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The educational website Best Value Schools announces rankings for 25 engineering programs based on return on investment.

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The top 25 engineering degree programs in the United States are now ranked according to return on investment in a new article released by The article compares 25 colleges and universities for best ROI in 2014 using statistics gleaned from U.S. News and World Report and the salary information specialists at Best Value Schools' list is intended as a helpful guide to students looking for great earnings potential and low student debt in the engineering field.

On average, engineers in all specialties can earn salaries well in excess of the average worker, according to information published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The cost of an engineering degree can vary greatly from school to school, and low student debt ratio can be a decisive factor for many college students and parents. The complete report can be viewed here:

Below is the list of the "Top 25 Ranked Engineering Programs With the Best Return on Investment" for 2014 according to the Best Value Schools website.

  1. California Institute of Technology - Pasadena, California
  2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, Massachusetts
  3. Stanford University - Stanford, California
  4. Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta, Georgia
  5. Harvard University - Cambridge, Massachusetts
  6. Princeton University - Princeton, New Jersey
  7. Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  8. University of California-Berkeley - Berkeley, California
  9. Columbia University - New York City, New York
  10. Duke University - Durham, North Carolina
  11. Cornell University - Ithaca, New York
  12. Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, Maryland
  13. Rice University - Houston, Texas
  14. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Blacksburg, Virginia
  15. University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign - Urbana/Champaign, Illinois
  16. Texas A&M University - College Station, Texas
  17. Purdue University, West Lafayette - West Lafayette, Indianapolis
  18. University of Maryland-College Park - College Park, Maryland
  19. University of Texas-Austin - Austin, Texas
  20. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor - Ann Arbor Michigan
  21. University of California-Los Angeles - Los Angeles, California
  22. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities - Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota
  23. Pennsylvania State University - State College, Pennsylvania
  24. University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, Wisconsin
  25. Northwestern University - Evanston and Chicago, Illinois

About - is a free web guide to the best U.S. degree programs for the money. Best Value Schools ranks colleges and universities for ROI (return on investment) and offers helpful guidance for finding value in top colleges and universities.

Media inquiries regarding Best Value Schools may be directed to Paul Church at 484-945-2742 or email.

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