Welcome! Login | Register

Subscribe Now: Free Daily EBlast

 
 

slides: U.S. Department of Education Ranks RI Colleges by Return on Investment

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

 

The U.S. Department of Education has released its college scorecard, which provides information on college costs, graduation, debt and post-college earnings.

The scorecard, which contains 171 megabytes worth of data, does not contain ratings of different schools. Instead, it is a large, searchable pool of data that allows students and families to see a huge amount of information about colleges and universities students are attending, or considering attending.

Slides:  See How RI's Colleges Ranked BELOW

Students can enter the name of any college or university and instantly see the school's average annual cost, graduation rate, student earnings 10 years after entering a school, the percentage of first-generation students at a specific school and the percentage of students who repay at least a dollar of principal on their federal student loans without three years.

According to the Department of Education website, the scorecard is designed to allow all students a better understanding of the decision of where to attend school.

“Despite the importance of these decisions, students, especially those who are low-income or first-generation, often lack clear, easy-to-use, and accessible information,” the site reads. “Research shows that when students have better information, they make better choices about their education. When choosing a college, students need information on college quality to know whether their investment in higher education will pay off.”

GoLocal took a look at the return on investment at each university or college located in Rhode Island. 

 

Related Slideshow: U.S. Department of Education Ranks RI Colleges by Return on Investment

Prev Next

#12

CCRI in Warwick

Prev Next

#11

Johnson & Wales in Providence 

Prev Next

#10

Johnson & Wales Online 

Prev Next

#9

New England Institute of Technology in East Greenwich

Prev Next

#8

Rhode Island College in Providence 

Prev Next

#7

Roger Williams University in Bristol

Prev Next

#6

Rhode Island School of Design in Providence 

Prev Next

#5

University of Rhode Island in Kingston

Prev Next

#4

Salve Regina University in Newport 

Prev Next

#3

Providence College in Providence 

Prev Next

#2

Brown University in Providence 

Prev Next

#1

Bryant University in Smithfield 

 
 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

 
Delivered Free Every
Day to Your Inbox
 
:!