tech                                             

29 Drexel                                                             

RNC  Cal Tech                                                      

RNP  Case Western                                        

RNC  Carnegie Mellon                                    

RNC  Cooper Union                                         

RNC  Embry Riddle                                         

RNC Olin College                                         

RNC Keck Grad Institute   

RNC Milwaukee School of Engineering                                                                     

RNC Rochester Instititute of Technology                                                           

RNC Rose Hulman                                       

RNC Webb Institute  

RNC Kettering University

RNC Harvey Mudd

RNC Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 

                                        

What do these rankings imply for AITU member schools?

#1 Leading providers of online graduate engineering education are making the necessary investment to do what it takes to deliver effective courses that are well received by students.  

#2 Online graduate engineering education is becoming an increasingly important option for busy professionals and others enrolled in online graduate engineering programs.

#3 Online graduate engineering is an increasingly important strategic initiative for participant universities.  

Here at KULPER & COMPANY our goal is to help our clients and prospects attract new leaders for their most strategically important initiatives.  We work on senior level academic and administrative search assignments for universities and companies that operate at the intersection of academic research and corporate innovation.

Here at KULPER & COMPANY our goal is to help our clients and prospects attract new leaders for their most strategically important initiatives. We work on senior level academic and administrative search assignments for universities and companies that operate at the intersection of academic research and corporate innovation.
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Keith D. Kulper is the president and founder of KULPER & COMPANY, LLC an executive search consulting firm working in the area of senior level leadership for academia and corporate innovation. We are strong advocates of nurturing the linkage between academic investigation/research and corporate innovation/full commercialization of new product solutions. We specialize in attracting proven leaders who can effectively drive transformational change. The firm operates an Advisory Board that meets annually to bring together leaders from academia and corporate innovation to help drive continuous improvement of our professional practice. We are also an investor in early stage companies. We take pride in supporting the growth and development of business and engineering schools at leading universities throughout the United States.

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