Fiske College Guide Names UMW Among Nation’s Best

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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...]