College in the US is expensive. As the cost of obtaining an American education continues to rise, this database is designed to contrast the price of tuition at colleges in the US, relative to the median starting salary after graduating.
Colleges are ranked by how soon quickly you will break-even
on your higher education "investment". These figures only include tuition, and do not factor in opportunity cost, debt interest rates on unforgivable loans, or the fact that 40% of students who enroll in a US university do not graduate