News & Notes: Among top 20 schools, U. ranks first in return on investment| Sep 24, 2015
The University ranks the first in return on investment among the top 20 private universities in the United States, according to a new report released by Lexington Law, a law firm specializing in credit repair services.
According to the report, thelifetime earnings estimate for University graduates is $4,935,817, compared to the University's four-year cost of $223,328.
The University’s return on investment is 2,110 percent, slightly higher than MIT’s 2,004 percent.
Lexington Law researched the top 20 public and private universities using data from the most recent U.S. News and World Report ranking to analyze student debt data from the National Center for Education, as well as average starting and mid-career salaries, assuming a 1 percent growth from mid-to-end career salaries over a 22-year period.