Payscale ranks Mines top public school for return on investment
GOLDEN, Colo., April 13, 2012 – Colorado School of Mines is the top ranked public university in terms of return on investment in Payscale.com's 2012 "Colleges Worth Your Investment" list.
Payscale.com found the 30-year return on investment for an engineering degree from Mines to be $851,700, just behind that of Cornell University and ahead of Columbia University. Mines ranked 14th (in state) and 18th (out of state) among the nation's private and public institutions.
See the full Payscale.com rankings here.