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By Matt McDonald
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has once again named SUNY Plattsburgh to its list of the nation’s best value colleges among public institutions, adding to the list of recent national recognitions.
The national ranking honors four-year schools that combine outstanding education with economic value. SUNY Plattsburgh moved up 12 spots to 86th in the 2016 rankings. The college was also ranked at number 17 on the magazine’s list of “24 Best College Values Under $30,000,” published earlier this year.
The college has been commended for its value and high quality of academics by a variety of publications in 2015, including:
Kiplinger’s ranks colleges based on a formula that includes 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, financial aid and low average debt at graduation.
View SUNY Plattsburgh’s Kiplinger’s profile.
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