Choosing a College: Which Schools Offer the Best Return on Investment?

Collegians are having to become more careful consumers, as high-quality jobs become scarce and interest rates on student loans are set to increase. A comparison of the average return on investment for over 1,200 American colleges and universities offers some clues on how to choose.

Williams Trumps Ivies on Forbes Top Colleges List

Forbes Magazine's annual ranking of the 650 best undergraduate institutions focuses on the things that matter most to students, ignoring ephemeral measures like reputation. The fundamental question: Is it worth spending as much as a quarter of a million dollars for this degree?