We often hear about the best US colleges, but never hear about the worst ones. But what even makes a bad college? It usually depends on cost, return on investment, location, graduation rate, crime students’ rating of professors and so on. So here are the 5 worst colleges in the United States.
The first one is hands down, the University of New Mexico. This public university is ranked at #181 in national surveys and has known programs. However, the graduation rate is only of 13%, and more than half of all classes accommodating 20 students or more. Also, this college is one of the most dangerous colleges in the country. According to FBI crime statistics ranking it as the 7thmost dangerous campus in the nation. The second university is the Southern University of New Orleans, this school has one of the lowest graduation rates in the country, at 5%.
Another one is the University of the District of Columbia, where the graduation rate is 6%. Students complain a lot about the administration since a lot of classes get often canceled. Miles College is a four-year degree which can cost you about $92,280, while your ROI would stand at approximately -$178,000. Last but not least, the New Jersey Institute of Technology has really bad professors in the US. RateMyProfessor.Com ranks this school at number 5 in its ranking of worst professors.