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Money Talks News: 15 Best-in-Class Colleges and What They Cost

5. Best Career Services

Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)

This large private university offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees has three employers-in-residence: Peace Corps, Shawmut Design and Construction, and Raytheon, “a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world.” Those employers have on-campus representatives to help with resumes, talk about job opportunities, and offer industry advice and career guidance. There’s also a six-month, full-time co-op program (job experience taken between semesters) in various industries.

2011-12 total estimated price without financial aid: $43,302

(AP Photo)

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