08/11/2010 08:31 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

The BEST VALUE Private Colleges And Universities (PHOTOS)

Private colleges, despite their often staggering price tags, can be good values for students -- at least according to the Princeton Review. Taking into account academics, financial aid and more,
the Review ranked the top ten private and public best value schools. See which private schools are in the top tier below.

See USA Today for more on the Review's methodology.

See the top ten best value public schools here.

And see the Review's full list of best value private colleges here.