The Best Online Doctorate in Nuclear Engineering

The Top 1 Best Online Doctorate in Nuclear Engineering
#1University of South Carolina-ColumbiaColumbia, South Carolina99

These programs were ranked with eight factors: student-to-faculy ratio, degrees-awarded-in-field ratio, graduation rate, retention rate, percentage of online students, concentrated influence, desirability, and exclusivity. The program's cost grade is determined by the average in-state tuition levels and its percentile distribution compared to other online engineering institutions. Learn more about our methodology

The Best Online Doctorate in Nuclear Engineering Ranking


University of South Carolina-Columbia

College of Engineering and Computing

Program Score 99
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University of South Carolina-Columbia's Online Doctorate in Nuclear Engineering Degrees and Programs
DegreeCredits NeededCompletion Time
PhD - Nuclear EngineeringLess than a year+ yearsLess than a year+ years
General Information+
Key FactAnswer
Total Enrollment35,364 (6% fully online)
Public or PrivatePublic
Number of Online Engineering Programs16
AccreditationRegional: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Average In-State Undergraduate Tuition$12,688 per year
Average Out-of-State Undergraduate Tuition$33,928 per year
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics
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Career Information

Nuclear Engineer Career Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a nuclear engineer career requires a bachelor's degree for entry into the field.

Nuclear Engineer Hourly Wages by Percentile
PercentileHourly Wage
Mean$58 per hour
Tenth Percentile$35 per hour
Twenty-Fifth Percentile$43 per hour
Fiftieth Percentile (Median)$55 per hour
Seventy-Fifth Percentile$67 per hour
Ninetieth Percentile$86 per hour
Nuclear Engineer Annual Wages by Percentile
PercentileAnnual Wage
Tenth Percentile$71,860
Twenty-Fifth Percentile$90,170
Fiftieth Percentile (Median)$113,460
Seventy-Fifth Percentile$138,330
Ninetieth Percentile$179,430
Nuclear Engineer Employment Outlook 2019-2029
2019 Employment16,400 people
2029 Employment14,300 people
Employment Percent Change from 2019 to 202913%

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