HOUGHTON, MI-- Money Magazine has named Michigan Technological University one of the Best Colleges for Your Money.
The magazine evaluated 2,400 colleges and universities using 27 criteria and winnowed the list to 711 schools Money considers the best bang for your buck. Of those, tech ranked 91st among all institutions and 46th among public universities.
Michigan Tech also ranked sixth in the nation for early career salaries. Tech’s average early career salary for graduates is $63,400 dollars a year.
Money also noted that 47 percent of MTU’s low-income students have upper-middle class jobs by age 34—a factor known as “social mobility.”