UD Included in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014
UD has been included, once again, in the "Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014," making it
the only Catholic college or university to receive such an honor in the southwestern
United States. This is the sixth consecutive year the university has been recognized
by the Fiske Guide as a university that offers one of the best public or private academic
experiences for an affordable price.
The guide includes 26 Catholic institutions among the 321 selected. It also includes
three other Dallas/Fort Worth universities: Southern Methodist University, Texas Christian
University and the University of Texas at Dallas. According to Fiske's criteria, the
selection of schools is based on "the quality of the academic offerings in relation
to the cost of attendance."
"The University of Dallas has a long tradition of offering one of the nation's best
liberal arts educations at an affordable cost," said John Plotts, vice president of
enrollment and student affairs. "It's an honor to be included in the 'Fiske Guide
Compiled by former New York Times Education Editor Edward B. Fiske, the "Fiske Guide
to Colleges 2014" is a selective, subjective and systematic look at more than 300
colleges and universities in Canada, Great Britain and the United States. For more
information, visit www.sourcebookscollege.com and www.fiskeguide.com.