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Virginia colleges make best value list

WASHINGTON – College can be a pricey investment.

The Princeton Review Tuesday is announcing its 2013 Best Value Colleges.

The University of Virginia leads among public schools, and William & Mary makes the top four.

Pennsylvania’s Swarthmore College leads among private schools.

The rankings weren’t based on sticker price, but rather a combination of cost, admissions and financial aid, USA TODAY reports.

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