The 2016 College rankings are out! The inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times higher educational rankings for US colleges were published Wednesday, September 28 in the Wall Street Journal. Yale University ranked number one, followed by Princeton University and Stanford. “College is about opening the door to economic independence” says Anthony Carnevale, director of Georgetown University. “You're going to have a career someday. You're going to do college for four or five years, but what you're going to do for the next 45 years is intimately linked to that.”
This study looked at the following; Can new graduates find jobs? Can they repay their loans? Will their diplomas open the door or shut them out?
There are a number of reasons why students choose the colleges they do. A significant factor should be how employable the student will be after graduation and balancing that with the cost or debt a student and family will have to pay or incur.
College is a financial decision. Make sure your understand the future impact to the financial decisions you make today. It will shape the rest of your life!
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