What is The Alumni Factor?

The Alumni Factor researches and ranks colleges based on responses from graduates in 15 key areas:

1. Intellectual Development
2. Social Development
3. Friendship Development
4. Preparation for Career Success
5. Immediate Job Opportunities
6. Would Personally Choose Again
7. Would Recommend to a Student
8. Value for the Money
9. Income per Household
10. Percentage of Households with Income > $150,000
11. Household Net Worth
12. Percentage of Households with Net Worth > $1 Million
13. Overall Happiness
14. Alumni Giving
15. Graduation Rate

The 2013-14 Guidebook and website include rankings for 227 schools.

The Guidebook is available here or on Amazon.com.

An online membership provides access to even more information.