Silicon Valley may be the biggest tech hub in the US, but some of the best computer-science schools are located in the northeast of the US.We recently published a list of the50 best computer-science and engineering schools in America.To create this list,we surveyed over 400 Business Insider readers to find out which engineering schools have the most valuable undergraduate programs, and cross-referenced the survey resultswith the average SAT scores from college-admissions website College Board.We filtered the results to only focus on schools located in the northeast. Our No. 1 school on the main list, MIT, is also the No. 1 school here.Keep reading to see which other northeast schools also made it here.SEE ALSO:The 50 best computer-science and engineering schools in AmericaSEE ALSO:The 50 best colleges in America16. University of ConnecticutStorrs, ConnecticutUConn offers 12 bachelor's-degree programs in engineeringeverything from biomedical engineering to computer science to engineering physics. Engineering students at UConn are highly sought-after upon graduation; top employers include Accenture, Google, IBM, Intel, and Procter & Gamble, and starting salaries range from $52,000 to $65,000.15. Boston UniversityBoston, MassachusettsBU engineering students have excellent career outlooks: From the class of 2014, 49% had accepted job offers while another 14% went on to graduate school, 10% went on to transitional engineering jobs, and 4% went into military service. The average starting salary for BU grads is higher than the national average$66,500, compared to $59,000.14. Rochester Institute of TechnologyRochester, New YorkLast year, RIT engineering students generated more than $30 million in earnings through employment placements. During their degrees, students participate in at least one year of full-time, paid experiential cooperative education experience with more than 500 companies, including Apple, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and Welch Allyn.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Sony has been working on this PlayStation game for 8 years ' and the trailer is absolutely beautiful Click here to read full news..