With the new summer semester just days away, State Technical College of Missouri is proud to announce we were recently ranked as one of the top five college in the nation by Value Colleges.
In their recent article Value Colleges featured only fully accredited institutions that have proven their value for graduates on the job and on the job market.
“Value Colleges rankings are based on verified data from sources including IPEDS and Niche. Programs are ranked according to factors including cost and student satisfaction, so students can feel certain their choice of program will have a positive impact on their career.”
The ranking mentioned our 99% job placement rate and our relationships with over 500 industry partners on our advisory boards. They also recognized our high graduation rates, and we deliver amazing hands-on education
“This national ranking was interesting in that it included a number of schools we don’t normally see. State Tech was the highest ranked Midwest college. 50% of the top ten colleges were from California, potentially a result of high wages in California. I wonder if cost of living was included in the ranking calculation we would have rose to the top spot? Top 5 in the Country is still very good and we appreciate the Value Colleges recognition. Our advice to seniors still thinking about going to State Tech… We are 96% full and expect to set another enrollment record this fall. Get your application complete today,” said State Tech President Dr. Shawn Strong.
Outside of the Value Colleges ranking, State Tech is also wanted #1 in the nation by WalletHub, number 3 in the nation by Forbes Magazine and State Tech is also ranked 4th in the nation by Brookings.
For additional information, please contact Brandon McElwain at 573-897-5351.
A big #StateTechMo congratulations to the following students Jared Martincic, Jonathan Lewis, Trenton Post, Zackary Skiles, and Jerry Presley for signing on with ThermAvant Technologies in Columbia, Missouri. These 5 students are excited to start their new career after graduation next weekend! Some photos of the event are below!
Rusty Dutton has been in the construction industry for almost 25 years. After graduating from Centralia High School in 1996, Dutton began honing his skills at State Technical College of Missouri. In 1997, he graduated from the Heavy Equipment Operations program and started his career. While working primarily in heavy highway construction, Dutton has worked […]
State Tech is known for amazing career outcomes for our graduates, so when we begin to offer a new program, we know these students will be sought after when they graduate. That is why we are excited to announce our new Energy Technology program. This new program will start accepting students for the fall class […]