Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Stevens Institute of Technology: Hoboken, N.J. Among Top 10 Engineering Colleges in the U.S.- USA Today

County Executive Tom DeGise addresses media at the ribbon 
14St. Viaduct. He was joined by Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer 
and Freeholder Anthony Romano. Dec 15, 2014
Engineering is one of the highest paid degrees you can get — and it’s a popular choice for students who are interested in building and developing products, as well as for those who have a knack for math and science. The list below breaks down the top 10 places to get an engineering degree in the U.S. The list comes from College Factual and is a ranking of colleges based on their overall quality.

Of special recognition is Stevens Institute of Technology-- Stevens is a highly selective private research university located in Hoboken, NJ, close to New York City. The school has high academic standards, but also has a high price tag to match. It offers degrees up to the Ph.D. level, with the most popular undergraduate majors being Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering. Students with a bachelor’s degree in engineering from this university report average starting salaries of $60,000.

Here are the Top Ten programs:

1. Colorado School of Mines: Golden, Colo.

2. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus: Atlanta

Note: this is not a ranking for a specific engineering major, but an overview of how the school does overall for all the engineering degrees it offers. See this description of the methodology for more information.