College Ranking and Financing News – March 27, 2015

Here are the best articles from around the web this week talking about college ranking and financial news:

For the week ending Friday March 27, 2015

Student Loan and College Ranking News

West Island College grabs top two spots in provincial rankings

Being ranked No. 1 is good. Securing both the No. 1 and No. 2 spot is even better.

The Ministère de l’éducation, du loisir et du sport (MELS) has released the results for the 2014 ministry exams for both private and public high schools in Quebec and the English division of West Island College, a private school in Dollard-des-Ormeaux, ranked No. 1. Its French division — Collège de l’Ouest de l’Île — ranked No. 2.​.. Read more

These are the best U.S. colleges to study health professions

A degree in health professions offers students the opportunity to find jobs in numerous medical positions. Graduates have the opportunity to work closely with other medical professionals to help improve patients’ quality of life. The health profession is a large field and offers students the flexibility to find the specialization that suits them best.

Some of the major included in this field include veterinary services, nursing, dental support services, and public health just to name a few... Read more

Ranking the 50 most 'underrated' colleges in the U.S.

When it comes to picking a college, prospective students should keep in mind that some schools aren't getting the grades they deserve.

A recent article from Business Insider (BI) magazine compiled the 50 most underrated colleges in the country, and found that graduates from some lesser known colleges earn salaries on par with esteemed institutions like Princeton and Yale... Read more

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Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2015

Tens of thousands of students have contributed to a database of over 551,585 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

2015 rankings of public colleges in Alabama

Here are The Business Journals' top-to-bottom 2015 rankings of four-year public colleges within the state. Click on any of the colleges that qualified for the top 250 to see its statistical profile... Read more


The following list sets forth each of the 128 schools in order of theiraverage rank -- that is, the average of each of their ranks forAcademics, Athletics, Quality of Life and Cost. A weighted average, that gives more weight to strong Academic performance, is set forth on a separate page... Read more Around the Web This Week

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