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SHU Ranked One of Nation’s Most Affordable Catholic Institutions

Siena Heights University was ranked 24th among the top 36 “Most Affordable Roman Catholic Colleges with High Starting Salaries for Graduates” listing recently released by AffordableCollegesOnline.org.

Siena Heights was one of only two institutions in Michigan to make the national rankings. To compile its list, ACO analyzed and leveraged authoritative data sets from the National Center of Education Statistics (NCES), the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Carnegie Classification and Payscale.com. According to ACO, other key factors used to construct the list included institutions having a net price of less than $20,000 per year and graduates having a starting salary of more than $30,000 per year.

According to the report, Siena Heights graduates earn an average starting salary of $39,600, with its net price being $15,026.

ALSO: ACO also ranked SHU 19th out of the top 30 colleges and universities in Michigan in the category of"Highest Return On Investment." Students who graduate from these colleges earn more over their lifetimes, on average, than graduates from other Michigan institutions.

The Affordable Colleges Online organization provides students with information about affordable higher education options. For the complete list, visit http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/.

For more information about Siena Heights University, contact 517-264-7180 or admissions@sienaheights.edu

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