Wednesday, January 5, 2011

More Accolades

UF Ranks Second in National College "Value" Rankings

Despite a couple of years of consecutive 15 percent tuition increases, Florida's public universities are still a bargain when compared to schools nationally, according to the editors of Kiplinger's Personal Finance.

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Kiplinger's "100 Best Values in Public Colleges for 2011'' ranking, released Tuesday, includes six Florida schools -- led by the University of Florida, which was hailed as the second-best college value in the nation. For the 10th year in a row, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill took the top spot. Following UF among Florida schools was New College of Florida in Sarasota, ranked as the 11th-best value in the United States. Kiplinger's praised the two Sunshine State schools for offering "strong academics at a sticker price below $15,000. New College, a tiny honors school with a spectacular view of Sarasota Bay, drops the price to less than half that amount for in-staters who qualify for need-based aid. For a rock-bottom $4,545, students get the view, the company of other highly competitive students and a 10-1 student-faculty ratio.'' [Source: Miami Herald]

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