LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — University of Wyoming is listed among "America's Best Value Colleges" in rankings released by

UW ranks 11th in the best value category, which is part of Forbes' annual "America's Top Colleges" rankings. The rankings are compiled by the Washington, D.C.-based Center for College Affordability and Productivity.

The rankings measure the overall cost of each school relative to the quality of education offered.

UW Admissions Director Shelley Dodd says UW offers an excellent combination of academic experiences, state-of-the-art facilities, robust scholarship programs and affordability for students.