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CofC named a “Best-Value Public College” by Kiplinger's

  • Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has ranked the College of Charleston as one of the “Top 100 Best Values in Public Colleges for 2014.” The report features schools that deliver a quality education at an affordable price.

College of Charleston ranked No. 60 in the top 100 colleges thanks to its high four-year graduation rate, low average student debt at graduation, abundant financial aid, a low sticker price and overall great value.

Last year, the College of Charleston was ranked No. 68 on the annual list.

““The college landscape today is very different – tuition increases and student debt dominate the national conversation surrounding higher education,” said Janet Bodnar, editor of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. “This year’s top 100 schools have made admirable strides to maintain academic integrity and standards while meeting the financial needs of their students.”

Kiplinger’s assesses quality according to a number of measurable standards, including the admission rate, the percentage of students who return for sophomore year, the student-faculty ratio and the four-year graduation rate. Cost criteria include low sticker prices, abundant financial aid and low average debt at graduation.

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