PayScale: Stonehill 14th Best Liberal Arts College in the Country for Return on Investment

April 18, 2016


Stonehill College is the 14th best liberal arts college in the country for return on investment (ROI), according to PayScale.

PayScale recently released its 2016 report on college ROI, and – with a 20-year return on investment of $421,000 – Stonehill ranked 14th out of 76 liberal arts colleges.

Of the top 15 schools on the list, Stonehill’s $206,000 four-year cost, which includes tuition, room and board, books and supplies, was the 6th lowest.

Best Value Liberal Arts Colleges

RANK SCHOOL NAME 20 YEAR NET ROI TOTAL 4 YEAR COST GRADUATION RATE AVERAGE LOAN AMOUNT
1 Harvey Mudd College $945,000 $249,000 90% $24,400
2 Washington and Lee University $646,000 $230,000 88% $33,800
3 Bucknell University $604,000 $240,000 89% $30,500
4 Wabash College $599,000 $184,000 73% $37,400
5 Lafayette College $573,000 $235,000 90% $29,100
6 Hamilton College - Clinton, NY $517,000 $234,000 91% $14,800
7 Eastern Nazarene College $477,000 $153,000 47% $29,400
8 College of the Holy Cross $475,000 $229,000 92% $32,300
9 Colby College $471,000 $233,000 90% $30,600
10 Grove City College $453,000 $97,400 83% $42,500
11 Hartwick College $445,000 $199,000 57% $39,600
12 University of Richmond $436,000 $228,000 84% $26,600
13 Williams College $422,000 $242,000 95% $21,700
14 Stonehill College $421,000 $206,000 82% $30,700
15 Saint John's University - Collegeville, MN $414,000 $190,000 80% $37,100

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Best Value Liberal Arts Colleges