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University of Richmond has been named to U.S. News & World Report’s list of “11 Best Values Among National Liberal Arts Colleges.”

The magazine released the special list in advance of its annual “America’s Best Colleges” rankings on newsstands Aug. 17.

Other schools on the alphabetical, unranked best values list are Amherst, Bowdoin, Claremont McKenna, Grinnell, Hamilton, Pomona, Swarthmore, Vassar, Wellesley and Williams colleges. Richmond is the only institution in Virginia and the South in the group.

Other recently released college guides that have selected or ranked Richmond include “The Fiske Guide to Colleges” (2011 edition), Princeton Review’s “The Best 373 Colleges: 2011 Edition,” and Forbes.com’s America’s Best Colleges online list.

The Fiske guide noted the Richmond has one of “Ten Business Schools that Should Be on Your Radar” — the Robins School of Business.

Princeton Review placed Richmond on special lists noting “Best Classroom Experience,” “Best Campus Food” and “Best Athletic Facilities” (for use by the campus community).