No. 4 Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly)
With average starting salaries of $56,800 and midcareer salaries of $117,000, Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) lands the No. 4 spot on PayScale's list. Located in Brooklyn, N.Y., NYU-Poly 2013-2014 tuition is around $19,651. NYU-Poly's engineering program offers degrees in chemical and biomolecular; civil and urban; computer science; electrical and computer; financial and risk; and mechanical and aerospace. The school also boasts the interdisciplinary nature of its programs, encouraging students to combine the aforementioned programs with specialty programs or courses in math, sciences, technology, culture and society, and technology management and innovation. And for those looking to amp up their resumes and advance their careers, NYU-Poly has a variety of continuing education and certificate programs, from information security and systems administration to financial engineering and technology management to telecommunications network management and wireless communications, to name a few.