Indiana Wesleyan University has
been named one of the “100 Best Values in Private Universities” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. The
report, which was released Tuesday, ranked the schools based on academic
quality and economic value.
made the list because of a high four-year graduation rate, low average debt at
graduation, good student-to-faculty ratio, excellent on-campus resources and
overall great value, according to a news release from Kiplinger’s.
University of Notre Dame, Butler University and Valparaiso University were
other Indiana schools named as top private universities in America. Wabash College was on a separate list of the
100 top private liberal arts colleges.
200 private universities and colleges on the two lists were chosen from a pool
of more than 600 private institutions in America, according to Kiplinger’s.
institutions on Kiplinger’s rankings for best value in private colleges
represent schools that provide high-quality academics as well as affordable
cost even in these tough times,” said Jane Bennett Clark, Senior Associate
Editor for Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.
“With money tight and the college choice so important, you have every reason to
expect the best bang for your buck.”
annual top 100 ranking will appear in the December issue of Kiplinger’s, which will be on newsstands
received similar recognition when the 2012 edition of “America’s Best Colleges,
which is published by U.S. News &
World Report, was released in September.
was ranked 12th among Regional Universities in the Midwest in the “Great
Schools, Great Prices” section of the U.S.
News report. The U.S. News formula
also is based on the relationship between academic quality and overall cost.