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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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210University of North Carolina Wilmington, WilmingtonNC59%49%$31,105$2,427$3,8530%$25,644$38,700
245Rockhurst University, Kansas CityMO776245,8903,20920,6362024,97147,600
285Lipscomb University, NashvilleTN564541,1563,79913,4356130,48039,000
93Berea College, BereaKY34457,6803,882006,18634,400
188University of Northern Iowa, Cedar FallsIA543827,2254,3513,3781823,16341,700
290Georgia College & State University, MilledgevilleGA764040,6304,4541,610322,95038,500
191State University of New York College at Oneonta, OneontaNY435330,7624,7092,8271915,37342,400
196State University of New York at New Paltz, New PaltzNY425530,6674,8401,830125,87446,000
62Brigham Young University, ProvoUT473018,622§4,8973,9443714,02157,400
84Florida State University, TallahasseeFL556132,7374,9402,2821024,34744,000
178University of Central Florida, OrlandoFL504033,1674,9533,459523,37843,000
232University of South Carolina, ColumbiaSC655641,7125,0924,9245128,23342,100
215University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, BuffaloNY585338,7185,4276,158221,22849,700
95New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, SocorroNM362227,7895,5096,6515420,94452,800
270West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West ChesterPA534429,6075,5624,128330,88146,500
243Christopher Newport University, Newport NewsVA565535,6785,6472,2191829,38542,400
239Florida International University, MiamiFL482431,1225,6711,316718,51945,100
172University of WisconsinLa Crosse, La CrosseWI763322,6595,7151,583425,93244,100
81State University of New York College at Geneseo, GeneseoNY596630,9435,7182,7902023,30846,700
189University of Tulsa, TulsaOK405251,4015,86217,8296429,16143,200
222Salisbury University, SalisburyMD554529,7425,8812,3222124,56747,300
234Union University, JacksonTN695939,8805,88612,8893229,18737,400
278College at Brockport, State University of New York, BrockportNY495029,9445,9544,010427,67740,100
198University of Oklahoma, NormanOK813733,9325,9952,1081423,15146,600
205University of North Florida, JacksonvilleFL612631,1596,0602,9701619,25341,600
236Western Carolina University, CullowheeNC434026,7146,1581,780823,80635,100
231Purchase College, State University of New York, PurchaseNY415831,9006,5142,0401426,34834,700
129California State University, Long Beach, Long BeachCA361525,7686,5382,3561716,57946,900
173Hunter College of the City University of New York, New YorkNY352232,7716,5473,152713,00044,800
206Oklahoma State University, StillwaterOK753530,1986,6155,5534122,59143,400
235State University of New York at Plattsburgh, PlattsburghNY484030,1946,6263,4573328,14940,600
217University of North Carolina at Asheville, AshevilleNC733831,9016,6282,6541021,10536,000
187University of Arkansas, FayettevilleAR623732,7066,7064,8951924,12043,600
141Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, BlacksburgVA696138,5256,7363,5261927,86557,900
289Colorado State University, Fort CollinsCO804039,2016,7494,2141723,72144,300
52University of Florida, GainesvilleFL476739,6096,7782,4371120,64251,300
65Truman State University, KirksvilleMO745723,4756,7945,3226023,58542,700
216Iowa State University of Science and Technology, AmesIA874029,9606,8142,9165228,88047,200
118Baruch College of the City University of New York, New YorkNY283534,9686,8705,00517,73754,000
128University of South Florida, TampaFL473927,9256,8972,5851122,71941,700
200Penn State University Park, University ParkPA506644,1066,9873,7571736,93547,500
228University of Nebraska — Lincoln, LincolnNE703333,8267,0976,399923,39543,800
282Texas Tech University, LubbockTX663330,8727,1873,2891427,87946,100
137Stony Brook University, State University of New York, Stony BrookNY414836,8677,2614,230824,88455,500
