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GVSU ranked as a high-value college

Posted on January 03, 2016

Grand Valley State University stands out nationally as a high-value public college that has reduced achievement gap disparities, according to Money magazine.

Money magazine analyzed data from a new study conducted by the Education Trust, a think tank in Washington, D.C., that found most colleges have raised graduation rates during the past decade.

Money magazine named Grand Valley State University among 14 public colleges that stand out as the most rapidly improving high-value colleges in the nation. 

All 14 colleges currently have above-average graduation rates, raised their graduation rates for all students by at least 10 percent since 2003 and reduced the achievement gap disparities among races over that time.

The colleges were ranked based on a combination of educational quality, affordability and the financial success of graduates.

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