Is college worth it? Well, some colleges definitely are, the Huffington Post reports. Payscale, a salary data website, has compiled a list of the colleges with the best ROI, or for the non-financially initiated, “return on investment.” Payscale weighed several variables to make their list, including total cost and median pay……Read More
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College ROI: What we found
The PayScale methodology reveals which schools prepare students for well-paying careers and which schools make for poor investments, reports Bloomberg Businessweek. When Bloomberg Businessweek and PayScale last year inaugurated their ranking of the top U.S. colleges for return on investment, the main finding was a shocker. At a time when experts were trumpeting the value of a college education, our analysis showed that it was worth a fraction of what was previously thought, less than $400,000 over 30 years’ time. Only four schools had 30-year ROI in excess of $1.6 million, the highest previous estimate……Read More