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There's a lot of talk these days about whether college is worth the price of admission especially when you look at these numbers.
The class at 2011 left school with an average debt of 23000.
Dollars for public schools.
For private you.
Universities and perhaps just the average.
But there are a growing number of schools offering more bang for your -- 75 public and 75 private colleges make up the best value schools list from the Princeton Review.
And these numbers -- the story.
Graduates are only about 21000 dollars in debt at both types of universities.
It helps if you choose an in state school.
Typically the least expensive route for most people is to go to an in state state school.
And what a lot of families are not aware of unfortunately is that out of state state schools tend to be a lot more expensive.
Princeton review's top five public schools start -- -- Number five UCLA the average debt for the nearly half of students who borrow money is less than 191000 dollars.
Number four the College of William and Mary in Virginia as steel for in state students total cost of everything.
Is only about 22000 dollars with.
Yet aid available.
New College of Florida this school has less than a thousand students and the average loan for a freshman.
Is just over 4000 dollars an average debt is just over 141000.
All -- Number two UNC Chapel Hill thanks to low cost of living the average debt after four years is less than eighteen grams.
And that number one best value college is.
The University of Virginia grants for the school average around 181000 dollars.
And almost 100% of students who apply are granted some kind of -- It also helps that 87%.
Of their 151000 students graduate.
College students take note for those -- you majoring in business and expecting to have the highest paying salary when you graduate -- again.
A new survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers shows students graduating with degrees in engineering.
Are now earning more than any other majors including business.
In New York Brenda Buttner Fox News.
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