The Best Value Colleges

Best Value Colleges in America for 2024

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in the United States based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2024 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking factored against the typical net price paid by students - to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2024 as the overall best value college in America is Yale University with a 10 out of 10 academic rating for a comparatively affordable $17,511 average net price. The highest value public state college is University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


970 results nationwide

Yale University
Y
New Haven, CT

Yale University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Value in America

  • 14,567enrollment
  • $17,511net price
  • 5%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1580SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.95Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 2

Harvard University
H
Cambridge, MA

Harvard University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#2 Best Value in America

  • 31,345enrollment
  • $18,037net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1580SAT range
  • 33-36ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Princeton University
P
Princeton, NJ

Princeton University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Value in America

  • 8,478enrollment
  • $18,685net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.93Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Amherst College
A
Amherst, MA

Amherst College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Value in America

  • 1,971enrollment
  • $18,832net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1550SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 2

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M
Cambridge, MA

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#5 Best Value in America

  • 11,934enrollment
  • $19,998net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1510-1580SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.96Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Stanford University
S
Stanford, CA

Stanford University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#6 Best Value in America

  • 17,680enrollment
  • $20,023net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 2

Rice University
R
Houston, TX

Rice University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#7 Best Value in America

  • 8,285enrollment
  • $19,215net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1490-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.96Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Columbia University in the City of New York
C
New York, NY

Columbia University in the City of New York

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Value in America

  • 33,776enrollment
  • $22,126net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
N
Chapel Hill, NC

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Value in America

  • 31,641enrollment
  • $10,038net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1380SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.83Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Claremont McKenna College
C
Claremont, CA

Claremont McKenna College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Value in America

  • 1,422enrollment
  • $22,004net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1420-1530SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.89Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 5

Colby College
C
Waterville, ME

Colby College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Value in America

  • 2,262enrollment
  • $18,552net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1530SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Wellesley College
W
Wellesley, MA

Wellesley College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Value in America

  • 2,461enrollment
  • $21,614net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1540SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 8

Central College
C
Pella, IA

Central College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Value in America

  • 1,139enrollment
  • $21,690net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1260SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Dartmouth College
D
Hanover, NH

Dartmouth College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#14 Best Value in America

  • 6,761enrollment
  • $24,525net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 3

University of Pennsylvania
P
Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#15 Best Value in America

  • 28,038enrollment
  • $24,167net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.95Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 5

Swarthmore College
S
Swarthmore, PA

Swarthmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#16 Best Value in America

  • 1,651enrollment
  • $20,360net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1430-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 4

Hendrix College
H
Conway, AR

Hendrix College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Value in America

  • 1,120enrollment
  • $20,778net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1340SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Johns Hopkins University
J
Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#18 Best Value in America

  • 32,049enrollment
  • $25,241net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1560SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 3

University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#19 Best Value in America

  • 50,278enrollment
  • $17,832net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Duke University
D
Durham, NC

Duke University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#20 Best Value in America

  • 17,620enrollment
  • $26,932net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1468-1558SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.94Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 3

California Institute of Technology
C
Pasadena, CA

California Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#21 Best Value in America

  • 2,397enrollment
  • $26,591net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1530-1580SAT range
  • 35-36ACT range
  • 3.97Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 3

Wesleyan University
W
Middletown, CT

Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#22 Best Value in America

  • 3,581enrollment
  • $22,845net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1510SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Emory University
E
Atlanta, GA

Emory University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#23 Best Value in America

  • 14,779enrollment
  • $25,672net price
  • 13%acceptance rate
  • 1420-1540SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Northwestern University
N
Evanston, IL

Northwestern University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#24 Best Value in America

  • 23,409enrollment
  • $28,344net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.92Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Hamilton College
H
Clinton, NY

Hamilton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#25 Best Value in America

  • 2,055enrollment
  • $23,936net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1410-1540SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.87Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 5

Vanderbilt University
V
Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#26 Best Value in America

  • 13,796enrollment
  • $25,804net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.89Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL

University of Florida

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#27 Best Value in America

  • 55,781enrollment
  • $10,075net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1470SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Washington University in St Louis
W
Saint Louis, MO

Washington University in St Louis

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#28 Best Value in America

  • 16,973enrollment
  • $27,233net price
  • 13%acceptance rate
  • 1490-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.92Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 4

Colgate University
C
Hamilton, NY

Colgate University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#29 Best Value in America

  • 3,176enrollment
  • $25,935net price
  • 17%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1500SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Haverford College
H
Haverford, PA