284Howard University, WashingtonDC484240,7847,29124,8352532,07146,500
253Auburn University, Auburn UniversityAL834241,8247,4406,9032727,78245,400
213Missouri University of Science and Technology, RollaMO862336,4947,4605,0801727,59165,500
300University of Oregon, EugeneOR754644,8777,4934,0142124,50841,600
275University of Mississippi, UniversityMS813732,0027,5637,3633326,44340,600
164James Madison University, HarrisonburgVA666535,4147,6133,172123,73253,400
292University of Iowa, Iowa CityIA814838,8587,6234,7392328,71648,700
36Hillsdale College, HillsdaleMI537035,5527,9055,5318325,502NA
177University of Maryland, Baltimore County, BaltimoreMD603435,8387,9577,9642025,43553,500
133Appalachian State University, BooneNC634429,2228,0572,768521,69336,600
85Binghamton University, State University of New York, VestalNY446836,3718,0657,237525,72758,400
124University of Pittsburgh, PittsburghPA536540,6208,08511,460536,46648,200
207University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, ChickashaOK642621,8808,1912,7792620,07430,700
160Christendom College, Front RoyalVA916634,4108,2608,7854631,991NA
283Towson University, TowsonMD594333,5068,3164,8671025,92649,500
249Louisiana Tech University, RustonLA653033,0228,3753,0111616,85541,100
117New College of Florida, SarasotaFL605740,0768,4812,2938017,553NA
144Clemson University, ClemsonSC536142,8268,5905,2804530,21349,400
148University of Texas at Dallas, RichardsonTX625142,4728,59211,8132619,61349,500
77University of Maryland, College Park, College ParkMD486743,2468,6566,6571925,13159,100
262University of Louisville, LouisvilleKY742534,1928,7057,9082023,37537,700
92University of Georgia, AthensGA566140,1228,7522,1611121,63846,500
143University of Connecticut, StorrsCT506747,9328,7546,5192324,99953,900
138Miami University, OxfordOH666643,7718,7547,0434528,88745,800
181University of Missouri, ColumbiaMO784636,0988,7835,0652925,32146,000
221University of Tennessee, KnoxvilleTN753942,1508,9613,6852423,87042,300
167University of Delaware, NewarkDE666844,3668,9917,0373832,70554,300
241Arizona State University at the Tempe campus, TempeAZ844337,6009,0077,6883421,92045,200
264Western Washington University, BellinghamWA854032,4219,0632,020321,52043,200
136University of Texas at Austin, AustinTX405246,8829,1186,047227,20752,800
255Ramapo College of New Jersey, MahwahNJ535835,6039,12910,9211529,97248,700
184University of Alabama, TuscaloosaAL513935,9509,17812,2093029,32042,400
180Texas A&M University, College StationTX715039,5539,3153,3541925,00552,900
80Ohio State University, ColumbusOH536240,2799,3356,4182926,83042,600
61University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, MinneapolisMN455932,5249,3884,9921026,79647,800
120Georgia Institute of Technology, AtlantaGA333743,9129,5224,3671124,89174,000
225Michigan State University, East LansingMI665346,9029,5878,2411126,12249,800
209University of Massachusetts Amherst, AmherstMA616343,7179,6534,3102030,45349,600
153University of Minnesota, Morris, MorrisMN645421,5509,8803,7272624,53838,800
74University of Wisconsin — Madison, MadisonWI505639,6699,8903,876926,57951,000
204San Diego State University, San DiegoCA343035,7669,9002,300818,40048,700
155Franciscan University of Steubenville, SteubenvilleOH786134,2809,9885,4385532,44335,500
75North Carolina State University, RaleighNC514436,31910,0156,531620,48247,500
257Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, Baton RougeLA773939,57710,0975,0982022,29445,900
280Indiana University Bloomington, BloomingtonIN765944,76510,1375,4463627,30045,300
291University of Colorado Boulder, BoulderCO844649,11910,38010,0193325,12648,000
299University of Arizona, TucsonAZ754043,67010,7268,0993022,76144,400
170St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's CityMD797342,02510,9444,0213024,62148,200
