Schools that grant a lot of engineering degrees always rank high on PayScale's overall school rankings for salary potential, so it's no surprise that when we look only at the salaries for engineering grads the overall salaries are even higher at top colleges. PayScale's College Salary Report has data for engineering graduates from hundreds of colleges and universities. Find out where an engineering degree leads to the highest paycheck.
Well-known colleges like MIT, Harvey Mudd, CalTech and UC Berkeley are good bets. Well-known names who studied engineering in college include former U.S. President Herbert Hoover, film icon Alfred Hitchcock, and astronaut Alan Shepard.