In an era where families are assessing the return on investment of a college education, this ranking illustrates the value of a Stevens degree, characterized by a focus on technological innovation, entrepreneurship and real-world experience.
Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) October 02, 2012
Stevens Institute of Technology alumni earn among the nation’s highest mid-career salaries, according to new data from Payscale.com. As recently reported in a CNNMoney.com article, “Colleges with the Highest Paid Graduates,” Stevens alumni with ten years of experience in their fields of study make an average of $112,000, the 12th highest total among all colleges in the study.
“We know from the success of our alumni in diverse fields, from product engineering to quantitative finance to patent law to music and technology, that a Stevens education is an extraordinary recipe for success,” said Stevens President Nariman Farvardin. “Examples such as Greg Gianforte ’83, who recently sold his company to Oracle for $1.5 billion, underscore this fact. In an era where families are assessing the return on investment of a college education, this ranking illustrates the value of a Stevens degree, characterized by a focus on technological innovation, entrepreneurship and real-world experience.”
Stevens is a premiere technological university with a 142-year legacy of producing graduates who are qualified for success in a number of lucrative and in-demand fields. Engineering – one of the nation’s highest-paid majors – is Stevens’ most popular and renowned area of undergraduate study, and new programs in areas such as cybersecurity, quantitative finance, information systems and software engineering are in high demand from employers.
Stevens students in all fields benefit from a rigorous academic program, a highly-engaged alumni network and a prime location minutes from Manhattan, the hub of world commerce. In addition, the Stevens Office of Career Development, which is consistently ranked as one of the best in the nation, gives students unparalleled access to professional work and internship experiences which contribute to the university’s above average job placement rates and outcomes.
About Stevens Institute of Technology
Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University™, lives at the intersection of industry, academics and research. The University's students, faculty and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems and technology management.
Based in Hoboken, N.J. and with a location in Washington, D.C., Stevens offers baccalaureate, master’s, certificates and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences and management, in addition to baccalaureate degrees in business and liberal arts. Stevens has been recognized by both the US Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Excellence in the areas of systems engineering and port security research. The University has a total enrollment of more than 2,400 undergraduate and 3,700 graduate students with more than 450 faculty. Stevens’ graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America as well as strategic partnerships with industry leaders, governments and other universities around the world. Additional information may be obtained at http://www.stevens.edu and http://www.stevens.edu/news.