Tool December 2016

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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10Wellesley College, WellesleyMA30%86%$65,016$44,218$00%$12,455$56,500
42University of Chicago, ChicagoIL88670,54242,4670021,29164,000
129Connecticut College, New LondonCT407966,00035,8470034,09851,700
41Georgetown University, WashingtonDC179066,70940,1040023,06784,000
40University of Pennsylvania, PhiladelphiaPA108767,28041,5980026,15779,700
119Reed College, PortlandOR356966,35039,3040019,01035,200
21Brown University, ProvidenceRI98366,10643,0459,907022,19759,700
22Massachusetts Institute of Technology, CambridgeMA88263,66239,7750023,48589,200
24Vassar College, PoughkeepsieNY268666,39045,1090017,84749,300
33Haverford College, HaverfordPA258567,91945,3900014,75056,600
26Dartmouth College, HanoverNH118667,83944,7800019,13567,800
32Colgate University, HamiltonNY278666,07043,3210020,85960,300
28Columbia University, New YorkNY68970,04847,4900025,16775,200
15Williams College, WilliamstownMA188866,28046,0070016,59354,200
14Amherst College, AmherstMA148867,44649,1340015,75656,300
3Princeton University, PrincetonNJ79061,14044,890008,57777,900
73Berea College, BereaKY36457,742*2,910007,92833,400
6Harvard University, CambridgeMA68664,56546,40924,686016,72395,500
7Thomas Aquinas College, Santa PaulaCA758132,50014,9770016,90130,200
49Bates College, LewistonME228366,55039,9330019,91751,600
45Barnard College, New YorkNY208567,14240,6610020,00856,800
37Cornell University, IthacaNY158665,81338,3770024,39472,100
11Middlebury College, MiddleburyVT179265,33241,7780017,79755,100
12Pomona College, ClaremontCA109165,85742,0640013,38151,400
13Yale University, New HavenCT78868,23047,9600015,52174,200
29Hamilton College, ClintonNY258765,25041,1700017,65454,800
19California Institute of Technology, PasadenaCA98563,00038,98310,618120,67777,800
193State University of New York at New Paltz, New PaltzNY425731,2044,9432,433125,88543,600
79Skidmore College, Saratoga SpringsNY368365,66439,30013,500122,55743,000
16Wesleyan University, MiddletownCT229266,06241,24446,841124,86048,400
20Stanford University, StanfordCA57563,99643,16713,501121,23886,000
209James Madison University, HarrisonburgVA736636,4267,0803,628225,67752,600
210University of North Carolina Wilmington, WilmingtonNC615032,0846,3123,182226,23439,400
61Tufts University, MedfordMA168868,20039,908500226,18565,000
1Swarthmore College, SwarthmorePA128764,84044,25643,564218,26248,500
219Spelman College, AtlantaGA486942,10912,27627,768232,55046,000
23Colby College, WatervilleME239164,79542,468394223,34252,300
54Pitzer College, ClaremontCA138367,19240,2204,808221,95145,100
120University of Texas at Austin, AustinTX395246,5289,0885,938225,34953,000
27College of the Holy Cross, WorcesterMA378962,86533,71437,530225,61363,100
237University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, BuffaloNY605541,5585,4356,165219,50048,400
118Baruch College of the City University of New York, New YorkNY324235,7907,2694,16037,91554,900
256Western Washington University, BellinghamWA824032,8459,2612,064322,35743,600
43Johns Hopkins University, BaltimoreMD138867,10636,68727,941324,70265,900
78Franklin & Marshall College, LancasterPA328166,81041,6598,650326,16252,700
281West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West ChesterPA594330,7485,4254,236332,03146,100
139University of California, San Diego, La JollaCA345855,38618,14710,068421,66059,000
46University of Virginia, CharlottesvilleVA308757,77420,1376,793424,90560,100
47Boston College, Chestnut HillMA298966,36436,75519,645420,84966,700
148Rutgers University — New Brunswick, PiscatawayNJ585843,63310,6988,541425,33454,500
213Florida International University, MiamiFL502831,3425,9892,267518,91843,700
151University of Pittsburgh, PittsburghPA546441,3888,33410,680538,04548,800
