Finding great value in a public university doesn't mean a student is relegated to his or her own state. If you're determined to get away from home, these 10 schools from our 2011 list of Best Values in Public Universities provide the best deal to out-of-staters. 10 Best Values in Out-of-State Public Colleges
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10 Best Values in Out-of-State Public Colleges

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By Marc A. Wojno
February 2011

Finding great value in a public university doesn’t mean a student is relegated to his or her own state. Thousands of public universities across the country compete feverishly to broaden their student body by enticing students from other states with attractive financial aid packages and scholarships and grants.

The average total out-of-state cost at public universities is $28,130, 74% more than the in-state cost of $16,140. And it's rising at some schools that see out-of-staters as a growing revenue source. But if you're determined to get away from home, these ten schools from our list of Best Values in Public Universities provide the best value.

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