Top 20 Best Value Colleges

Princeton Review released its 2010 list of colleges and universities that give the most for your money.
Topping the private school list:  (1) Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA); (2) Harvard College (Cambridge, MA); (3) Wesleyan College (Macon, GA); (4) Princeton University (Princeton, NJ);  (5) Yale University (New Haven, CT); (6) Williams College (Williamstown, MA); (7) Rice University (Houston, TX); (8) MIT (Cambridge, MA);  (9) Amherst College (Amherst, MA) and (10) Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
The public university list includes: (1) University of Virginia (Charlottesville); (2) City University of New York – Hunter College; (3) New College of Florida (Sarasota); (4) Florida State University (Tallahassee); (5) University of Colorado (Boulder); (6) State University of New York at Binghamton (Binghamton);  (7) University of Georgia (Athens);  (8) Virginia Tech (Blacksburg); (9) Texas A & M University (College Station) and (10) University of Oklahoma (Norman)
The list includes 100 schools based on institutional data and student opinion surveys regarded by the Princeton Review as the nation’s academically best undergraduate institutions. The institutional data was collected from the fall of 2008 through fall of 2009.  The selection process included 30 factors in three areas: academics, cost of attendance, and financial aid.