2020 Most Affordable Online Master's in Industrial Engineering Programs

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

Ranked by affordability, these 25 schools all offer online low-cost master's degrees in industrial engineering. Texas Tech University is the #1 school on the list, offering a tuition rate of here.">$5,670 annually. Classes for Texas Tech's Master of Science in Industrial Engineering program include Computer-Aided Manufacturing, Human Factors in Engineering and Design, and Manufacturing Facilities Planning and Design. Texas A&M University-Kingsville, ranked #2, offers an annual tuition rate of here.">$6,333 for its Master of Science in Industrial Engineering. Each school on this list offers a tuition rate under $23,000 per year.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 Texas Tech University $5,670
# 2 #2 Texas A&M University-Kingsville $6,333
# 3 #3 Northern Illinois University $8,185
# 4 #4 Mississippi State University $8,313
# 5 #5 University of Alabama in Huntsville $9,255
# 6 #6 Arizona State University $10,108
# 7 #7 University of Missouri $10,290
# 8 #8 University of Central Florida $10,422
# 9 #9 Iowa State University $10,425
# 10 #10 University of Florida $11,040
# 11 #11 Louisiana Tech University $11,132
# 12 #12 Kansas State University $11,473
# 13 #13 The University of Tennessee - Knoxville $12,464
# 14 #14 Clemson University $12,960
# 15 #15 Oklahoma State University-Main Campus $13,146
# 16 #16 Oregon State University $14,145
# 17 #17 Auburn University $15,184
# 18 #18 Georgia Institute of Technology $16,500
# 19 #19 Wright State University-Main Campus $16,875
# 20 #20 Western New England University $17,520
# 21 #21 Missouri University of Science and Technology $18,000
# 22 #22 University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign $19,512
# 23 #23 New Jersey Institute of Technology $19,605
# 24 #24 Purdue University - Main Campus $20,220
# 25 #25 North Carolina State University $22,876
#1
#1

Texas Tech University

Lubbock (TX)
Annual Tuition: $5,670
Annual Tuition: $5,670
Annual Tuition: $5,670
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 78%
  • Graduation Rate: 61%
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Average SATs: 1070 -1260
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,931
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,811
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

">SACS COC
  • Phone #: (806) 742-2011
  • Example Classes: Bayesian Analysis for Human Decision, Computer-Aided Manufacturing, Human Factors in Engineering and Design, Manufacturing Facilities Planning and Design, Occupational Biomechanics, Productivity and Performance Improvement in Organizations

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
    • Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering
    #2
    #2
    Annual Tuition: $6,333
    Annual Tuition: $6,333
    Annual Tuition: $6,333
    • Online Degrees: 1
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 88%
    • Graduation Rate: 39%
    • Acceptance Rate: 84%
    • Average SATs: 940 -1120
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 70
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 341
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">SACS COC
  • Phone #: (361) 593-2111
  • Example Classes: Advanced Eng Economic Analysis, Computer Appl of Stats Methods, Lean Manufacturing, Principles of Optimization, Risk Management

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
    #3
    #3
    Annual Tuition: $8,185
    Annual Tuition: $8,185
    Annual Tuition: $8,185
    • Online Degrees: 1
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
    • Graduation Rate: 49%
    • Acceptance Rate: 53%
    • Average SATs: 940 -1170
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 89
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 245
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">HLC
  • Phone #: (800) 892-3050
  • Example Classes: Advanced Experimental Design for Engineering, Economic Analysis of Engineering Projects, Facilities Layout and Location Analysis, Linear Programming and Network Flows, Risk Management, Six Sigma Performance Excellence and Modern Problem Solving

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering - Engineering Management
    #4
    #4

    Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State (MS)
    Annual Tuition: $8,313
    Annual Tuition: $8,313
    Annual Tuition: $8,313
    • Online Degrees: 6
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 95%
    • Graduation Rate: 61%
    • Acceptance Rate: 62%
    • Average SATs: 1070 -1280
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 872
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 964
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">SACS COC
  • Phone #: (662) 325-2323
  • Example Classes: Engineering Economy I, Industrial Ergonomics, Production Control Systems I, Systems Simulation I, Systems Simulation I.

