Bragging Rights: What to say the next time someone asks, “Where did you go to school?”

issue 01 | spring 2015


In its 2015 edition of Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Best Value Colleges and What It Takes To Get In, The Princeton Review developed a “Return-on-Education” (ROE) stat, which measures 40 weighted data points, including academics, cost, financial aid, and student debt, as well as statistics on graduation rates, alumni salaries, and job satisfaction. Denison earned a top spot on the list with an ROE score of 90 out of 100.

G, R, A with an N!

Little Granville, Ohio, has made a big-time list: USA Today’s “10 Best Dynamite Day Trips.” The list notes towns, cities, and villages neighboring also-very-cool metropolitan areas. (You go, Columbus!)

Oh, The Places You’ll Go

DU was recognized by The Wall Street Journal in February for the success of its young college graduates and the College’s ability to measure their outcomes. Within six months after graduation, for example, about 89.5 percent of Denison grads are working or continuing their education.

Green-ville, Ohio

A Feb. 6 article in The New York Times highlighted Denison’s sustainability programs, including the Green Hill Fund, which invests dollars in campus sustainability projects and returns the energy-saving dollars to the pool for future investments in additional green projects.

Published July 2015
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