NEWBURGH, N.Y. – Mount Saint Mary College was recently named a top college in MONEY Magazine’s “43 Colleges That Add the Most Value.”
The Mount earned 32nd place in the rankings.
MONEY graded more than 2,400 colleges based on comparative-value for graduation rates, earnings, and student loan repayment.
According to a recent survey, 92 percent of Mount Saint Mary College graduates in 2016 were employed within six months of receiving their degree. MONEY’s list places an MSMC grad’s “early career earnings” at an average of more than $52,000.
The success of Mount students is also represented in their ability to pay back loans that they have used to invest in their futures, reflected in a very low loan default rate of 4.6 percent.
In addition, more than 97 percent of freshmen receive Mount scholarships and grants. In total, the college awards more than $20 millionin scholarships and grants each year.
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