Kiplinger’s Personal Finance: UD A Best Value

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance: UD A Best Value

Literary Traditions 2015Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine has included UD on its list of the country's best value liberal arts colleges for 2016. The publication's annual list, which was released Wednesday, Dec. 16, ranks 300 public, private and liberal arts colleges and universities that provide high-quality academics at a reasonable cost.

This is the university's fourth consecutive year to be ranked by Kiplinger's.

Kiplinger's rankings measure academic quality and affordability. Academic criteria include the student admission rate, the test scores of incoming freshmen, the ratio of students to faculty members and four-year and five-year graduation rates. Kiplinger's measures the cost to attend, the availability and average amount of need-based and merit-based financial aid and the average student debt at graduation.

The full list is available online at www.kiplinger.com/links/ college.

Already this year, the university has been recognized by Forbes magazine, The Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report and Washington Monthly, as well as many others. A comprehensive list of the university’s rankings is available udallas.edu/rankings.

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