Allegheny College Named a Best Value College for 2020 by The Princeton Review

Allegheny College is one of the nation’s top colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation and at an affordable price — and one of the top 25 best schools for making an impact, according to The Princeton Review.

The education services company named Allegheny as a Best Value College for 2020 in a feature the company posted on its website. The feature profiles 200 schools that The Princeton Review selected out of 656 institutions the company considered and surveyed for this year’s project.

Allegheny also ranked No. 23 nationally on the guidebook’s list of the Top 25 Best Schools for Making an Impact. Schools were selected based on student ratings and responses to survey questions covering community service opportunities at their school, student government, sustainability efforts and on-campus student engagement. The Princeton Review also took into account’s percentage of alumni from each school who reported having high job meaning.

The Princeton Review chose its Best Value Colleges for 2020 based on data the company collected from its surveys of administrators at 656 colleges in 2018-19. The company also factored in data from its surveys of students attending the schools as well as com surveys of alumni of the schools about their starting and mid-career salaries and job satisfaction figures.

In all, The Princeton Review evaluated 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 2020 project. Topics covered everything from academics, cost, and financial aid to graduation rates, student debt, and alumni salaries and job satisfaction.