Accolades

Oglethorpe a “Best Buy” in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018

Oglethorpe University has been named a Best Buy school in the 2018 edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges.

For more than 30 years, Fiske Guide to Colleges has identified a select group of colleges and universities that offer the best academic experience for an affordable cost, for its annual Best Buy list.

The tradition continues with the Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buys of 2018, comprised of 20 public and 18 private colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, and the UK:

Public                                                                                                 Private

Arizona State University                                                             Brigham Young University

The Evergreen State College                                                      Centre College

University of Florida                                                                     The Cooper Union

University of Iowa                                                                         Earlham College

University of Maryland                                                                Florida Southern College

University of Missouri                                                                  Guilford College

University of Nebraska—Lincoln                                            McGill University

New College of Florida                                                                 Mount Holyoke College

University of North Carolina at Asheville                            Oglethorpe University

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill                        Olin College of Engineering

North Carolina State University                                              Principia College

University of Oregon                                                                     Rice University

SUNY–Binghamton University                                                 University of St Andrews

SUNY–University at Buffalo                                                       St. Olaf College

SUNY–College at Geneseo                                                           University of the South (Sewanee)

Texas A&M University                                                                 Warren Wilson College

Truman State University                                                             Wheaton College (IL)

University of Utah                                                                          Xavier University of Louisiana

University of Washington

University of Wisconsin—Madison

All of the Best Buy schools fall into the inexpensive or moderate price category, and most have four- or five-star academics ratings.

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018 celebrates the 34th anniversary of the popular college guide, created by former New York Times education editor, Edward B. Fiske, widely considered to be the top independent voice in college admissions.