Stacy Leeds, Dean and professor of law at the U of A, is quoted in the article saying it takes continued fiscal discipline to stay at the top. She says, "We aren't spending money on things that aren't necessary. We're used to surviving and thriving on less." Leeds also talks about how the school has been able to increase funding for bar prep and career counseling.
According to the article, the "Best Value" list is compiled using a variety of important factors including tuition, debt accumulation, bar passage rate, employment success, and cost of living.
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