Rice, Texas A&M named as best educational values by Princeton Review
— reported by the Houston Business Journal
The Princeton Review has ranked Rice University fifth on its annual list of “Top 10 Best Value Private Colleges.” And the New York-based educational services company has listed Texas A&M eighth on its annual list of “Top 10 Best Value Public Colleges.
Rice was the only Texas school named in the top 10 for private schools, which was led by Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
Texas A&M University in College Station was also the only Texas school named in the top 10 for public colleges, with the New College of Florida in Sarasota leading the pack.
Princeton Review names Texas A&M a best value
— reported by theeagle.com
Texas A&M University has been named one of the best-value public universities in the nation by a popular college guidebook for prospective students.
The Princeton Review, which published this month the 2007 edition of America’s Best Value Colleges, listed A&M’s flagship campus in College Station in the top 10 for public colleges and universities. The rankings are based on factors such as academics, tuition, financial aid and student surveys.
A&M President Robert Gates said Thursday that continued high rankings show that the university is a good value.