College Factual considers Marietta one of the best in the nation

College listed 507th out of 1,383 in the overall rankings

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MARIETTA, OHIO (09/13/2017) Marietta College, who has been consistently ranked among the best in the nation by multiple organizations over the summer, is ranked 211th in College Factual's Best Nationwide Colleges For Your Money out of 1,325 institutions that earned a ranking.

Marietta also ranks 11th in Ohio for Best Value.

"Marietta College is committed to providing our students with robust financial assistance, which makes our contemporary liberal arts degree attainable for students at all income levels," said Steve Lazowski, Vice President for Enrollment Management. "It is rewarding to see a valued source like College Factual recognize that many students can earn a degree at Marietta at costs that are comparable to large, state research institutions."

Marietta was selected 507th out of 1,383 in an overall ranking of the Best Nationwide Colleges, and 21st out of 80 in the state for the Best Ohio Colleges.

Marietta also earned high rankings in highest paid graduates in engineering, accounting, marketing, management and education.

College Factual's ranking system is based on a series of algorithms that include information from the Department of Education, nationally mandated data reporting for institutions and

Overall, Marietta received 21 "Badges" that highlighted attributes ranging from Best Value and Most Focused to Highest Paid Graduates. Within those rankings, Marietta earned one Top 1 percent spot, three Top 5 percent spots, six Top 10 percent spots and three Top 15 percent spots.

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Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy begun in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers 45 majors and has been listed among Barron's Best Buys in College Education and Peterson's Competitive Colleges, and has been recognized as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation's best by