154Rutgers University — New Brunswick, PiscatawayNJ605942,92510,9958,276425,22854,800
201Houghton College, HoughtonNY946638,95611,5839,0461626,92339,200
145Purdue University, West LafayetteIN594640,05411,7446,6971728,34352,600
110College of New Jersey, EwingNJ497340,08512,0745,3301433,63556,800
248Belmont University, NashvilleTN835640,97012,0967,4383228,30639,100
272Washington & Jefferson College, WashingtonPA427255,43213,27015,1297827,00049,900
152Stevens Institute of Technology, HobokenNJ444061,69013,30817,7657826,72282,800
91University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, ChampaignIL596942,99613,5914,7361923,80856,600
102Elon University, ElonNC547644,07013,7226,6032827,17644,500
71College of William and Mary, WilliamsburgVA338353,35013,9146,673725,73356,400
165Samford University, BirminghamAL824838,77014,0469,6366726,54345,800
195Maryville University of Saint Louis, St. LouisMO724938,99814,3239,5593231,69644,500
294University of Vermont, BurlingtonVT736551,51014,7368,6584327,27644,000
10University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel HillNC288146,01714,7916,784818,94550,400
266Spelman College, AtlantaGA546740,75114,8420032,91046,400
139Drury University, SpringfieldMO814634,49514,9878,2637725,33632,200
105University of Washington, SeattleWA556146,65915,0005,500521,53252,100
230Bradley University, PeoriaIL645142,38015,01610,0127027,27752,400
83University of Michigan, Ann ArborMI327654,07815,0507,5362526,51057,900
286St. John Fisher College, RochesterNY686143,25015,06010,0617632,98244,800
254LeTourneau University, LongviewTX493539,03015,1228,0371538,21150,000
258Geneva College, Beaver FallsPA715336,08015,1899,9524032,67337,500
296Nazareth College of Rochester, RochesterNY706545,80315,32715,5947035,39643,900
197Marist College, PoughkeepsieNY396849,00015,4477,6194634,80154,400
263Fairfield University, FairfieldCT727759,54515,68215,4525527,91869,000
297Xavier University, CincinnatiOH736347,46015,74513,7746934,36548,800
22Thomas Aquinas College, Santa PaulaCA836332,50015,7550016,263NA
281Chapman University, OrangeCA475862,65015,84217,0714427,97951,800
224Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma CityOK664941,90816,08218,9315027,81939,400
279Baldwin Wallace University, BereaOH645139,79216,20112,0804832,52644,000
122Drake University, Des MoinesIA697044,39216,66912,8897231,54655,700
298University of California, Riverside, RiversideCA584455,64716,76612,1551421,16648,700
211University of California, Davis, DavisCA415454,75216,9935,626919,70557,100
149Emerson College, BostonMA497757,75217,14014,6751823,60644,800
182University of California, Irvine, IrvineCA376854,15417,3178,541620,31955,800
186Siena College, LoudonvilleNY587543,27217,4237,1065532,67855,100
131University of California, San Diego, La JollaCA335751,82517,6249,195421,79059,600
212Marquette University, MilwaukeeWI675949,39817,78210,2948335,21155,600
132University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa BarbaraCA366954,27117,94812,066421,04552,000
115Hope College, HollandMI827040,85018,0448,2865631,71743,300
246Duquesne University, PittsburghPA736546,59618,05910,8047634,52254,300
295University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa CruzCA575554,76018,1255,8871322,58344,600
293Bethel University, St. PaulMN956345,06018,21710,4974933,68544,000
273University of St. Thomas, St. PaulMN876048,52518,35215,0982437,13154,300
166Butler University, IndianapolisIN686250,06518,70411,9798235,79752,400
76University of California, Los Angeles, Los AngelesCA197353,97418,8064,539620,75959,200
251Loyola University Chicago, ChicagoIL636554,93618,87513,2205231,08950,600
287St. Bonaventure University, St. BonaventureNY705543,31718,89912,5729135,62745,200
261Rochester Institute of Technology, RochesterNY573049,56419,00010,0003826,00056,900
147Gonzaga University, SpokaneWA687349,91719,30512,0838729,51352,800
