NGU Top Ranked in US News Most Efficient College Rankings
Tigerville SC (February 9, 2014) Top honors as the most efficient school among Regional Colleges in the South went to North Greenville University in an exclusive U.S. News analysis that compared spending and educational quality.
U.S. News looked at the public and private colleges that scored the highest on overall undergraduate academic educational quality, as measured by their position in the 2015 Best Colleges rankings, but that spent relatively less on their educational programs to achieve that quality.
Amid restricted growth in many state budgets to fund higher education and increased public scrutiny about the rising cost of going to college, it’s vitality important for many colleges to efficiently spend their limited resources to produce the highest educational quality.
U.S. News measures financial resources by taking into account how much a school spends per student on instruction, research, student services and related educational expenditures. The financial resources indicator has a 10 percent weight in the Best Colleges ranking methodology.
The lists are based on operating efficiency, which U.S. News has defined as a school’s 2013 fiscal year financial resources per student divided by its overall score – the basis U.S. News uses to determine its overall numerical rank in the 2015 Best Colleges rankings.
According to U.S. News blogger, Bob Morse, “schools that are featured on the lists are doing a good job in managing their financial resources relative to other schools that may have far greater financial resources because of more state funding, higher tuition or larger endowments.”
Only schools that were numerically ranked in the top half of their ranking category in the 2015 Best College rankings were included in this analysis. In that ranking, North Greenville came in at 25 in the Regional Colleges in the South.
North Greenville Area Crusade 2013
Dr. Ken Fentress to be keynote speaker
School of Theatre to present Nora's House
The School of Theatre begins 2016-17 season with an intricate play which will include audience input.
New Special Event at NGU Adds to Excitement of Graduation Day
December graduates and families gathered the morning of graduation for a Graduation Celebration Breakfast.
NGU Named to 'Best 4-Year Colleges in SC' List
Schools.com used a methodology that looked at factors such as cost, program availability, and graduation rates.
NGU, Impact 360 Institute Unveil Masters Program Partnership
Two-year residential program to launch Fall 2020.
Students get on-the-job training with Friday Night Football
This opportunity trains students as leaders to make a difference in the workplace.
NGU Online M.Div. Program Named Most Affordable for 2020
OnlineU.org released its most affordable online M.Div. ranking for 2020. NGU ranks No. 7.
Mykel Perdue: Outside The Box
Mykel says he’s the kind of person who likes to think outside the box. Or, in the case of his summer 2016 mission trip, he likes to think outside the walls.