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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

5. University of Maryland, College Park

Undergrad enrollment: 26,775

Student-faculty ratio: 18:1

Graduation rate: 4-yr., 66%; 6-yr., 82%

Annual in-state cost: $19,931

Annual out-of-state cost: $38,310

Avg. debt at graduation: $24,180

Consistently rising on the list, University of Maryland, College Park has finally made it to the fifth spot. In the 2014-15 academic school year, the university joins the Big Ten, which will affect athletics, library materials, study abroad programs and research opportunities.

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