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Top Universities for Post Graduation in Engineering in the USA

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Top Universities for Post Graduation in Engineering in the USA

Earning a bachelor's degree in engineering is one of the few investments that are as reliable as it is.

 

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the engineering majors were among those with the highest starting salaries. Engineering bachelor's degree holders made an average starting salary of $66,521 in 2018, while for the Class of 2019, starting wages were 4% higher at $69,188.

 

U.S. News' list declared MIT as the top University in the USA for post-graduation after engineering. Average wages for MIT graduates with more than ten years of experience are $150,400, mostly because 91.4% of all degrees granted by MIT are in highly-paying STEM professions. According to The Hechinger Report, the net cost for a student from a family making between $48,001 and $75,000 per year is $8,633.

 

Post Graduation in the USA for Indian Students 

 

The 7 top universities for post-graduation in engineering in the USA are listed below:

 

 

  • Harvard University 

 

 

The oldest college in the USA is Harvard University, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, founded in 1636. Harvard is renowned for its distinguished alumni, rich history, and generous financial aid, all of which are made partly by the University's endowment, which is estimated to be worth $39.2 billion. 

 

Harvard undergraduates choose economics as one of the most popular "concentrations" instead of majors.

 

  • Engineering programme ranking in U.S. News & World Report: 24
  • CNBC Make It score: 5
  • Alumni with 0 to 5 years of experience make an average salary of $72,600.
  • Alumni with 10+ years of experience earn a median salary of $142,600.
  • Early and mid-career salaries on average: $107,600

 

 

  • Stanford University 

 

 

The "West Coast Ivy," Stanford University, is situated in Stanford, California, close to Silicon Valley. The extremely rigorous institution is renowned for its great athletics programmes and robust science, technology, and engineering programmes. Around 7,083 undergraduate students attend Stanford.

 

  • U.S. Engineering programme ranking in News & World Report: 2.
  • 1st place on CNBC makes It for private schools.
  • Alumni with 0 to 5 years of experience make an average salary of $76,500.
  • Alumni with 10+ years of experience earn a median salary of $143,100.
  • Early and mid-career salaries on average: $109,800

 

 

  • University of California, Los Angeles 

 

 

This University is one of the most exclusive colleges in the University of California educational system and is renowned for its robust athletics programme. Biology, business economics, political science, psychology, and psychobiology are the most widely chosen majors at UCLA.

 

  • Engineering programme ranking in U.S. News & World Report: 18
  • This public school is ranked ninth on CNBC Make It.
  • Alumni with 0 to 5 years of experience earn a median salary of $60,000.
  • Alumni with 10+ years of experience earn a median salary of $118,500.
  • Early and mid-career salary average: $89,250.

 

 

  • Columbia University 

 

 

The country's fifth-oldest college is Columbia, established in 1754. Private Ivy League institution Columbia University is located in New York City. Students at Columbia University can select from 80 different fields of study. Still, they must complete six core classes, including ones like Contemporary Civilization and Frontiers of Science, and meet other criteria, like learning a foreign language.

 

  • Engineering programme ranking in U.S. News & World Report: 18
  • Seven ran secured by this private University on the list of CNBC Make It. Alumni with 0 to 5 years of experience earn a median salary of $69,200.
  • Alumni with 10+ years of experience earn a median salary of $127,500.
  • Early- and mid-career salary average: $98,350

 

 

  • Princeton University 

 

 

Being founded in 1746, Princeton University is the fourth-oldest college in the country. Students at Princeton University must be fluent in at least one language other than English to enrol in one of the University's 37 concentrations. 

About 25% of undergraduate students at the Ivy League school attend the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, which is recognized for having the best post-graduation courses in USA universities.

 

  • Engineering programme ranking in U.S. News & World Report: 12
  • The institution ranks two on the CNBC Make It list for private schools.
  • Alumni with 0 to 5 years of experience make an average salary of $72,700.
  • Alumni with ten or more years of experience earn a median salary of $141,300.
  • Early and mid-career salaries on average: $107,000

 

 

  • University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)

 

 

The flagship site of the University of Michigan educational system is the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The public institution has 29,026 undergraduate students, offers 263-degree programmes, and is renowned for its athletics department.

 

  • Engineering programs U.S. News & World Report ranking: 6
  • The Public school is ranked #4 by CNBC Make It.
  • Alumni with 0 to 5 years of experience earn a median income of $62,000.
  • Alumni with 10+ years of experience earn a median salary of $107,900.
  • Early and mid-career salary average: $84,950.

 

 

  • University of California, Berkeley 

 

 

The University of California system's principal institution is this public school. The University, close to San Francisco in Berkeley, California, enrols about 30,853 undergraduate students. The Haas School of Business is located at the institution.

 

  • Engineering programs U.S. News & World Report ranking: 3
  • 25th place on CNBC Makes It for public schools.
  • Alumni with 0 to 5 years of experience make an average salary of $68,300.
  • Alumni with 10+ years of experience earn an average income of $132,300.
  • Early and mid-career salaries on average: $100,300.

 

1-year Postgraduate Courses in the USA 

Fortunately, postgraduate studies even last one year at American universities. These quick-paced accelerated programmes enable international students to complete their degrees faster.

Here are some 1-year P.G. programs that you may consider pursuing in 2022: 

 

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