4Duke University, DurhamNC118666,96344,72561,141519,10476,700
131University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa BarbaraCA336855,79118,69812,981520,97851,400
271University of North Georgia, DahlonegaGA643032,2225,8001,205511,679NA
18Bowdoin College, BrunswickME158664,34041,5821,000520,88355,300
182University of Wisconsin — La Crosse, La CrosseWI803623,8885,4461,696525,80544,700
117University of Washington, SeattleWA536347,30715,5005,800521,18053,700
161University of Central Florida, OrlandoFL494133,1735,2573,754521,82442,900
121Trinity College, HartfordCT338167,44042,96926,799630,60954,700
300George Mason University, FairfaxVA694644,5126,0924,370627,37357,300
167Appalachian State University, BooneNC664630,4528,2382,806622,69636,400
90University of California, Los Angeles, Los AngelesCA177456,22318,9664,517621,59659,600
75Binghamton University, State University of New York, VestalNY426938,9418,5517,114625,84457,400
174University of California, Irvine, IrvineCA397257,15018,5938,242620,62854,500
295University of North Carolina at Greensboro, GreensboroNC593231,4405,9553,850626,12336,000
144Carnegie Mellon University, PittsburghPA247267,98031,41711,570631,44476,200
298University of California, Riverside, RiversideCA564858,36317,7124,903721,46447,200
76North Carolina State University, RaleighNC504438,1159,9136,251717,46147,600
254Western Carolina University, CullowheeNC403727,0356,2242,339726,57835,800
184Ramapo College of New Jersey, MahwahNJ536036,46910,0728,665710,71546,000
177San Diego State University, San DiegoCA343034,8749,9002,600820,10047,400
84University of Georgia, AthensGA536340,4668,9232,266822,08747,300
198Texas A&M University, College StationTX665141,6309,8183,580824,27653,900
59Northwestern University, EvanstonIL138267,96440,2082,905823,05164,400
66College of William and Mary, WilliamsburgVA348254,90015,0736,425826,01755,000
30Emory University, AtlantaGA248362,66439,44028,745826,98359,400
9University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel HillNC308246,57617,2447,476820,12751,000
102University of Wisconsin — Madison, MadisonWI495744,38410,1693,939926,99451,600
218University of California, Davis, DavisCA385857,16717,5916,150919,58856,400
154Hunter College of the City University of New York, New YorkNY392523,8887,8622,410913,00045,000
87Lehigh University, BethlehemPA307462,01034,87813,602934,94076,700
53University of Florida, GainesvilleFL486639,7796,9752,468921,02851,100
77Wake Forest University, Winston-SalemNC298265,45640,74014,5161036,54659,800
63Claremont McKenna College, ClaremontCA117767,88540,78116,0591025,42266,400
72University of California, Berkeley, BerkeleyCA157357,49519,0875,6371017,86960,800
245University of Nebraska — Lincoln, LincolnNE763334,7407,3256,4861023,30743,500
115State University of New York College at Geneseo, GeneseoNY736931,2906,1161,4941022,30046,200
282University of North Carolina at Asheville, AshevilleNC793633,4686,6502,7021023,48334,500
56University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, MinneapolisMN455934,1839,9195,0881026,00648,300
157Boston University, BostonMA338066,11032,39717,9251040,36559,500
255LeTourneau University, LongviewTX454039,80016,54112,3411139,16748,300
296University of Iowa, Iowa CityIA815139,8717,9524,7761128,77149,100
52Smith College, NorthamptonMA388264,71438,04014,1781120,51444,400
34Colorado College, Colorado SpringsCO178263,80840,5399,3601122,06839,700
105Villanova University, VillanovaPA488763,47330,02014,5951133,58873,900
236Michigan State University, East LansingMI665148,7009,7689,0551226,09149,900
55Lafayette College, EastonPA308765,10537,49524,7701231,15468,800
5Washington and Lee University, LexingtonVA248861,44742,32233,7561321,68372,900
123Brandeis University, WalthamMA348066,92535,79817,4161330,85056,800
137New York University, New YorkNY338167,71027,69912,6881430,48058,800
