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Education Programming The Almighty Buck

State Colleges May Offer Best ROI On Comp Sci Degrees 127

Posted by timothy
from the your-mileage-may-vary dept.
jfruh (300774) writes "PayScale has recently released a survey of various U.S. colleges and majors, and determined, perhaps unsurprisingly, that computer science graduates of elite colleges make the most money in post-graduate life. However, blogger Phil Johnson approached the problem in a different way, taking into account the amount students and their families need to pay in tuition, [and found] that the best return on investment in comp sci degrees often comes from top-tier public universities, which cost significantly less for in-state students but still offer great rewards in terms of salaries for grads."
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State Colleges May Offer Best ROI On Comp Sci Degrees

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  • Moo (Score:4, Funny)

    by Chacham (981) on Tuesday April 01, 2014 @09:08AM (#46629965) Homepage Journal

    Unfortunately, you have to be a finance major to understand the report.

    But the Finance major can't possibly be a CS major, unless he went to college twice, which would means he can't plan anyway. Regardless, if he went for Finance first, then to CS, he obviously realized that CS was better. But, if he went for CS first, then for Finance, he would then realize that CS was better. This catch 22 is the best proof why Agile is the preferred method even when taking college courses.

  • by BVis (267028) on Tuesday April 01, 2014 @09:38AM (#46630237)

    Debt interest is the eraser of wealth. That and taxes.

    Aaaand we're done.

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