Businessweek calls Mines 'biggest bargain'

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 9, 2012 – Bloomberg Businessweek described Colorado School of Mines as the “biggest bargain” in its recent list of colleges and universities that “pack a return on investment punch.”

Businessweek analyzed salary data from PayScale to find schools with below average tuition rates and above average return on investment. Colorado School of Mines came in no. 1 on Businessweek’s list with a 30-year net return on investment of over $1.1 million ($1.6 million for graduates) and total in-state tuition costs well below $100,000.

Other schools making the list include Virginia Tech, Purdue, Georgia Tech and UCLA. See the full list on the Businessweek website.

 

Contact:
David Tauchen, Public Relations Specialist / 303-273-3088 / DTauchen@mines.edu
Karen Gilbert, Director of Public Relations / 303-273-3541 / KGilbert@mines.edu