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Past Years' Rankings of Top Public College Values

Since 1998, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has ranked the top values in public colleges. 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 Public College Values:

See Also: Past Years' Rankings of the Top Private College Values

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