Graduates of Manhattan College Gain Value on Degree According to Recent Payscale.com Ranking

In addition to being ranked as the No. 15 regional university in the North in the U.S. News & World Report 2012 Best Colleges report last week, Manhattan College was also recently named No. 12 among the best Northeastern Colleges in the United States by Payscale.com.

In addition to being ranked as the No. 15 regional university in the North in the U.S. News & World Report 2012 Best Colleges report last week, Manhattan College was also recently named No. 12 among the best Northeastern Colleges in the United States by Payscale.com.

A total of 1,003 colleges and universities were surveyed for the 2011-2012 Payscale.com College Salary Report. The following schools including Manhattan College, placed in the top 20 in the Northeast for delivering on a promise of educational success after graduation:

  1. Princeton University
  2. Harvard University
  3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  4. Dartmouth College
  5. Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly)
  6. Colgate University
  7. Lehigh University
  8. College of the Holy Cross
  9. State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College
  10. Bucknell University
  11. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
  12. Manhattan College
  13. Amherst College
  14. Babson College
  15. Stevens Institute of Technology
  16. Yale University
  17. Williams College
  18. Columbia University
  19. Brown University
  20. Swarthmore College

The report demonstrated how the median salary of Manhattan College alumni nearly doubled from entry level to mid-career.

The full-time employee information was compiled from graduates who had five years of experience or less in their career. The mid-career figures came from employees with at least 10 years of experience in their field.

For more information about the Payscale.com report, visit http://www.payscale.com/best-colleges/northeastern-colleges.asp.