Matt Schifrin | Mar. 27, 2014 | Forbes
This is the time of year when high school seniors across America are weighing college and university acceptances trying to figure out which, from among more than 4,450 degree granting institutions, is the most worthy of their deposit check. In other words, where will they spend the next four years in pursuit of an education that should be a launchpad for a successful career and happy life.
The stakes are high: four years at an elite private college now costs about a quarter of a million dollars. Thus the $240,000 dollar question for everyone involved in this process is which colleges or universities provide the best long-term value, or return-on-investment (ROI)?