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Great Schools

Each of these schools outperforms the median for post-graduation salaries!

Colleges to consider for a 1000 SAT score:

Universities are sorted by the average price paid by students who received Pell Grants last year. In-state tuition is used for public universities. Click on the school name to see a full analysis.

  1. Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL – $5,772
  2. CUNY Queens College, Queens, NY – $6,775
  3. Arizona State University-West, Glendale, AZ – $7,619
  4. Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR – $8,195
  5. California State University-Fullerton, Fullerton, CA – $8,311
  6. Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY – $8,446
  7. Brigham Young University-Idaho, Rexburg, ID – $8,518
  8. Marshall University, Huntington, WV – $9,465
  9. Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA – $9,561
  10. California State University-Long Beach, Long Beach, CA – $9,733
  11. The University of Tennessee-Martin, Martin, TN – $9,911
  12. University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA – $10,191
  13. Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS – $10,224
  14. University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK – $10,248
  15. Murray State University, Murray, KY – $10,322
  16. Lyon College, Batesville, AR – $10,434
  17. Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR – $10,575
  18. University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA – $10,617
  19. McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA – $10,722
  20. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV – $10,726
  21. Minot State University, Minot, ND – $10,817
  22. West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV – $10,997
  23. University of Missouri-St Louis, Saint Louis, MO – $11,006
  24. The University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL – $11,040
  25. Marion Military Institute, Marion, AL – $11,051
  26. Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA – $11,106
  27. University of Washington-Bothell Campus, Bothell, WA – $11,121
  28. Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY – $11,150
  29. Texas A&M University-Texarkana, Texarkana, TX – $11,211
  30. Dickinson State University, Dickinson, ND – $11,398
  31. Troy University, Troy, AL – $11,479
  32. Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ – $11,581
  33. Brigham Young University-Hawaii, Laie, HI – $11,612
  34. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC – $11,758
  35. University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, IL – $12,077
  36. Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, KY – $12,147
  37. Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN – $12,173
  38. Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO – $12,277
  39. The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX – $12,285
  40. Rutgers University-Newark, Newark, NJ – $12,360
  41. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN – $12,417
  42. Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN – $12,425
  43. California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, Pomona, CA – $12,484
  44. University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS – $12,570
  45. University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY – $12,578
  46. The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA – $12,580
  47. Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL – $12,605
  48. University of California-Riverside, Riverside, CA – $12,645
  49. University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston, MA – $12,805
  50. University of New Mexico-Main Campus, Albuquerque, NM – $12,827
  51. University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE – $12,899
  52. The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX – $12,981
  53. Chicago State University, Chicago, IL – $13,016
  54. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington, Abington, PA – $13,058
  55. Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI – $13,136
  56. Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN – $13,247
  57. University of Memphis, Memphis, TN – $13,306
  58. Augusta University, Augusta, GA – $13,467
  59. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, Stillwater, OK – $13,538
  60. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley, Center Valley, PA – $13,626
  61. University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI – $13,705
  62. University of North Texas, Denton, TX – $13,759
  63. The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX – $13,844
  64. Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT – $13,858
  65. The University of Montana, Missoula, MT – $13,978
  66. University of Michigan-Flint, Flint, MI – $14,024
  67. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington, New Kensington, PA – $14,063
  68. Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA – $14,132
  69. University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NV – $14,164
  70. Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI – $14,165
  71. University of Idaho, Moscow, ID – $14,191
  72. Boise State University, Boise, ID – $14,205
  73. Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN – $14,233
  74. San Jose State University, San Jose, CA – $14,376
  75. Saint Cloud State University, Saint Cloud, MN – $14,376
  76. University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX – $14,411
  77. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC – $14,433
  78. Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL – $14,499
  79. The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN – $14,673
  80. Texas State University, San Marcos, TX – $14,725
  81. University of Mount Olive, Mount Olive, NC – $14,750
  82. University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL – $14,755
  83. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State DuBois, DuBois, PA – $14,772
  84. Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA – $14,773
