Webb Institute Named a Best Value College for 2021 by The Princeton Review


Webb Institute is one of the nation’s top colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation and at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review®.

The education services company named Webb as a Best Value College for 2021 in a feature the company posted at https://www.princetonreview.com/college-rankings/best-value-colleges/. The feature profiles 200 schools that The Princeton Review selected out of more than 650 institutions the company considered and surveyed for this year’s project.  

Information on the Best Value Colleges for 2021 project and its seven categories of ranking lists, as well as our profiles of the selected schools, is accessible for free with registration on The Princeton Review’s website.

The Princeton Review chose its Best Value Colleges for 2021 based on data the company collected from its surveys of administrators at more than 650 colleges in 2019-20. The company also factored in data from its surveys of students attending the schools as well as PayScale.com com surveys of alumni of the schools about their starting and mid-career salaries and job satisfaction figures.

In all, The Princeton Review crunched more than 40 data points to tally ROI (Return on Investment) ratings of the colleges that determined its selection of the 200 schools for the 2021 project. Topics covered everything from academics, cost, and financial aid to graduation rates, student debt, alumni salaries, and job satisfaction.

 “The schools we name as our Best Value Colleges for 2021 comprise only just over 1% of the nation’s four-year colleges,” noted Robert Franek, The Princeton Review’s editor-in-chief. “They are distinctive in their programs, size, region, and type, yet they are similar in three areas. Every school we selected offers outstanding academics, generous financial aid and/or a relative low cost of attendance, and stellar career services. We salute Webb Institute for these exceptional offerings and recommend it highly to college applicants and parents.”

The Princeton Review lists that the starting medium salary for Webb graduates is $81,500 (according to Payscale). Webb students who described the college as “THE college for Naval Architecture and a job offer is basically guaranteed after graduating.”

The Princeton Review does not rank the colleges hierarchically on a single list, from 1 to 200. Among the project’s seven categories of ranking lists, Webb earned a #5 ranking on The Princeton Review list of Most Accessible Professors.

The Princeton Review is also widely known for its college rankings in dozens of other categories, many of which are reported in its annual book, The Best 386 Colleges, published in August.

Other Princeton Review rankings and lists that Webb Institute is on:

The Best 386 Colleges
Best Northeastern
Best Value Colleges
Tuition-Free Schools
Most Accessible Professors #5


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