8/23/2012 - UNC Asheville, Warren Wilson recognized
by Asheville Citizen Times
UNC Asheville is featured in the Princeton Review's "The Best 377 Colleges - 2013 Edition," and is also ranked No. 11 on the "college city gets high marks" list that is part of the annual guidebook released Tuesday.
The Princeton Review selected the 377 colleges and universities from among more than 2,000 on which data are collected, primarily based on academic strength. The "best of" lists and descriptions of each college in the guidebook are based on a survey of 122,000 students who provide candid assessments of their institutions.
Earlier this year, the Princeton Review included UNC Asheville in its "Guide to 322 Green Colleges," and also ranked UNC Asheville as one of the nation's 75 "Best Value" public colleges.
Warren Wilson College was also recognized recently as a "Best Buy" schools in the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges, according to a news release.
The guide recognized 21 public and 20 private colleges and universities. Fiske Best Buy schools fall into the inexpensive or moderate price category, and most have four- or five-star academics ratings.