  85. Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, MI – $14,787
  86. University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, CO – $14,816
  87. University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND – $15,045
  88. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI – $15,069
  89. Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC – $15,111
  90. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York, York, PA – $15,135
  91. East Carolina University, Greenville, NC – $15,203
  92. SUNY College at Brockport, Brockport, NY – $15,305
  93. East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN – $15,509
  94. Ball State University, Muncie, IN – $15,521
  95. Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, MN – $15,593
  96. SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill, Cobleskill, NY – $15,634
  97. Goshen College, Goshen, IN – $15,642
  98. University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA – $15,666
  99. Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI – $15,666
  100. Missouri State University-Springfield, Springfield, MO – $15,687
  101. Rutgers University-Camden, Camden, NJ – $15,705
  102. Portland State University, Portland, OR – $15,762
  103. Wright State University-Main Campus, Dayton, OH – $15,769
  104. Dakota State University, Madison, SD – $15,803
  105. University of Maine, Orono, ME – $15,895
  106. Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA – $15,920
  107. SUNY College at Oswego, Oswego, NY – $15,928
  108. Western State Colorado University, Gunnison, CO – $16,028
  109. University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO – $16,029
  110. University of Toledo, Toledo, OH – $16,050
  111. Maryville College, Maryville, TN – $16,258
  112. Charleston Southern University, Charleston, SC – $16,267
  113. Washington State University, Pullman, WA – $16,278
  114. Mount Saint Joseph University, Cincinnati, OH – $16,280
  115. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA – $16,471
  116. Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI – $16,496
  117. Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC – $16,504
  118. Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary, Ankeny, IA – $16,520
  119. Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN – $16,540
  120. Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT – $16,576
  121. University of Mary, Bismarck, ND – $16,636
  122. Mississippi College, Clinton, MS – $16,660
  123. Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls, OR – $16,687
  124. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI – $16,824
  125. Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH – $16,828
  126. University of Jamestown, Jamestown, ND – $16,848
  127. University of Minnesota-Duluth, Duluth, MN – $16,850
  128. SUNY at Albany, Albany, NY – $16,888
  129. Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC – $16,939
  130. St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX – $16,947
  131. Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, MA – $16,960
  132. St. Joseph’s College-New York, Brooklyn, NY – $16,976
  133. SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, NY – $17,009
  134. Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO – $17,012
  135. University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD – $17,078
  136. Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, TN – $17,104
  137. Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, OH – $17,128
  138. University of Minnesota-Rochester, Rochester, MN – $17,238
  139. Wingate University, Wingate, NC – $17,326
  140. University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg, Greensburg, PA – $17,342
  141. Lee University, Cleveland, TN – $17,392
  142. University of Akron Main Campus, Akron, OH – $17,424
  143. SUNY at Fredonia, Fredonia, NY – $17,463
  144. Loras College, Dubuque, IA – $17,540
  145. Towson University, Towson, MD – $17,628
  146. Wichita State University, Wichita, KS – $17,640
  147. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Carbondale, IL – $17,660
  148. Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI – $17,699
  149. Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA – $17,710
  150. Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, OH – $17,720
  151. Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI – $17,738
  152. McPherson College, McPherson, KS – $17,754
  153. Dominican University, River Forest, IL – $17,756
  154. Grace College and Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, IN – $17,809
  155. Boston Baptist College, Boston, MA – $17,822
  156. University of St Francis, Joliet, IL – $17,854
  157. College of Charleston, Charleston, SC – $17,894
  158. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA – $17,923
  159. University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL – $18,000
  160. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver, Monaca, PA – $18,021
  161. Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, OK – $18,030
  162. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton, Hazleton, PA – $18,135
  163. Oklahoma Christian University, Edmond, OK – $18,153
  164. Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA – $18,194
  165. Stephens College, Columbia, MO – $18,254
  166. Bowling Green State University-Main Campus, Bowling Green, OH – $18,272
  167. Faulkner University, Montgomery, AL – $18,298
  168. Albion College, Albion, MI – $18,307
  169. Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA – $18,347
  170. Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL – $18,349
  171. Citadel Military College of South Carolina, Charleston, SC – $18,430
  172. Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA – $18,539
  173. Converse College, Spartanburg, SC – $18,543
  174. North Central University, Minneapolis, MN – $18,548
  175. SUNY at Purchase College, Purchase, NY – $18,597
  176. Kent State University at Kent, Kent, OH – $18,680
  177. Young Harris College, Young Harris, GA – $18,687
