Studying computer science means that you are going to enter one of the most highly paid and fastest-growing job types of the modern economy. But if you are going into a field that pays well, why not go to a school with the highest-earning alumni? Use PayScale to find out how alumni from the school of your choice do after graduation. There are more than 100 colleges and universities included in the PayScale College Salary Report's list of Best Schools for Computer Science Majors.
Many of the highest-earning computer science majors come from notable engineering schools, like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University and Lehigh. You probably recognize a number of the famous names who earned degrees in computer science: Reed Hastings (founder of LinkedIn), Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, Marissa Mayer (CEO of Yahoo!) and Google co-founder Larry Page (who didn't actually complete a degree, but studied computer science at Stanford).