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ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges

Value Adds Up Over Time

Posted: January 15, 2020
Authors: Anthony P. Carnevale, Ban Cheah, Martin Van Der Werf
Organizations: Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges: Value Adds Up Over Time finds that the median ROI of liberal arts colleges is nearly $200,000 higher than the median for all colleges. Further, the 40-year median ROI of liberal arts institutions ($918,000) is close to those of four-year engineering and technology-related schools ($917,000), and four-year business and management schools ($913,000).

See the data tables to find out how your school stacks up to a range of metrics.

ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges