ATLANTA–Georgia State University is ranked among the top 100 public colleges and universities in the U.S. in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine’s 2018 Best College Values rankings.
In the rankings, which weigh affordability alongside academic quality, Georgia State was listed 90th among the top 100 public colleges and universities.
The rankings are based on an analysis of graduation rates, total cost per year, average need-based student financial aid and undergraduate average debt. Kiplinger’s evaluated nearly 1,200 institutions.
“With our combination of great diversity, high student success rates and reasonable costs, Georgia State is redefining what it means to be an elite institution,” said Timothy M. Renick, vice president of enrollment services and student success at Georgia State. “These latest rankings underline the incredible value Georgia State offers.”
Georgia State is nationally recognized for student success initiatives that have increased graduation rates, reduced the time to earning a degree and eliminated achievement gaps based on race, ethnicity or income.
The institution has used predictive analytics to help tens of thousands of students stay on track academically and created one of the nation’s largest grant programs to keep students enrolled, expanding educational opportunity and achievement.
For more about student success initiatives, visit http://success.gsu.edu.
To look at the rankings, visit http://kiplinger.com/links/colleges.