Polytechnic Institute of NYU Ranks Fourth in the Nation Among Engineering Schools for Salary Potential

Polytechnic Institute of NYU, an affiliate of New York University, ranked fourth among U.S. engineering schools in the nation with regard to salary potential for undergraduate students upon graduation.

PayScale, a provider of online compensation data, states that the median starting salary for NYU- Poly undergraduate students is $62,400, behind only MIT, California Institute of Technology, and Harvey Mudd College. For graduates in mid-career, the median salary is $114,000.

"Our focus on innovation, invention, and entrepreneurship prepares Polytechnic graduates to meet the challenges of the 21st Century, and also provides these future leaders the compensation for their expertise that is among the highest in the nation," said Institute president Jerry M. Hultin.

Nina Weber, director of career services for Polytechnic Institute of NYU said: “NYU-Poly professors are confronting the most pressing challenges facing the world, including cyber security, renewable energy, and bioterrorism. Our students reap the benefits from learning from such outstanding minds and graduate from NYU-Poly well-prepared for their careers.”

Polytechnic Institute of NYU offers a wide variety of applied science, technology, and engineering degrees, including special programs in Digital Media Studies, Cyber Security, and a technology- and entrepreneur-centric MBA program.

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