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UIUC won the Best Bachelors in Engineering Programs Published by College Choice

11/30/2017

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Recently, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was ranked number one  in the  Best Bachelors in Engineering Programs of the United States, published by the CollegeChoice.net.  When CollegeChoice.net compiled the list of the top fifty undergraduate engineering programs, they factored in the cost of getting an engineering degree and the salary prospects for graduates of the various schools, together with the academic ratings of respective schools. By combining data points from U.S. News and World Report, Payscale.org, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and information provided by schools, they've created a list of fifty schools that will get an aspiring engineer off to a successful start.


College Choice is an independent online publication dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college. They publish rankings and reviews that make choosing the best college easier, as well as resources to help students get into, pay for, and thrive at the college of their choice.

 


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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS—URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

COLLEGE CHOICE SCORE: 100.00

ANNUAL TUITION: $31,320

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At the University of Illinois’s main campus in Urbana, undergraduates can choose from among fifteen top-ranked engineering majors in 12 of the university’s engineering departments. In addition to the variety of engineering programs, the university offers an Engineering First-Year Experience, an interdisciplinary program designed to enhance the learning experience of every first-year student in Engineering at Illinois. The goal of this experience is to support the aspirations of beginning engineering students by laying a solid foundation for their collegiate career.

With the breadth and depth of knowledge among the university’s engineering research faculty, students can find experts in several fields who are willing to provide them with research opportunities. Over fifty percent of undergraduates do research in the 60+ laboratories, research centers, and institutes at the university. The research experience builds valuable skills while allowing students to do world-changing things even before graduation.

The more than seventy engineering societies and a vibrant university community provide engineering students ample opportunities to grow professionally and socially. The exceptional career services, the extensive Illini network, and the top-ranked education give graduates of engineering programs at the University of Illinois high regard in the professional and graduate spheres.

 

For the whole ranking, please refer to https://www.collegechoice.net/rankings/best-engineering-degrees/