Since 1999, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has ranked the top values in private universities and liberal-arts colleges. (The rankings have been an annual endeavor since 2007.) Our exclusive rankings are based on a set of criteria that includes both academic quality and affordability. Many schools appear in our rankings from year to year, demonstrating a commitment to delivering good value to students.
Use the dropdown menu below to access any previous year's list of Best Private College Values: