(USA TODAY) -- The latest list of America's "best value" colleges includes several with the highest sticker prices in the nation, according to a new ranking released Monday.
Among the schools with large tuitions that are nonetheless considered top-value colleges are Williams and Swarthmore, according to the Princeton Review's annual list of best value schools. The list is considered a guide for prospective college applicants to seek out the best value for their money.
Five Georgia schools made the list in 2012: Agnes Scott College, Emory University, Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia and Wesleyan College.
"We're very quick to say it can't just be a low sticker price," Best Value Colleges lead author Robert Franek says. "The commitment has to be much deeper than that."