A First Try at ROI: Ranking 4,500 Colleges – Coverage by report

A First Try at ROI: Ranking 4,500 Colleges – Coverage by report.


Forget Penn and Pitt: Is This Little-Known School the Best Deal in Pa. Higher Ed?

In this WHYY piece, Avi Wolfman-Arent discusses the payoff of the Delaware County Technical Schools Practical Nursing Program. Wolfman-Arent cites CEW report “A First Try at ROI” and quotes CEW Associate Director Martin Van Der Werf on weighing the cost of college with potential lifetime earnings.

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Is Your Higher Ed Institution Providing Students the Best ROI?

In this University Business article, Nariman Farvardin discusses the difference in ROI across institutions and disciplines. Farvardin cites CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”

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High Cost of College Raises Questions about Return on Investment

In this VOA article, Pete Musto discusses how the rise of higher education costs has raised the question of ROI. Musto cites CEW report “A First Try at ROI” and quotes CEW Associate Director Martin Van Der Werf on some of the socioeconomic barriers to higher education.

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Is It Fair to Judge a College by Its ROI?

In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Bennett Leckrone discusses the drawbacks of comparing colleges based on ROI. Leckrone cites the CEW reports on ROI and quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on how ROI is just one indicator of student success.

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How Companies Kill Higher Education’s Promise of Social Equity

In this article for the Chronicle of Higher Education, Patricia McGuire discusses how partnerships between companies and colleges often leave more vulnerable students on the margins. McGuire cites the CEW reports “A First Try at ROI” and “The Unequal Race for Good Jobs.”

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As Enrollment Declines Loom, One Liberal Arts College Is Banking on Free Tuition

In this Education Dive article, Natalie Schwartz discusses how Georgetown College in Kentucky plans to offer full-time students living on campus free tuition. Schwartz cites CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”

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When It Comes to Future Earnings, Liberal-Arts Grads Might Get the Last Laugh

In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Bennett Leckrone compares the return on investment for those who attended liberal arts colleges as opposed to trade or business schools. Leckrone cites the CEW reports “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges” and “A First Try at ROI.”

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Liberal Arts Pay Off in the Long Run

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Kery Murakami discusses the findings of the most recent CEW report, “ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges.” Murakami also cites the CEW report “A First Try at ROI” and quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on how liberal arts colleges compare to other institutions of higher learning.

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Is Algebra Useful?

In this Forbes article, John Ewing discusses how the subject of mathematics is being trivialized. Ewing cites the CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”

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How 3 Colleges Make Mobility a Reality

Karin Fischer writes for the Chronicle of Higher Education about three colleges that help students climb the economic ladder. Fischer cites the CEW report “A First Try at ROI: Ranking 4,500 Colleges.”

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Certificate Programs vs. Bachelor’s Degrees

In this article for US News and World Report, Emma Kerr discusses the potential financial benefits of certificate programs over bachelor’s degrees. Kerr cites CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”

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Rankings Compare College Costs to Future Income

In this VOA article, the VOA Student Union discusses the findings of the new CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”

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The 10 Colleges That Pay Off the Most after 40 Years

In this CNBC article, Abigail Hess explains how to compare colleges based on net present value, and discusses the findings of CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”

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Ed Dept Makes Student Debt, Earnings Data Searchable by Program

In this Education Dive piece, Hallie Busta writes about the additions to the Department of Education’s College Scorecard. Busta cites the newest CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”

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A Tiny Pharmacy School in Upstate New York Outranked Harvard, Yale, and Princeton in ROI for its Students, and It’s a Case Study in Getting Bang for the Undergraduate Buck

In this Business Insider article, Sherin Shibu analyzes some of the more unexpected findings of the latest CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”  

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The 20 US Colleges with the Best Return on Your Investment 40 Years After You’ve Enrolled

In this Business Insider article, Rebecca Aydin discusses findings of the latest CEW report “A First Try at ROI” and other comparative measures for colleges.

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Ethical College Admissions: The Hare and the Tortoise Graduate From College

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Jim Jump writes about the main findings of the CEW report “A First Try at ROI” and how college is an investment with risk.

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What Kinds of College Graduates Value Their Education the Most?

In this EdSurge article, Jeffrey R. Young writes about how students who see a clear connection between college and career value their education the most. Young cites the CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”

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As Families Consider Return on Investment, Demand for Georgia Tech and Top Public Colleges Rises

In this piece for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Maureen Downey writes about how economic downturn has negatively impacted small liberal arts colleges. Downey cites the new CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”

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Was Your College Worth It? This School Chart Will Tell You

Arianne Cohen writes for Fast Company about the main findings of the CEW report “A First Try at ROI”—and how consumers can use the rankings in their decision-making.

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