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Forbes Ranks Thomas Aquinas Among “America’s Best Value Colleges 2017”

Posted: May 4, 2017

In assembling its annual list of America’s Best Value Colleges, the editors of Forbes magazine begin with a simple question: Will a college “deliver a  meaningful return on investment?” Thus the guide focuses on five key criteria: “best bang for the tuition buck based on tuition costs, school quality, post-grad earnings, student, debt and graduation success.”

ForbesUsing these measures, Forbes has once again named Thomas Aquinas College to its list of 300 Schools Worth The Investment.

Less than 10 percent of American colleges and universities make Forbesselective list. Among the Catholic liberal arts schools included, Thomas Aquinas College ranks in the top five. The business magazine also lists the school as No. 46 among all colleges and universities in the Western United States.

“Coming after our recent, highly favorable ratings from the Princeton ReviewU.S. NewsUSA Today, and the The Newman Guide, The Forbes ranking is encouraging,” says Director of Admissions Jon Daly. “The magazine’s favorable assessment of the College’s ‘ROI’ is more evidence that Catholic liberal education succeeds by any measure.”