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    1. New Jersey Institute of Technology

    Newark, NJ
    • $23,116 Tuition
    • 1140 Avg SAT
    • 7,111 Enrolled

    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 ...

    2. United States Merchant Marine Academy

    Kings Point, NY
    • $0 Tuition
    • 1270 Avg SAT
    • 958 Enrolled

    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 ...

    3. Stevens Institute of Technology

    Hoboken, NJ
    • $42,920 Tuition
    • 1260 Avg SAT
    • 2,369 Enrolled

    From the School: A strong commitment to discovery, collaboration and mentorship drive the academic culture at Stevens Institute of Technology, known as The Innovation University. Stevens has built upon a legacy of technological innovation ...

    4. Howard University

    Washington, DC
    • $22,737 Tuition
    • 1080 Avg SAT
    • 6,974 Enrolled

    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 ...

    5. State University of New York--Stony Brook University

    Stony Brook, NY
    • $19,590 Tuition
    • 1250 Avg SAT
    • 16,107 Enrolled

    Students at Stony Brook University get all the advantages of a “premiere science and research university,” while also benefiting from the diverse atmosphere and low tuition costs of a large public institution. The school has a “great reputation ...

    6. California Institute of Technology

    Pasadena, CA
    • $41,790 Tuition
    • 1540 Avg SAT
    • 977 Enrolled

    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 ...

    7. Hampton University

    Hampton, VA
    • $17,732 Tuition
    • 1050 Avg SAT
    • 3,851 Enrolled

    Virginia’s Hampton University is one of the world’s top historically black universities, offering students a progressive education in business, the sciences, and the liberal arts. This “school of tradition, family values, and excellent education” is ...

    8. McGill University

    Montreal, QC
    • $5,500 Tuition
    • 1380 Avg SAT
    • 22,523 Enrolled

    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 ...

    9. Tuskegee University

    Tuskegee, AL
    • $18,100 Tuition
    • 920 Avg SAT
    • 2,606 Enrolled

    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 the school has always been about ...

    10. Illinois Institute of Technology

    Chicago, IL
    • $39,691 Tuition
    • 1270 Avg SAT
    • 3,099 Enrolled

    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 ...

    11. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, CT
    • $30,038 Tuition
    • 1230 Avg SAT
    • 18,032 Enrolled

    The University of Connecticut is an “academically strong, athletically powerful [and] environmentally aware” school that fosters “a strong sense of school pride.” The school “has big-time sports and activities in a large campus” while maintaining “a ...

    12. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey--New Brunswick

    Piscataway, NJ
    • $24,742 Tuition
    • 1210 Avg SAT
    • 33,900 Enrolled

    Rutgers is “a big school with many different types of people,” a “diverse university in all aspects of the word—academically, culturally, politically, ethnically, linguistically, and socially,” which offers “opportunities around every corner.” No ...

    13. University of Hawaii-Manoa

    Honolulu, HI
    • $28,632 Tuition
    • 1080 Avg SAT
    • 14,499 Enrolled

    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, ...

    14. University of California--San Diego

    La Jolla, CA
    • $36,334 Tuition
    • 1290 Avg SAT
    • 23,805 Enrolled

    UCSD is widely regarded by students as “one of the top science universities in the United States.” As a result, the school attracts bright students who benefit from “access to cutting edge technology and theories” and “great opportunities for ...

    15. University of California--Los Angeles

    Los Angeles, CA
    • $34,098 Tuition
    • 1320 Avg SAT
    • 29,633 Enrolled

    Undergrads at this esteemed university don’t mince words when boasting about all that UCLA has to offer. As a geography and environmental science double-major proudly declares, “There’s nothing that can’t be accomplished at UCLA. The possibilities ...

    16. City University of New York--Baruch College

    New York, NY
    • $16,050 Tuition
    • 1230 Avg SAT
    • 14,082 Enrolled

    Baruch College consists of three schools, and although its Weissman School of Arts and Sciences and School of Public Affairs are both strong, it’s the Zicklin School of Business that garners nearly all the attention here (as well over threequarters ...

    17. University of Louisville

    Louisville, KY
    • $24,124 Tuition
    • 1140 Avg SAT
    • 15,962 Enrolled

    University of Louisville is an institution that affords undergraduates “endless opportunities.” Certainly, as one of Kentucky’s premiere public universities, a Louisville education means students are getting a “great value” and an affordable price ...

    18. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, RI
    • $26,444 Tuition
    • 1100 Avg SAT
    • 13,589 Enrolled

    From the School: At the University of Rhode Island, students will find some of today's leading innovators, discoverers, and creative problem solvers offering a steady flow of big ideas to address global issues. From new technologies for ...

    19. University of California--Davis

    Davis, CA
    • $34,098 Tuition
    • 1210 Avg SAT
    • 26,663 Enrolled

    Backed by "strong science programs," "cutting-edge research," and "the incred­ ible amount of internships available," UC Davis is many students' idea of great academia. It's not every university where you can "touch a pig, pet a baby goat, and ...

    20. University of North Dakota

    Grand Forks, ND
    • $17,056 Tuition
    • 11,537 Enrolled

    The University of North Dakota, located in the town of Grand Forks, is a public university that is “incredibly proud of its aviation department,” and many students agree that the pride shows through. While the professors early in a student’s career ...


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