247Loyola Marymount University, Los AngelesCA536958,66319,4029,4325030,24355,600
42University of Virginia, CharlottesvilleVA298755,64419,4067,277422,93358,600
190William Jewell College, LibertyMO635742,01019,64615,2694629,88540,300
250Southern Methodist University, DallasTX526764,76519,67420,4794934,67152,200
161Goshen College, GoshenIN545641,80020,19513,5696226,58636,300
39Wheaton College, WheatonIL698043,27020,2556,4283725,93942,600
202Saint Louis University, St. LouisMO606151,06620,29113,8805235,61555,200
192University of Dayton, DaytonOH595952,28020,50812,5406335,27852,300
163Augustana College, Rock IslandIL547149,21220,52716,5689531,61249,600
274Centenary College of Louisiana, ShreveportLA664247,45021,90915,8639827,69239,300
168University of Portland, PortlandOR637353,11221,98114,9658326,55751,700
271Saint Michael's College, ColchesterVT807353,00521,99914,5256436,96746,300
69University of California, Berkeley, BerkeleyCA167254,80122,1355,925417,58462,700
179Luther College, DecorahIA717448,15022,19716,0623336,91842,500
268Valparaiso University, ValparaisoIN826047,88022,43313,0036235,44948,100
276Loyola University Maryland, BaltimoreMD607759,92522,56514,6752734,19062,100
112Creighton University, OmahaNE737147,91622,66514,2006833,42857,800
174American University, WashingtonDC467658,25722,75713,9892132,54655,900
277University of Evansville, EvansvilleIN835345,38622,77817,0456029,44140,000
237Providence College, ProvidenceRI638359,73022,86020,0503132,47559,600
127Transylvania University, LexingtonKY836344,93022,88315,3729328,07941,100
226Whitworth University, SpokaneWA756550,69822,97416,8977826,13241,200
103Santa Clara University, Santa ClaraCA497860,48923,15513,1204326,75967,700
193Millsaps College, JacksonMS576249,02223,36320,3549029,02145,200
214University of Dallas, IrvingTX856348,30023,39216,7308832,75545,200
252University of Puget Sound, TacomaWA796857,22023,41014,8869327,77651,500
223Wabash College, CrawfordsvilleIN706850,34023,43116,631530,73449,900
156Cornell College, Mount VernonIA746447,38923,44718,2928925,00441,900
98Illinois Wesleyan University, BloomingtonIL607553,08623,48015,7609132,10154,600
260Hanover College, HanoverIN646646,19623,57718,2219031,00444,400
220Simmons College, BostonMA526752,70023,63614,0304926,00051,400
267Fordham University, New YorkNY487564,67923,88314,5944435,17055,400
67Bucknell University, LewisburgPA318563,26824,00013,8081522,50068,800
227Mercer University, MaconGA675047,11024,04319,1457430,01846,600
175New York University, New YorkNY357266,40024,2467,512927,97758,800
229University of San Diego, San DiegoCA466758,39224,43814,0252730,22556,300
58Principia College, ElsahIL797639,25024,59122,6649123,732NA
233Juniata College, HuntingdonPA747252,74024,99718,0548033,42145,200
238Coe College, Cedar RapidsIA556148,59025,07920,3136431,99243,800
183Saint John's University, CollegevilleMN797250,83025,27415,1847438,08955,900
55Centre College, DanvilleKY728049,32025,49118,7668925,99445,000
151Beloit College, BeloitWI697153,94025,68817,2567328,76837,900
169College of Saint Benedict, Saint JosephMN827452,07525,77015,7087839,43747,600
88Trinity University, San AntonioTX487251,21825,80916,5838135,31853,200
94Clark University, WorcesterMA547250,94025,82616,3626824,99044,100
199Austin College, ShermanTX547249,27325,92619,2973436,95247,600
269Seattle Pacific University, SeattleWA836048,48025,94720,2776628,84443,900
123University of Miami, Coral GablesFL386959,72025,95018,8463526,79352,400
121Muhlenberg College, AllentownPA538157,82526,00711,7925829,70256,000
194Southwestern University, GeorgetownTX496550,25826,12618,5149130,93547,200
104Rhodes College, MemphisTN607655,09526,18318,6428427,07750,300
111Yeshiva University, New YorkNY825952,00426,23221,8403624,10155,600
60Sewanee: The University of the South, SewaneeTN657650,65026,24710,8834821,27738,200
