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-- -- has released its annual 100 best values in public colleges.
The list is based on outstanding education and economic value.
We -- with things like graduation rates emission rates test scores.
On as far as cost we look at financial aid to sticker price debt upon graduation.
We take all that all those data points and put them to get into a formula and out consulate.
The university of north Carolina at Chapel Hill has taken the top honors every year since the first analysis in 1998.
It hits the stands out for one reason it needs a 100% to financial need.
That means that if you qualify for financial Ager -- is -- a generous to financial aid package has a low emissions -- high graduation rate.
Rounding out the top five university of Virginia university of Florida College of William and Mary and the University of Maryland College Park.
Five California schools landed in the top twenty despite a 72%.
Increase in tuition fees since 2008.
For UC schools academics are key.
Sixth ranked UCLA admits just 25% of applicants.
On the math portion of the SAT.
Also UC schools offset their high tuition costs with liberal financial aid.
Sunni -- -- near Rochester New York tops the list for best out of state value because of its relatively low cost and rock solid academics when it comes to making your decision.
Snyder recommends applying to as many colleges as you think you may need.
Visiting campuses and understanding the pros and cons of each academic institution.
In Atlanta Jonathan Serrie Fox News.
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