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Six Georgia and Alabama universities make “best value” list

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In order to make these rankings, Kiplinger measures each school’s admission rate, test scores for incoming freshmen, the graduation rate in four and six years, student –faculty ratios, the total cost per year after need-based aid (not including loans) and average debt at graduation. These six universities are:

Georgia

# 13 – University of Georgia (for in-state value)

# 33 – Georgia Tech

# 94 – University of NorthGeorgia

# 95 – GeorgiaCollege & StateUniversity

Alabama

# 50 – University of Alabama

# 80 – AuburnUniversity

(Excerpt taken from Columbus Ledger Enquirer – Kiplinger’s)

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