2017 Rankings - National Universities

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Rank Name Social mobility rank Research rank Service rank Net price of attendance for families below $75,000 income, in $ 6-year graduation rate
1 Stanford University (CA) 2 2 71 4392 95
2 Harvard University (MA) 1 3 243 5301 98
3 MA Institute of Technology (MA) 6 1 174 7980 92
4 Texas A&M University-College Station (TX)* 13 44 1 7458 79
5 Georgetown University (DC) 3 89 5 12465 94
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2017 Rankings - National Universities - Liberal Arts

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Rank Name Social mobility rank Research rank Service rank Net price of attendance for families below $75,000 income 6-year graduation rate
1 Berea College (KY) 1 111 15 2931 62
2 Harvey Mudd College (CA) 5 1 33 13234 91
3 Amherst College (MA) 2 12 193 6121 95
4 Bryn Mawr College (PA) 91 4 2 15489 84
5 Washington and Lee University (VA) 3 72 29 5793 90
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2017 Rankings - National Universities - Bachelors

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Rank Name Social mobility rank Research rank Service rank Net price of attendance for families below $75,000 income 6-year graduation rate
1 Cooper Un. Advance. of Science & Art (NY) 42 1 14 11420 82
2 Goshen College (IN) 38 2 15 15607 70
3 College of the Ozarks (MO) 1 73 105 11837 67
4 Cedar Crest College (PA) 9 18 9 15995 62
5 California Maritime Academy (CA)* 2 154 58 11009 57
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2017 Rankings - National Universities - Masters

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Rank Name Social mobility rank Research rank Service rank Net price of attendance for families below $75,000 income 6-year graduation rate
1 SUNY–Geneseo (NY)* 73 11 1 13356 79
2 CA State University–Stanislaus (CA)* 2 389 41 5470 53
3 Evergreen State College (WA)* 17 43 12 10592 56
4 Truman State University (MO)* 57 6 37 10174 72
5 Providence College (RI) 103 44 2 23310 85
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Best Bang for the Buck - Midwest

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Rank Name Graduation rate rank Pell performance rank First-gen performance rank Earnings performance rank Net price of attendance for families below $75,000 income
1 College of the Ozarks (MO) 6 28 188 10 11837
2 Bethel College–Mishawaka (IN) 47 22 144 148 15521
3 Ripon College (WI) 172 67 57 34 15750
4 University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)* 246 4 30 84 11155
5 Kettering University (MI) 117 69 224 1 30154
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Best Bang for the Buck - Northeast

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Rank Name Grad rate performance rank Pell performance rank First-gen performance rank Earnings performance rank Net price of attendance for families below $75,000 income
1 Harvard University (MA) 25 115 15 3 5301
2 Amherst College (MA) 108 9 3 96 6121
3 Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MA)* 78 341 358 4 8412
4 Maine Maritime Academy (ME)* 13 253 379 1 19528
5 Rutgers University-Camden (NJ)* 151 40 230 11 10324
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Best Bang for the Buck - South

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Rank Name Graduation rate rank Pell performance rank First-gen performance rank Earnings performance rank Net price of attendance for families below $75,000 income
1 Berea College (KY) 75 1 4 2 2931
2 Texas Woman's University (TX)* 157 115 114 1 7672
3 Texas A&M University–College Station (TX)* 14 172 95 39 7458
4 Texas A&M International Univ. (TX)* 89 112 102 12 6195
5 Univ. of Science & Arts of Okla. (OK)* 164 113 10 25 5599

Best Bang for the Buck - Southeast

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Rank Name Graduation rate rank Pell performance rank First-gen performance rank Earnings performance rank Net price of attendance for families below $75,000 income
1 Washington and Lee University (VA) 19 160 94 1 5793
2 Amer. InterCont. Univ.–Atlanta (GA)° 239 12 90 4 19995
3 Georgetown University (DC) 4 175 111 2 12465
4 Trinity Washington University (DC) 147 65 62 5 14673
5 American Public Univ. System (WV)° 176 46 1 10 9660

Best Bang for the Buck - West

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Rank Name 6-year graduation rate Graduation rate rank Pell performance rank First-gen performance rank Earnings performance rank
1 University of WA–Tacoma (WA)* 56 73 55 182 7
2 CA State University–Stanislaus (CA)* 53 84 38 10 23
3 California Maritime Academy (CA)* 57 32 100 193 1
4 CA State University–Bakersfield (CA)* 40 145 32 18 9
5 Stanford University (CA) 95 7 97 51 8

Best Colleges for Adult Learners - 2 Year Colleges

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Rank Name Ease of transfer (4 pts max) Flexibility of programs (9 pts max) Services for adult students (6 pts max) Tuition and fees, in $ Tuition and fees rank
1 Weber State University (UT)* 4 9 6 5321 828
2 Utah Valley University (UT)* 4 8 6 5386 840
3 Foothill College (CA)* 3 5 5 1551 109
4 Central Texas College (TX)* 4 8 6 2280 186
5 Raritan Valley Community College (NJ)* 4 8 6 4048 601

Best Colleges for Adult Learners - 4 Year Colleges

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Rank Name Ease of transfer (5 pts max) Flexibility of programs (9 pts max) Services for adult students (6 pts max) % students over age 25 Rank
1 Golden Gate Univ.–San Francisco (CA) 5 8 5 89 8
2 University of Utah (UT)* 4 8 6 28 266
3 Concordia Univ.–Saint Paul (MN) 5 9 6 42 120
4 Park University (MO) 4 9 5 76 32
5 George Mason University (VA)* 4 8 6 22 411