Forbes magazine once again ranks North Central College among America’s Top Colleges.
Forbes includes North Central College among the top 20 percent of the nation’s colleges and universities. The magazine profiles the top 650 of the nearly 2,500 four-year institutions of higher learning in the United States. Forbes ranks North Central College No. 490 overall, No. 333 among private colleges and No. 117 in the Midwest.
The annual rankings are compiled for Forbes by the Washington, D.C.-based Center for College Affordability. The rankings are based on 12 factors in five weighted categories: post-graduate success (32.5 percent), student satisfaction (25 percent), student debt (25 percent), academic success (10 percent) and graduation rate (7.5 percent).