The University of Illinois is being recognized as a best value college. Kiplinger Finance ranks two of the university's campuses in the top 100 when it comes to getting a top-notch education at an affordable price. The Champaign-Urbana campus comes in at number 25 and the Springfield campus is number 71.

The ranking is based on cost and financial aid, student debt, competitiveness, academic support, and graduation rates. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tops the list.

(Metro News)