Northwestern College Ranked Among Best-Value Colleges

Northwestern College is one of the best values in the nation, according to College Factual’s Best Colleges for the Money report. Northwestern is in the top 5 percent of all colleges, ranked 70th out of 1,510 colleges and universities on College Factual’s list.

College Factual’s rankings are based on colleges’ total costs—which include yearly net cost and average years to graduation—compared to their academic quality. “[These colleges] offer a great education at a reasonable price,” says a statement on the organization’s website.

“We are pleased to receive another high ranking affirming the strong value Northwestern provides our students,” says Mark Bloemendaal, vice president for enrollment and marketing. “This joins other data-driven best-value rankings in pointing out that Northwestern offers a strong return on investment and works hard to be affordable.”

College Factual provides in-depth coverage of colleges and universities and more than 350 college majors. Their rankings are outcomes-based, using objective survey data.