USM Schools Named â€œBest Values in Public Collegesâ€ by Kiplingerâ€™s Personal Finance
Adelphi, Md. (Jan. 4,
2011) -- Kiplinger's Personal Finance
magazine has named several University System of Maryland (USM) institutions to
its list of "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" for 2011.
The USM schools honored are the University of Maryland,
College Park (UMCP), Salisbury University, Towson University, and the
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).
UMCP ranked 5th on the 2011 list, moving from 8thth
in 2010 and 9th in 2009.
"Virtually all of the schools we list raised their price in
2010-11, but the University of Maryland, which maintained a tuition freeze for
four straight years, kept this year's total increase to less than $600," the
magazine reports. "The first-class flagship continues its march up our rankings..."
The magazine ranked Salisbury University 60th on
its list, Towson University 78th and UMBC 91st.
Best Values in Public Colleges" coverage from Kiplinger's can be read at http://www.kiplinger.com/magazine/archives/best-values-in-public-colleges-2011.html.
Contact: Mike Lurie