College Ranking and Financing News – March 20, 2015

Here are the best articles from around the web this week talking about student loans…

For the week ending Friday March 20, 2015​

Student Loan and College Ranking News

MBA programs earn Top 15 national rankings

FIU’s 12-month International Business MBA features a multi-disciplinary curriculum in which students take courses in global financial strategy, corporate simulation, international business environment, and functional areas. It integrates seminar-style classes, study abroad opportunities and professional development activities.

Rankings are based on factors including peer and recruiter assessment, placement success, mean starting salary and bonus, and employment rates for full-time MBA graduates. The survey was taken in Fall 2014 and early 2015.​.. Read more

Seton Hall College of Nursing Ranked in Top 100 Grad Schools

Seton Hall University College of Nursing was ranked in the top 100 graduate schools of nursing in the country for 2016 by U.S. News & World Report.

The ranking was developed based on “expert opinions about program excellence, as well as statistical indicators that measure quality of faculty, research and students,” according to a press release from SHU.​.. Read more

U.S. News & World Report: SPH, ENG Biomedical Engineering in Top 10

The School of Public Health climbed into the top 10 schools of its kind in this year’sU.S. News & World Report national ranking of graduate schools, and the College of Engineering’s biomedical engineering department rose to the number 9 position among similar graduate school departments... Read more

Student Loan and College Blog Posts

Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2015

Tens of thousands of students have contributed to a database of over 545,908 acceptances at hundreds of colleges in the US. Using a formula similar to the one used to rank chess masters, Parchment helps decipher the meaning of those student choices... Read more

College Rankings: Good, Bad, Or Ugly?

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, college rankings seem to be with us forever. And even those among us who claim to despise the rankings are often the first to devour the latest editions as soon as they hit the streets. So what’s good about rankings, and what are their pitfalls? College Confidential is here to give you the inside scoop... Read more

The 50 Best College Towns to Live in Forever

College towns are great for more than just the time while you are in school. Many of them have a thriving economy and culture that make them perfect for a long-term commitment to the area. After you are done with your time on campus what factors become more important? Things like community, neighborhoods, schools, these important aspects become pivotal when choosing a place to reside. There are many cities and towns across the country that strive to retain their alumni, here is our list of the 50 Best College Towns to Live in Forever... Read more Around the Web This Week

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