220University of North Florida, JacksonvilleFL572731,7706,3313,0541419,39641,100
113College of New Jersey, EwingNJ497241,05211,6365,1561436,99456,000
35Carleton College, NorthfieldMN219164,89336,4823,0781420,06349,500
126University of South Florida, TampaFL454328,2247,1692,5471422,89941,000
243Christopher Newport University, Newport NewsVA605736,8346,6162,3471528,96842,500
39University of Notre Dame, Notre DameIN209165,09335,80715,2301527,23770,100
214Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma CityOK704942,04016,61214,4111528,46440,100
58Washington University in St. Louis, St. LouisMO178666,34637,6176,8131524,24362,800
142Stony Brook University, State University of New York, Stony BrookNY414840,0217,7654,3571623,59255,000
278Texas Tech University, LubbockTX633531,7267,4303,5161629,19347,500
70Bucknell University, LewisburgPA258565,51625,00011,7641622,50069,100
98California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis ObispoCA314234,5903,5251,9471621,67861,800
288University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa CruzCA515557,09819,3355,0951722,58043,000
217Penn State University Park, University ParkPA516446,0827,1444,0201735,97247,700
276Arizona State University at the West campus, GlendaleAZ765037,0688,2406,8031721,797NA
149Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, BlacksburgVA736239,0056,8093,3341728,87359,000
240Missouri University of Science and Technology, RollaMO882337,5217,7245,3911729,31264,100
17Rice University, HoustonTX168158,44836,02516,3991825,52864,500
299University of Oregon, EugeneOR745046,7747,7705,1391825,04941,700
2Davidson College, DavidsonNC229062,92340,14021,0911819,92951,800
205University of Oklahoma, NormanOK783836,1975,9752,5541827,25546,700
200Emerson College, BostonMA497860,19617,92715,5031822,54344,900
85Florida State University, TallahasseeFL566232,9777,9173,2921922,91244,000
181University of Arkansas, FayettevilleAR603934,5466,8684,9451924,76843,400
178American University, WashingtonDC357660,17923,61214,7881932,39455,900
134Purdue University, West LafayetteIN594740,05412,8346,5921927,71154,300
108University of Illinois at Urbana — Champaign, ChampaignIL667143,82813,7024,9831925,44856,600
80University of Maryland, College Park, College ParkMD457045,0039,2886,6822026,81860,500
8Vanderbilt University, NashvilleTN128762,59840,26722,0302021,50660,700
156California State University, Long Beach, Long BeachCA341230,4286,4872,2182116,07746,500
262Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, Baton RougeLA774140,19110,8874,0962124,50945,800
50Kenyon College, GambierOH248465,23039,62815,2042127,00044,700
235Louisiana Tech University, RustonLA643233,2769,2863,5652124,17940,700
264Syracuse University, SyracuseNY486861,67928,43510,9502236,50056,600
234Purchase College, State University of New York, PurchaseNY414931,8689,4692,4402228,36834,400
212University of Maryland, Baltimore County, BaltimoreMD593836,9108,1728,8152226,39153,700
241University of Louisville, LouisvilleKY722635,6169,0237,9422223,48838,500
186University of Massachusetts Amherst, AmherstMA586645,8309,9054,8252231,95849,300
152University of Connecticut, StorrsCT537049,14410,1027,2462324,99954,000
225University of St. Thomas, St. PaulMN846050,35419,27916,1342440,40356,200
267Temple University, PhiladelphiaPA564339,5646,3905,9692437,37247,200
188Rockhurst University, Kansas CityMO746446,71021,57320,9672425,62145,600
86University of Michigan, Ann ArborMI267557,33015,4007,8132426,03457,400
164University of Minnesota, Morris, MorrisMN605123,66010,4314,2062526,08738,900
233University of Tennessee, KnoxvilleTN764342,9809,3182,0162524,27242,300
169Queens College of the City University of New York, FlushingNY402829,4327,4873,0692614,30747,500
44Scripps College, ClaremontCA288667,46436,44416,9272618,69247,800
206University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, ChickashaOK662924,4708,6032,8072620,07432,000
