Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Local News

October 23, 2013

GC on Kiplinger's top 100 colleges list

GOSHEN — Goshen College has been ranked 77th in the list of top 100 best values among all private liberal arts colleges by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

The magazine recently announced the top private universities and liberal arts colleges that combine outstanding quality with affordability, according to information from Goshen college.

“We are thrilled to be recognized once again by Kiplinger’s as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation,” said James Townsend, vice president for enrollment management and marketing. “I believe our commitment to small classes, personal attention and affordability make us one of the best options for students in Indiana and around the nation.”

According to Goshen College, Kiplinger’s chooses from a pool of more than 600 schools and creates two lists — the top 100 best values in private colleges and the 100 best values in private liberal arts colleges, which Goshen is on. The schools on the two lists were ranked according to academic quality and affordability, with quality accounting for the majority of the total. Criteria included cost and financial aid, competitiveness, academic support, graduation rates and student indebtedness.

The rankings are available online at www.kiplinger.com/links/college, and will be published in the magazine’s December issue on newsstands Nov. 5.

1
Text Only
Local News
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Poll

Goshen City Council member Dixie Robinson is asking residents to make an effort to clean up their yards this spring. The city’s Dial-A-Truck program is available to haul trash away. Do you think there are more unsightly properties in Goshen this year than five years ago?

Yes. I have noticed more problem properties
No. I have not noticed more problems
I think the problems are about the same as always
     View Results
AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case