The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Local News

January 20, 2013

Group names UAH one of nation’s ‘100 best buys’

The University of Alabama in Huntsville has been named one of “America's 100 Best College Buys,” by Institutional Research and Evaluation Inc., for providing students a high quality education at a competitively low cost.

Institutional Research and Evaluation Inc., is an independent research and consulting organization specializing in the recruiting and retention of students for institutions of higher education. To be considered for inclusion in the national survey, an institution must meet the following requirements:

• Be an accredited, four-year institution offering bachelor’s degrees

• Offer full residential facilities including residence halls and dining services

• Have an entering freshman class in the fall of 2011 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 2012-2013 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 and Evaluation, Inc., has consistently named UAHuntsville as one of “America’s 100 Best College Buys.” For more information, and a complete list of the rankings please visit

Text Only
Local News


Which foreign crisis is the biggest threat to the security of the United States?

None of the above
     View Results
AP Video
Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Amphibious Landing Practice in Hawaii Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee