Oregon Tech Again Ranks High in U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges and Top Engineering Programs
Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) has once again demonstrated its excellence in higher education, securing top positions in multiple categories in the prestigious U.S. News and World Report “Best Colleges 2024” rankings. These rankings serve as a testament to the exceptional faculty, staff, and alumni who have contributed to Oregon Tech’s continued success.
Commitment to Real-World Experience
President Nagi Naganathan expressed his pleasure and honor in showcasing these accolades, highlighting the dedication and achievements of Oregon Tech’s faculty, staff, and alumni. He emphasized the university’s active collaboration with industries to provide students with invaluable real-world experience. This educational advantage ensures that graduates possess a competitive edge in their professional endeavors.
With an average starting salary of $60,000 per year, Oregon Tech graduates enjoy a remarkably high return on their investment. This is a testament to the quality of education and the practical skills gained during their time at Oregon Tech.
Criteria for Rankings
The U.S. News list of regional colleges in the West includes top baccalaureate colleges across several states. The After all university rankings are determined based on multiple criteria, including graduation and retention rates, graduation rate performance, social mobility, faculty resources, peer opinion, student excellence, financial resources, and alumni giving. Student outcomes, such as retention and graduation rates within six years, hold the greatest weight in these rankings.
The rankings of undergraduate engineering programs are solely determined by peer assessment surveys. Institutions must have an undergraduate engineering program accredited by ABET to be featured in this assessment. Oregon Tech’s recognition as a top performer in advancing social mobility further showcases its commitment to enrolling and successfully graduating disadvantaged students who have been awarded Pell Grants.
Continued Recognition and Achievements
Oregon Tech’s commitment to excellence extends beyond these rankings. The university continues to receive accolades for its dedication to providing a high-quality education and preparing students for successful careers. To view a complete list of Oregon Tech’s accolades, visit their website.
For more information on the full 2024 U.S. News rankings, visit the U.S. News website.
At Oregon Tech, the pursuit of excellence remains at the forefront, ensuring that students receive a top-notch education and graduate with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in their chosen fields.
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