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Which College Provides the Best Return on Investment (ROI)?

5 BEST SCHOOLS FOR ROI has released its annual College Return on Investment (ROI) Rankings, and these five schools came out on top, showing the best ROI over a 30-year career based on data collected from each school's alumni. See the full list of ROI rankings for 2012 here: ROI Rank #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 School HARVEY MUDD Harvey Mudd College Massachusetts Institute California Institute Stanford Princeton of Technology University University of Technology 30 Year Net ROI $1,467,000 $1,417,000 $1,238,000 $1,194,000 $1,163,000 2011 Cost $212,900 $207,400 $208,100 $220,200 $205,600 Graduation Rate 91% 89% 91% 95% 97% Most Common Engineering, General Mechanical Mechanical Engineering Engineering Biology Economics Major Popular Alumni Job Title Electrical Engineer Mechanical Engineer Software Developer Mechanical Engineer Financial Analyst Median Annual Alumni Pay (US) $132,000 $126,000 $120,000 $116,000 $129,000 View the methodology: Additional sources: Graduation rates, most common majors and 2011 costs are from Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). PayScale

Which College Provides the Best Return on Investment (ROI)?

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Choosing a college has become a lot more complicated in recent years. Costs have continued to go up and now now there are questions about whether a college degree is worth as much as it used to be. Al...



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