Organizations Continue to Single Out Stonehill as Among the Best in the Nation
Stonehill continues to be singled out by organizations involved in assessing U.S. colleges and universities including Princeton Review, Forbes and NPR as being among the best in the nation when it comes to value, outcomes and a commitment to making the world a better place.
Here are some of the accolades Stonehill received recently:
The Princeton Review honors Stonehill as one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation and a high return on investment price in it’s new book, 200 Colleges That Pay You Back.
Forbes analysts looked at tuition costs, school quality, graduation success rates and post-grad earnings and picked Stonehill College as one of 300 schools in the country that are doing the best on those fronts.
National Public Radio undertook an in-depth analysis of the federal government’s new College Scorecard and concluded that the return on investment for students who graduate from Stonehill was among the best in the United States.
When Money magazine analyzed 1,500 colleges and universities based on education quality, affordability, alumni earnings and graduation rates, Stonehill ranked in the top 10 percent and was selected for the magazine’s list of 736 colleges that provide the best value for your tuition cost. Stonehill earned its place on the list based on providing “a great education, at an affordable price, that helps students launch promising careers.”
ETC, a national clearinghouse of college and university data, examined 1,182 U.S. colleges and universities for workforce preparedness and employability and determined Stonehill’s outcomes record was strong enough to warrant being listed in the top 5 percent.
The nationally renowned compensation information company analyzed cost and outcomes data from 76 of the best liberal arts colleges in America and judged Stonehill’s return on investment to be among the best.
The Princeton Review surveyed students nationwide, and Stonehill has once again been named one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, earning placement in the latest edition of The Princeton Review’s annual college guide, The Best 380 Colleges.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected Stonehill as one of only 240 U.S. colleges and universities to qualify for the foundation's most recent Community Engagement Classification, which honors schools that have shown a strong commitment to engaging with local, regional, national and global communities.
Stonehill’s commitment to protecting the environment is reflected in initiatives that include numerous student clubs and organizations that promote environmental sustainability, as well as installation of a 2.7-megawatt solar field that generates roughly 20 percent of the electricity used by the College. Those efforts combined with dozens of others earned Stonehill inclusion in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges.
When researchers at Business Insider gathered data from two of the most well-known college ranking organizations and sorted them based on reputation and future earnings, Stonehill stood out as deserving more attention.
Stonehill College ranked No. 23 among small schools on the Peace Corps’ 2016 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are eight Stonehill alumni currently volunteering worldwide.