The University Network

Great Schools

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

Colleges to consider for a 25 ACT 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. Berea College, Berea, KY – $4,706
  2. Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL – $5,772
  3. Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN – $10,332
  4. University of Minnesota-Morris, Morris, MN – $11,157
  5. University of South Florida-Main Campus, Tampa, FL – $11,249
  6. Dickinson State University, Dickinson, ND – $11,398
  7. Arizona State University-Tempe, Tempe, AZ – $11,572
  8. Arizona State University-Polytechnic, Mesa, AZ – $11,755
  9. University of South Florida-St Petersburg, St. Petersburg, FL – $12,101
  10. University of North Carolina at Asheville, Asheville, NC – $12,145
  11. University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI – $12,200
  12. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM – $12,880
  13. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC – $13,171
  14. Florida International University, Miami, FL – $13,398
  15. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, Baton Rouge, LA – $13,624
  16. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley, Center Valley, PA – $13,626
  17. Iowa State University, Ames, IA – $13,947
  18. University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA – $14,192
  19. University of Mississippi, University, MS – $14,494
  20. San Diego State University, San Diego, CA – $14,585
  21. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC – $14,753
  22. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI – $15,093
  23. University of Houston, Houston, TX – $15,399
  24. University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL – $15,409
  25. University of Oregon, Eugene, OR – $15,619
  26. Goshen College, Goshen, IN – $15,642
  27. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR – $15,648
  28. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS – $15,656
  29. University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO – $15,764
  30. Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA – $15,845
  31. SUNY College at Oswego, Oswego, NY – $15,928
  32. University of Louisville, Louisville, KY – $15,968
  33. State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY – $16,333
  34. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX – $16,450
  35. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL – $16,475
  36. Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC – $16,504
  37. Mississippi College, Clinton, MS – $16,660
  38. University of Delaware, Newark, DE – $16,736
  39. Montana State University, Bozeman, MT – $17,050
  40. University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO – $17,157
  41. University of Minnesota-Rochester, Rochester, MN – $17,238
  42. University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus, Norman, OK – $17,288
  43. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE – $17,311
  44. Lee University, Cleveland, TN – $17,392
  45. SUNY at Fredonia, Fredonia, NY – $17,463
  46. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY – $17,617
  47. Harding University, Searcy, AR – $17,803
  48. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY – $17,804
  49. College of Charleston, Charleston, SC – $17,894
  50. Oklahoma Christian University, Edmond, OK – $18,153
  51. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS – $18,234
  52. SUNY Maritime College, Throggs Neck, NY – $18,248
  53. Colorado State University-Fort Collins, Fort Collins, CO – $18,318
  54. New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ – $18,544
  55. John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR – $18,777
  56. Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA – $18,785
  57. Hollins University, Roanoke, VA – $18,918
  58. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI – $19,216
  59. Augustana University, Sioux Falls, SD – $19,293
  60. The King’s University, Southlake, TX – $19,351
  61. Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA – $19,688
  62. Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC – $19,692
  63. St Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD – $19,715
  64. James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA – $20,036
  65. Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, GA – $20,165
  66. Capital University, Columbus, OH – $20,268
  67. Canisius College, Buffalo, NY – $20,346
  68. Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR – $20,396
  69. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI – $20,484
  70. Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR – $20,581
  71. Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH – $20,743
  72. Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN – $20,871
  73. Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA – $20,896
  74. Houghton College, Houghton, NY – $21,124
  75. University of Evansville, Evansville, IN – $21,336
  76. McDaniel College, Westminster, MD – $21,342
  77. University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA – $21,569
  78. Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN – $21,644
  79. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, PA – $21,656
  80. University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI – $21,872
  81. Hanover College, Hanover, IN – $21,886
  82. Prescott College, Prescott, AZ – $21,976
  83. University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, Cincinnati, OH – $22,002
