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Berkeley College Ranks Among Best for Income Mobility
Berkeley College has earned another top nod for Overall Income Mobility nationwide. A recent study on income mobility published by The New York Times ranked Berkeley College NY in the top 1 percent of 2,137 colleges across the nation for overall income mobility, at No. 21.
The study, titled, “Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility,” delivers an analysis of “colleges in America that contribute the most to helping students climb the income ladder.” The study shows that 39 percent of students at Berkeley College moved up two or more quintiles in their income.
“For many years Berkeley College has served as an institution that provides the environment and rigor for students to succeed in a dynamic universe. This study statistically validates and evidences what Berkeley College has been accomplishing for our students by creating value-added educational experiences,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “We are so proud of all the work our students have undertaken by investing in their futures, the returns on which are being manifested on a daily basis.”
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Source: “Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility”, by Raj Chetty, John Friedman, Emmanuel Saez, Nicholas Turner and Danny Yagan, The Equality of Opportunity Project