The Best Value Southeastern Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Southeast for 2021

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 2021 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 2021 as the overall best value college in the Southeast is University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The highest value public state college is also University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


289 results

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

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#1 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 30,011enrollment
  • $10,085net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1500SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 4.6Avg GPA
Duke University
D
Durham, NC
Duke University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#2 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 16,606enrollment
  • $24,386net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.94*Avg GPA
Vanderbilt University
V
Nashville, TN
Vanderbilt University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#3 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 12,824enrollment
  • $25,855net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA
University of Virginia Main Campus
V
Charlottesville, VA
University of Virginia Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 24,639enrollment
  • $17,579net price
  • 24%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.22Avg GPA
Washington and Lee University
W
Lexington, VA
Washington and Lee University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#5 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 2,223enrollment
  • $23,301net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1500SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.87*Avg GPA
Emory University
E
Atlanta, GA
Emory University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#6 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 14,458enrollment
  • $25,942net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Johns Hopkins University
J
Baltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 26,152enrollment
  • $28,999net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Davidson College
D
Davidson, NC
Davidson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 1,843enrollment
  • $27,714net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1485SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL
University of Florida

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#9 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 52,218enrollment
  • $10,457net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1470SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 4.1Avg GPA
University of Richmond
R
University of Richmond, VA
University of Richmond

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 4,002enrollment
  • $25,282net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.81*Avg 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

  • 8,817enrollment
  • $18,551net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.12Avg GPA
Hendrix College
H
Conway, AR
Hendrix College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 1,208enrollment
  • $20,859net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1360SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.94Avg GPA
Virginia Military Institute
V
Lexington, VA
Virginia Military Institute

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#13 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 1,685enrollment
  • $13,428net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1270SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Florida State University
F
Tallahassee, FL
Florida State University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#14 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 41,005enrollment
  • $12,568net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1340SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
Bellarmine University
B
Louisville, KY
Bellarmine University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 3,369enrollment
  • $23,158net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1260SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA
Mercer University
M
Macon, GA
Mercer University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 8,740enrollment
  • $21,696net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1340SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
William Carey University
W
Hattiesburg, MS
William Carey University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#17 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 5,042enrollment
  • $10,397net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 950-1180SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.46*Avg GPA
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
N
Raleigh, NC
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#18 Best Value in the Southeast

  • 35,479enrollment
  • $14,958net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.37Avg GPA