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering
    • Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering - Concentration in Human Factors and Ergonomics
    • Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering - Concentration in Industrial Systems
    • Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering - Concentration in Management Systems Engineering
    • Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering - Concentration in Manufacturing Systems
    • Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering - Concentration in Operations Research
    #5
    #5
    Annual Tuition: $9,255
    Annual Tuition: $9,255
    Annual Tuition: $9,255
    • Online Degrees: 1
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
    • Graduation Rate: 58%
    • Acceptance Rate: 81%
    • Average SATs: 1237 -1490
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 241
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 506
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">SACS COC
  • Phone #: (256) 824-6120
  • Example Classes: Advanced Quality Control, Design/Analy of Experiment, Statistical Methods for Engr, Systems Modeling

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Science in Engineering - Industrial Engineering
    #6
    #6

    Arizona State University

    Tempe (AZ) (and 4 others)
    Annual Tuition: $10,108
    Annual Tuition: $10,108
    Annual Tuition: $10,108
    • Online Degrees: 2
    • 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: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">HLC

    Example Classes: Applied Stochastic Operations Research Models, Design Engineering Experiments, Information Systems Engineering, Production Systems, Simulating Stochastic Systems, Web-Enabled Decision Support Systems

    Online Master's Degrees

    • MBA/MSE in Industrial Engineering
    • MS in Industrial Engineering
    #7
    #7

    University of Missouri

    Columbia (MO)
    Annual Tuition: $10,290
    Annual Tuition: $10,290
    Annual Tuition: $10,290
    • Online Degrees: 1
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 89%
    • Graduation Rate: 71%
    • Acceptance Rate: 78%
    • Average SATs: 1120 -1340
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 835
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,423
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">HLC
  • Phone #: (573) 882-2121
  • Example Classes: Advanced Integrated Production Systems, Engineering Experimentation, Health Care Systems Design and Analysis, Life Cycle Analysis, Optimization Modeling and Computational Methods, Problems in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
    #8
    #8

    University of Central Florida

    Orlando (FL) (and 7 others)
    Annual Tuition: $10,422
    Annual Tuition: $10,422
    Annual Tuition: $10,422
    • Online Degrees: 15
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
    • Graduation Rate: 72%
    • Acceptance Rate: 50%
    • Average SATs: 1170 -1340
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 7,588
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 3,485
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">SACS COC

    Example Classes: Advanced Engineering Economic Analysis, Engineering Statistics, Project Engineering, Queuing Systems, Simulation Based Life Cycle Engineering, Systems Architecting

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Industrial Engineering - Healthcare Systems Engineering, MS
    • Industrial Engineering - Human Systems Engineering/Ergonomics, MS
    • Industrial Engineering - Interactive Simulation and Training Systems, MS
    • Industrial Engineering - Operations Research, MS
    • Industrial Engineering - Quality Systems Engineering, MS
    • Industrial Engineering - Simulation Modeling and Analysis, MS
    #9
    #9
    Annual Tuition: $10,425
    Annual Tuition: $10,425
    Annual Tuition: $10,425
    • Online Degrees: 1
    • 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: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">HLC
  • Phone #: (515) 294-4111
  • Example Classes: Analysis of Stochastic Systems, Design and Analysis of Allocation Mechanisms, Inventory Control and Production Planning, Production Scheduling, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing, Reliability and Safety Engineering

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering
    #10
    #10

    University of Florida

    Gainesville (FL)
    Annual Tuition: $11,040
    Annual Tuition: $11,040
    Annual Tuition: $11,040
    • Online Degrees: 3
    • 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: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">SACS COC
  • Phone #: (352) 392-3261
  • Example Classes: Applied Probability Methods in Engineering, Decision Support Systems for ISE’s, Digital Simulation Techniques, Model Health Systems Engineering, Web-based Decision Support Systems for ISE’s

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Engineering in Industrial and Systems Engineering
    • Master of Engineering in Industrial and Systems Engineering - Concentration in Human-Systems Engineering
    • Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering
    #11
    #11
    Annual Tuition: $11,132
    Annual Tuition: $11,132
    Annual Tuition: $11,132
    • Online Degrees: 1
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 98%
    • Graduation Rate: 60%
    • Acceptance Rate: 65%
    • Average SATs: 1065 -1260
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 157
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 301
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">SACS COC
  • Phone #: (318) 257-2000
  • Example Classes: Advance Statistics for Quality Improvement, Design and Analysis of Experiments, Reliability Engineering, Six Sigma Black Belt Project, Theory and Application of Lean Manufacturing and Management, Theory of Probability

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Science in Engineering - Concentration in Industrial Engineering
    #12
    #12

    Kansas State University

    Manhattan (KS)
    Annual Tuition: $11,473
    Annual Tuition: $11,473
    Annual Tuition: $11,473
    • Online Degrees: 1
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 88%
    • Graduation Rate: 65%
    • Acceptance Rate: 94%
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 961
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,425
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">HLC
  • Phone #: (785) 532-6011
  • Example Classes: Advanced Engineering Economics, Advanced Production and Inventory Control, Applied Stochastic Processes and Theoretical Simulation, Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization, Network Flows and Graph Theory, Occupational Safety Engineering

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
    #13
    #13
    Annual Tuition: $12,464
    Annual Tuition: $12,464
    Annual Tuition: $12,464
    • Online Degrees: 2
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 91%
    • Graduation Rate: 72%
    • Acceptance Rate: 77%
    • Average SATs: 1150 -1330
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 112
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,013
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">SACS COC
  • Phone #: (865) 974-1000
  • Example Classes: Advanced Application of Systems Modeling & Simulation, Financial Management for Engineering Managers, Production and Inventory Systems, Reliability of Lean Systems, Statistical Methods in Industrial Engineering, Theory and Practice of Engineering Management

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering
    • Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering - Engineering Management
    #14
    #14

    Clemson University

    Clemson (SC)
    Annual Tuition: $12,960
    Annual Tuition: $12,960
    Annual Tuition: $12,960
    • Online Degrees: 1
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
    • Graduation Rate: 84%
    • Acceptance Rate: 47%
    • Average SATs: 1230 -1400
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 91
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,531
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">SACS COC
  • Phone #: (864) 656-4636
  • Example Classes: Health, Safety and the Environment, Prescriptive Analytics, Supply Chain and Logistics Modeling ll

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering
    #15
    #15
    Annual Tuition: $13,146
    Annual Tuition: $13,146
    Annual Tuition: $13,146
    • Online Degrees: 8
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
    • Graduation Rate: 65%
    • Acceptance Rate: 74%
    • Average SATs: 1060 -1280
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 821
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 849
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">HLC

    Example Classes: Discrete Systems Simulation, Enterprise Resource Planning, Financial & Advanced Capital Investment Analysis, Industrial Assessment and Improvement, Integrated Manufacturing Control Systems, Strategic Quality Leadership

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management - Engineering Management (Non-Thesis)
    • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management - Engineering Management (Thesis)
    • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management - Operations Research (Non-Thesis)
    • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management - Operations Research (Thesis)
    • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management - Supply Chain and Logistics (Non-Thesis)
    • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management - Supply Chain and Logistics (Thesis)
    #16
    #16

    Oregon State University

    Corvallis (OR)
    Annual Tuition: $14,145
    Annual Tuition: $14,145
    Annual Tuition: $14,145
    • Online Degrees: 1
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 85%
    • Graduation Rate: 67%
    • Acceptance Rate: 79%
    • Average SATs: 1080 -1320
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 5,999
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,468
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">NWCCU
  • Phone #: (541) 737-0123
  • Example Classes: Advanced Engineering Economic Analysis, Lean Manufacturing Systems, Legal Aspects of Engineering and Engineering Management, Management of Information Systems, Product Development, Strategic Planning

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering - Engineering Management
    #17
    #17

    Auburn University

    Auburn (AL)
    Annual Tuition: $15,184
    Annual Tuition: $15,184
    Annual Tuition: $15,184
    • Online Degrees: 2
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 72%
    • Graduation Rate: 79%
    • Acceptance Rate: 84%
    • Average SATs: 1150 -1320
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 398
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,298
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">SACS COC
  • Phone #: (334) 844-4000
  • Example Classes: Advanced Engineering Statistics I, Linear Programming and Network Flows, Manufacturing and Production Economics

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering
    • Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering
    #18
    #18
    Annual Tuition: $16,500
    Annual Tuition: $16,500
    Annual Tuition: $16,500
    • Online Degrees: 1
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 69%
    • Graduation Rate: 90%
    • Acceptance Rate: 23%
    • Average SATs: 1300 -1510
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 474
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 12,827
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">SACS COC
  • Phone #: (404) 894-2000
  • Example Classes: Engineering Economy, Manufacturing Systems, Probabilistic Models, Time Series Analysis, Transport & Supply Chain Systems, Warehousing Systems

