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Population Comparison Between Best Nuclear Engineering Schools

Total PopulationUndergraduateGraduateOnline Classes

Total Student Population Comparison

The total student population of best Nuclear Engineering schools is 407,909 with 192,877 female students and 215,032 male students. This enrollment statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2020-2021. The following table compares the student population for both undergraduate and graduate schools between best Nuclear Engineering schools.
Among the best Nuclear Engineering schools, Texas A & M University-College Station has the most enrolled students of 70,418, while Massachusetts Institute of Technology has the least number of students of 11,254 for both in graduate and undergraduate programs.
Student Population Comparison Between Best Nuclear Engineering Schools
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Massachusetts Institute of Technology11,2546,597 4,657
1University of Michigan-Ann Arbor47,90723,820 24,087
3Texas A & M University-College Station70,41837,319 33,099
3University of Wisconsin-Madison44,64021,359 23,281
5The University of Tennessee-Knoxville30,55914,295 16,264
7University of California-Berkeley42,32720,321 22,006
8Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus39,77127,482 12,289
8North Carolina State University at Raleigh36,04218,481 17,561
10Oregon State University32,31216,673 15,639
10University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign52,67928,685 23,994
Total407,909 215,032192,877

Undergraduate Student Population

The total undergraduate population of best Nuclear Engineering schools is 282,037 with 137,664 female students and 144,373 male students. The following table compares 2020-2021 undergraduate enrollment between best Nuclear Engineering schools.
Among the best Nuclear Engineering schools, Texas A & M University-College Station has the most enrolled undergraduate students of 55,568, while Massachusetts Institute of Technology has the least number of undergraduate students of 4,361.
Undergraduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Nuclear Engineering Schools
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Massachusetts Institute of Technology4,3612,282 2,079
1University of Michigan-Ann Arbor31,32915,544 15,785
3Texas A & M University-College Station55,56829,430 26,138
3University of Wisconsin-Madison32,68815,714 16,974
5The University of Tennessee-Knoxville24,25411,508 12,746
7University of California-Berkeley30,79914,178 16,621
8Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus16,56110,050 6,511
8North Carolina State University at Raleigh26,15013,538 12,612
10Oregon State University26,64413,968 12,676
10University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign33,68318,161 15,522
Total282,037144,373137,664

Graduate Student Population

The total graduate population of best Nuclear Engineering schools is 282,037 with 137,664 female students and 144,373 male students. The following table compares 2019-2020 graduate enrollment between best Nuclear Engineering schools.
Among the best Nuclear Engineering schools, Texas A & M University-College Station has the most enrolled graduate students of 55,568, while Massachusetts Institute of Technology has the least number of graduate students of 4,361.
Graduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Nuclear Engineering Schools
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Massachusetts Institute of Technology4,3612,282 2,079
1University of Michigan-Ann Arbor31,32915,544 15,785
3Texas A & M University-College Station55,56829,430 26,138
3University of Wisconsin-Madison32,68815,714 16,974
5The University of Tennessee-Knoxville24,25411,508 12,746
7University of California-Berkeley30,79914,178 16,621
8Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus16,56110,050 6,511
8North Carolina State University at Raleigh26,15013,538 12,612
10Oregon State University26,64413,968 12,676
10University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign33,68318,161 15,522
Total282,037144,373137,664

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

The following table compares 2019-2020 distance learning enrollment for both undergraduate and graduate programs between best Nuclear Engineering schools. In undergraduate programs, out of total 282,037 students, 98,016 students (34.75%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 119,724 students (42.45%) have learned from at least one online course. For graduate schools, out of total 125,872 students, 51,733 students (41.10%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 39,953 students (31.74%) have learned from at least one online course.
Online Course (Distance Learning) Population Comparison Between Best Nuclear Engineering Schools
RankNameUndergraduateGraduate
TotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online ClassesTotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online Classes
1Massachusetts Institute of Technology4,361 3,570
(81.86%)
791
(18.14%)
6,893 3,816
(55.36%)
3,077
(44.64%)
1University of Michigan-Ann Arbor31,329 12,185
(38.89%)
19,050
(60.81%)
16,578 3,832
(23.11%)
8,411
(50.74%)
3Texas A & M University-College Station55,568 236
(0.42%)
19,589
(35.25%)
14,850 2,383
(16.05%)
980
(6.60%)
3University of Wisconsin-Madison32,688 18,015
(55.11%)
14,493
(44.34%)
11,952 3,657
(30.60%)
5,263
(44.03%)
5The University of Tennessee-Knoxville24,254 4,991
(20.58%)
5,261
(21.69%)
6,305 1,854
(29.41%)
391
(6.20%)
7University of California-Berkeley30,799 25,059
(81.36%)
5,718
(18.57%)
11,528 6,380
(55.34%)
4,007
(34.76%)
8Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus16,561 1,339
(8.09%)
14,353
(86.67%)
23,210 12,993
(55.98%)
7,342
(31.63%)
8North Carolina State University at Raleigh26,150 6,271
(23.98%)
18,681
(71.44%)
9,892 3,700
(37.40%)
4,048
(40.92%)
10Oregon State University26,644 7,059
(26.49%)
7,475
(28.06%)
5,668 1,781
(31.42%)
641
(11.31%)
10University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign33,683 19,291
(57.27%)
14,313
(42.49%)
18,996 11,337
(59.68%)
5,793
(30.50%)
Average282,037 98,016
(34.75%)
119,724
(42.45%)
125,872 51,733
(41.10%)
39,953
(31.74%)
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