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Top 3 Online Video Game Design Degree Programs of 2014

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Video games are a powerful cultural force and a multi-billion dollar global industry. Recent statistics show that 58% of Americans play video games, and video game sales topped $10.5 billion in 2009. This is good news for those interested in working in the video game industry as designers and programmers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, software engineering and related jobs are among the occupations expect to grow 22% over the next decade, meaning job prospects should be … Read the Rest

The 50 Most Amazing College Campuses for 2014

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When choosing a college, many students overlook one of the most important factors: quality of life. At The Best Colleges one of our goals is to emphasize to students the importance of the context and learning environment in which they choose to get educated. In polling that we’ve conducted of recent college graduates, there is one thing in particular that stands out as playing a vital role in how a student perceives her last four years of education. The campus … Read the Rest

Top 10 Best Online MBAs Under $50,000 for 2014

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Online MBA degree programs continue to increase in popularity as more high quality schools develop online programs in response to the increasing number of professionals looking for ways to achieve the economic benefits of an MBA without having to sacrifice years of income and family life. For many of these people, the financial cost of an online degree is an important consideration. That’s why we’ve put together this list of the 10 best online MBA degree programs under $50,000 from … Read the Rest

Highest Paying College Majors For 2011-2013

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If you’re getting ready to attend college, or have already started and need to declare a major, you’re probably wondering the best major to choose to get a good-paying job after you graduate. After all, unless you’re lucky enough to go to one of the 10 Best Colleges with Free Tuition, those tuition loans won’t pay for themselves. You can plan ahead now by choosing a major that will increase your chances of earning a solid income after graduation regardless … Read the Rest

Comparing U.S. News & World Report 2013 Rankings and The Best Colleges Rankings

With the 2011-2012 edition of The Best Colleges Top 50 Colleges and Universities in America, released last month, our editors sought to produce a college ranking that outperformed the other major ranking systems in terms of measuring what ordinary American students and their parents care the most about. The recent publication of U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 college ranking provides an opportunity to compare and contrast our ranking system with one that many have come to consider the industry … Read the Rest

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