Created using National Education Statistics’ College Navigator and PayScale data, schools were identified based on graduation rate, net price, acceptance rate and a 20-year net return on investment. UF’s continually increasing enrollment also helped move it up the list.
Ranked at No. 22, the site noted that UF welcomed its largest freshman class ever this fall. “Enrollment continues to increase because of the exciting opportunities at the university, including research trips to learn about whales!” it explained. It also mentioned the Mazza Museum as an additional value, along with UF’s “impressive selection of majors.”
Best Value Schools states that it helps students find schools and degree programs that can provide the most available financial aid and assistance, the greatest support and service, the highest return on investment and the best overall value. For the full rankings, and information about this online resource, visit http://www.bestvalueschools.com/rankings-by-state/ohio/.