UNT named one of America's 100 Best College Buys

Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 14:54
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DENTON (UNT), Texas -- For the 17th consecutive year, the University of North Texas has been named one of America's 100 Best College Buys® by Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc.

Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc. is an independent research and consulting organization specializing in the recruiting and retention of students for institutions of higher education. The annual rankings identify 100 American colleges and universities that provide students the highest quality education at the lowest cost.

To be considered for inclusion, an institution must meet the following requirements:

  • Be an accredited, four-year institution
  • Offer full residential facilities
  • Have an entering freshman class in the fall of 2011 with a high school GPA and/or SAT/ACT equal to or above the national average for entering college freshmen
  • Out-of-state tuition in 2012-2013 below the national average or not exceeding the national average cost by more than 10 percent

The average SAT score for incoming freshmen at UNT for Fall 2011 was 1106, compared to the national average of 1094. The average ACT score for incoming freshmen at UNT for Fall 2011 was 24, compared to the national average of 23.

More information and a complete list of the rankings can be found online.

UNT News Service Phone Number: (940) 565-2108