Business Insider: These 11 Colleges Just Hit The Jackpot In Obama’s New Education Plan

August 23, 2013 10:37 am In the News

President Obama is touring the country promoting his new proposal for paying for college.

The Department of Education is planning to develop a rating system for colleges that will help decide which students will receive additional aid from the government.

Students attending the higher-ranked schools will be eligible for more tuition help.

The rating system is comprised of the following three quantitative elements:

  • Accessibility. Are the colleges accessible to low-income students?
  • Affordability. Are the colleges inexpensive?
  • Outcomes. Are the students successful? Did they graduate?

Since everyone is interested in which schools will win out, we built a model to give a rough estimation of the future scores of schools.

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