Haverford College

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

#30 Best Value in America

  • 1,420enrollment
  • $25,215net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1420-1540SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Brown University
B
Providence, RI

Brown University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#31 Best Value in America

  • 10,696enrollment
  • $27,659net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.94Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 5

Middlebury College
M
Middlebury, VT

Middlebury College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#32 Best Value in America

  • 2,937enrollment
  • $24,517net price
  • 13%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1530SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.89Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Trinity College
T
Hartford, CT

Trinity College

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#33 Best Value in America

  • 2,190enrollment
  • $26,233net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • 1333-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.8Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 17

Cornell University
C
Ithaca, NY

Cornell University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#34 Best Value in America

  • 25,582enrollment
  • $27,522net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 2

University of Virginia Main Campus
V
Charlottesville, VA

University of Virginia Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#35 Best Value in America

  • 26,005enrollment
  • $19,043net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1500SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.85Estimated Avg GPA

Washington and Lee University
W
Lexington, VA

Washington and Lee University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#36 Best Value in America

  • 2,238enrollment
  • $27,148net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1410-1530SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.87Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Pomona College
P
Claremont, CA

Pomona College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#37 Best Value in America

  • 1,764enrollment
  • $30,392net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.89Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 8

Vassar College
V
Poughkeepsie, NY

Vassar College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#38 Best Value in America

  • 2,516enrollment
  • $26,028net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1420-1540SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Richmond
R
University of Richmond, VA

University of Richmond

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#39 Best Value in America

  • 3,890enrollment
  • $25,700net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

University of California Irvine
C
Irvine, CA

University of California Irvine

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#40 Best Value in America

  • 36,505enrollment
  • $13,106net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1430SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

University of Notre Dame
N
Notre Dame, IN

University of Notre Dame

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

#41 Best Value in America

  • 13,139enrollment
  • $29,981net price
  • 15%acceptance rate
  • 1410-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Skidmore College
S
Saratoga Springs, NY

Skidmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#42 Best Value in America

  • 2,686enrollment
  • $26,995net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1440SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Davidson College
D
Davidson, NC

Davidson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#43 Best Value in America

  • 1,973enrollment
  • $28,615net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 7

University of Washington Seattle Campus
W
Seattle, WA

University of Washington Seattle Campus

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#44 Best Value in America

  • 52,434enrollment
  • $9,661net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1453SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 16

University of California San Diego
C
La Jolla, CA

University of California San Diego

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#45 Best Value in America

  • 41,885enrollment
  • $15,222net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 28-34ACT range
  • 3.82Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

Georgetown University
G
Washington, DC

Georgetown University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#46 Best Value in America

  • 20,935enrollment
  • $30,710net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1410-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.89Estimated Avg GPA

University of Chicago
C
Chicago, IL

University of Chicago

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#47 Best Value in America

  • 18,832enrollment
  • $36,584net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1510-1580SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.95Estimated Avg GPA

Smith College
S
Northampton, MA

Smith College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#48 Best Value in America

  • 2,924enrollment
  • $28,422net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Carleton College
C
Northfield, MN

Carleton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#49 Best Value in America

  • 2,044enrollment
  • $30,843net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1408-1550SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Barnard College
B
New York, NY

Barnard College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#50 Best Value in America

  • 3,043enrollment
  • $30,572net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1425-1550SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.85Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 4

College of William and Mary
W
Williamsburg, VA

College of William and Mary

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#51 Best Value in America

  • 9,517enrollment
  • $18,588net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.85Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 2

University of California Davis
C
Davis, CA

University of California Davis

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#52 Best Value in America

  • 40,050enrollment
  • $17,026net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1400SAT range
  • 25-33ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

Boston College
B
Chestnut Hill, MA

Boston College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#53 Best Value in America

  • 15,577enrollment
  • $30,192net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1420-1530SAT range
  • 33-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Missouri St Louis
M
Saint Louis, MO

University of Missouri St Louis

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#54 Best Value in America

  • 15,189enrollment
  • $10,039net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1300SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Lehigh University
L
Bethlehem, PA

Lehigh University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#55 Best Value in America

  • 7,263enrollment
  • $29,098net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1325-1490SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.81Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

University of California Berkeley
C
Berkeley, CA

University of California Berkeley

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#56 Best Value in America

  • 45,036enrollment
  • $19,329net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1530SAT range
  • 30-35ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

University of California Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA

University of California Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#57 Best Value in America

  • 46,116enrollment
  • $16,474net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1530SAT range
  • 29-35ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

