MSOE is 12th “Best Bang for the Buck” in the Midwest according to Washington Monthly

Published on: August 28, 2017

Aug. 28, 2017 — MSOE was ranked among the top 150 master’s universities in the nation, and the 12th “Best Bang for the Buck Midwest College” in the 2017 Washington Monthly College Guide and Rankings.

According to Washington Monthly, the Best Bang for the Buck Colleges listing is their “Exclusive list of schools that help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices. Since 2012, we’ve ranked America’s four-year colleges and universities based on their ‘bang for the buck’—that is, the extent to which they charge students who aren’t rich a reasonable price for quality education that will advance them in their careers.”

In compiling this ranking, Washington Monthly rates colleges and universities on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: Social Mobility, Research and Service.

MSOE is consistently ranked highly by a number of organizations, as seen online at

Milwaukee School of Engineering is an independent, non-profit university with about 2,900 students that was founded in 1903. MSOE offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering, business and nursing. The university has a national academic reputation; longstanding ties to business and industry; dedicated professors with real-world experience; a 97% placement rate; the highest ROI and average early and mid-career salaries of any Wisconsin university according to PayScale Inc.; and is highly ranked by organizations such as U.S. News and World Report, Forbes, Money, Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. MSOE graduates are well-rounded, technologically experienced and highly productive professionals and leaders.



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