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06/17/2011 05:08 pm ET | Updated Aug 17, 2011

The LEAST Expensive Public Colleges for In-State Students

Coming in at $2,952 dollars a year in tuition and fees, New Mexico Highlands University wins top spot in US News and World Report's list of the cheapest public colleges for in-state students.

To put that in perspective, the average in-state tuition at public colleges is $7,042 for the 2010-11 school year.

Check out our slide show of US News and World Report's list of the cheapest public colleges for in-state students and then tell us, is this a good deal?