University of California Santa Barbara
C
Santa Barbara, CA

University of California Santa Barbara

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#58 Best Value in America

  • 26,124enrollment
  • $17,223net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1460SAT range
  • 28-34ACT range
  • 3.82Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
I
Champaign, IL

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#59 Best Value in America

  • 56,607enrollment
  • $13,517net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1510SAT range
  • 29-34ACT range
  • 3.79Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 5

Grinnell College
G
Grinnell, IA

Grinnell College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#60 Best Value in America

  • 1,748enrollment
  • $32,091net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1530SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.89Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Centre College
C
Danville, KY

Centre College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#61 Best Value in America

  • 1,320enrollment
  • $22,748net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1235-1465SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Tufts University
T
Medford, MA

Tufts University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#62 Best Value in America

  • 13,293enrollment
  • $32,720net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1550SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Concordia College at Moorhead
C
Moorhead, MN

Concordia College at Moorhead

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#63 Best Value in America

  • 1,919enrollment
  • $24,096net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1218SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

University of Minnesota Morris
M
Morris, MN

University of Minnesota Morris

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#64 Best Value in America

  • 1,286enrollment
  • $11,147net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Lafayette College
L
Easton, PA

Lafayette College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#65 Best Value in America

  • 2,725enrollment
  • $28,735net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Mercer University
M
Macon, GA

Mercer University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#66 Best Value in America

  • 9,009enrollment
  • $21,693net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.98Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

University of Illinois at Springfield
I
Springfield, IL

University of Illinois at Springfield

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#67 Best Value in America

  • 3,944enrollment
  • $11,628net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 990-1250SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

Boston University
B
Boston, MA

Boston University

Private 4 Year

9 reviews

#68 Best Value in America

  • 36,104enrollment
  • $29,154net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 4

Albion College
A
Albion, MI

Albion College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#69 Best Value in America

  • 1,523enrollment
  • $19,557net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 930-1160SAT range
  • 19-27ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

The University of Texas at Dallas
T
Richardson, TX

The University of Texas at Dallas

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#70 Best Value in America

  • 29,696enrollment
  • $11,185net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1450SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.78Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Purdue University Main Campus
P
West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#71 Best Value in America

  • 50,344enrollment
  • $12,294net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1430SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Florida State University
F
Tallahassee, FL

Florida State University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#72 Best Value in America

  • 45,130enrollment
  • $12,815net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1340SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.7Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

University of Miami
M
Coral Gables, FL

University of Miami

Private 4 Year

14 reviews

#73 Best Value in America

  • 19,096enrollment
  • $31,726net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

DePauw University
D
Greencastle, IN

DePauw University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#74 Best Value in America

  • 1,724enrollment
  • $30,183net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1420SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Missouri University of Science and Technology
M
Rolla, MO

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#75 Best Value in America

  • 7,241enrollment
  • $13,476net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1460SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Truman State University
T
Kirksville, MO

Truman State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#76 Best Value in America

  • 4,225enrollment
  • $12,621net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1093-1290SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA

Saint Louis University Main Campus
S
Saint Louis, MO

Saint Louis University Main Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#77 Best Value in America

  • 13,474enrollment
  • $27,872net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1430SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.95Avg GPA

University of Tulsa
T
Tulsa, OK

University of Tulsa

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#78 Best Value in America

  • 3,832enrollment
  • $25,333net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1370SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA

Austin College
A
Sherman, TX

Austin College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#79 Best Value in America

  • 1,228enrollment
  • $24,085net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1340SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 31

Trinity University
T
San Antonio, TX

Trinity University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#80 Best Value in America

  • 2,704enrollment
  • $31,141net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1468SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

University of Vermont
V
Burlington, VT

University of Vermont

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#81 Best Value in America

  • 13,826enrollment
  • $20,235net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1410SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Mount Holyoke College
M
South Hadley, MA

Mount Holyoke College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#82 Best Value in America

  • 2,342enrollment
  • $31,165net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1510SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

St Olaf College
S
Northfield, MN

St Olaf College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#83 Best Value in America

  • 2,988enrollment
  • $27,838net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1430SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

The College of Saint Scholastica
S
Duluth, MN

The College of Saint Scholastica

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#84 Best Value in America

  • 3,512enrollment
  • $23,215net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

University of Mississippi
M
University, MS

University of Mississippi

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#85 Best Value in America

  • 21,203enrollment
  • $13,540net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1025-1225SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Rockhurst University
R
Kansas City, MO

Rockhurst University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#86 Best Value in America

  • 3,626enrollment
  • $21,518net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1083-1288SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

