The Evergreen State College Named a “Best Buy” in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2012

August 16, 2011

Evergreen is only one of 24 public institutions noted in the popular Fiske Guide to Colleges as a “Best Buy.”

For 2012, Fiske Guide to Colleges has designated 49 institutions – 24 public and 25 private – as Best Buys. All of the Best Buy schools fall into the inexpensive or moderate price category, and the designation is recognition of both value and academics at the college.

To be qualified as a Best Buy institution, Fiske Guide to Colleges takes into account qualities such as:

  • High academic ratings
  • Inexpensive or moderate price
  • Quality of student life on campus

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About the Author: Edward B. Fiske served for 17 years as education editor of the New York Times, during which time he realized that college-bound students and their families needed better information on which to base their educational choices. He wrote the bestselling annual, the Fiske Guide to Colleges, to help them.