Fiske College Guide Names UMW Among Nation’s Best


For the third consecutive year, the University of Mary Washington is the only institution in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia named as a “best buy” in the prestigious Fiske Guide to Colleges. “We long have known that University of Mary Washington offers a tremendous return on investment, and we're glad the rest of the world is recognizing the value of the educational experience here," said UMW President Richard V. Hurley. “You can't find a better buy in higher education today — rigorous academics combined with a rich array of out-of-classroom activities, all of which comes with a relatively moderate price tag.” Mary Washington is among 41 public and private institutions designated as a “best buy,” delivering outstanding academics and the most reasonable prices. The selective guidebook features more than 300 colleges and universities. The listing was based on questionnaires sent administrators and a cross-section of students. UMW is among 20 public and 21 private … [Read more...]