RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Best College Values (bestcollegevalues.com) has been steadily releasing monthly rankings of both online and residential programs of study that balance affordability, reputation, and return on investment to bring the best values in education. Recently the website released the next in this series: 50 Top Value Master's in Engineering.
This ranking is limited to schools that are regionally accredited by one of the six regional accrediting bodies. Each school also ranks high in engineering according to U.S. News & World Report.
Site editor Brett Gershon claims that engineering is one of the most lucrative career fields in our rapidly advancing technological society. "Moreover," says Gershon, "one could argue that engineering, more than any other field, advances society by contributing innovative solutions to the most pressing problems of the day." An advanced degree in engineering is widely recognized as one that brings a high rate of return as well as a high rate of career satisfaction.
This Best College Value ranking aims to help aspiring engineers choose a high quality program that balances reasonable tuition, reputation, quality, and a high return on investment. This ranking analyzes the objective factors so that prospective students need not put so much time and energy into the research that accompanies choosing an institution of higher learning.
Placing first in this ranking is the University of California Berkeley in Berkeley, California. Texas A&M in College Station, Texas, and the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, rank second and third respectively.
The ranking can be viewed here: http://www.bestcollegevalues.com/rankings/best-masters-in-engineering/
Other colleges and universities that made the ranking are listed below in alphabetical order.
Binghamton University SUNY - Vestal, New York
Brigham Young University - Provo, Utah
California Institute of Technology - Pasadena, California
Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Clemson University - Clemson, South Carolina
Colorado School of Mines - Golden, Colorado
Cornell University - Ithaca, New York
Harvard University - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago, Illinois
Iowa State University - Ames, Iowa
Lehigh University - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Michigan State University - East Lansing, Michigan
Missouri University of Science and Technology - Rolla Missouri
New York University - New York City, New York
Northeastern University - Boston, Massachusetts
Princeton University - Princeton, New Jersey
Purdue University - West Lafayette, Indiana
San Diego State University - San Diego, California
Stanford University - Stanford, California
Stony Brook University SUNY - Stony Brook, New York
Texas Tech University - Lubbock, Texas
University at Buffalo SUNY - Buffalo, New York
University of California - Davis, California
University of California - Irvine, California
University of California - Los Angeles, California
University of California - San Diego, California
University of California - Santa Barbara, California
University of Colorado - Boulder, Colorado
University of Florida - Gainesville, Florida
University of Houston - Houston, Texas
University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign, Illinois
University of Maryland - Baltimore County
University of Maryland - College Park, Maryland
University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Massachusetts
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Michigan
University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Nebraska
University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
University of Rochester - Rochester, New York
University of Southern California - Los Angeles, California
University of Texas - Austin, Texas
University of Utah - Salt Lake City, Utah
University of Virginia - Charlottesville, Virginia
University of Washington - Seattle, Washington
University of Wyoming - Laramie, Wyoming
Vanderbilt University - Nashville, Tennessee
Virginia Tech - Blacksburg, Virginia
Best College Values (bestcollegevalues.com) is an online resource for prospective college students seeking an education worth its cost. Best College Values strives to provide the most comprehensive and rigorously researched set of online resources on the intersections of college affordability, educational quality, and educational outcomes so that individuals pursuing higher education can find the best college at the best price.
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