8. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
An undergraduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) earns an average salary of over $80,000. MIT graduates find careers with ground breaking companies like Google, Apple and Boeing. More than half of all graduates go directly to a job after graduation.
Its School of Engineering and outstanding fields of research help put MIT number 7 on the list of best universities to attend. But, the school selected a mere 8% of its applicants for the 2017 term. For those undergraduates that do make it, tuition and fees cost a little over $48,452, which isn’t too bad in comparison with other universities. But once room, board, books, and other materials are added, parents will spend approximately $65,478.