Princeton Review rates S&T high for ROI, career placement, internships

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On June 27, 2024

Students and recruiters fill the Gale Bullman Building at Missouri S&T’s Fall 2023 Career Fair. Photo by Michael Pierce/Missouri S&T.

Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of the nation’s best public universities when it comes to return on investment, career placement for its graduates and student internships, according to the Princeton Review’s latest “Best Value Colleges” ranking, released June 20. S&T is also the highest-rated public university in the state in all three categories.

Missouri S&T is ranked third among the nation’s top public universities for best career placement. The ranking is based on student ratings of career services collected by Princeton Review and graduate salary data from

S&T is ranked seventh on Princeton Review’s list of best public universities for internships. This rating is based on college student ratings of accessibility of internship placement at their university.

S&T is ranked 17th among public universities for best return on investment, or ROI. For this ranking, the Princeton Review analyzed academic quality and selectivity, affordability, and availability and quality of financial aid packages, as well as salary and career prospects of graduates.

The Princeton Review chose 209 schools for the 2024 list based on data from its surveys of administrators at more than 650 colleges in 2023-24. Topics covered everything from academics, cost and financial aid to graduation rates and student debt. Only about 8% of the nation’s four-year colleges and universities were chosen for the listing, says Rob Franek, Princeton Review editor-in-chief. 

About Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 7,000 students located in Rolla, Missouri. Part of the four-campus University of Missouri System, Missouri S&T offers over 100 degrees in 40 areas of study and is among the nation’s top public universities for salary impact, according to the Wall Street Journal. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit

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