Carey University recently placed in the top 100 on a national survey that
considers costs and employability of the school's graduates. WCU ranked the highest of all Mississippi
universities included in the survey.
Tommy King stated, "This is another confirmation by an external rating service
that William Carey University is preparing students to compete in the job
College Rankings Index survey was conducted by California-based Educate
to Career and was based on the academic profile of entering students, the total
costs of attendance and the success of the students upon entering the job
market. The survey analyzed over 1,200 colleges and universities throughout the
survey considers four-year colleges with annual enrollments greater than 1,000
students. Some metrics included in calculating the rankings are the percentage
of graduates employed in occupations which utilize their field of study; the
average salary earned by recent graduates; the number of years to graduate; the
net cost of tuition; and loan default rates.