Cal Poly was ranked among the top 50 in the country for having the best value for a public college in Kiplinger’s latest personal-finance list.
Cal Poly was ranked No. 43 for in-state and No. 34 for out-of-state public colleges with the best value.
Criteria used to evaluate the universities included four-year graduation rates, student debt at graduation, and financial aid packages.
The list included the top 100 colleges of more than 600 assessed nationwide.
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In addition to Cal Poly, three other Cal State universities made the list: San Diego State, Cal State Long Beach and Cal Poly Pomona. Eight University of California campuses were also included.