Marist Again Named a 'Best College Value' by Kiplinger's


Marist Again Named a 'Best College Value' by Kiplinger's

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (Dec. 19, 2016) – Marist has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of the Top 300 Best College Values of 2017. The College is No. 73 on the list of best values in private colleges, according to the top personal finance magazine. This is the eleventh straight year Marist has been on the prestigious list, which features schools that combine outstanding academics with affordable cost.  

In developing the list, Kiplinger's assesses value by measurable standards of academic quality and affordability. Quality measures include the admission rate, the percentage of students who return for sophomore year, the student-faculty ratio and four-year graduation rate. Cost criteria include sticker price, financial aid and average debt at graduation. Many schools have appeared on the list multiple times, a testament to the consistent value these colleges provide.

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