Stonehill ranked in Top 10% in U.S. for Best Value Liberal Arts Colleges

July 16, 2018


Stonehill College is the 23rd best liberal arts college in the country for return on investment (ROI), according to PayScale.

PayScale recently released its 2018 report on college ROI, and – with a 20-year return on investment of $373,000 – Stonehill ranked 23rd out of more than 230 liberal arts colleges.

Of the top 30 schools on the list, Stonehill’s four-year cost, which includes tuition, room and board, books and supplies, was the 10th lowest.

Best Value Liberal Arts Colleges

RANK SCHOOL NAME 20 YEAR NET ROI TOTAL 4 YEAR COST GRADUATION RATE AVERAGE LOAN AMOUNT
1 United States Military Academy $1,041,000 $0 86% N/A
2 United States Naval Academy $1,004,000 $0 86% N/A
3 Harvey Mudd College $978,000 $272,000 93% $25,500
4 United States Air Force Academy $905,000 $0 83% N/A
5 Virginia Military Institute $680,000 $111,000 78% $34,400
6 Washington and Lee University $614,000 $234,000 92% $23,600
7 Claremont McKenna College $604,000 $262,000 93% $23,900
8 Virginia Military Institute $590,000 $201,000 78% $34,400
9 Bucknell University $566,000 $257,000 88% $32,700
10 Williams College $559,000 $261,000 94% $19,800
11 Lafayette College $543,000 $251,000 89% $34,000
12 Colgate University $538,000 $255,000 90% $27,800
13 Wabash College $534,000 $201,000 72% $28,600
14 Hamilton College $529,000 $251,000 92% $20,500
15 Union College (New York) $514,000 $253,000 87% $31,400
16 Swarthmore College $501,000 $254,000 94% $23,700
17 University of Richmond $461,000 $242,000 88% $28,600
18 College of the Holy Cross $449,000 $243,000 92% $25,700
19 Haverford College $419,000 $262,000 90% $24,800
20 Amherst College $406,000 $261,000 93% $27,900
21 Saint Johns University $405,000 $205,000 79% $34,700
22 Grove City College $399,000 $105,000 81% $46,700
23 Stonehill College $373,000 $220,000 80% $32,800
24 (tie) Bowdoin College $366,000 $251,000 94% $32,200
24 (tie) Pomona College $366,000 $255,000 97% $23,800
26 Gettysburg College $364,000 $246,000 87% $22,200
27 Middlebury College $358,000 $250,000 93% $25,400
28 Bates College $353,000 $255,000 88% $33,200
29 Franklin and Marshall College $348,000 $258,000 87% $22,400
30 Lake Forest College $344,000 $218,000 70% $28,400

* N/A indicates school does not have an on campus living option.

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Best Value Liberal Arts Colleges