Colleges Worth Their Price Tags (PHOTOS)

07/19/2010 12:00 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Is college worth its cost? A few years ago, professors Andrew Hacker and Claudia Dreifus began investigating this question through interviews with students, government officials and higher education administrators. Along the way, they identified a handful of schools that they thought were performing well -- and might be worth writing a check to. See the Chronicle of Higher Education for their full list.

Colleges Worth Their Price Tags? (PHOTOS)