87Gustavus Adolphus College, St. PeterMN618151,69626,39316,66810036,63650,100
288Rollins College, Winter ParkFL576359,91426,63519,1345526,68942,200
265Syracuse University, SyracuseNY536959,61026,77010,2902134,58456,600
130Case Western Reserve University, ClevelandOH386459,61026,98322,0876133,34367,000
78Kalamazoo College, KalamazooMI707752,55226,99016,3588528,40549,400
146Agnes Scott College, DecaturGA687349,38627,24522,1317027,76339,400
135Knox College, GalesburgIL687351,75927,88715,7858329,08541,600
162Tulane University, New OrleansLA287064,02228,23321,3253731,65352,400
203Illinois Institute of Technology, ChicagoIL512856,06628,26219,8546531,90768,200
244Hollins University, RoanokeVA576148,53528,32023,0678137,33237,000
208Hobart and William Smith Colleges, GenevaNY507462,46928,39015,5355334,20948,600
44Whitman College, Walla WallaWA418259,10228,4849,1045519,14743,000
259Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, TroyNY386166,17228,52715,8607041,81481,700
219University of Denver, DenverCO766657,62028,59714,7245829,05051,400
63St. Olaf College, NorthfieldMN518653,73028,64413,2906328,39644,800
176Hendrix College, ConwayAR826453,21428,85525,7569130,15140,500
108Bentley University, WalthamMA468359,80529,02516,7613330,60274,900
134Lawrence University, AppletonWI736653,85029,11118,0078033,75542,800
256Clarkson University, PotsdamNY625859,89029,17919,1917428,00068,400
242St. John's College, Santa FeNM814260,63929,28810,8057225,57032,300
150Lewis & Clark College, PortlandOR677157,01229,33413,3825426,55643,400
116Wofford College, SpartanburgSC777151,08529,59815,0576524,99946,800
119Villanova University, VillanovaPA498561,27329,62914,0671135,12273,700
100College of Wooster, WoosterOH597056,60029,65719,3298924,50644,400
159Boston University, BostonMA358063,95629,85417,5941139,16660,600
126George Washington University, WashingtonDC447263,76029,91718,7563631,12864,500
157Carnegie Mellon University, PittsburghPA257265,89530,06810,867631,90572,000
158Earlham College, RichmondIN656554,71030,35012,1433227,42132,300
218St. John's College, AnnapolisMD876760,63930,56419,2587128,73034,300
90University of Southern California, Los AngelesCA187665,63230,65619,0142728,54166,100
66Mount Holyoke College, South HadleyMA557657,69630,70716,8884123,91444,100
89DePauw University, GreencastleIN617557,27830,89516,7649127,00547,800
240Wheaton College, NortonMA707560,80531,09012,4867129,65146,400
185College of the Atlantic, Bar HarborME715752,11631,5789,6934423,92627,000
140St. Lawrence University, CantonNY487862,86531,63620,2257626,79245,500
125Furman University, GreenvilleSC698058,73431,66517,1666825,90347,500
48College of the Holy Cross, WorcesterMA439060,62432,20733,808428,35463,700
114Brandeis University, WalthamMA358564,45432,27617,8951028,85558,800
68Oberlin College, OberlinOH337664,64632,31713,1676725,01838,400
99Gettysburg College, GettysburgPA458061,40032,45812,4014227,71452,200
97Dickinson College, CarlislePA488162,94132,78610,1513125,39252,100
70Lehigh University, BethlehemPA347659,51032,99512,424931,87776,800
46University of Notre Dame, Notre DameIN219062,82533,02515,8041226,67469,400
109Union College, SchenectadyNY418063,77433,9159,0255329,58661,800
30Carleton College, NorthfieldMN239162,84634,0503,0951518,30246,100
73Denison University, GranvilleOH517959,51034,25418,5379227,77348,600
53Johns Hopkins University, BaltimoreMD158864,96034,46230,165323,62769,200
41Macalester College, St. PaulMN368560,87934,52711,8562624,15645,700
171Sarah Lawrence College, BronxvilleNY537166,22534,65016,5826318,48339,700
54Boston College, Chestnut HillMA348863,93034,72919,189321,09967,000
56Scripps College, ClaremontCA278065,06034,79219,7122320,06047,200
7Rice University, HoustonTX158256,70334,95413,7302122,24159,900
96University of Rochester, RochesterNY367363,96635,07613,6175330,60455,500
