2013's Top 10 Best Values in Public Colleges

Elizabeth Hoyt

January 04, 2013

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.

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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