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A recent article published on Philly.com highlights the upward mobility ratings of colleges in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, referring to the percentage of students who come from families in the bottom fifth of incomes and end up in the top fifth. The article states:  “Each school’s mobility rate is the product of a few factors: access, or the fraction of its students who come from families in the bottom fifth; and success rate, or the fraction of such students who reach the top fifth.”

Though Ivy League universities typically have the highest success rates, NJIT was the top-ranked college in New Jersey for upward mobility. Click here to read the full article.