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Best Value Colleges

Why Public Colleges Cost More

Richard V. Hurley | Posted 04.30.2014 | College
Richard V. Hurley

What's pushing our costs up? Obviously, inflation is a factor. So is the age of our buildings: the older the college, the creakier its buildings, the higher the maintenance. But the biggest part of our budget -- 75 percent -- goes to personnel costs.

The Best Flagship Universities For Your Dollar

Posted 07.11.2013 | College

It's no secret the cost of college has skyrocketed. Which has made Americans increasingly skeptical about whether it's worth spending the money to go ...

Bang For Your Buck: The Best Value Private Colleges

Posted 02.16.2013 | Business

Five new institutions made the top 10 of the Princeton Review and USA Today's list of best value private colleges this year. The Princeton Review ...

LOOK: The Best Value Public Universities

The Huffington Post | William McGuinness | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

Since college tuition costs and average student debt are at all-time highs, a college's value proposition has never been more important. In 2010, the ...

America's Best Value Colleges

The Huffington Post/ U.S. News And World Report | Katy Hopkins | Posted 11.13.2012 | College

To a seasoned bargain hunter, 75 percent off a Harvard University education may sound like a deal that's too good to be true. But for nearly two third...

The 10 Best Value Public Colleges: Kiplinger's List

Posted 03.05.2012 | College

As college tuition gets progressively more expensive, far outpacing inflation, one wonders where does all that money go? What is good value for money...

Colleges That Give You The Best Bang For Your Buck

Posted 12.03.2011 | College

Want a great education but don't want to accrue tremendous debt to get it? Well, you are in luck. College information site Unigo recently named th...

The 10 Best-Value Private Colleges

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Swarthmore College tops the Princeton Review and USA Today's list of best-value private colleges once again this year. The small school claimed the ...

The Best-Value Public Colleges

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

For the third year running, the University of Virginia has been named the best value public college by the Princeton Review and USA Today. UVA is one...

The Best-Value Public Colleges

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The New Year is off to a great start for the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, which has been named Kiplinger's best value public college for ...

The BEST VALUE Private Colleges And Universities (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Private colleges, despite their often staggering price tags, can be good values for students -- at least according to the Princeton Review. Taking int...