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College rankings get to bottom line


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 03, 2013

~~<p>A recent report caused a stir by ranking U.S. colleges based on how much their alumni earn, calculating in cold, hard cash the return on educational investment. The University of Hawaii, for one, cried foul, with a vice chancellor asserting that how much recent graduates earn was no way to accurately measure the quality and outcomes of higher education.</p>
<p>Of the Hawaii colleges included in the report, Hawaii Pacific University ranked best for return on investment, at No. 306, followed by UH-Manoa at No. 467 and Chaminade at No. 729.</p>
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A recent report caused a stir by ranking U.S. colleges based on how much their alumni earn, calculating in cold, hard cash the return on educational investment. The University of Hawaii, for one, cried foul, with a vice chancellor asserting that how much recent graduates earn was no way to accurately measure the quality and outcomes of higher education.

Of the Hawaii colleges included in the report, Hawaii Pacific University ranked best for return on investment, at No. 306, followed by UH-Manoa at No. 467 and Chaminade at No. 729. Login for more...



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