SUNY Oneonta is one of the “Best Value Colleges” in the country, according to a ranking by Forbes magazine.
The business journal’s “America’s Best Value Colleges 2019” list singles out schools that offer students “an excellent return on their college investment.”
“Our focus highlights schools with the highest quality and best financial outcomes,” the article reads.
Forbes compiled its fourth annual ranking of the 300 Best Value Colleges by amassing and comparing data on 645 colleges and universities across all 50 states and scoring them in the following six areas: quality; net price; net debt; alumni earnings; timely graduation; and access for low-income students.
Data was collected from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and from PayScale, the world's largest salary database.