A pair of Chester County universities are among Money magazine’s Best Colleges for Your Money.
To help students and parents determine which higher education institutions provide the biggest bang for their buck, Money consulted some of the country’s top experts on quality of education, financing, and value.
The analysis focused on colleges that have a minimum of 500 students, have sufficient and reliable data for the analysis, and are not in financial distress. They also have to have a graduation rate that is equal to or above the median for their category.
Exactly 711 schools made the cut and have been ranked on 27 metrics in three main categories:
- Quality of Education
Immaculata checked in at No. 340 with an average cost of $54,800 without aid and around $36,400 with an average grant.
West Chester is 397th with an average cost of $27,400 without a grant and $20,700 with one. The grants are available to approximately 56 percent of the applicants who qualify for one.