  178. Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion, Marion, IN – $18,773
  179. Muskingum University, New Concord, OH – $18,788
  180. Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, KY – $18,816
  181. Niagara University, Niagara University, NY – $18,888
  182. Quincy University, Quincy, IL – $18,960
  183. Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, MD – $19,003
  184. University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown, Johnstown, PA – $19,053
  185. Northwest University, Kirkland, WA – $19,054
  186. SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY – $19,101
  187. Worcester State University, Worcester, MA – $19,113
  188. Cairn University-Langhorne, Langhorne, PA – $19,150
  189. University of St Thomas, Houston, TX – $19,161
  190. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI – $19,216
  191. Stockton University, Galloway, NJ – $19,233
  192. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, Slippery Rock, PA – $19,239
  193. Bethel College-Indiana, Mishawaka, IN – $19,249
  194. Augustana University, Sioux Falls, SD – $19,293
  195. The King’s University, Southlake, TX – $19,351
  196. North Park University, Chicago, IL – $19,366
  197. University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO – $19,387
  198. Concordia University-Chicago, River Forest, IL – $19,540
  199. Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, MI – $19,543
  200. Erskine College, Due West, SC – $19,629
  201. Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA – $19,688
  202. Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VA – $19,861
  203. University of La Verne, La Verne, CA – $19,863
  204. Anderson University, Anderson, SC – $19,870
  205. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Winona, MN – $19,940
  206. Westminster College, Fulton, MO – $19,940
  207. Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL – $19,944
  208. Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL – $19,992
  209. Huntington University, Huntington, IN – $20,021
  210. Ripon College, Ripon, WI – $20,041
  211. Lewis University, Romeoville, IL – $20,117
  212. Capitol Technology University, Laurel, MD – $20,174
  213. Lancaster Bible College, Lancaster, PA – $20,220
  214. Capital University, Columbus, OH – $20,268
  215. Canisius College, Buffalo, NY – $20,346
  216. Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR – $20,396
  217. Trinity International University-Illinois, Deerfield, IL – $20,416
  218. Eureka College, Eureka, IL – $20,426
  219. Union College, Lincoln, NE – $20,535
  220. Southern Virginia University, Buena Vista, VA – $20,558
  221. Marian University, Indianapolis, IN – $20,575
  222. University of Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD – $20,650
  223. Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Millersville, PA – $20,676
  224. Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA – $20,721
  225. Saint Martin’s University, Lacey, WA – $20,795
  226. Holy Cross College, Notre Dame, IN – $20,832
  227. Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN – $20,871
  228. Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX – $20,938
  229. Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK – $21,001
  230. Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ – $21,022
  231. Eastern University, Saint Davids, PA – $21,063
  232. South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD – $21,070
  233. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA – $21,136
  234. Ashland University, Ashland, OH – $21,161
  235. Lubbock Christian University, Lubbock, TX – $21,201
  236. Alfred University, Alfred, NY – $21,221
  237. Baker University, Baldwin City, KS – $21,224
  238. University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH – $21,247
  239. William Jessup University, Rocklin, CA – $21,280
  240. Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA – $21,326
  241. Hamline University, Saint Paul, MN – $21,332
  242. McDaniel College, Westminster, MD – $21,342
  243. Alma College, Alma, MI – $21,351
  244. Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, ME – $21,440
  245. St Catherine University, Saint Paul, MN – $21,529
  246. Olivet College, Olivet, MI – $21,597
  247. Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA – $21,643
  248. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, PA – $21,656
  249. University of Northwestern-St Paul, Saint Paul, MN – $21,660
  250. West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, PA – $21,690
  251. Walla Walla University, College Place, WA – $21,729
  252. York College of Pennsylvania, York, PA – $21,734
  253. Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA – $21,759
  254. University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN – $21,797
  255. Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL – $21,850
  256. Flagler College-St Augustine, Saint Augustine, FL – $21,862
  257. Hanover College, Hanover, IN – $21,886
  258. Evangel University, Springfield, MO – $21,913
  259. Florida College, Temple Terrace, FL – $21,915
  260. Concordia University-Portland, Portland, OR – $21,918
  261. Gannon University, Erie, PA – $21,929
  262. Corban University, Salem, OR – $21,944
  263. Prescott College, Prescott, AZ – $21,976
  264. The College of Saint Scholastica, Duluth, MN – $21,995
  265. Ohio University-Main Campus, Athens, OH – $22,058
  266. Marywood University, Scranton, PA – $22,061
  267. LaGrange College, Lagrange, GA – $22,110
  268. Lindenwood University, Saint Charles, MO – $22,131
  269. Northwestern College, Orange City, IA – $22,158
  270. Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY – $22,192
  271. Augsburg University, Minneapolis, MN – $22,232
  272. New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY – $22,253
  273. Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA – $22,430
  274. Anderson University, Anderson, IN – $22,486
  275. University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, TX – $22,539
