Forbes Ranks The University of Scranton Among Nation’s Best Values in College Education


SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) The University of Scranton is featured in Forbes America’s Top Colleges.

A listing of just 660 colleges in the U.S. that deliver the best “return on investment” or “value.”

The 2017 ranking marks the 10th consecutive year that Forbes has included Scranton in the national ranking based on its evaluation of “quality academics and student satisfaction, on-time graduation rates, low student debt and high earning potential and career success.”

Forbes ranked Scranton No. 257 in the listing published online August. 2. Just 41 colleges in Pennsylvania were ranked. Scranton and King’s College were the only two local colleges listed.

Earlier this year, Forbes also ranked Scranton among “America’s Best Value Colleges” in its 2017 list of just “300 schools that deliver the best bang for the tuition buck based on tuition costs, school quality, post-grad earnings, student debt and graduation success.”

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