Three Oklahoma universities are included in top college values ranking
BY SILAS ALLEN NewsOK.com
Thursday, January 03, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY - Three Oklahoma universities were cited in a national financial magazine for providing quality education at low cost.
Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine released its 2013 Best Values in Public Colleges list recently. Included among the 100 schools listed were the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University and the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.
The list ranks schools based on quality of education and affordability. In this year's list, OU was ranked at 70th-best for in-state students, a drop from its 67th ranking in 2012. Likewise, OSU edged down slightly, falling from 92nd in 2012 to 93rd this year. USAO edged up, climbing from 93rd in 2012 to 91st this year.
USAO also had the lowest total cost per year for both resident and nonresident students, and the lowest cost after need-based aid for resident students. The school ranked second for cost after need-based aid for nonresident students, after the University of Minnesota-Morris.
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