The Best Value Southeastern Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Southeast for 2022

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in the Southeast based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2022 as the overall best value college in the Southeast is Johns Hopkins University. 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.


252 results

Johns Hopkins University
J
Baltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 28,890enrollment
  • $25,241net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1560SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
N
Chapel Hill, NC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 30,092enrollment
  • $10,038net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1490SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 4.39Avg Weighted GPA
Duke University
D
Durham, NC
Duke University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#3 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 16,172enrollment
  • $26,932net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.94Estimated Avg GPA
Emory University
E
Atlanta, GA
Emory University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#4 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 13,997enrollment
  • $25,672net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Vanderbilt University
V
Nashville, TN
Vanderbilt University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#5 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 13,537enrollment
  • $25,804net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL
University of Florida

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#6 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 53,372enrollment
  • $10,075net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1460SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
University of Richmond
R
University of Richmond, VA
University of Richmond

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 4,056enrollment
  • $25,700net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.67Avg Weighted GPA
University of Virginia Main Campus
V
Charlottesville, VA
University of Virginia Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 25,628enrollment
  • $19,043net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.31Avg Weighted GPA
Washington and Lee University
W
Lexington, VA
Washington and Lee University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#9 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 2,183enrollment
  • $27,148net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1500SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.87Estimated Avg GPA
Davidson College
D
Davidson, NC
Davidson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 1,983enrollment
  • $28,615net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
College of William and Mary
W
Williamsburg, VA
College of William and Mary

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#11 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 8,939enrollment
  • $18,588net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1490SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.28Avg Weighted GPA
Centre College
C
Danville, KY
Centre College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 1,333enrollment
  • $22,748net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1340SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Florida State University
F
Tallahassee, FL
Florida State University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#13 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 43,569enrollment
  • $12,815net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1350SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 4.16Avg Weighted GPA
University of Miami
M
Coral Gables, FL
University of Miami

Private 4 Year

13 reviews

#14 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 17,809enrollment
  • $31,726net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg Weighted GPA
Mercer University
M
Macon, GA
Mercer University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 9,006enrollment
  • $21,693net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1340SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
University of Mississippi
M
University, MS
University of Mississippi

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#16 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 21,014enrollment
  • $13,540net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1230SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
N
Raleigh, NC
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#17 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 36,042enrollment
  • $14,600net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1410SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA
Rhodes College
R
Memphis, TN
Rhodes College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#18 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 1,875enrollment
  • $29,852net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA