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June 4, 2013
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UMD Ranked Top College for Return on Investment

Duluth, MN- The University of Minnesota Duluth has been listed as one of the most affordable Minnesota colleges by The College Database, a website dedicated to providing accurate and valuable college and career information.

To be included in this list, schools must have an annual tuition rate below $20,000 and have new graduates who earn more than $40,000 per year on average. According to The College Database, UMD students enter the workforce earning an estimated $42,300 per year after graduation, ranking it among the top five of all Minnesota post-secondary schools.

"We are pleased that the value of a UMD education is getting recognized in this way. Paying for college is still a significant challenge for many families, and we remain committed to providing a high return on this important investment," said Lendley "Lynn" Black, UMD Chancellor.

The College Database uses data from the federal government and the Carnegie Foundation.

Read more about UMD's inclusion and see the full list of schools here:

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