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2014: 100 Best Values in Public Colleges

1. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2. University of Virginia
3. University of Florida
4. College of William and Mary
5. University of California, Los Angeles
6. University of Michigan
7. University of Maryland, College Park
8. University of Wisconsin-Madison
9. University of California, Berkeley
10. University of Georgia
11. New College of Florida
12. Truman State University (Mo.)
13. University of Washington
14. University of California, San Diego
15. Binghamton University (SUNY)
16. North Carolina State University
17. Texas A&M University
18. University of California, Santa Barbara
19. Florida State University
20. SUNY Geneseo
21. University of Texas at Austin
22. James Madison University
23. University of California, Irvine
24. University of North Carolina School of Arts
25. University of Connecticut
26. Ohio State University
27. Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
28. University of North Carolina at Wilmington
29. Stony Brook University (SUNY)
30. Appalachian State University (N.C.)
31. Clemson University
32. University of Delaware
33. Georgia Institute of Technology
34. College of New Jersey
35. University of South Carolina
36. University of California, Davis
37. Indiana University, Bloomington
38. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
39. University of Texas at Dallas
40. Purdue University (Ind.)
41. Michigan State University
42. University of Central Florida
43. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
44. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
45. University of Pittsburgh (Pa.)
46. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
47. Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick
48. St. Mary's College of Maryland
49. SUNY New Paltz
50. University of Alabama
51. University at Buffalo (SUNY)
52. University of California, Santa Cruz
53. Pennsylvania State University at University Park
54. Miami University (Ohio)
55. University of South Florida
56. University of Iowa
57. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
58. University of North Carolina at Asheville
59. University of Missouri
60. College of Charleston (S.C.)
61. University of Mary Washington (Va.)
62. Iowa State University
63. Salisbury University (Md.)
64. University of North Florida
65. University of Oklahoma
66. Ramapo College of New Jersey
67. University of Arkansas
68. University of Tennessee
69. University of Utah
70. University of Massachusetts-Amherst
71. University of Northern Iowa
72. George Mason University
73. Louisiana State University
74. SUNY Oneonta
75. University of Vermont
76. San Diego State University (Cal.)
77. West Chester University of Pennsylvania
78. University of Mississippi
79. Oklahoma State University
80. Auburn University (Ala.)
81. Missouri University of Science and Technology
82. Colorado School of Mines
83. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
84. Christopher Newport University (Va.)
85. University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
86. Towson University
87. Texas Tech University
88. University of Maryland, Baltimore
89. Purchase College (SUNY)
90. University of Colorado at Boulder
91. University of Minnesota, Morris
92. California State University, Long Beach
93. Western Washington University
94. University of North Georgia
95. Georgia College & State University
96. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
97. SUNY Fredonia
98. SUNY Plattsburgh
99. University of California, Riverside
100. University of Oregon

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