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Kiplinger's recognizes five Florida universities



The University of Florida and New College of Florida are among the top 10 public institutions that provide the best value in higher education, according to a report released today by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

Kiplinger’s ranked UF No. 2 among the 100 Best Values in public colleges for the fourth year in a row. It ranked New College of Florida as No. 8.

Florida state university system Chancellor Mark B. Rosenberg said in a news release that the SUS is proud of its ability to produce high-quality education and world-class research while charging the lowest tuition and fees in the nation.

Three other Florida universities made Kiplinger’s 100 Best. Florida State University came in at No. 17, the University of Central Florida was ranked No. 42, and the University of South Florida was ranked No. 75.

Kiplinger's examined more than 500 public four-year colleges and universities and ranked the schools by academic quality, cost and financial aid. Click here for the full report.

Donna Winchester, higher education reporter

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:02am]


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