Kiplinger's names 3 Oklahoma universities as best values for 2013
BY SILAS ALLEN NewsOK.com
Friday, January 04, 2013
1/04/13 at 4:54 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY - Three Oklahoma universities are 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 are 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 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.
The Chickasha school 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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