  84. LeTourneau University, Longview, TX – $22,029
  85. Millsaps College, Jackson, MS – $22,065
  86. Northwestern College, Orange City, IA – $22,158
  87. Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ – $22,224
  88. Austin College, Sherman, TX – $22,235
  89. New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY – $22,253
  90. Saint Edward’s University, Austin, TX – $22,297
  91. Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA – $22,430
  92. Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, LA – $22,485
  93. William Jewell College, Liberty, MO – $22,542
  94. Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY – $22,638
  95. North Greenville University, Tigerville, SC – $22,751
  96. Saint Johns University, Collegeville, MN – $22,755
  97. Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN – $22,895
  98. Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA – $22,932
  99. Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA – $22,965
  100. Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX – $22,994
  101. Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN – $23,016
  102. North Central College, Naperville, IL – $23,153
  103. Pennsylvania State University-World Campus, University Park, PA – $23,183
  104. Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, AL – $23,227
  105. Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT – $23,792
  106. Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO – $23,826
  107. Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY – $23,878
  108. Benedictine College, Atchison, KS – $24,057
  109. Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI – $24,115
  110. Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA – $24,136
  111. College of Saint Benedict, Saint Joseph, MN – $24,143
  112. Howard University, Washington, DC – $24,156
  113. Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH – $24,468
  114. Taylor University, Upland, IN – $24,532
  115. Luther College, Decorah, IA – $24,612
  116. Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL – $24,663
  117. Carroll College, Helena, MT – $24,702
  118. Mills College, Oakland, CA – $24,848
  119. University of New Hampshire-Main Campus, Durham, NH – $24,879
  120. Saint Norbert College, De Pere, WI – $24,898
  121. DeSales University, Center Valley, PA – $25,121
  122. Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA – $25,371
  123. Bethel University, Saint Paul, MN – $25,446
  124. Maryville University of Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO – $25,596
  125. Arcadia University, Glenside, PA – $25,628
  126. Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK – $25,637
  127. John Carroll University, University Heights, OH – $25,718
  128. The Master’s University and Seminary, Santa Clarita, CA – $25,794
  129. Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, OH – $25,815
  130. Hope College, Holland, MI – $25,938
  131. Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA – $26,096
  132. Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA – $26,170
  133. Whitworth University, Spokane, WA – $26,394
  134. Bradley University, Peoria, IL – $26,407
  135. St John’s University-New York, Queens, NY – $26,531
  136. Cornell College, Mount Vernon, IA – $26,617
  137. Asbury University, Wilmore, KY – $27,061
  138. Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ – $27,213
  139. Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH – $27,391
  140. Springfield College, Springfield, MA – $27,502
  141. Gordon College, Wenham, MA – $27,517
  142. Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI – $28,184
  143. Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA – $28,383
  144. Western New England University, Springfield, MA – $28,705
  145. The University of Tampa, Tampa, FL – $28,888
  146. Samford University, Birmingham, AL – $29,026
  147. Adelphi University, Garden City, NY – $29,128
  148. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany, NY – $29,502
  149. Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR – $30,035
  150. California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA – $30,329
  151. Emmanuel College, Boston, MA – $30,607
  152. Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA – $30,674
  153. Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA – $30,718
  154. Eckerd College, Saint Petersburg, FL – $31,151
  155. Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY – $31,167
  156. University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA – $31,254
  157. University of Redlands, Redlands, CA – $31,299
  158. Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH – $31,998
  159. University of Scranton, Scranton, PA – $32,499
  160. University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA – $32,913
  161. Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA – $33,325
  162. Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA – $34,068
  163. Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA – $34,812
  164. Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY – $35,386
  165. Champlain College, Burlington, VT – $36,409
  166. The New School, New York, NY – $36,702
  167. Providence College, Providence, RI – $37,476
  168. Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT – $37,626
  169. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL – $38,607
  170. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD – $38,861
  171. Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA – $41,855

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