  276. Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE – $22,719
  277. Doane University-Arts & Sciences, Crete, NE – $22,724
  278. Saint Johns University, Collegeville, MN – $22,755
  279. Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL – $22,823
  280. Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA – $22,887
  281. Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA – $22,932
  282. Simpson College, Indianola, IA – $22,964
  283. Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN – $23,016
  284. St Bonaventure University, Saint Bonaventure, NY – $23,047
  285. University of Lynchburg, Lynchburg, VA – $23,086
  286. North Central College, Naperville, IL – $23,153
  287. Pennsylvania State University-World Campus, University Park, PA – $23,183
  288. Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, AL – $23,227
  289. Rockford University, Rockford, IL – $23,231
  290. Limestone College, Gaffney, SC – $23,519
  291. Carroll University, Waukesha, WI – $23,579
  292. Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO – $23,826
  293. Edgewood College, Madison, WI – $23,839
  294. Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY – $23,878
  295. Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL – $23,916
  296. Judson University, Elgin, IL – $23,993
  297. Benedictine College, Atchison, KS – $24,057
  298. Misericordia University, Dallas, PA – $24,095
  299. College of Saint Benedict, Saint Joseph, MN – $24,143
  300. Regis University, Denver, CO – $24,204
  301. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus, Madison, NJ – $24,253
  302. Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA – $24,259
  303. Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA – $24,532
  304. Meredith College, Raleigh, NC – $24,593
  305. Concordia University-Irvine, Irvine, CA – $24,597
  306. Luther College, Decorah, IA – $24,612
  307. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA – $24,696
  308. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College, Erie, PA – $24,699
  309. Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA – $24,700
  310. Mills College, Oakland, CA – $24,848
  311. Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA – $24,858
  312. University of New Hampshire-Main Campus, Durham, NH – $24,879
  313. Saint Norbert College, De Pere, WI – $24,898
  314. Whittier College, Whittier, CA – $25,008
  315. Marietta College, Marietta, OH – $25,081
  316. DeSales University, Center Valley, PA – $25,121
  317. Robert Morris University, Moon Township, PA – $25,191
  318. Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA – $25,240
  319. Trine University, Angola, IN – $25,371
  320. Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA – $25,371
  321. Maryville University of Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO – $25,596
  322. Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, TX – $25,596
  323. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX – $25,624
  324. Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC – $25,649
  325. John Carroll University, University Heights, OH – $25,718
  326. The Master’s University and Seminary, Santa Clarita, CA – $25,794
  327. Menlo College, Atherton, CA – $25,875
  328. Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA – $26,170
  329. Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC – $26,444
  330. St John’s University-New York, Queens, NY – $26,531
  331. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Philadelphia, PA – $26,563
  332. Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN – $26,710
  333. Saint John Fisher College, Rochester, NY – $26,827
  334. Linfield College-McMinnville Campus, McMinnville, OR – $26,979
  335. Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA – $27,257
  336. George Fox University, Newberg, OR – $27,281
  337. Stevenson University, Stevenson, MD – $27,470
  338. Springfield College, Springfield, MA – $27,502
  339. Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ – $27,514
  340. Gordon College, Wenham, MA – $27,517
  341. LIU Post, Brookville, NY – $27,743
  342. Widener University, Chester, PA – $27,792
  343. Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA – $27,823
  344. Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA – $27,861
  345. Roanoke College, Salem, VA – $28,096
  346. Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY – $28,126
  347. Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA – $28,383
  348. Suffolk University, Boston, MA – $28,447
  349. Western New England University, Springfield, MA – $28,705
  350. Pace University-New York, New York, NY – $28,862
  351. The University of Tampa, Tampa, FL – $28,888
  352. Lesley University, Cambridge, MA – $29,084
  353. Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ – $29,086
  354. University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT – $29,611
  355. Becker College, Worcester, MA – $29,792
  356. Watkins College of Art Design & Film, Nashville, TN – $29,842
  357. Mount St. Mary’s University, Emmitsburg, MD – $29,855
  358. California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA – $30,329
  359. Biola University, La Mirada, CA – $30,791
  360. University of New Haven, West Haven, CT – $30,976
  361. University of Redlands, Redlands, CA – $31,299
  362. Dominican University of California, San Rafael, CA – $32,091
  363. University of New England, Biddeford, ME – $32,229
  364. Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL – $32,560
  365. Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA – $33,325
  366. Carthage College, Kenosha, WI – $33,435
  367. Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY – $35,386
  368. Spelman College, Atlanta, GA – $36,362
  369. MCPHS University, Boston, MA – $36,473
  370. Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT – $37,626
  371. High Point University, High Point, NC – $38,492
  372. Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA – $39,690
  373. School of Visual Arts, New York, NY – $40,091

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