Rate This! UMW Scores Big

UMW is making the grade in higher education. Take a look at where Mary Washington stands in the most recent major selective guide publications: Affordable Colleges Online in July rated UMW 44th on its “Affordable Colleges With High Returns” list and 20th on its “Cheap Colleges With High Starting Salaries for Graduates” list. Ratings were based on data from the National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Data System, Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, and Payscale.com. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education named UMW among the top 100 minority-degree producers for 2013. For management information systems master’s degrees, UMW ranked eighth for Hispanics, 23rd for all minority groups, and 24th for African Americans. Rankings are based on U.S. Department of Education reports submitted by institutions. EducatedQuest.com, a college guide website that aims to deliver more detailed profiles than other publications, named UMW in August to … [Read more...]