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Eight of top 25 public college grad rates are in Md., Va.

I have posted before on the strikingly high graduation rates at top public universities in Virginia and Maryland. One could make a case, for example, that the University of Virginia and the College of William and Mary are the two...

By Daniel de Vise  | February 2, 2011; 3:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Attainment, Publics, Rankings  | Tags:  college completion, completion rates, graduation rates, public university completion rates, top colleges  
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Kiplinger: D.C. region awash in collegiate values

Many colleges in Maryland and (especially) Virginia have made this year's Kiplinger 100 list of top public collegiate values, delivering high quality at a reasonable price. Flagships in Virginia and Maryland capture three of the top five spots. (The University...

By Daniel de Vise  | January 4, 2011; 11:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Aid, Finance, Publics, Rankings  | Tags:  Kiplinger rankings, best maryland colleges, best virginia colleges, best-value colleges, college rankings, college rankings value, college values  
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Ranking community colleges

Washington Monthly published a list of the 50 top community colleges earlier this year.

By Daniel de Vise  | December 23, 2010; 12:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Attainment, Community Colleges, Rankings, Students  | Tags:  Maryland Virginia community colleges, Washington Monthly rankings, community college rankings, community colleges  
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25 ways to reduce the cost of college

The Center for College Affordability and Productivity has been periodically releasing bits and pieces of what will be a book-length compendium of 25 proposals to reduce the cost of college. Much of it is now available online. I guess the...

By Daniel de Vise  | December 2, 2010; 1:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Administration, Aid, Athletics, Community Colleges, Facilities, Finance, Pedagogy, Public policy, Rankings, Technology  | Tags:  25 ways to reduce the cost of college, Center for College Affordability and Productivity, college costs, college finance, higher education costs  
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Study abroad declines for the first time ever

The number of college students studying abroad declined in the 2008-09 academic year, the first time the number has dropped in the 25 years it has been tracked by the Institute of International Education. Fewer students studied in the United...

By Daniel de Vise  | November 15, 2010; 11:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Administration, Finance, Pedagogy, Rankings, Students  | Tags:  Institute International Education, fewer students going abroad, study abroad, study abroad declines, study abroad trends  
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NCAA grad rates rising; Loyola U. nearly perfect

Graduation rates for student athletes are rising, and at least one local university ranks among the top schools in the nation for college completion among Division I players. The National Collegiate Athletic Association reported late last month that 79 percent...

By Daniel de Vise  | November 4, 2010; 1:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Athletics, Attainment, Rankings, Research  | Tags:  NCAA completion rates, NCAA grad rates, NCAA graduation rates, student athlete graduation rates  
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Older Entries in This Category »

The 20 most expensive dorms, Daniel de Vise , November 2, 2010
Kiplinger cites 11 area schools for quality, value, Daniel de Vise , October 28, 2010
Most expensive colleges: GU, GWU getting cheaper?, Daniel de Vise , October 20, 2010
Virginia U uses U.S. News data in faculty hires, Daniel de Vise , October 12, 2010
Top doctoral programs in English , Daniel de Vise , October 6, 2010
10 colleges where you'd best apply early, Daniel de Vise , October 6, 2010
R&D spending continues to rise, Daniel de Vise , September 30, 2010
Do-it-yourself doctoral rankings, Daniel de Vise , September 29, 2010
National Research Council doctoral rankings released, Daniel de Vise , September 28, 2010
New global rankings: Hopkins high, G'town low, Daniel de Vise , September 16, 2010
Northwestern links alumni gifts to rankings, Daniel de Vise , September 13, 2010
U.S. schools humbled in world rankings, Daniel de Vise , September 9, 2010
D.C. displaces Boston as third-best college town, Daniel de Vise , September 8, 2010
Rating the college rankings, Daniel de Vise , August 30, 2010
Washington Monthly's take on college rankings, Daniel de Vise , August 23, 2010
Local colleges gain ground in U.S. News rankings, Daniel de Vise , August 17, 2010
ISO a D.C. college on the Forbes list, Daniel de Vise , August 13, 2010
Being a 'hot' professor isn't so hot, Daniel de Vise , August 12, 2010
Zimmer: How U-Chicago got hot, Daniel de Vise , June 28, 2010
NVCC ranks second in nation for degrees granted, Daniel de Vise , June 23, 2010
Update: 'Test-optional' list longer by one, Daniel de Vise , June 22, 2010
Report finds more 'highly competitive' colleges , Daniel de Vise , June 22, 2010
'Value' in higher education, Daniel de Vise , June 1, 2010
A high yield at Harvard, Daniel de Vise , May 10, 2010
Lobbying for a better U.S. News ranking, Daniel de Vise , May 2, 2010
U.S. News grad-school rankings: a walkthrough, Daniel de Vise , April 15, 2010
Five ways to engage students, Daniel de Vise , March 30, 2010
Coffee with Dartmouth President Kim, Daniel de Vise , March 25, 2010
JHU tuition crosses $40K mark, Daniel de Vise , March 22, 2010
College news in 'three clicks or less', Daniel de Vise , March 15, 2010
Urgo named president of St. Mary's College, Daniel de Vise , February 23, 2010
Where students apply: a case study, Daniel de Vise , February 18, 2010
U-Md. vs. U-Va.: Bring it on!, Daniel de Vise , February 17, 2010
U.S. News vs. NSSE, Daniel de Vise , February 15, 2010
Academia obsessed, displeased with rankings, Daniel de Vise , February 12, 2010
V-T, WM, VMI endowments thriving, Daniel de Vise , February 10, 2010
Coffee with Pomona President Oxtoby, Daniel de Vise , February 5, 2010
Local colleges send many to Peace Corps, Daniel de Vise , February 4, 2010
Site tracks college "sustainability", Daniel de Vise , February 4, 2010
Williams abandons no-loan rule, Daniel de Vise , February 1, 2010
Local endowments depleted in '09, Daniel de Vise , January 28, 2010
Collegiate rankings: A scholarly critique, Daniel de Vise , January 27, 2010
GWU business school ascends, Daniel de Vise , January 25, 2010
USM's Kirwan: No Pay Cut, Daniel de Vise , January 20, 2010
 
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