A recent report from the Center for Education and Workforce at Georgetown University ranked a bachelor’s degree from the School of Business (SSB) at Stevens Institute of Technology as No. 12 in the nation, and the highest in New Jersey, in economic return, while a master’s degree from SSB ranked 14th.
The study, The Most Popular Degree Pays Off: Ranking the Economic Value of 5,500 Business Programs at More Than 1,700 Schools, used data from the US Department of Education’s College Scorecard to analyze the median monthly earnings of graduates two years after graduation, monthly debt payments and annual earnings net of debt payments two years after completing a business program.
“Once again, Stevens is among the best business schools that provide exceptional value to students,” said Gregory Prastacos, dean of SSB. “Every day, we prepare students to be leaders in this age of digital change by providing a rigorous academic program coupled with a strong understanding of technology, multiple opportunities for experiential learning, and individual attention in both curriculum advising and coaching. professional planning.
This new ranking was released just a few months after an earlier Georgetown study ranked Stevens No. 19 in the nation for its return on investment 40 years after enrollment.
“The School of Business continues to advance the university’s commitment to bringing a technological and interdisciplinary approach to education that creates incredible opportunities for our students,” said Stevens President Nariman Farvardin. “Many of our business school graduates go on to long and successful careers at top-tier companies, reinforcing the value of a Stevens degree.”
SSB offers technology-focused programs and has established a reputation for its work in stock forecasting, artificial intelligence, climate change, and fintech by keeping curricula at the forefront in a rapidly changing business world. It is also home to CRAFT, the first National Science Foundation-funded research center focused on the financial industry, and the Student Managed Investment Fund, where students work as analysts, risk advisors, quantifiers, and ultimately instance, leaders responsible for managing a part. of the university endowment.
Among Stevens’ class of 2021, 98% of business school undergraduates achieved their desired results within six months of graduation. The median starting salary across all undergraduate business degrees was $74,100, and salaries for quantitative finance majors exceeded $80,000.