Montana Tech Ranks No. 1 for Best Value Engineering School


Montana Technological University ranks as the top best value engineering school by Best Value Schools. The list, published September 3, is released annually by

Over 500 public and private four-year institutions were taken into account for the 2020 rankings. To qualify, schools needed to be ABET-accredited, offer STEM programs, provide early career pay statistics for alumni, and offer tuition under $25,000. Schools were then ranked according to these four factors. “We are excited to be at the top of this list for the third year in a row. Being here year after year demonstrates the incredible value of a Montana Tech degree,” noted Montana Tech Chancellor Les Cook. “Landing at the top is a true testament to our faculty, staff, and students who believe in STEM-focused education and make our university one of the best in the country.”

Their report listed Tech’s graduates as earning a salary of over $80,000 per year with an average placement rate for our graduates at 98 percent. This ranking comes as no surprise to Montana Tech, which has been featured in similar lists before. For a full list of current rankings, please visit our website.

View the full list of rankings along with the methodology here.