Tool | March 2014
Kiplinger's Best College Values
Compare the 200 top values in liberal-arts colleges or private universities, or create your own custom lists of colleges from our rankings or schools from a particular state. Use the arrows at the top of any column of data to rank any list of colleges by cost and financial-aid measures. For more information on a particular college, click the college's name.
|7||Stanford University, Stanford||CA||7%||5||80%||$57,911||$39,897||$14,010||0%†||$18,833|
|9||California Institute of Technology, Pasadena||CA||12||3||79||55,368||34,831||0||0||15,090|
|29||University of Southern California, Los Angeles||CA||20||9||74||60,850||28,345||17,491||25||28,575|
|39||Santa Clara University, Santa Clara||CA||51||12||79||56,412||19,985||12,228||47||28,672|
|43||Pepperdine University, Malibu||CA||38||13||73||59,292||40,961||18,268||26||30,101|
|69||Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego||CA||56||14||61||41,880||15,237||8,049||44||31,851|
|71||University of San Diego, San Diego||CA||43||16||65||55,012||22,914||13,522||28||29,874|
|94||Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles||CA||50||11||66||55,525||18,962||9,584||40||34,629|
* Percentage of all undergraduates without need who received non-need-based aid.
† - Fewer than 15 students who received non-need-based aid.
# - For non-Mormons; $13,092 for Mormons.
SOURCE - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.