February 25, 2024

‘Washington Monthly’ Praises UMW’s Commitment to Service

UMW made the Best Master’s Universities and Best Bang for the Buck lists in Washington Monthly’s 2019 College Rankings guide. Unlike some other guides, the publication bases its measurements on service.

UMW made the Best Master’s Universities and Best Bang for the Buck lists in Washington Monthly’s 2019 College Rankings guide. Unlike some other guides, the publication bases its measurements on service.

The University of Mary Washington kicked off the Fall 2019 semester by racking up a ranking based on one of its core principles – service.

As students hurried across campus on the first official day of classes, Washington Monthly today released its 2019 College Rankings, placing UMW among the nation’s elite by including it in not one but two categories: Best Master’s Universities and Best Bang for the Buck. Departing from measurements used by other college guides, Washington Monthly distinguishes itself as “rating schools based on what they do for the country and the public good.” Since 2005, the magazine has ranked institutions on their ability to promote upward mobility, produce scholars and scholarship, and encourage students to be active citizens.

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