Originally Posted by HowlerKarma
I'm also working against my DH here, who-- coming from an industry perspective-- sees MIT as vastly superior to Harvey-Mudd because of the branding associated. I don't, but opinions vary locally, let's just say. wink I think he's been hitting the Kool Aid, myself.
Brand name is less correlated than I thought it would be with average salary as measured by PayScale. Here is some salary data in $K for a few schools:


school starting_salary mid_career_salary
Princeton 58 137
Harvey Mudd 67 135
MIT 68 118
Lehigh 57 118
Harvard 51 111
Yale 49 105