251Howard University, WashingtonDC494039,9998,16525,0402632,07146,000
146Maryville University of Saint Louis, St. LouisMO725638,04614,90011,3592632,07745,700
199University of Texas at Dallas, RichardsonTX614845,5228,72611,8912621,17449,700
244University of Utah, Salt Lake CityUT812837,6776,9105,7782619,05649,500
88University of Southern California, Los AngelesCA187767,83132,29119,3512827,92567,700
221Auburn University, Auburn UniversityAL784442,9387,6907,0832928,17045,700
140Elon University, ElonNC577945,49914,1247,1622931,62246,500
48Macalester College, St. PaulMN398663,02835,88712,9573021,93746,500
107Ohio State University, ColumbusOH495942,1299,6336,9433027,40042,900
253Union University, JacksonTN695542,1706,02812,5193131,78439,500
97Dickinson College, CarlislePA478165,12935,34310,5173128,10853,300
67Brigham Young University, ProvoUT483118,860§5,0684,1133115,72057,200
31University of Richmond, RichmondVA318361,98038,98524,1233126,25059,900
179University of Delaware, NewarkDE636845,1189,0587,1203234,10154,900
195University of Alabama, TuscaloosaAL544137,70010,74513,5143229,32041,900
180University of Missouri, ColumbiaMO784637,5349,4605,5313226,06046,000
111Occidental College, Los AngelesCA458266,78035,81411,6383229,94748,500
277University of San Diego, San DiegoCA526660,24225,01014,6563228,59856,900
250Arizona State University at the Tempe campus, TempeAZ834538,9599,5967,9983322,97245,100
202Luther College, DecorahIA676949,58023,80018,3373335,81441,800
92Georgia Institute of Technology, AtlantaGA324044,35210,1088,5463325,18274,500
273Loyola University Maryland, BaltimoreMD617661,71522,24514,9603434,37563,000
285Providence College, ProvidenceRI578161,70023,82519,2803437,74057,700
132George Washington University, WashingtonDC467665,72529,91718,7563433,08165,400
272Indiana University Bloomington, BloomingtonIN786045,57710,5755,5483527,68144,700
101Bentley University, WalthamMA428362,15029,75517,8523529,54776,900
247State University of New York at Plattsburgh, PlattsburghNY504431,1267,4163,5883528,43839,500
168Liberty University, LynchburgVA213634,02610,6187,7633521,06735,600
283University of Colorado Boulder, BoulderCO804750,46910,2488,7583525,60547,700
125Yeshiva University, New YorkNY806054,02926,02120,8093722,36456,000
171Pepperdine University, MalibuCA387665,85237,02617,9793734,82059,200
269Belmont University, NashvilleTN805744,12013,1317,3303828,47741,800
51Bryn Mawr College, Bryn MawrPA397865,16038,63712,4053922,91453,600
159Austin College, ShermanTX547150,46227,00119,7943933,51447,800
71Mount Holyoke College, South HadleyMA507860,25631,10118,0494025,33944,100
246University of Mississippi, UniversityMS793933,2147,9787,8274027,53540,500
266Rochester Institute of Technology, RochesterNY573451,89220,00011,0004138,19859,300
203St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's CityMD796742,9829,7713,7944122,40147,700
38Wheaton College, WheatonIL718144,41021,3806,2284226,59342,500
116Santa Clara University, Santa ClaraCA497762,86824,93713,8324327,40767,600
106Gettysburg College, GettysburgPA408063,50033,13912,0164330,54452,600
147Miami University, OxfordOH656546,1969,5438,0014330,01545,500
227Oklahoma State University, StillwaterOK753432,1466,9165,6094424,09543,800
263Niagara University, Niagara UniversityNY635644,70020,23114,1614530,83040,900
68Harvey Mudd College, ClaremontCA138670,51737,87411,3324627,48367,200
242Marist College, PoughkeepsieNY456850,86016,3047,9264634,86553,300
124University of Miami, Coral GablesFL386861,24411,66219,0714719,00054,500
133Clemson University, ClemsonSC516144,2268,9465,2164730,27050,800
265Chapman University, OrangeCA486564,63816,09616,6404827,85750,100
287University of Vermont, BurlingtonVT716853,14215,0149,8694827,00643,900
197Fordham University, New YorkNY487566,93025,49315,7244825,06956,200
