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Kevin Neilson
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Re: Undergrad?
Kevin Neilson   6/9/2014 6:54:17 PM
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Such data would be valuable for prospective students.  I don't know how you'd get such data.  Schools definitely won't give you accurate information.  And this data just can't be right.  How is it possible that a student graduating from the #1 school makes $22,000 more than one graduating from the #10 school?  It doesn't make sense.

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Re: Undergrad?
Susan Rambo   6/9/2014 6:21:38 PM
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What I thought was informative was that there isn't any one good source for the information. By the way, a similar story was incredably popular on our sister site Design News, a site aimed at mostly mechanical engineers. Maybe this is a tougher crowd. I don't doubt that, but I also wonder would this information, if it could be gathered somewhat accurately, be of any value to students choosing a program. I doubt engineering students pick the job solely for the salary. Engineering is a hard profession unless you like it to begin with.

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Re: Undergrad?
barfoo0   6/9/2014 5:45:40 PM
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Reminds me of "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" or "10 Best Places to Live" of Money magazine. Waste of time.

Kevin Neilson
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Undergrad?
Kevin Neilson   6/9/2014 5:06:49 PM
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This data is not terribly enlightening.  Does it include grad students?  Students who can't find  engineering jobs?  I'm a bit dubious of the $89k figure.

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