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.
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