To calculate rankings, MONEY assessed more than 700 colleges in the U.S. based on 24 factors in 3 categories, including educational quality, affordability and alumni success. In addition, MONEY measured comparative value by assessing how well students at each school did vs. what is expected for students with similar economic and academic background, as well as the college’s mix of majors.
The full list of MONEY’s Best Value Colleges is available here.
July 13, 2016
UMD Named a Top 10 Best Value Public College by MONEY Magazine
Did You Know
UMD's Neutral Buoyancy Research Facility, which simulates weightlessness, is one of only two such facilities in the U.S.