I just wanted to share the comment that I sent a father, who reacted favorably to my latest post, Getting Into College in California. To see what he said, just click on “1 Comment” below that post.
Here’s my response to Bill:
I couldn’t agree with you more. If Californians would just entertain the possibility of looking at wonderful colleges and universities elsewhere, I think they would be pleasantly surprised. As for Denison University, it is a liberal arts jewel and it can be quite affordable. Here is a press release that discusses how much money it gives its students. The average student receives more than $16,000. Here is the link:
I find that a lot of people assume that a school that they’ve never heard of has to be inferior, but that’s laughable. Here’s something to think about: Denison’s four-year graduation rate is 75.6%.
Here are the four-year graduation rates of some of the University of California campuses:
UC Santa Barbara 43.5%
UC Irvine 42.3%
UC Davis 42.1%