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    1. Clarkson University

    Potsdam, NY
    • $43,690 Tuition
    • 1190 Avg SAT
    • 3,247 Enrolled

    Located in the wilds of northern New York, Clarkson University is best known for its strong business and engineering programs, and its exceptional record of career placement for graduates thanks to its “amazing reputation with a large range of ...

    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. Bradley University

    Peoria, IL
    • $30,500 Tuition
    • 1170 Avg SAT
    • 4,872 Enrolled

    Academically, Bradley provides “the resources of a large university with the familiarity that comes from a small liberal arts school.” The goal is to provide students with a hands-on learning environment and to prepare them for the world beyond ...

    4. Marywood University

    Scranton, PA
    • $30,942 Tuition
    • 1030 Avg SAT
    • 2,003 Enrolled

    Marywood University is well-known for offering some of the most unique and outstanding pre-professional programs of study in the Pennsylvania area. Students rave about the “really fantastic” education department, and they call the art therapy ...

    5. United States Coast Guard Academy

    New London, CT
    • $0 Tuition
    • 1260 Avg SAT
    • 896 Enrolled

    Students at the United States Coast Guard Academy recommend their school as "highly demanding, immensely rewarding, professionally oriented and the best choice to make the best friends you are ever going to have." .tviany appreciate the ...

    6. Salisbury University

    Salisbury, MD
    • $14,614 Tuition
    • 1150 Avg SAT
    • 7,997 Enrolled

    A member of Maryland’s university system, Salisbury University provides undergraduates with a variety of majors and small class sizes coupled with the benefit of a state school price tag. A “good medium size[d]” University, Salisbury is “big enough ...

    7. Bard College at Simon's Rock

    Great Barrington, MA
    • $47,442 Tuition
    • 1320 Avg SAT
    • 329 Enrolled

    There’s no one else doing what Bard College at Simon’s Rock is doing. The small, selective “early college” aims “to create a good experience for passionate younger students” through small class sizes, engaging class discussion, and “catering to each ...

    8. Duquesne University

    Pittsburgh, PA
    • $30,070 Tuition
    • 1140 Avg SAT
    • 5,995 Enrolled

    Duquesne University in Pittsburgh is a Catholic University that focuses on “guiding students to be involved, seek their interests, and be constructive members of society.” With around 6,000 undergraduates and a “culturally-rich urban setting” in ...

    9. University of Dallas

    Irving, TX
    • $33,360 Tuition
    • 1200 Avg SAT
    • 1,327 Enrolled

    At the University of Dallas, a Catholic school in Irving, Texas, “the core curriculum provides an amazing foundation for any major,” a broad, sweeping curriculum that “really pushes students to use the greatest amount of brain power.” Push you this ...

    10. Prescott College

    Prescott, AZ
    • $24,960 Tuition
    • 1080 Avg SAT
    • 545 Enrolled

    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 ...

    11. William Jewell College

    Liberty, MO
    • $31,730 Tuition
    • 1100 Avg SAT
    • 1,043 Enrolled

    The minute students step onto campus at William Jewell, they are welcomed into an “amazing community” replete with “top-notch academics.” As one senior gushes, “Everyone on campus makes you feel at home and the faculty and staff are some of the most ...

    12. 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 ...

    13. Tuskegee University

    Tuskegee, AL
    • $18,100 Tuition
    • 920 Avg SAT
    • 2,215 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 ...

    14. Washington College

    Chestertown, MD
    • $41,596 Tuition
    • 1160 Avg SAT
    • 1,463 Enrolled

    From the School: The first college chartered for the new nation, Washington College was founded in 1782 to educate citizens for the tasks of the new democracy, and that mission remains central today. The College's rich history helps ...

    15. University of Denver

    Denver, CO
    • $43,164 Tuition
    • 1200 Avg SAT
    • 5,643 Enrolled

    From the moment you set foot on campus, it’s evident that the University of Denver is truly “committed to its students.” Undoubtedly, the school offers “academic rigor,” a “beautiful campus” and an unbeatable location. Moreover, with a student ...

    16. Montana Tech of the Univ. of Montana

    Butte, MT
    • $20,068 Tuition
    • 1120 Avg SAT
    • 2,751 Enrolled

    Even if Montana Tech of the University of Montana weren’t one of the only tech institutes in the state, its excellent science programs and reputation for developing high quality engineers to send out into the workforce would keep its classrooms ...

    17. 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 ...

    18. Juniata College

    Huntingdon, PA
    • $37,870 Tuition
    • 1150 Avg SAT
    • 1,625 Enrolled

    Juniata College is a private liberal arts college located in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. The college is named after the Juniata River. The school has “excellent science programs,” and a few students say that there need to be “more resources [for] ...

    19. 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, ...

    20. Drexel University

    Philadelphia, PA
    • $44,646 Tuition
    • 1200 Avg SAT
    • 16,896 Enrolled

    By far the biggest draw for students seems to be Drexel University’s cooperative education program that “gives students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and develop professionally in their field of study.” The co-op program is “an amazing ...


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