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2024 Best Value Colleges in America

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  2. #17 Best Value Colleges in America.

    Georgia Institute of Technology

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    4 Year,

    ATLANTA, GA,

    2195 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Transfer student. School is very focused on career opportunities which is nice considering Tech grads are paid and recruited at a higher rate than most colleges. Academics rival those of Ivy League....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 16%,

    Net Price: $17,360,

    SAT Range: 1310-1500,

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  4. #20 Best Value Colleges in America.

    New Mexico Tech

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    4 Year,

    SOCORRO, NM,

    558 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall I loved New mexico Tech, I think its a hidden gem and if you're willing to look past some of the problems, it can give you all you want. I take off a star on my rating because there needs to....

    Read 558 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 97%,

    Net Price: $12,471,

    SAT Range: 1110-1320,

  5. #30 Best Value Colleges in America.

    Lehigh University

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    4 Year,

    BETHLEHEM, PA,

    930 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I am in my junior year and thus far have been enjoying the full college experience at Lehigh. The strongest point at this university is how well rounded it is especially for its size, with extremely...My only gripes with Lehigh are the sluggish state of the academic advising system and the amount of red tape student organizations face when trying to grow or change. Between the close scrutiny of....

    Read 930 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 46%,

    Net Price: $31,539,

    SAT Range: 1290-1490,

  6. #31 Best Value Colleges in America.

    Washington and Lee University

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    4 Year,

    LEXINGTON, VA,

    469 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Other says My kid just started at Washington and Lee (W&L) and it has been an eye-opening experience seeing how special the place really is. We’ve been taken aback at the quality of the school, particularly its...1st for learning opportunities, learning facilities, and career preparation (Wall Street Journal)1st for best professors (Niche)1st for allowing free speech on campus (Foundation for Individual Rights & Expression)2nd for highest career net present value at $1.58M (Georgetown University)Overall Rank8th (Washington Monthly and College Rapter)9th (Wall Street Journal )10th (Forbes)11th (Niche)12th (College Consensus) And the current acceptance rate is actually 17%, (Niche is incorrect)..

    Read 469 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 19%,

    Net Price: $26,063,

    SAT Range: 1410-1530,

  7. #33 Best Value Colleges in America.

    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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    4 Year,

    CHAMPAIGN, IL,

    4981 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The campus itself is huge and full of life, and it might take some time to get familiar with everything. But that's part of the adventure, right? The engineering and computer science programs here....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 60%,

    Net Price: $14,272,

    SAT Range: 1320-1510,

  8. #35 Best Value Colleges in America.

    Washington University in St. Louis

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    4 Year,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    1568 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The professors overall are engaged, available, and care about their students. Campus food services are not always the best (in terms of cafeteria food, the quality isn't bad. But there's not a ton of....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 13%,

    Net Price: $28,298,

    SAT Range: 1490-1570,

  9. #38 Best Value Colleges in America.

    University of California - Berkeley

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    4 Year,

    BERKELEY, CA,

    4450 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I have loved my time at Berkeley. There is an atmosphere of inclusion and celebration of diversity. I have the most amazing professors who make me love learning! I am majoring in Molecular....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 14%,

    Net Price: $17,652,

    SAT Range: 1310-1530,

  10. #42 Best Value Colleges in America.

    University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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    4 Year,

    ANN ARBOR, MI,

    4661 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The University of Michigan really lives up to its name. There's an opportunity for everyone here, no matter how obscure or unique your interests are. I am a current film student and have had no...Overall, this school truly is great. The campus, town, events, resources, education level -- you name it, and it's great. I have truly felt so lucky to be here the past few years. I encourage....

    Read 4661 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 20%,

    Net Price: $19,205,

    SAT Range: 1340-1520,

  11. #43 Best Value Colleges in America.

    CUNY Lehman College

    4 Year,

    BRONX, NY,

    1123 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Attending Lehman College really gave the experience I was hoping for. I knew I did not want to go away to a university for school, so I decided to look into city colleges that offer a campus like....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 58%,

    Net Price: $3,220,

    SAT Range: 960-1080,

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