NPR: Stonehill among 50 Schools Nationwide that Make the Most Financial Sense

September 21, 2015


National Public RadioAccording to a recent NPR study, Stonehill College is among 50 schools nationwide that make the most financial sense.

NPR's Planet Money team looked a little deeper into the White House’s recently released College Scorecard, and used the data to create its own rankings of four-year programs.

Stonehill appears at #45 on NPR's Schools That Make Financial Sense list, excerpted below, having received a 1.23 rating. To read the full article, visit NPR.org.

Schools That Make Financial Sense

Rank Institution Rating % Who Graduate In 6 years Default Rate % Of Students Recieving Federal Loans Average Wage, 6 Years After Graduation
1 Duke University 1.90 94% 1.1% 37% $87.6k
2 University of Pennsylvania 1.86 96% 1.3% 23% $92.3k
3 Stanford University 1.79 95% 1.0% 13% $102.3k
4 Georgetown University 1.78 93% 0.9% 28% $86.1k
5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1.75 93% 1.7% 20% $106.9k
6 Harvard University 1.73 97% 1.9% 3% $106.3k
7 Columbia University in the City of New York 1.66 94% 2.0% 27% $79.3k
8 University of Notre Dame 1.66 95% 0.8% 41% $68.6k
9 Harvey Mudd College 1.66 90% 0.0% 44% $71.8k
10 Yale University 1.65 97% 0.9% 10% $76.4k
11 Dartmouth College 1.62 95% 1.4% 25% $70.5k
12 Cornell University 1.60 93% 1.5% 32% $68.9k
13 Northwestern University 1.56 94% 1.3% 35% $65.6k
14 University of Chicago 1.54 92% 1.4% 29% $69.8k
15 Babson College 1.52 90% 1.0% 37% $68.3k