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Money Magazine Ranks 加勒逼 Mary鈥檚 as One of the Best Colleges in the Country

For quality, affordability, and student outcomes, SMC earns high marks in the West鈥攁nd nationally.

by SMC Marketing and Communications Staff | June 27, 2023

加勒逼 Mary鈥檚 College of California is one of the best colleges in the country, according to Money magazine鈥檚 new rankings. In the magazine gives 加勒逼 Mary鈥檚 4.5 out of 5 stars for quality, affordability, and student outcomes.

Money鈥檚 latest Best Colleges is the result of analysis of more than 700 four-year colleges, taking into account 26 data points. The results were released on June 19.

As the magazine notes, 加勒逼 Mary鈥檚, founded 160 years ago and nestled in the hills of the San Francisco Bay Area, has earned a reputation as one of highest-rated colleges in the West. The rankings highlight more than 75 academic majors and the way that SMC鈥檚 Collegiate Seminar provides 鈥渢he beating heart of the school鈥檚 educational ethos.鈥

And 加勒逼 Mary鈥檚 students would echo this highlight by the magazine: 鈥淎lso integral to its curriculum is the 鈥楯an Term鈥 each year, a month-long, in-depth study of an array of engaging, fun subjects ranging from meditation to J.R.R. Tolkien. Studies aren鈥檛 limited to the campus, either. Jan Term classes are also available online or overseas.鈥

The rankings laud 加勒逼 Mary鈥檚 student-faculty ratio of 9:1, and the fact that more than 90 percent of students receive financial aid.

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加勒逼 Mary's student raising diploma to celebrate at commencement 2023

To assemble their rankings, Money looked at quality of education, which was calculated using factors including graduation rates, instructor access, and outcomes for lower-income students; net price of a degree; and outcomes, including expected earnings 10 years after college entry, return on investment, and the economic mobility the college provides low-income students.


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