274Bethel University, St. PaulMN956246,45620,00611,5794934,80345,000
257Southern Methodist University, DallasTX496767,28320,74621,7574930,82654,600
230Loyola Marymount University, Los AngelesCA517060,38619,97010,2935030,48754,100
103Christendom College, Front RoyalVA967035,22010,68512,1375129,069NA
64Whitman College, Walla WallaWA438061,17230,7219,5955221,19243,800
190Earlham College, RichmondIN626056,07029,46017,2225225,78433,400
138Tulane University, New OrleansLA307266,05431,39723,8475432,04052,900
226University of Evansville, EvansvilleIN705846,85622,21717,5905431,01340,600
185Iowa State University of Science and Technology, AmesIA874130,9347,0592,9795427,57147,800
69Sewanee: The University of the South, SewaneeTN417455,70025,91710,9395422,36240,600
25Grinnell College, GrinnellIA257961,63838,61217,5335515,98243,100
89Union College, SchenectadyNY388265,87435,5009,5005531,82064,000
94New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, SocorroNM242029,0615,4956,3855520,61154,300
99University of Rochester, RochesterNY327466,34237,46713,7715530,87356,400
183Saint Louis University, St. LouisMO636452,56621,41515,0635533,48753,800
208University of South Carolina, ColumbiaSC655541,9904,9755,0575528,51742,200
260Bradley University, PeoriaIL665343,33015,80110,4675628,09351,400
173College of the Atlantic, Bar HarborME765953,88932,64011,1495623,00226,400
293Shimer College, ChicagoIL841946,68614,2578,7755725,125NA
204Willamette University, SalemOR787159,76727,84319,1205726,64349,300
286Fairfield University, FairfieldCT657861,01024,47213,5275838,78068,500
135Hope College, HollandMI726542,17018,6808,1605932,18842,900
60Truman State University, KirksvilleMO795523,8237,1715,4896024,22043,000
201University of Denver, DenverCO736759,64329,64415,2536029,94751,700
145Case Western Reserve University, ClevelandOH366361,50428,34723,3766228,56268,600
275Presbyterian College, ClintonSC626248,45626,87717,0006227,16940,800
196Lewis & Clark College, PortlandOR636659,48429,83614,5716426,25741,100
248University of Tulsa, TulsaOK445253,8255,64817,8666437,00843,600
191University of Dayton, DaytonOH586254,62022,64514,5416535,74050,600
284Lipscomb University, NashvilleTN614042,7963,70514,2866530,65838,000
100Muhlenberg College, AllentownPA488360,70031,25912,0576530,52756,300
57St. Olaf College, NorthfieldMN368455,26030,18214,2916529,61745,000
239Wheaton College, NortonMA657662,45230,39411,8786632,34444,100
109Wofford College, SpartanburgSC727753,08030,03215,3236629,25249,700
216Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, TroyNY426368,24430,94317,1566631,00079,600
130Samford University, BirminghamAL935940,23214,8049,6756723,77245,800
211Goshen College, GoshenIN665343,42021,11214,1996725,40337,800
297Ithaca College, IthacaNY676957,96624,76014,0886739,77150,400
258Rollins College, Winter ParkFL606462,22028,86117,9966829,45542,700
96Clark University, WorcesterMA557752,40026,62817,5236828,04842,800
83Oberlin College, OberlinOH297566,94234,55713,6716825,01840,300
215Houghton College, HoughtonNY946640,09011,35113,3866930,49441,800
158Furman University, GreenvilleSC657960,29833,77418,7257032,59446,700
294St. John Fisher College, RochesterNY626144,72017,75511,2207133,87045,200
194Stevens Institute of Technology, HobokenNJ443863,53813,29917,7517126,72283,700
122Creighton University, OmahaNE707249,40621,28314,2557233,79257,100
292Clarkson University, PotsdamNY685361,80829,66321,0477229,00068,300
128Drake University, Des MoinesIA676846,15617,77013,5147230,74255,700
280Seattle Pacific University, SeattleWA825351,20027,27121,3537328,14945,000
228Saint John's University, CollegevilleMN746852,62426,77815,7097340,06756,100
143Franciscan University of Steubenville, SteubenvilleOH797035,18010,7275,9177330,87935,000
160Beloit College, BeloitWI697056,20628,19920,1497331,30837,900
155Agnes Scott College, DecaturGA626150,99227,33624,4767433,05038,800
