U.S. News & World Report ranks which colleges and universities will get you the best bang for your buck with its 2014 Best Value Schools list. Here are the Top 20 among national universities:
(Public Colleges) 10. University of Georgia (Athens)
9. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
8. State University of New York at Binghamton
7. University of Wisconsin - Madison
6. North Carolina State University (Raleigh)
5. University of California - Los Angeles
4. College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, Va.)
3. New College of Florida (Sarasota)
2. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
1. University of Virginia (Charlottesville)
(Private Colleges) 10. Grinnell College (Grinnell, Iowa)
9. Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, Calif.)
8. Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.)
14. Rice University (Houston)
2. Yale University (New Haven, Conn.)
5. Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.)
3. Princeton University (Princeton, N.J.)
3. Williams College (Williamstown, Mass.)
2. Harvard College (within Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.)
1. Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, Pa.)
Click here to read more about U.S. News & World Report's 2014 Best Value Schools list.
The couple was stranded for days along with thousands of other U.S. tourists
City Council decided to move forward with a private investigation from an unbiased outside investigator to find out what really happened between two city employees.
Chelsea Accuna says, “from the first time [she] used,” heroine she became common else.
Rallies drew crowds across the country and here at home
The volunteers took park in "Coastal Cleanup Day"
An exotic plant sale brought in thousands of dollars to Lotusland this weekend.
The poverty rate in California declined in 2013, but according to a recent statewide study, one in seven Californians live below the poverty line and over a third of these people are children.
The arrival of the Crown Princess cruise ship off Stearns Wharf has been a welcome sign for Santa Barbara. It will give the local economy a boost going into the fall months.
The "She is Beautiful" 5k and 10k runs benefiting the Girls Inc. of Santa Barbara, took place this Saturday along the waterfront with the route going into Montecito.
Photography by Oscar Flores
From legendary actors to fashion designers, take a look at the most notable deaths of 2014.
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.