The 2012 Aviation Week study look at universities through three different lenses.
1. Go‐To Universities. These are the universities respondents to the study ranked as their preferred “suppliers” for new graduate hiring in critical skill areas.
2. By the Numbers. These rankings reflect where the industry hired the most new graduates.
3. Making the Difference – young professionals from these universities believed their alma mater made a difference for when landing their first job or vying for promotions/new assignments.
|Go To Universities
||By The Numbber - Where A&D Hired the Most
||Making the Difference - These
|1. Cal Poly – San Luis/Obispo
||1. Iowa State University
||1.Georgia Institute of Technology
|2. Purdue University
||2. University of Washington
||2.(tie) Purdue University, Virginia Tech, Rose‐ of
|3. (tie) University of
Maryland, Rochester Institute of Technology
||3. Purdue University
||3.Cal Poly – San
|4. Georgia Institute of Technology
||4. (tie) University of Iowa,
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
|5. Virginia Tech
||5. Georgia Institute of Technology
||5.(tie) Brigham Young University, Embry Riddle Aeronautical