University of Rochester
R
Rochester, NY

University of Rochester

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#87 Best Value in America

  • 12,039enrollment
  • $36,254net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1520SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 5

North Carolina State University at Raleigh
N
Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#88 Best Value in America

  • 36,831enrollment
  • $14,600net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1440SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.83Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Case Western Reserve University
C
Cleveland, OH

Case Western Reserve University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#89 Best Value in America

  • 12,142enrollment
  • $36,002net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1410-1530SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Lycoming College
L
Williamsport, PA

Lycoming College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#90 Best Value in America

  • 1,089enrollment
  • $19,659net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1250SAT range
  • 23-27ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Rhodes College
R
Memphis, TN

Rhodes College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#91 Best Value in America

  • 2,073enrollment
  • $29,852net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1490SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.99Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Union University
U
Jackson, TN

Union University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#92 Best Value in America

  • 2,930enrollment
  • $26,906net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1330SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA

University of Arizona
A
Tucson, AZ

University of Arizona

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#93 Best Value in America

  • 48,274enrollment
  • $15,620net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1370SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

University of California Riverside
C
Riverside, CA

University of California Riverside

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#94 Best Value in America

  • 26,847enrollment
  • $11,948net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1280SAT range
  • 22-31ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

University of Southern California
S
Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#95 Best Value in America

  • 49,318enrollment
  • $39,759net price
  • 13%acceptance rate
  • 1410-1540SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.83Avg GPA

University of South Florida Main Campus
S
Tampa, FL

University of South Florida Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#96 Best Value in America

  • 49,708enrollment
  • $10,004net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1330SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.64Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus
G
Atlanta, GA

Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#97 Best Value in America

  • 43,859enrollment
  • $17,410net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1500SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.85Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 4

University of Illinois at Chicago
I
Chicago, IL

University of Illinois at Chicago

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#98 Best Value in America

  • 34,199enrollment
  • $12,614net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1310SAT range
  • 23-31ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Illinois Institute of Technology
I
Chicago, IL

Illinois Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#99 Best Value in America

  • 6,486enrollment
  • $28,161net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1410SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Knox College
K
Galesburg, IL

Knox College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#100 Best Value in America

  • 1,156enrollment
  • $23,266net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1380SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

College of the Holy Cross
H
Worcester, MA

College of the Holy Cross

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#101 Best Value in America

  • 3,029enrollment
  • $32,061net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Simmons University
S
Boston, MA

Simmons University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#102 Best Value in America

  • 5,984enrollment
  • $29,021net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1360SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

University of Detroit Mercy
D
Detroit, MI

University of Detroit Mercy

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#103 Best Value in America

  • 5,227enrollment
  • $18,376net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

St Catherine University
S
Saint Paul, MN

St Catherine University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#104 Best Value in America

  • 3,904enrollment
  • $18,912net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 890-1210SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA

Rider University
R
Lawrenceville, NJ

Rider University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#105 Best Value in America

  • 4,204enrollment
  • $29,396net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1270SAT range
  • 28-31ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

CUNY Hunter College
H
New York, NY

CUNY Hunter College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#106 Best Value in America

  • 24,099enrollment
  • $4,014net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1340SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Yeshiva University
Y
New York, NY

Yeshiva University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#107 Best Value in America

  • 5,501enrollment
  • $35,603net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1410SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Carnegie Mellon University
C
Pittsburgh, PA

Carnegie Mellon University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#108 Best Value in America

  • 15,057enrollment
  • $36,983net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.89Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Gettysburg College
G
Gettysburg, PA

Gettysburg College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#109 Best Value in America

  • 2,401enrollment
  • $34,850net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1430SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Washington & Jefferson College
W
Washington, PA

Washington & Jefferson College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#110 Best Value in America

  • 1,157enrollment
  • $27,477net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1300SAT range
  • 21-31ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

The University of Texas at Austin
T
Austin, TX

The University of Texas at Austin

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#111 Best Value in America

  • 51,991enrollment
  • $16,892net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1500SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.8Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 1

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
T
Odessa, TX

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#112 Best Value in America

  • 5,534enrollment
  • $7,424net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 920-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 23

Eastern Mennonite University
E
Harrisonburg, VA

Eastern Mennonite University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#113 Best Value in America

  • 1,342enrollment
  • $22,766net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1590SAT range
  • 25-34ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Lawrence University
L
Appleton, WI

Lawrence University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#114 Best Value in America

  • 1,483enrollment
  • $26,594net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1460SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

University of Connecticut
C
Storrs, CT

University of Connecticut

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#115 Best Value in America

  • 26,876enrollment
  • $22,233net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1430SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.74Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Elmhurst College
E
Elmhurst, IL

