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Which College Provides the Worst Return on Investment (ROI)?

5 WORST SCHOOLS FOR ROI has released its annual College Return on Investment (ROI) Rankings, and these five schools showed the worst ROI over a 30-year career based on data collected from each school's alumni. See the full list of ROI rankings for 2012 here: ROI Rank #1244 #1245 #1246 #1246 #1248 COLLECE MAVERIS EAGLES GRirFinS School MEREDĪTH AVENEINE AN Seton Hill University Savannah College of Art and Design Meredith College Medaille College Judson University 30 Year Net ROI -$179,000 -$184,000 -$186,000 -$186,000 -$189,000 2011 Cost $142,100 $130,100 $160,200 $151,100 $176,900 Graduation Rate 57% 58% 54% 59% 66% Most Common Major Business Administration Administration Administration Business Business Psychology Illustration Popular Alumni Interior Designer Veterinary Technician Office Manager Staff Accountant Graphic Artist Job Title Median Annual Alumni Pay (US) $52,800 $49,000 $46,900 $55,500 $54,700 View the methodology: Additional sources: Graduation rates, most common majors and 2011 costs are from Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). PayScale STAND

Which College Provides the Worst Return on Investment (ROI)?

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Is college even worth it anymore? Well, the simple answer is, not always - especially if you're looking at the money you can expect to get back over the course of your career for the money you lay out...


John McIntyre


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