The University Network

Great Schools

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

Colleges to consider for a 1400 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. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ – $10,256
  2. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, Atlanta, GA – $11,639
  3. Pomona College, Claremont, CA – $12,873
  4. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC – $13,210
  5. University of California-Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA – $13,572
  6. Stanford University, Stanford, CA – $14,155
  7. University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, CA – $14,468
  8. University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, CA – $14,775
  9. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI – $14,897
  10. University of Maryland-College Park, College Park, MD – $16,928
  11. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN – $16,993
  12. Binghamton University, Vestal, NY – $17,870
  13. Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA – $18,157
  14. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL – $18,243
  15. College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA – $19,089
  16. University of Virginia-Main Campus, Charlottesville, VA – $19,177
  17. Rice University, Houston, TX – $19,232
  18. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI – $19,320
  19. Haverford College, Haverford, PA – $20,894
  20. Williams College, Williamstown, MA – $21,102
  21. Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA – $21,506
  22. Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY – $21,581
  23. Amherst College, Amherst, MA – $22,036
  24. Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT – $22,775
  25. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA – $23,281
  26. Barnard College, New York, NY – $23,639
  27. Davidson College, Davidson, NC – $23,926
  28. Colgate University, Hamilton, NY – $23,947
  29. Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA – $24,136
  30. University of Richmond, University of Richmond, VA – $24,699
  31. Hamilton College, Clinton, NY – $25,074
  32. Emory University, Atlanta, GA – $25,572
  33. Colby College, Waterville, ME – $25,848
  34. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL – $26,423
  35. Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA – $26,659
  36. Carleton College, Northfield, MN – $26,745
  37. Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN – $27,004
  38. Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO – $27,013
  39. Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH – $27,080
  40. Reed College, Portland, OR – $27,289
  41. Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA – $27,738
  42. Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA – $27,768
  43. Northeastern University, Boston, MA – $28,565
  44. Brown University, Providence, RI – $28,629
  45. Kenyon College, Gambier, OH – $28,678
  46. Georgetown University, Washington, DC – $29,283
  47. University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN – $29,313
  48. St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD – $29,376
  49. Washington University in St Louis, Saint Louis, MO – $29,957
  50. Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA – $29,961
  51. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA – $29,977
  52. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH – $29,989
  53. University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL – $30,136
  54. Scripps College, Claremont, CA – $30,472
  55. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY – $30,498
  56. Brandeis University, Waltham, MA – $31,078
  57. Tufts University, Medford, MA – $31,298
  58. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD – $31,954
  59. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA – $32,501
  60. Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX – $32,882
  61. Tulane University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA – $32,946
  62. Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH – $33,295
  63. Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA – $33,482
  64. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY – $33,629
  65. Duke University, Durham, NC – $33,665
  66. Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA – $34,356
  67. Boston University, Boston, MA – $34,914
  68. Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ – $35,309
  69. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA – $36,613
  70. Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA – $36,820
  71. New York University, New York, NY – $37,362
  72. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN – $37,725
  73. Villanova University, Villanova, PA – $38,229

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