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2014-10-27 08:26:27

A comprehensive survey of U.S.- based colleges finds 50 with the best educational value for homeschooled students PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeschooled students who are researching colleges can find a wealth of useful facts in a new article about 50 affordable U.S.-based schools. "50 Best Value Colleges for Homeschoolers" represents the top picks by Best Value Schools, which is a comprehensive college resource guide. The article examines 50 affordable colleges and...

2014-10-22 23:07:47

Top Midwest colleges are ranked on factors of green space, landscape instillation, and general lawn maintenance. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Academics, football championships, Greek life and now...lawn care? College rankings received a new category, thanks to a recent list researched and organized by LawnStarter. Those that top the list in the Midwest region include Washington University, Northwestern University, Carleton College, Luther College, Miami University of Ohio, Notre...

2014-09-15 08:26:23

Best Value Schools has launched its newest article for ranking the top 25 colleges with high freshman retention rates by their overall return on investment PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new article, the educational website Best Value Schools has ranked the top 25 colleges with high freshman retention rates that offer students an excellent return on their investment for the greatest value in higher education. "25 Colleges with High Freshman Retention Rates Ranked...

2014-09-09 08:27:18

New ranking shows which Christian institutions of higher education do the most to enhance student achievement DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Christian higher education resource, Christian Universities Online (http://www.christianuniversitiesonline.org/), has published a ranking of the Top 50 Christian Colleges & Universities Exceeding Expectations. An institution exceeds expectations when its actual graduation rate is greater than its predicted graduation...

2014-08-25 08:24:58

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent college rankings and review website College Choice (http://www.collegechoice.net) has published a ranking of the fifty U.S. colleges and universities with the happiest first-year students. Based primarily on the percentage of freshmen who return for their sophomore year, the ranking puts Yale University at the top of the list, followed by the University of Chicago and Soka University of America in Aliso Viejo, California....

2014-08-12 12:23:19

POULTNEY, Vt., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College continues to attract nationwide attention as one of the top colleges in the country for environmental programming and operations. Sierra magazine, the official magazine of the Sierra Club, announced today that Green Mountain College ranked eighth in the nation in its annual "Cool Schools" survey. Earlier this month, GMC received a perfect green rating of "99" in the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review's...

2014-08-12 08:27:02

WATERVILLE, Maine, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off of their best season in ten years, Colby College field hockey is looking to take the next step. And when the Mules take the pitch this fall, they will be stepping onto a brand new playing surface from AstroTurf®, the originators of the synthetic turf industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135175 The new pitch at Bill Alfond Field features the AstroTurf 12 product, a premium knitted nylon system engineered...

2014-08-06 12:26:37

MONEY Magazine ranks the Mount No. 1 "Value-Added College" in the U.S., while film and nursing programs score additional Top 10 ratings LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MONEY magazine has released its 2014 Best Colleges survey results, and Mount St. Mary's stands at the top of the publication's "Value All-Stars" list. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/133974 MONEY, which is published by Time, Inc., officially rated Mount St. Mary's as the No. 1 U.S....

2014-08-04 12:37:01

- Lists Reveal Top 20 Colleges in Categories From "Great Financial Aid" and "Best Career Services" to "Best Science Facilities" NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a Princeton Review survey that asked students at 379 top colleges to rate their schools on dozens of topics and report on their campus experiences, the college at which students reported the highest satisfaction with their financial aid awards was Pomona College (CA). Northeastern University (MA) earned the #1 spot...

2014-07-02 23:03:05

Ten liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania have received an $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create the Pennsylvania Consortium for the Liberal Arts (PCLA), an entity designed to help each institution create new cost efficiencies, improve the quality of academic and co-curricular programs, and enhance inter-institutional knowledge and collaboration. Washington, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Ten liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania have received an $800,000 grant from The...


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