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BU Named "Best Buy"

There are now two "Best Buys" in Vestal but one isn't an electronics store, it's Binghamton University.

That according to the Fiske Guide to Colleges which has recognized BU as a "best buy" and a premiere public university in the Northeast.

The rating is based on the quality of academic offerings in relation to it's cost.  This is the third year the school has made that list.

"We do our best to stretch the resources that we have to use them to strategically so that we're putting our money in the places that make the biggest difference for our students," said Donald Nieman, Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, Provost.

Binghamton is one of 21 public institutions and 20 private institutions to  receive the honor.

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