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2013's Top 10 Best Values in Public Colleges

2013's Top 10 Best Values in Public Colleges

Looking for value in a college? There are plenty of options out there.

Elizabeth Hoyt

January 04, 2013

3. University of Florida

Undergrad enrollment: 32,598

Student-faculty ratio: 21:1

Graduation rate: 4-yr., 59%; 6-yr., 84%

Annual in-state cost: $16,593

Annual out-of-state cost: $38,870

Avg. debt at graduation: $16,841

The University of Florida dropped one spot in Kiplinger’s rankings this year, though it does continue to score well in terms of cost and academics. It boasts a low drop-out rate, with only 5% of students leaving after freshmen year and is highly selective with a 43% admittance rate.

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