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Kiplinger's Best College Values 2018

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What hasn't changed is Kiplinger's definition of value: a high-quality education at an affordable price. We were the first to assess colleges based on a combination of a school's academic merits and the cost of attendance. To that end, we present our annual list of 300 best-value colleges and universities to help you see how your options stack up. As in recent...

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Kiplinger's Best College Values 2017

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The average debt of student borrowers continues to climb. At four-year private colleges in 2015, student borrowers racked up an average of $31,400 in debt; those attending public colleges borrowed an average of $26,800. How much strain repayment puts on students' budgets after they graduate depends on how much they borrow, their career path and, in some cases, where they went to...

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Top Private College Values in California, 2014

By the editors of Kiplinger's Personal Finance

October 25, 2013

California residents seeking to attend college within a reasonable distance from home have plenty of smart options. Among our list of the top values in private colleges , 16 of them are in California. Click on any school in the map or list below to get more details about its academic quality and affordability .

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10 Best Values in Private Universities, 2015

10 Best Values in Private Universities, 2015

1. Princeton University

Total net cost: $21,982

Average graduating debt: $5,552

Princeton 's generous financial aid packages helped it land the top spot on our list (it's also number one on our list of combined public and private colleges and universities). The fourth-oldest chartered college in the United...

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10 Best Values in Public Colleges, 2018 - Kiplinger

Best Values in Public Colleges, 2018

2. University of Florida

Total annual cost: $17,501 in-state; $39,779 out-of-state

Total net cost (for students who qualify for aid): $10,418 in-state

Average debt at graduation: $21,645

The University of Florida moves up five places this year to nab the second spot on our public colleges list . Aiding the Florida Gators in their climb: stronger test scores than in past years (21% of incoming freshmen score 700 or higher on the critical reading portion of the SAT, while 26% score top...

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Kiplinger's Best College Values

Compare the 200 top values in liberal-arts colleges or private universities, or create your own custom lists of colleges from our rankings or schools from a particular state.

Use the arrows at the top of any column of data to rank any list of colleges by cost and financial-aid measures. For more information on a particular...

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Kiplinger's Best College Values

Compare the 100 top values in public colleges and universities, or create your own custom lists of individual colleges or...

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10 Worst College Majors for Your Career - Kiplinger

By Stacy Rapacon , Online Editor

| September 7, 2017

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Whether the high cost of college is worthwhile really depends on what you study. It's true a full-time worker with a bachelor's typically earns two-thirds more than someone with only a high school diploma, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics . But those are just averages. According to a 2015 report from...

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