PayScale Ranks Manhattan College Among Top U.S. Institutions in Latest College ROI Report

Manhattan is the third-ranked Catholic college on the list.

Students at a career day on campusIn the latest PayScale College ROI report, Manhattan College was ranked among the top colleges and universities in the nation yet again.

Of the 1,879 institutions that were ranked based on a 20-year net return on investment and the total average four-year cost of attendance, Manhattan College placed within the top 4% of all colleges and universities in the country, at #73 overall and #35 among all private institutions.

Manhattan College was also the third-ranked Catholic higher education institution on the list, behind Santa Clara and Georgetown, and ahead of Villanova and Notre Dame, the five Catholic schools among the top 100 on the list.

The PayScale study reflected Manhattan College’s high job placement rate, with a 20-year net ROI of $591,000, calculated as the difference between 20-year median pay for a bachelor’s degree graduate and 24-year median pay for a high school graduate minus the total average four-year cost.

By Pete McHugh