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July 9, 2015

Avila University Named Top 100 Most Affordable Small Colleges West of the Mississippi

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Avila University has been named top 100 Most Affordable Small Colleges West of the Mississippi by the national website, Great Value Colleges. The list consists of colleges and universities that “offer great value – that is, an ideal blend of high caliber and low cost."

KANSAS CITY – Avila University has been named top 100 Most Affordable Small Colleges West of the Mississippi by the national website, Great Value Colleges. The list consists of colleges and universities that “offer great value – that is, an ideal blend of high caliber and low cost.”

A well-known website, Great Value Colleges is a distinguished tool to help students determine which college or university best suits their needs. According to the website, Great Value Colleges aims to provide, “high-quality, research-based articles and rankings covering a broad number of angles so as to help the most students possible”.  

Avila University has been named top 100 for its sponsorship by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, class size, student-teacher ratio, and a for providing a wide variety of activities and academic opportunities. The article states, “Avila brings students of faith from around the world to grow as students and servants of God”.

Avila is proud of delivering academic excellence.

  • 77% of faculty have the highest degree in their field.
  • The average student-teacher ratio is 14:1.
  • Last year’s incoming freshman class held an average 3.34 GPA

See the full list of 100 Most Affordable Small Colleges West of the Mississippi at http://www.greatvaluecolleges.net/affordable/small-colleges-west-of-the-mississippi/#chapter8.

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