January 05, 2023

Top 5 Reasons to Choose Penn Engineering Online

Thinking about earning your graduate degree online? Online learning allows you to study anywhere, any time. And when you earn your online degree at Penn Engineering, you’re also getting an Ivy League education taught by some of the best faculty in the world. 

Here are the top five reasons to choose Penn Engineering for your online degree: 

1. Exceptional connections and outcomes

Learning with classmates from all over the world expands your professional network on a global scale. You’ll also connect with high-powered tech leaders through our Executives in Residence Program and our extensive alumni community. With the support of our Career Services team, our students go on to dynamic careers at tech giants, small companies and startups around the world.

2. Ivy League faculty

As an online student here, you’ll learn from the same world-renowned Penn Engineering faculty who teach on campus. Our esteemed scholars regularly win prestigious awards in honor of their research and teaching; for example, our current faculty includes four fellows of ACM, the world’s largest computing society.

3. A community of support

At Penn, you join a collaborative community of classmates and faculty who want you to succeed. Through office hours and recitations, you’ll get the academic support you need from faculty who care. In coffee chats, social events and Slack channels devoted to everything from pets to parenting, you’ll get to know classmates from all over the world who have a wide range of ages and experiences.

4. Flexibility

Our programs give you access to a world-class education any time, from anywhere in the world. Lectures are asynchronous, allowing you to study when and where you want, but you’ll still have the benefit of structure and deadlines. What’s more, you choose the pace of your program to fit your schedule and your budget. Take one class at a time or four—you’re in charge of your education.

5. Affordability

At a fraction of the cost of our leading competitor, our programs are affordably priced. You can also schedule your courses to fit your budget. Tuition is based on the number of courses you take each term, and you can scale up or down depending on your financial situation. Finally, scholarship opportunities provide financial support to qualifying students.

We’d love to tell you more about why Penn Engineering could be a great choice for you. Contact us, view one of our on-demand webinars, or sign up for an advising session with an admissions counselor. We look forward to hearing from you!