The University Network

Great Schools

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

Colleges to consider for a 33+ 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. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ – $10,256
  2. Pomona College, Claremont, CA – $12,873
  3. Stanford University, Stanford, CA – $14,155
  4. University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, CA – $14,468
  5. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA – $14,981
  6. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN – $17,929
  7. Rice University, Houston, TX – $19,232
  8. Yale University, New Haven, CT – $19,507
  9. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL – $19,510
  10. Haverford College, Haverford, PA – $20,894
  11. Williams College, Williamstown, MA – $21,102
  12. Columbia University in the City of New York, New York, NY – $22,001
  13. Amherst College, Amherst, MA – $22,036
  14. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA – $22,549
  15. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA – $23,281
  16. California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA – $24,702
  17. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL – $26,423
  18. Northeastern University, Boston, MA – $28,565
  19. Brown University, Providence, RI – $28,629
  20. University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN – $29,313
  21. Washington University in St Louis, Saint Louis, MO – $29,957
  22. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY – $30,498
  23. Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA – $30,994
  24. Tufts University, Medford, MA – $31,298
  25. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD – $31,954
  26. Duke University, Durham, NC – $33,665
  27. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA – $36,613

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