As the first “early ruling” college application deadline approaches November 1, personal finance website Wallet Hub has compiled its 2022 report on the best colleges and universities.
WalletHub compared more than 1,000 higher education institutions in the United States based on 30 key metrics grouped into seven categories, such as student selectivity, cost and funding, and career outcomes. The data set ranges from student-faculty ratio to graduation rate to median salary after attendance.
The University of Michigan – Ann Arbor ranked as the best school in Michigan in the study, with the best admission rate and the best graduation rate. UM ranked 30th out of 32 schools in terms of net cost. The school ranked No. 25 nationwide.
Michigan University of Technology was No. 2, with the second-best median salary after attendance, and was seventh in terms of graduation rates. The school’s worst ranking was 32nd out of 32 schools in terms of gender and racial diversity.
Kalamazoo College was ranked # 3, coming in second in terms of gender and racial diversity and third in terms of graduation rate. The school’s worst ranking was in net cost, where it came in 28th.
The top 10 remaining schools in the state of Michigan included:
â¢ Calvin University n Â° 4
â¢ No 5. University of Detroit Mercy
â¢ Michigan-Dearborn University No. 6
â¢ College n Â° 7 d’Albion
â¢ University of Kettering n Â° 8
â¢ Michigan State University No.9
â¢ Andrews University No. 10
The top 10 schools on the Wallet Hub list nationwide include: the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Princeton University; California Institute of Technology; Harvard University; and Yale University.
To view the full reports, visit wallethub.com/edu/e/college-rankings/40750