51Pitzer College, ClaremontCA138064,88035,2934,687119,42245,300
59Lafayette College, EastonPA308862,68035,41223,4691327,49769,800
79Wake Forest University, Winston-SalemNC348362,07835,55116,0551034,74561,000
57Washington University in St. Louis, St. LouisMO179064,35035,5558,6651823,85862,300
50Harvey Mudd College, ClaremontCA149068,05535,63710,5464624,50378,600
107Occidental College, Los AngelesCA428064,44635,6619,9283030,42750,100
106Connecticut College, New LondonCT387863,96535,8850028,32151,000
86Bryn Mawr College, Bryn MawrPA407662,99036,40210,8331024,46650,400
47Georgetown University, WashingtonDC179164,38536,8780022,46483,300
17Massachusetts Institute of Technology, CambridgeMA88161,43437,0900019,06491,600
64Tufts University, MedfordMA178865,30837,147500326,61667,800
18Grinnell College, GrinnellIA288559,29837,15316,9684516,31545,600
4Davidson College, DavidsonNC229061,11937,17023,8341522,00058,500
24University of Richmond, RichmondVA328060,31037,19923,6922822,55060,800
142Pepperdine University, MalibuCA357563,65237,29318,9743131,88461,400
15California Institute of Technology, PasadenaCA98560,08437,5570012,10474,000
35Cornell University, IthacaNY148763,68437,5590021,41170,900
23Emory University, AtlantaGA278460,66837,65722,538524,74159,000
45Northwestern University, EvanstonIL138565,60337,6742,480819,86464,100
12Kenyon College, GambierOH258962,93038,03913,3112220,32343,700
72Skidmore College, Saratoga SpringsNY378563,49238,40012,000122,88743,100
43Smith College, NorthamptonMA428262,55838,41715,9821224,75842,700
37Colorado College, Colorado SpringsCO188261,45938,46911,5541119,75641,100
32Hamilton College, ClintonNY268663,37038,7620018,94157,300
40Barnard College, New YorkNY248263,89138,8420017,66057,400
34Bates College, LewistonME258463,34038,9210018,92953,500
28Bowdoin College, BrunswickME158662,19038,9781,000525,50354,800
16Middlebury College, MiddleburyVT178962,45639,2380017,97553,400
101Reed College, PortlandOR396763,58039,3290019,15136,200
82Franklin & Marshall College, LancasterPA398364,57039,56412,636327,47454,800
6Vanderbilt University, NashvilleTN138861,47039,95322,3722020,79060,900
29Wellesley College, WellesleyMA308262,14039,9880012,95656,700
33University of Pennsylvania, PhiladelphiaPA108764,77640,0440019,44278,200
5Swarthmore College, SwarthmorePA178962,69040,31437,474221,86649,400
49Claremont McKenna College, ClaremontCA118065,22540,43815,7321023,23263,600
31Brown University, ProvidenceRI98563,49640,9179,452024,30059,700
38Colby College, WatervilleME288562,46241,033500021,95853,000
19Colgate University, HamiltonNY269063,58041,4280021,40561,500
8Pomona College, ClaremontCA129063,67041,4430016,27352,600
1Washington and Lee University, LexingtonVA208559,20241,47236,2931423,22477,600
14Wesleyan University, MiddletownCT248764,07841,53248,032122,95950,900
21Stanford University, StanfordCA57661,85241,6208,980019,23080,900
113Trinity College, HartfordCT337964,92041,68424,836628,23756,100
11Duke University, DurhamNC118764,59341,91020,7142120,55676,700
2Princeton University, PrincetonNJ79058,66042,097006,60075,100
27Dartmouth College, HanoverNH128865,09442,2630021,53367,100
26Haverford College, HaverfordPA258865,41042,6210015,54055,600
25Vassar College, PoughkeepsieNY248864,23043,0940017,47647,100
13Williams College, WilliamstownMA198964,09043,6890014,17058,100
3Harvard University, CambridgeMA68661,65944,43020,827015,11787,200
9Yale University, New HavenCT68763,25045,7100014,85366,000
20Amherst College, AmherstMA148764,77247,2430014,49056,800
Cost Data - through November 23, 2015
# - 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; $13,472 for Mormons.
NA - Not available.
* All students admitted receive a 4-year tuition scholarship of $23,400 for the 2014-15 academic year.


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.