232Washington College, ChestertownMD547155,49627,16616,7667436,99144,000
175Illinois Institute of Technology, ChicagoIL533858,07629,73322,5957530,56969,300
290Xavier University, CincinnatiOH726648,88016,82914,9137532,13147,300
110New College of Florida, SarasotaFL616340,1538,7522,3427614,929NA
207Baylor University, WacoTX445455,34421,22813,5467740,72148,200
127Gonzaga University, SpokaneWA737351,98020,60913,5987829,45953,000
153Drury University, SpringfieldMO654534,88515,1998,2497826,45131,700
187College of Saint Benedict, Saint JosephMN757753,80627,26016,6207939,11047,200
162Mercer University, MaconGA674847,43624,77019,8307926,32146,800
249Whitworth University, SpokaneWA846552,57224,33117,9698029,29741,100
229Geneva College, Beaver FallsPA735236,35016,50310,4138032,94338,900
268Hollins University, RoanokeVA615550,23528,50924,1898134,16132,100
81Trinity University, San AntonioTX487253,31427,89917,9558136,62654,000
136William Jewell College, LibertyMO495643,01023,55915,7638231,58142,300
150St. Lawrence University, CantonNY468266,04034,22820,1518326,75645,500
189University of Portland, PortlandOR627155,27222,68916,0198328,95353,800
231Marquette University, MilwaukeeWI745850,91818,68110,7728337,04856,000
172Knox College, GalesburgIL647153,51529,39318,3048432,64441,700
141Lawrence University, AppletonWI686355,39829,62219,9888433,34341,100
291Centenary College of Louisiana, ShreveportLA674649,61021,13616,7558425,77040,400
93Kalamazoo College, KalamazooMI727754,85628,29418,3178428,76451,700
252St. John's College, AnnapolisMD786362,87132,34719,1308434,21235,200
261Ripon College, RiponWI666047,66126,64316,4938439,49142,000
65Principia College, ElsahIL757140,01026,23921,7928520,068NA
74Rhodes College, MemphisTN477657,13527,93820,9728528,00851,800
289Saint Michael's College, ColchesterVT766954,55523,03116,2958736,62546,600
222Butler University, IndianapolisIN705352,62219,98712,9288735,52055,000
165University of Dallas, IrvingTX516650,02625,11318,3978833,51144,800
279St. Bonaventure University, St. BonaventureNY665444,60418,89912,5728935,62744,100
62Centre College, DanvilleKY718350,75026,88619,6579028,51543,300
192Wabash College, CrawfordsvilleIN617051,65025,19219,1579032,91652,600
238Millsaps College, JacksonMS535952,03025,65222,0489231,41945,600
82DePauw University, GreencastleIN657659,60832,44616,4839225,99047,700
91Denison University, GranvilleOH487863,13034,81220,0899227,77349,500
166Cornell College, Mount VernonIA716649,96426,00719,5199230,79040,900
104Illinois Wesleyan University, BloomingtonIL627855,12024,22016,9369235,21954,400
112College of Wooster, WoosterOH557858,90029,84220,9589227,94646,400
36Hillsdale College, HillsdaleMI506436,9228,0795,9939326,225NA
170Augustana College, Rock IslandIL497150,65821,73818,0429335,48847,900
163Southwestern University, GeorgetownTX446951,39027,58018,7119333,09347,400
176Hendrix College, ConwayAR826655,12028,92925,7249330,21340,500
114Transylvania University, LexingtonKY937046,69023,66316,4499426,93739,700
259Lake Forest College, Lake ForestIL556454,92630,27017,5559533,01847,100
223Birmingham-Southern College, BirminghamAL535347,6798,14520,2529520,38744,200
270University of Puget Sound, TacomaWA797259,35224,25315,3899533,13049,400
224Hanover College, HanoverIN616547,56423,47918,0849528,52641,900
95Gustavus Adolphus College, St. PeterMN678253,14027,43518,35510035,24748,900
Cost Data - through November 11, 2016
# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.
† - Percentage of all undergraduates without need who received non-need-based aid.
‡ - Number of students who received non-need-based aid is less than 0.5%.
§ - For non-Mormons; $13,560 for Mormons.
NA - Not available.
* All students admitted receive a 4-year tuition scholarship of $24,900 for the 2016-17 academic year.


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.