Washington Monthly magazine has named Arkansas Tech University one of the top 10 universities and colleges in the southern United States when it comes to providing students with the most return on their investment.
ATU is No. 9 on the 2017 list of Washington Monthly “Best Bang for the Buck” institutions of higher learning in the region. Arkansas Tech ranks No. 1 among Arkansas colleges and universities on the list.
Criteria for the rankings include six-year graduation rates, the percentage of students who are eligible for the Pell Grant, the percentage of students who are first generation, median earnings 10 years after beginning college, price of attendance and the rate at which students are able to repay their student loans.