Mississippi Valley State University

September 1, 2014

University News

RANKED TOP COLLEGES FOR GRADUATE EARNINGS

July 02, 2013

Mississippi Valley State University has been recognized for providing high quality education at an affordable price.

The College Database has released its list of the 34 Historically Black Colleges That Pay. Colleges and universities included on this list have reasonable tuition rates, as well as students who earn top salaries immediately after graduation. Mississippi Valley State University ranks #26, with a reported $35,400 per year earned by its recent graduates.

When pursuing a college degree, it’s important for students to find a school that fits their academic, professional, and campus wants and needs. Therefore, it’s equally important to recognize the colleges and universities with programs and atmospheres that truly make a difference.

We invite you to read and share Mississippi Valley State University’s inclusion on our list, which you can find here: http://www.onlinecollegesdatabase.org/34-historically-black-colleges-that-pay

The College Database is a free, non-commercial website dedicated to providing current and future post-secondary students and their families with accurate and valuable college- and career-related information. They use only the most highly respected, authoritative data sets from the federal government and the Carnegie Foundation. Their primary sources and partners include:

•    NCES (http://nces.gov/) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education. It provides consistent, reliable, complete, and accurate indicators of education status and trends.

•    IPEDS (http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/) is the primary federal source for data on colleges, universities, and technical and vocational postsecondary schools in the U.S.

•    Carnegie Classification (http://classifications.carnegiefoundation.org/) is a framework widely used in the study of higher education, both as a way to represent and control for institutional differences, and also in the design of research studies to ensure adequate representation of sampled institutions, students, or faculty.