Forbes Again Ranks Duquesne University Among Its Best Value Colleges
Duquesne University has again been rated as among the nation's Best Value Colleges by Forbes.
In its 2017 rankings, Forbes' indexes 300 schools that deliver the best bang for the tuition buck using data collected from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard as well as PayScale, the world's largest salary database.
In trying to answer "what schools are worth the investment" and working with the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, Forbes based the rankings on:
- Quality, measured by student satisfaction, including Forbes' social media survey, as well as actual and predicted retention rates
- Drop out risk
- Time to complete a degree
- Alumni salaries
- Alumni skills
- Gross tuition and fees
Additionally, Forbes named Duquesne a 2016 Best Value Private College.
Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and horizon-expanding education. A campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, Duquesne prepares students by having them work alongside faculty to discover and reach their goals. The University's academic programs, community service, and commitment to equity and opportunity in the Pittsburgh region have earned national acclaim.
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