FOND DU LAC, Wis. - AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO) has identified Marian University within the top 15 of the Greatest Lifetime Return on Investment (ROI) in Wisconsin Colleges list.
Marian University ranks no. 12, and is rated among all public and private Wisconsin colleges and universities.
"Marian University strives to offer a quality, affordable education option, and continues the legacy of success in assisting students in reaching their potential and achieving their personal and professional goals," said Stacey Akey, vice president for enrollment management and marketing.
The criteria of Affordable Colleges Online for a "High ROI College" includes being fully accredited; a private or public institution; a four-year, degree-granting institution; and based upon the ROI according to PayScale's 2013 College Value Report. Graduates from these schools enjoy the largest earnings gap between them and non-degree holders over a thirty-year span.
"We've sifted through comprehensive data sources to find colleges and universities in Wisconsin that offer a high quality education with consistent, long-term payoffs in the workplace," said ACO founder Dan Schuessler.
AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO) provides prospective college students and their families with information and resources to help them manage the cost of obtaining an education, and is the first website to offer comprehensive lists of "Most Affordable Colleges" in different categories.
The complete listing is available at http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/wisconsin/.