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Top 25 Colleges Under $10,000 for 2019

 

You want a good school, and you want a good price. The colleges on this list give you both. Here are the best colleges under $10,000, based on net price (see below for “What is Net Price?”), as well as more than 50 factors we use to construct our 2019 Best Colleges ranking. See below to find high-quality schools with unexpectedly low price tags.

rank College Net Price Niche Value Grade Overall Niche Grade Acceptance Rate SAT Scores Range # of Full-Time Undergrads
rank 1
Net Price $4,548
Niche Value Grade A+
Overall Niche Grade A
Acceptance Rate 20.3%
SAT Scores Range 1190-1350
# of Full-Time Undergrads 904
rank 2
Net Price $9,867
Niche Value Grade A
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 31.89%
SAT Scores Range 930-1160
# of Full-Time Undergrads 27,953
rank 3
Net Price $9,510
Niche Value Grade A
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 30.67%
SAT Scores Range 1150-1330
# of Full-Time Undergrads 11,288
rank 4
College Berea College
Net Price $2,862
Niche Value Grade A-
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 32.8%
SAT Scores Range 1000-1220
# of Full-Time Undergrads 1,616
rank 5
Net Price $9,497
Niche Value Grade A-
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 63.19%
SAT Scores Range 980-1200
# of Full-Time Undergrads 7,850
rank 6
Net Price $8,530
Niche Value Grade B
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 33.76%
SAT Scores Range 890-1070
# of Full-Time Undergrads 9,831
rank 7
Net Price $9,771
Niche Value Grade B+
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 37.49%
SAT Scores Range 1010-1200
# of Full-Time Undergrads 10,198
rank 8
Net Price $8,539
Niche Value Grade A
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 83.81%
SAT Scores Range 860-1100
# of Full-Time Undergrads 3,761
rank 9
Net Price $8,170
Niche Value Grade A-
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 48.23%
SAT Scores Range 920-1120
# of Full-Time Undergrads 27,994
rank 10
Net Price $8,704
Niche Value Grade B+
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 41.34%
SAT Scores Range 1000-1180
# of Full-Time Undergrads 11,693
rank 11
Net Price $8,547
Niche Value Grade A-
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 45.39%
SAT Scores Range 1000-1240
# of Full-Time Undergrads 10,067
rank 12
Net Price $8,692
Niche Value Grade A
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 77.86%
SAT Scores Range 960-1168
# of Full-Time Undergrads 2,698
rank 13
Net Price $7,380
Niche Value Grade A
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 57.38%
SAT Scores Range 870-1100
# of Full-Time Undergrads 1,194
rank 14
Net Price $6,159
Niche Value Grade B+
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 32.48%
SAT Scores Range 910-1080
# of Full-Time Undergrads 6,600
rank 15
Net Price $9,145
Niche Value Grade B+
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 76.13%
SAT Scores Range 950-1360
# of Full-Time Undergrads 5,208
rank 16
Net Price $7,021
Niche Value Grade B+
Overall Niche Grade B
Acceptance Rate 52.98%
SAT Scores Range 820-1020
# of Full-Time Undergrads 4,860
rank 17
Net Price $9,548
Niche Value Grade B+
Overall Niche Grade B
Acceptance Rate 53.64%
SAT Scores Range 850-1010
# of Full-Time Undergrads 8,747
rank 18
Net Price $6,177
Niche Value Grade A-
Overall Niche Grade B
Acceptance Rate 53.54%
SAT Scores Range 800-1010
# of Full-Time Undergrads 18,843
rank 19
Net Price $4,432
Niche Value Grade B+
Overall Niche Grade B
Acceptance Rate 63.93%
SAT Scores Range 850-1050
# of Full-Time Undergrads 17,854
rank 20
Net Price $9,428
Niche Value Grade B
Overall Niche Grade B
Acceptance Rate 60.05%
SAT Scores Range 950-1230
# of Full-Time Undergrads 4,684
rank 21
Net Price $8,774
Niche Value Grade B+
Overall Niche Grade B
Acceptance Rate 70.62%
SAT Scores Range 940-1080
# of Full-Time Undergrads 5,434
rank 22
Net Price $6,574
Niche Value Grade B+
Overall Niche Grade B
Acceptance Rate 48.24%
SAT Scores Range 800-1030
# of Full-Time Undergrads 29,104
rank 23
Net Price $9,987
Niche Value Grade B
Overall Niche Grade B
Acceptance Rate 59.81%
SAT Scores Range 920-1090
# of Full-Time Undergrads 2,021
rank 24
Net Price $8,940
Niche Value Grade A
Overall Niche Grade B
Acceptance Rate 80.3%
SAT Scores Range 910-1170
# of Full-Time Undergrads 4,426
rank 25
Net Price $7,273
Niche Value Grade A
Overall Niche Grade B
Acceptance Rate 62.4%
SAT Scores Range 890-1140
# of Full-Time Undergrads 623

What is Net Price?
Net Price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

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Top 25 Colleges Under $10,000 for 2019