BERKELEY (CBS SF) — The College of California at Berkeley is the nation’s prime greatest-worth school in 2017 for the second yr in a row in response to a Forbes journal rating, college officers stated Friday.
Forbes ranked 300 faculties by asking what faculties are well worth the funding.
A faculty’s worth was based mostly on six classes, which got totally different weights.
Faculty high quality was given the best weight at 25 %, adopted by alumni earnings and median scholar debt at 20 % every.
On-time commencement was given a weight of 15 %.
Dropout danger and Pell Grant recipients have been every given a weight of 10 %.
The whole worth was divided by gross tuition and costs to succeed in a quantity that was used to match one faculty to a different.
The College of California at Los Angeles was second within the rating whereas the College of California at Irvine was eighth and the College of California at Davis ninth.
Stanford College was ranked seventh.
Forbes officers stated they consider that non-public universities within the northeast have misplaced their monopoly on greater schooling.
Six of the highest ten greatest-worth schools are within the west. Brigham Younger College was ranked tenth.