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
    #19
    #19
    Annual Tuition: $16,875
    Annual Tuition: $16,875
    Annual Tuition: $16,875
    • Online Degrees: 1
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
    • Graduation Rate: 45%
    • Acceptance Rate: 96%
    • Average SATs: 973 -1236
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 322
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 671
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">HLC
  • Phone #: (937) 775-1000
  • Example Classes: Discrete Event Modeling and Analysis, Lean Process Improvement for Engineers, Simulation Analysis Using Multi-Modal Models, Six Sigma for Engineers, Supply Chain Analysis & Design, Understanding & Aiding Human Decision Making

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Science in Industrial and Human Factors Engineering
    #20
    #20
    Annual Tuition: $17,520
    Annual Tuition: $17,520
    Annual Tuition: $17,520
    • Online Degrees: 1
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
    • Graduation Rate: 65%
    • Acceptance Rate: 81%
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 12
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 27
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">NECHE
  • Phone #: (413) 782-3111
  • Example Classes: Advanced Engineering Economics, Discrete Event Simulation, Human Factors, Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, Quality Systems and Process Improvement, Quantitative Models of Supply Chain Management

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
    #21
    #21
    Annual Tuition: $18,000
    Annual Tuition: $18,000
    Annual Tuition: $18,000
    • Online Degrees: 1
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
    • Graduation Rate: 66%
    • Acceptance Rate: 84%
    • Average SATs: 1200 -1450
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 37
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 594
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">HLC
  • Phone #: (573) 341-4111
  • Example Classes: Advanced Cnc Of Manufacturing Processes & Engineering Metrology, Design For Manufacture, Fracture Mechanics, Integrated Product And Process Design, Lean Systems, Plantwide Process Control

    Online Master's Degrees

    • ME in Manufacturing Engineering (Non-Thesis)
    #22
    #22
    Annual Tuition: $19,512
    Annual Tuition: $19,512
    Annual Tuition: $19,512
    • Online Degrees: 2
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 64%
    • Graduation Rate: 85%
    • Acceptance Rate: 62%
    • Average SATs: 1210 -1470
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 467
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 6,025
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">HLC
  • Phone #: (217) 333-1000
  • Example Classes: Algorithms for Data Analytics, Big Graphs and Social Networks, Convex Optimization, Integer Programming, Optimization of Large Systems, Stochastic Processes & Applications

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
    • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering - Concentration in Advanced Analytics
    #23
    #23
    Annual Tuition: $19,605
    Annual Tuition: $19,605
    Annual Tuition: $19,605
    • Online Degrees: 1
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
    • Graduation Rate: 67%
    • Acceptance Rate: 61%
    • Average SATs: 1190 -1390
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 35
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 568
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">MSCHE
  • Phone #: (973) 596-3000
  • Example Classes: Concurrent Engineering, Design for Manufacturability, Engineering Costs and Production Economics, Industrial Simulation Models, Total Quality Management

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
    #24
    #24

    Purdue University - Main Campus

    West Lafayette (IN)
    Annual Tuition: $20,220
    Annual Tuition: $20,220
    Annual Tuition: $20,220
    • Online Degrees: 3
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 65%
    • Graduation Rate: 82%
    • Acceptance Rate: 57%
    • Average SATs: 1190 -1440
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 511
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,220
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">HLC
  • Phone #: (765) 494-4600
  • Example Classes: Advanced Topics in Engineering, Design and Evaluation of Material Handling Systems, Human Factors in Engineering, Industrial Applications of Statistics, Manufacturing Process Engineering, Simulation Design and Analysis

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Interdisciplinary MS in Engineering - Industrial Engineering (Non-Thesis)
    • Interdisciplinary MS in Engineering - Industrial Engineering (Thesis)
    • MS in Industrial Engineering
    #25
    #25
    Annual Tuition: $22,876
    Annual Tuition: $22,876
    Annual Tuition: $22,876
    • Online Degrees: 2
    • Financial Aid Recipients: 68%
    • Graduation Rate: 82%
    • Acceptance Rate: 51%
    • Average SATs: 1250 -1420
    • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 791
    • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,298
    • School Type: Non-Profit
    • School Accreditation: Department of Education.

    ">SACS COC
  • Phone #: (919) 515-2011
  • Example Classes: Applied Engineering Economy, Automated Systems Engineering, Human Factors in Systems Design, Human Information Processing, Manufacturing Process Engineering, Multi-Attribute Decision Analysis

    Online Master's Degrees

    • Master of Engineering - Concentration in Industrial Engineering
    • Master of Industrial Engineering

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