Posted by Debra Worley - email
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Princeton Review has once again named UNCW as one of the nation's 50 "Best Value" public colleges and universities.
"UNCW's commitment to our students, their families and the citizens of North Carolina is to provide the highest quality educational experience at the lowest possible cost," said Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo in a statement. "That is even more critical in today's economic environment, when many students and families have serious concerns about paying for college. The university is honored to be included as one of Princeton Review's "Best Value" colleges."
The Princeton Review is one of America's most widely-known education service companies. The Best Value list features a 100 schools; 50 public and 50 private.
Click here to see the full list of "Best Value" colleges
Institutions were selected for inclusion on the list based on surveys of administrators and students at more than 650 public and private colleges and universities.
The selection criteria covered more than 30 factors in three areas: academics, costs of attendance and financial aid, using the most recently reported data for each institution for its 2008-09 academic year.