2021 Best Value Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Massachusetts
Finding the Best Value Engineering Technologies School for You
With 246 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, engineering technologies is the #25 most popular major in Massachusetts. This means that 1.3% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.
For this year's Best Value Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Massachusetts ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in engineering tech. Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. Instead, we are looking at those engineering tech schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.
Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, depending on your income and other factors.
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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Engineering Tech Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.
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2021 Best Value Engineering Technologies Schools in Massachusetts
Best Value Engineering Tech Schools in Massachusetts
Our rankings recognize Fitchburg State University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the midsize suburb of Fitchburg, Fitchburg State is a public school with a medium-sized student population. Fitchburg State also made our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Massachusetts list, coming in at #2.
The average student at Fitchburg State graduates in less than 4.4 years, and it costs about $23,143 per year to attend the school. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Fitchburg State is $102,755. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.Request Information
Our rankings recognize Wentworth Institute of Technology as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Boston, WIT is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. WIT also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in Massachusetts rankings.
The average student at WIT graduates in less than 4.2 years, and it costs about $40,545 per year to attend the school. This means that the average student pays around $171,911 to get a bachelor’s degree from WIT. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.Request Information
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Engineering Tech Majors to Study
|Engineering Technology (Other)||151|
|Mechanical Engineering Technology||35|
|Industrial Production Technology||29|
|Electronics Engineering Technology||15|
|Computer Engineering Technology||13|
Most Popular Related Majors
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||4,566|
|Computer & Information Sciences||3,920|
|Mathematics & Statistics||1,779|
Notes and References
*These averages are for the top 2 schools only.
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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