EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (PRWEB) March 05, 2020
College Factual’s 2020 Best Value Computer Science Programs ranks Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s School of Engineering fourth nationally and No. 1 in Illinois as “Best Value for the Money.”
Additionally, SIUE’s Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering programs are among the top 15 percent nationally as “Best Value for the Money.”
Among 278 Computer Science programs, SIUE ranked behind only Brigham Young University, University of Wyoming and Iowa State University for affordability. View the entire rankings at collegefactual.com/majors.
SIUE’s Civil Engineering program is 30th among 203 schools, and the Mechanical Engineering program is 40th among 268 schools.
Factors in College Factual’s Best Value methodology include the average yearly cost of the school, the average time students take to graduate and the quality of education the school provides to students.
The SIUE School of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the region. It offers comprehensive and affordable engineering programs with eight undergraduate degrees, five master’s degrees and two cooperative doctoral programs. Students learn from expert faculty, perform cutting-edge research, and participate in intercollegiate design competitions. Companies in the metropolitan St. Louis area provide students challenging internships and co-op opportunities, which often turn into permanent employment. Students gain hands-on experience in the School’s state-of-the-art facilities, including the new Fowler Student Design Center.