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HWS Named a “Best Value College” by Princeton Review

The annual list recognizes Hobart and William Smith’s academics, financial aid and career outcomes.

In the 2021 edition of Best Value Colleges, Princeton Review ranks Hobart and William Smith Colleges among the nation’s schools offering the best return on investment. One of only 200 colleges chosen, Hobart and William Smith have been included in the annual rankings of best-value colleges for six consecutive years.

Hobart and William Smith’s rankings in Best Value Colleges were calculated using more than 40 data points, covering academics, affordability and career prospects for graduates.

Read the Princeton Review’s full rankings and methodology.

Earlier this academic year, the 2021 edition of Princeton Review’s Best 386 Colleges ranked Hobart and William Smith ninth in the nation for “Professors Get High Marks” and ninth in the nation for study abroad, marking five years in a row that the Colleges have had a top-10 ranked study abroad program. HWS was also listed as a “Green College” and included among the “Colleges That Create Futures.”

These recognitions follow several other recent national accolades, including a No. 4 ranking as a top liberal arts institution for service in Washington Monthly’s College Guide and Rankings. The Colleges ranked No. 16 among small schools on the Peace Corps’ 2020 list of Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities.