07/28/2014 11:33 am ET | Updated Aug 05, 2014

The 10 Best Colleges For Your Money

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Of the thousands of four-year colleges and universities in the United States, there are 10 schools that Money magazine believes offer the most bang for your tuition buck.

These 10 schools were selected based upon four primary factors: graduation rate at or above the median in its category (public or private), educational quality, affordability, and alumni earnings. The winners combine excellent education with "a comparatively reasonable price that usually leads to a well-paid career," according to Money.

Check out the list below to see the 10 private and public colleges and universities that have been deemed "best colleges for your money" by Money, or head to their website for the full rundown:


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