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Recent OU electrical engineering grads report 10th-highest median annual salary

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Recent OU Electrical Engineering grads report 10th-highest median annual salary
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Recent Oakland University bachelor’s graduates in electrical engineering earn the 10th-highest median annual salary in the nation, according to a new ranking from 

The report ranked the nation’s top 25 schools based on data from the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard website.

The data showed that Oakland graduates one year out of college with a bachelor’s in electrical engineering earn a median annual salary of $75,200. That’s ahead of other Michigan schools on the list, including Michigan State, Kettering and Central Michigan. Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of California, Berkeley were tied atop the rankings, followed by Carnegie Mellon and Cornell.

This is Oakland’s third appearance in, which recently ranked the university’s bachelor’s and master’s programs in mechanical engineering among the nation’s top ten for graduates who earn the highest median annual salaries one year out of college.

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