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'Best Value' College

Friday, August 5, 2005

Hampshire College is one of the nation's "best value" undergraduate institutions according to The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company chose Hampshire as one of the schools recommended in its book, America's Best Value Colleges.

Hampshire provides need-based financial aid to more than half its students: sfs.hampshire.edu/

The Princeton Review book is a guide to colleges with outstanding academics, generous financial aid packages and relatively low costs. It includes public and private colleges and universities in 35 states.

The Princeton Review uses over 30 factors to rate the colleges in four categories: Academics, Tuition GPA (the sticker price minus average amount students receive in scholarships and grants), Financial Aid (how well colleges meet students' financial need), and Student Borrowing. 

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