Drexel's tech talent ranks among MIT, Carnegie Mellon on new report

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A new report puts Drexel University College of Computing & Informatics graduates in the top 10 nationally for performance on coding tests, ranking the college among MIT, Columbia and higher than Princeton University.

Yi Deng, PhD, Isaac L. Auerbach Professor and Dean of the College of Computing & Informatics was quoted in an Aug. 1 Philadelphia Business Journal story about the University producing highly ranked tech talent, according to a company that produces a skills-based rankings of students' coding ability for tech employers.

"The most important thing to us is that when someone graduates from Drexel, they will have a successful start in their career, whether they’re working for some employer or whether they want to start their own business,” Deng said. “I think those things are ranked highly in our mindset.”

Read the full story from Philadelphia Business Journal

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