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    1. University of Hawaii-Manoa

    Honolulu, HI
    • $30,696 Tuition
    • 14,126 Enrolled
    • 530 Avg SAT Reading
    • 560 Avg SAT Math
    • 520 Avg SAT Writing
    The University of Hawaii—Manoa, the flagship school of the University of Hawaii system, offers a solid education and university experience at a competitive price. Students appreciate the diversity of the school—“not only of the students and staff, ...

    2. Howard University

    Washington, DC
    • $22,737 Tuition
    • 7,013 Enrolled
    • 560 Avg SAT Reading
    • 550 Avg SAT Math
    • 540 Avg SAT Writing
    Noted for “outstanding achievements as an institution as well as the accomplishments of a great majority of its alumni,” Howard University takes great pride in preparing students “to compete on a local and global level.” With “inspiring faculty and ...

    3. United States Merchant Marine Academy

    Kings Point, NY
    • $0 Tuition
    • 958 Enrolled
    • 620 Avg SAT Reading
    • 650 Avg SAT Math
    Tucked away on Long Island, the United States Merchant Marine Academy offers students the chance to pursue a prestigious though rigorous and regimented education. Further, it allows undergrads to join “a group of elite students who work hard and ...

    4. New Jersey Institute of Technology

    Newark, NJ
    • $27,652 Tuition
    • 7,550 Enrolled
    • 560 Avg SAT Reading
    • 620 Avg SAT Math
    • 550 Avg SAT Writing
    NJIT is certainly a crown jewel within New Jersey’s public university system. Indeed, armed with a great reputation, NJIT offers undergrads “quality academic programs” at an “affordable” price. Students here truly appreciate that they are surrounded ...

    5. Hampton University

    Hampton, VA
    • $17,732 Tuition
    • 3,851 Enrolled
    • 530 Avg SAT Reading
    • 520 Avg SAT Math
    Virginia’s Hampton University is one of the world’s top historically black universities (HBCU), offering students a progressive education in business, the sciences, and the liberal arts. This “school of tradition, family values, and excellent ...

    6. Tuskegee University

    Tuskegee, AL
    • $18,100 Tuition
    • 2,215 Enrolled
    • 460 Avg SAT Reading
    • 460 Avg SAT Math
    For the past 132 years, Tuskegee University has strived to continue the legacy of higher learning created by Booker T. Washington and upheld by its other notable presidents and benefactors. The “rich history” of this historically black university ...

    7. Wells College

    Aurora, NY
    • $33,200 Tuition
    • 568 Enrolled
    • 560 Avg SAT Reading
    • 540 Avg SAT Math
    • 540 Avg SAT Writing
    From the School: Wells College is a coeducational, private, liberal arts college enrolling 551 students from across the United States and throughout the world. Today, true to its heritage, Wells maintains a national reputation for ...

    8. Warren Wilson College

    Asheville, NC
    • $31,980 Tuition
    • 824 Enrolled
    • 580 Avg SAT Reading
    • 530 Avg SAT Math
    • 540 Avg SAT Writing
    Warren Wilson’s unique approach to education is encapsulated in its “Triad program.” This distinctive curriculum combines academics with “work and service.” Though this program might demand more of your time, undergrads here speak quite highly of ...

    9. Prescott College

    Prescott, AZ
    • $24,960 Tuition
    • 464 Enrolled
    • 540 Avg SAT Reading
    • 500 Avg SAT Math
    • 500 Avg SAT Writing
    Prescott College, a small, progressive school, “encourages critical and forward thinking around issues of social justice and sustainability.” The school shines in interdisciplinary fields, such as environmental studies, human development and ...

    10. New York University

    New York, NY
    • $43,746 Tuition
    • 24,985 Enrolled
    • 660 Avg SAT Reading
    • 680 Avg SAT Math
    • 670 Avg SAT Writing
    From the School: NYU is the largest independent research university in the United States, yet it also retains a close-knit community that combines the intellectual atmosphere of a smallto medium-sized college with the myriad cultural ...

