What National University is the Best Value? September 8, 2011 by Alexis Mattera With college costs at an all-time high, the likelihood of college applicants and their parents selecting the school offering the most financial assistance is pretty high. But what national schools provide the highest quality education for the lowest price? Just ask the experts at U.S. News.ADVERTISEMENTThough the official ordered list will not be revealed until next week, U.S. News published a sneak peek of its top 10 best value schools in the National Universities category today. (Keep in mind the schools are only listed in alphabetical order at this point.) California Institute of Technology Columbia University Cornell University Dartmouth College Duke University Harvard University Massachusetts Institute of Technology Princeton University Stanford University Yale University Is your dream school represented? Excellent! What school do you think will be named the best value and why?Get instantly matched to scholarships that meet your skillset, strengths and unique talents. Our search algorithms match you to scholarships that fit your profile. Access a complete list of college scholarships now by conducting a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.