LIBERTY — William Jewell College ranked seventh in the top 10 of SmartAsset's list of colleges with the best value in the state.

SmartAsset is a financial technology company that ranks schools on their performance in categories including scholarships provided, starting salary for graduates, tuition, living costs and retention rate.

Each performance area was weighted, with the most given to salary, tuition and living costs. The value system is based on comparing the true cost of attending a school with what students get in return.

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