    11. State University of New York--Purchase College

    Purchase, NY
    • $15,820 Tuition
    • 4,188 Enrolled
    • 560 Avg SAT Reading
    • 540 Avg SAT Math
    In urging its students to “Think Wide Open,” SUNY Purchase features “unique and artistic minds” within its “wonderfully diverse community of people.” Boasting both great value and close proximity to New York City, SUNY Purchase is well known for its ...

    12. Illinois Institute of Technology

    Chicago, IL
    • $39,691 Tuition
    • 3,099 Enrolled
    • 580 Avg SAT Reading
    • 690 Avg SAT Math
    • 580 Avg SAT Writing
    Those looking for an easy academic experience will want to look elsewhere, as the Illinois Institute of Technology will “challenge you beyond what you think are your limits, and settle only for excellence.” Students in this Chicago-based school feel ...

    13. University of New Orleans

    New Orleans, LA
    • $19,907 Tuition
    • 7,152 Enrolled
    • 560 Avg SAT Reading
    • 580 Avg SAT Math
    The University of New Orleans is a public research university in one of the world’s most fascinating and unique cities. This “not too big, not too small” school is a “diverse environment that makes it a welcoming area to be” and provides “lots of ...

    14. Manhattanville College

    Purchase, NY
    • $34,870 Tuition
    • 1,798 Enrolled
    • 540 Avg SAT Reading
    • 530 Avg SAT Math
    • 540 Avg SAT Writing
    Located on a “beautiful, nature-filled campus,” the “small, but extremely diverse” Manhattanville College focuses on “building a community among all students.” Many students agree that “Manhattanville College is very good at playing to its ...

    15. Bard College

    Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
    • $49,226 Tuition
    • 2,059 Enrolled
    • 660 Avg SAT Reading
    • 620 Avg SAT Math
    Bard College is private, liberal arts institution located in the Hudson Valley that boasts a strong arts focus and a dedication to civic engagement locally, nationally, and worldwide in ways that “are unheard of for an institution of this size.” The ...

    16. California Institute of Technology

    Pasadena, CA
    • $43,710 Tuition
    • 983 Enrolled
    • 760 Avg SAT Reading
    • 780 Avg SAT Math
    • 760 Avg SAT Writing
    Beyond arguably one of the most rigorous undergraduate educations in science out there, Caltech is a small, tight-knit community that is “geared towards training tomorrow’s leaders and pioneers in the field of science.” There may be a heavy emphasis ...

    17. Catholic University of America

    Washington, DC
    • $39,200 Tuition
    • 3,572 Enrolled
    • 560 Avg SAT Reading
    • 560 Avg SAT Math
    Located in our vibrant capital city, The Catholic University of America undoubtedly provides undergrads with a “wonderful campus in a great location.” Impressively, “despite being in such a big city, there’s a great community feel to the school that ...

    18. Alfred University

    Alfred, NY
    • $27,824 Tuition
    • 1,960 Enrolled
    • 540 Avg SAT Reading
    • 560 Avg SAT Math
    • 520 Avg SAT Writing
    Alfred University is a small school with an impressive range of world-class majors. The school is known for its “excellent art program,” particularly its ceramics and glass majors, as well as for its engineering and psychology programs. While some ...

    19. McGill University

    Montreal, QC
    • 25,081 Enrolled
    • 690 Avg SAT Reading
    • 680 Avg SAT Math
    • 690 Avg SAT Writing
    A world class school in a great city (Montreal), McGill University has “a nearly unparalleled reputation” around North America and the world, and gives students “the tools [they] need, a positive environment,” and the space for them to make their ...

    20. University of Maine

    Orono, ME
    • $26,640 Tuition
    • 9,339 Enrolled
    • 540 Avg SAT Reading
    • 540 Avg SAT Math
    • 520 Avg SAT Writing
    From the School: UMaine: Beyond Your Expectations

    The University of Maine offers the major research, close-knit community and lauded academics that go beyond your expectations. As Maine's flagship public university, UMaine ...


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