UNCW hits Princeton Review best value list
February 8, 2012By Barrie Cohen
UNCW made The Princeton Review's list of 150 "Best Value" universities in teh nation for the fourth consecutive year based on its high level academics, quality teaching staff and low tuition fees. UNC Chapel Hill was named no. 1 in the country among best valued public universities.
UNCW admits at least 2,000 incoming students each year, but maintains small class sizes. Person interactions with professors and research opportunities are offered to many of the attending students.
Low tuition costs are a selling point for many incoming college students. UNCW students pay $3,028 in in-state tuition while out-of-state students pay $14,127, according to USA Today. UNC Chapel Hill students pay $5,128 in in-state tuition and out-of-state students pay $24,954.
UNCW is home to 13,000 students and offers a wide variety of courses. The university provides bachelor’s and master’s programs in marine biology, education and foreign language. Students have study abroad opportunities in several fields of study and the opportunity to work one-on-one with faculty members.
The top 10 public universities recognized as the best value are University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Virgina, New College of Florida, State University of New York at Binghamton, University of Wisconsin, College of William and Mary, University of Florida, University of Georgia, University of Washington and University of Texas at Austin.