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

2013's Top 10 Best Values in Public Colleges 2013's Top 10 Best Values in Public Colleges

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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