09/13/2010 04:55 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

12 Colleges And Universities Recruiters Love (PHOTOS)

Want a job after college? Going to a state school may be the best way to get one, at least according to the Wall Street Journal's list of the Top 25 Colleges Ranked by Recruiters -- of the top ten schools, nine are public universities.

Time reports that the appeal of public schools lies in their large student bodies, which contain plenty of well-rounded students who are more willing to work locally.

Check the top 12 schools from the Journal's list below -- and see the full rundown here.

Did your school make the cut? What role did your education have in preparing you for work? Let us know in the comments section.

Twelve Colleges and Universities Recruiters Love