For clients with college bound children, a study by The Princeton Review ranks both public and private colleges and universities to determine the ones that offer the best academics at an affordable cost.

Based on criteria including academics, costs and financial aid, the study also considered the percentage of graduating seniors who borrowed from any loan program and the average debt those students had at graduation.

The following public colleges are the top 10 of 75 , with No. 1 offering the highest value.

No. 10
State University of New York at Binghamton (Binghamton University)






In-State Tuition:                  $5,870.00

Out-of-State Tuition:         $16,190.00