Jamestown College named a Best College Buy
Jamestown College has been named to America’s 100 Best College Buys by Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc.
“Thanks to our generous alumni who value the educational experience they received at Jamestown College, as well as other faithful supporters, we are able to offer nearly all of our students financial aid,” says Tena Lawrence, Dean of Enrollment Management. “Our generous academic scholarships and merit awards make us a very affordable choice. Our students reap the benefits of affordability, low faculty-to-student ratios and a private liberal arts education, leading them to successful careers and fulfilling lives.”
Jamestown College awards more than $6 million annually in academic scholarships, athletic and fine arts awards, merit aid, and other assistance. In addition to being named to America’s 100 Best College Buys, Jamestown College has been recognized on U.S. News’ top 100 list for percentage of students receiving merit aid. The College has consistently been the highest-ranked North Dakota Top Tier school by U.S. News and World Report as well as a Best Midwestern College by the Princeton Review.
To be considered for the designation America’s 100 Best College Buys, an institution must:
· Be an accredited, four-year institution offering bachelor’s degrees
· Offer full residential facilities, including residence halls and dining services
· Have had an entering freshman class in the fall of 2010 with a high school grade point average and/or SAT/ACT score equal to or above the national average for entering college freshmen
· Have an out-of-state cost of attendance in 2011-12 for three quarters or two semesters below the national average cost of attendance or not exceeding the national average cost by more than 10 percent
Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc., is an independent research and consulting organization specializing in the recruiting and retention of students for institutions of higher education.