Elmhurst College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#116 Best Value in America

  • 3,518enrollment
  • $21,776net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1013-1220SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

Dominican University
D
River Forest, IL

Dominican University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#117 Best Value in America

  • 3,066enrollment
  • $18,685net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 910-1160SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 31

Hanover College
H
Hanover, IN

Hanover College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#118 Best Value in America

  • 1,083enrollment
  • $22,389net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA

Indiana University Bloomington
I
Bloomington, IN

Indiana University Bloomington

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#119 Best Value in America

  • 45,328enrollment
  • $13,191net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1380SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA

Simpson College
S
Indianola, IA

Simpson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#120 Best Value in America

  • 1,218enrollment
  • $20,457net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 890-1280SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

Wheaton College
W
Norton, MA

Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#121 Best Value in America

  • 1,701enrollment
  • $28,518net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1360SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Rutgers University Camden
R
Camden, NJ

Rutgers University Camden

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#122 Best Value in America

  • 6,569enrollment
  • $15,381net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1230SAT range
  • 17-25ACT range
  • 3.23Estimated Avg GPA

Rutgers University New Brunswick
R
New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#123 Best Value in America

  • 50,804enrollment
  • $17,835net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1470SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.3Estimated Avg GPA

New York Institute of Technology
N
Old Westbury, NY

New York Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#124 Best Value in America

  • 6,696enrollment
  • $21,912net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1320SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

St Lawrence University
S
Canton, NY

St Lawrence University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#125 Best Value in America

  • 2,279enrollment
  • $31,578net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Ursuline College
U
Pepper Pike, OH
 

Ursuline College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#126 Best Value in America

  • 1,079enrollment
  • $17,220net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1056-1155SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

The College of Wooster
W
Wooster, OH

The College of Wooster

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#127 Best Value in America

  • 1,968enrollment
  • $27,923net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1430SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Oklahoma State University Main Campus
O
Stillwater, OK

Oklahoma State University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#128 Best Value in America

  • 24,577enrollment
  • $14,763net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1250SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

Allegheny College
A
Meadville, PA

Allegheny College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#129 Best Value in America

  • 1,575enrollment
  • $26,376net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1350SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Muhlenberg College
M
Allentown, PA

Muhlenberg College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#130 Best Value in America

  • 2,095enrollment
  • $35,152net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1370SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Wofford College
W
Spartanburg, SC

Wofford College

Private 4 Year

8 reviews

#131 Best Value in America

  • 1,765enrollment
  • $30,431net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1185-1330SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Westminster College
W
Salt Lake City, UT

Westminster College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#132 Best Value in America

  • 1,535enrollment
  • $25,278net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1350SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Seattle Pacific University
S
Seattle, WA

Seattle Pacific University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#133 Best Value in America

  • 3,443enrollment
  • $28,367net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1300SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 11

Beloit College
B
Beloit, WI

Beloit College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#134 Best Value in America

  • 1,011enrollment
  • $24,419net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1390SAT range
  • 24-28ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

Cardinal Stritch University
C
Milwaukee, WI
 

Cardinal Stritch University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#135 Best Value in America

  • 1,365enrollment
  • $17,698net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1220SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA

University of Wisconsin Madison
W
Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin Madison

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#136 Best Value in America

  • 47,016enrollment
  • $14,030net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1500SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

John Brown University
J
Siloam Springs, AR

John Brown University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#137 Best Value in America

  • 2,459enrollment
  • $21,578net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1320SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA

Scripps College
S
Claremont, CA

Scripps College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#138 Best Value in America

  • 1,116enrollment
  • $40,259net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

University of Central Florida
C
Orlando, FL

University of Central Florida

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#139 Best Value in America

  • 70,310enrollment
  • $11,108net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1350SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.64Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

University of Georgia
G
Athens, GA

University of Georgia

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#140 Best Value in America

  • 40,118enrollment
  • $16,580net price
  • 40%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Judson University
J
Elgin, IL

Judson University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#141 Best Value in America

  • 1,173enrollment
  • $16,039net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 910-1140SAT range
  • 17-27ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

Lake Forest College
L
Lake Forest, IL

Lake Forest College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#142 Best Value in America

  • 1,690enrollment
  • $26,968net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1345SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Millikin University
M
Decatur, IL

Millikin University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#143 Best Value in America

  • 1,906enrollment
  • $19,948net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 960-1190SAT range
  • 19-27ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

University of St Francis
S
Joliet, IL

University of St Francis

Private 4 Year