College Factual recognizes Marietta as a 'Best For Your Money' institution

Marietta College ranked in Top 30 percent of Best Nationwide Colleges

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MARIETTA, OHIO (09/12/2018) Marietta College, who has been consistently ranked among the best in the nation by multiple organizations this fall, is ranked 542nd in College Factual's Best Nationwide Colleges For Your Money out of 1,510 institutions that earned a ranking.

Marietta was selected 545th out of 1,779 in an overall ranking (top 30 percent) of the Best Nationwide Colleges, and 24th out of 81 in the state for the Best Ohio Colleges.

Marietta also earned high rankings in highest paid graduates in engineering, finance and marketing, as well as best value in engineering and geology.

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 13 "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, five Top 10 percent spots and four 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 back in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers 49 majors and is consistently ranked 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 Marietta was selected seventh in the nation according to the Brookings Institution's rankings of colleges by their highest value added, regardless of major.