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Careertrend Releases its Report of the "Hardest Working Colleges in the United States"


SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Careertrend, the ultimate companion for one's professional journey, has released its report highlighting the Hardest Working Colleges in the United States. The report utilizes data from the US Census and the National Center for Education Statistics to estimate the hours students are likely to work upon graduation, based on the most popular majors at each institution.

Report highlights:

  • The report features interactive maps highlighting the most popular majors and average salaries for each school.
  • Rankings also include breakouts for major collegiate athletic conferences, including: Big 12, Big East, Big 10, Pac 12, Ivy League, and more.
  • The report shows that harder working colleges also tend to have graduates with higher pay.

"The current landscape of college rankings focuses on factors that take place during the college years, such as grades, extra-curricular activities, or student social life," said Scott Messer, Vice President and General Manager of Careertrend. "At Careertrend, we wanted to take this a step further to find how students are likely to perform once they graduate and enter the professional work force."
The Top 12 Rankings Include:

  1. Maine Maritime Academy
  2. United States Merchant Marine Academy
  3. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts – Scottsdale, AZ
  4. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
  5. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide
  6. Massachusetts Maritime Academy
  7. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
  8. Colorado School of Mines
  9. SUNY Maritime College
  10. California State University Maritime Academy
  11. Kettering University
  12. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

The entire report can be viewed here:

About Careertrend: is dedicated to providing the most accurate, relevant, interesting and helpful career content and statistics on the web. The site provides educational information on hundreds of college majors and careers compiled from multiple public statistics databases. Careertrend is owned and operated by Leaf Group Ltd.

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Arlene Ohanian

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