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Great Value Colleges Issues Research Findings on the Most Affordable Computer Science and Engineering Colleges in the Country

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SALISBURY, Md., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Value Colleges has just launched an online article that is focused on quality low-priced degrees in computer science and engineering. "50 Great Affordable Colleges for Computer Science and Engineering" is a comprehensive ranking of dozens of highly ranked colleges and universities with reasonable tuition rates. The release of the article marks a new addition to the Great Value Colleges website, which is a no-cost guide to low-cost degree programs in the United States.

The list of 50 great colleges was whittled from a larger list of 111 schools with computer science and engineering programs. Public and private institutions were sorted not just by price, but also according to ratings by U.S. News and World Report for the nation's best science and engineering schools. The top 50 results are separated into five geographic regions with overall rankings for each individual school as well as tuition rates before and after applying grants and scholarships.

"As the cost of attending college continues to skyrocket, the demand for information about quality, affordable degree programs is higher than ever," said editor Autumn Naugle. "With this ranking of affordable computer science and engineering colleges, we hope to provide a solid research base for cost-conscious students considering this line of study."

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, a college degree in computer science and/or engineering is a solid foundation for a number of high-paying occupations. Post-graduates on average can earn up to $100,000 or more per year. The cost of computer science and engineering degrees, however, can be out of reach for many undergraduates. Great Value Colleges' article about great, affordable colleges for computer science and engineering demonstrates how low-cost degrees can be a great educational investment. The full list can be found here: http://www.greatvaluecolleges.net/affordable/computer-science-engineering/.

Following are "50 Great Affordable Colleges for Computer Science and Engineering" according to the Great Value Colleges list:

NORTHEAST
1. Princeton University: Princeton, New Jersey
2. Harvard University: Cambridge, Massachusetts
3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Cambridge, Massachusetts
4. Yale University: New Haven, Connecticut
5. Cornell University: Ithaca, New York
6. University of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
7. Dartmouth University: Hanover, New Hampshire
8. University of Maryland - College Park: College Park, Maryland
9. Johns Hopkins University: Baltimore, Maryland
10. Columbia University in the City of New York: New York, New York
11. University of Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
12. Brown University: Providence, Rhode Island
13. Stony Brook University - SUNY: Stony Brook, New York
14. University at Buffalo - SUNY: Buffalo, New York
15. University of Maryland - Baltimore County: Baltimore, Maryland
16. Rutgers University: Piscataway, New Jersey
17. University of Massachusetts - Amherst

SOUTH
1. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2. Duke University: Durham, North Carolina
3. Vanderbilt University: Nashville, Tennessee
4. Georgia Institute of Technology: Atlanta, Georgia
5. University of Virginia: Charlottesville, Virginia
6. George Mason University: Fairfax, Virginia
7. Auburn University: Auburn, Alabama
8. Mississippi State University: Mississippi State, Mississippi

MIDWEST
1. University of Minnesota: Minneapolis, Minnesota
2. Ohio State University: Columbus, Ohio
3. University of Wisconsin: Madison, Wisconsin
4. Purdue University: West Lafayette, Indiana
5. Iowa State University: Ames, Iowa
6. University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign: Urbana, Illinois
7. University of Michigan: Ann Arbor, Michigan
8. University of Iowa: Iowa City, Iowa
9. University of Nebraska - Lincoln: Lincoln, Nebraska
10. Indiana University - Bloomington: Bloomington, Indiana
11. Missouri University of Science and Technology: Rolla, Missouri

SOUTHWEST
1. Rice University: Houston, Texas
2. University of Arizona: Tucson, Arizona
3. Arizona State: Tempe, Arizona
4. Texas A&M University: College Station, Texas
5. University of Houston: Houston, Texas
6. University of Texas - Dallas: Richardson, Texas
7. University of Texas - Austin: Austin, Texas

WEST
1. Stanford: Stanford, California
2. California Institute of Technology: Pasadena, California
3. University of Washington: Seattle, Washington
4. University of Utah: Salt Lake City, Utah
5. University of California - Berkeley: Berkeley, California
6. University of California - Los Angeles: Los Angeles, California
7. Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah

About: Great Value Colleges is a no-cost portal to the most affordable college degrees in the U.S. Compare expert rankings and tuition fees, learn about scholarships and grants, and explore degree options for various career fields.

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Autumn Naugle, Editor
Email
Phone: 410-713-4748
Web: http://www.greatvaluecolleges.net

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