Missouri S&T ranks 12th in nation, first in state for graduate economic success

Posted by
On August 22, 2022

Career fair hosted by COER on February 16, 2022. Photo by Michael Pierce, Missouri S&T.

In a new ranking published by DegreeChoices, Missouri University of Science and Technology ranks among the nation’s top universities for graduates’ economic success.

According to this ranking, Missouri S&T is ranked first in the state of Missouri and sixth nationwide among public universities. Missouri S&T ranks 12th in the nation overall.

DegreeChoices uses federal data to determine its rankings. Schools are ranked according to a combined score that considers two factors: “payback,” or the length of time it takes a student to earn back the cost of their education, and “earnings plus,” or how much more or less a graduate earns compared to a weighted average. 

“A Missouri S&T education is truly life-changing,” says Chancellor Mo Dehghani. “Countless S&T alumni have shared how the hands-on, solution-inspired education they experienced here prepared them for their first jobs as well as fulfilling careers that transformed their lives. Our students are highly sought after by employers. Upon graduation, they leave the university ready to take on great opportunities, and their economic success is just one measure of that.”   

Missouri S&T consistently scores high in return on investment (ROI) rankings, including:

For more information about Missouri S&T’s rankings, visit mst.edu/about/rankings.

About Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of approximately 7,000 students. Part of the four-campus University of Missouri System and located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 101 degrees in 40 areas of study and is among the nation’s top 10 universities for return on investment, according to Business Insider. S&T also is home to the Kummer Institute, made possible by a $300 million gift from Fred and June Kummer. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu.

Share this page

Posted by

On August 22, 2022.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *