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Washington Monthly: UNCG among ‘best bang for the buck’

Image of badge icon for Washington Monthly's Best-Bang-For-The-BuckUNCG is ranked No. 8 in the category of Best Bang for the Buck in the Southeast category of the 2015 Washington Monthly College Rankings.

The publication rates UNCG No. 18 nationally in the category of “social mobility.” Their social mobility category gives colleges credit for enrolling many low-income students and helping them earn degrees.

UNCG ranks No. 110 nationally in its overall rankings.

The rankings were released August 24 and are posted at http://bit.ly/collegeguide2015.

Washington Monthly magazine’s College Guide takes “a different approach” to ranking the nation’s colleges and universities. They use three criteria: social mobility, research and civic engagement.

Washington Monthly rates colleges that are doing the best job of helping non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices. The rankings value colleges that contribute most to the public good.