|By PR Newswire||
|February 17, 2014 08:30 AM EST||
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Web users have a new place to compare the return on investment for a college degree in the United States. BestValueSchools.com recently published a series of free articles that ranks U.S. colleges and universities for ROI across four geographic regions. The site ranks dozens of top national schools based on data from a number of sources, including U.S. News and World Report and PayScale.
"Prospective students are looking for bang for their buck," said editor Paul Church. "And many of them find value in being closer to home. That's why we decided to compile our rankings by region."
The methodology for the rankings can be found here: http://www.bestvalueschools.com/public-universities-with-the-best-roi-methodology-for-selection/.
What makes the Best Value Schools ROI lists particularly useful is that the rankings are separated into four geographic areas across the U.S.
- The top ranked universities for ROI in the northeastern region of the U.S. are listed on: http://www.bestvalueschools.com/public-universities-with-the-best-roi-northeastern-u-s-region/. The list includes northeastern colleges in Maine, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and more. The top spot in the northeast goes to Stony Brook University-SUNY in Stony Brook, NY. Also listed are the University of Maine, University of Vermont, University of New Hampshire, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Rhode Island, Pennsylvania University-University Park, University of Connecticut, University of Delaware, Rutgers University, and the University of Maryland-College Park.
- The best colleges for return on investment in the southern U.S. can be found on: http://www.bestvalueschools.com/public-universities-with-the-best-roi-southern-u-s-region/. BestValueSchools.com ranks southern colleges in the states of Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Arkansas, and more, with the top spot going to Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. The University of Kentucky, University of Tennessee, Mississippi State University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, West Virginia University, University of Alabama, University of Arkansas, University of Florida, Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, Clemson University, University of Virginia, and the University of Texas at Austin also appear on the list.
- The best colleges for ROI in the Midwest are listed on: http://www.bestvalueschools.com/public-universities-with-the-best-roi-midwestern-u-s-region/. The list includes colleges and universities in Ohio, Missouri, Kansas, Michigan, Iowa and other Midwestern states, with the number one rank going to University of Illinois Urbana- Champaign of Champaign, Illinois. Also on the list are the University of South Dakota, Purdue University, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of North Dakota, Ohio State University, University of Missouri, University of Kansas, University of Iowa, University of Oklahoma, University of Wisconsin Madison, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and University of Michigan Ann Arbor.
- The list of top-ranked universities in the western states are ranked on: http://www.bestvalueschools.com/public-universities-with-the-best-roi-western-u-s-region/. Western colleges with the best ROI are named in Wyoming, Nevada, Hawaii, Utah, Colorado and several other states, with the top western college going to University of California-Berkeley in Berkeley, California. The University of Hawaii Manoa, University of Oregon, University of New Mexico, University of Wyoming, University of Nevada-Reno, University of Arizona, Montana State University, University of Idaho, University of Utah, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Alaska Fairbanks, and the University of Washington also made the list.
Read more news from BestValueSchools.com.
Media inquiries regarding Best Value Schools may be directed to Paul Church at 484-945-2742.
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