Ferris State University ranked in the top five among Michigan’s public universities in return on investment. That was among the findings from a Georgetown University study of federal data highlighted by Bridge Magazine.
The analysis, based on U.S. Department of Education scorecard data, shows estimates of a lifetime return on investment for college and university students nationwide who invest in higher education.
Bridge Magazine charted how Michigan’s public universities stacked up, in ROI, after 10, 20, 30 and 40 years. Ferris ranked fifth at $115K, after 10 years; $450K, after 20; $724K, after 30; and $949K, after 40 years. Michigan Tech University ranked first, followed by the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Michigan State University and the University of Michigan-Dearborn.
Bridge Magazine also had charts that offered comparisons of Michigan’s community colleges and private colleges and universities.
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