It seems like every few weeks or months some national publication, recognizes what we already know. Northern Colorado is a great place live, work, go to school and raise a family. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has named CSU to its list of 100 Best Values in Public Colleges for 2011.

"Colorado State University was ranked based on affordability, academics, student debt at graduation, and admission rates. In Colorado, the Colorado School of Mines took 59th on the list.

Topping the list for the 10th time was the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill"

The Coloradoan

By the way CSU ranked 90th with CU-Boulder at 85.