2018 Best Bang for the Buck Rankings: Northeast

Below are our rankings of America’s Best Bang for the Buck Colleges—our exclusive list of schools ranked according to how well they help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices. The list is created by isolating the social mobility metrics from the main rankings of four-year institutions. Click here for detailed methodology, here for all of our other rankings, and here to download the full data set.

RankName8-year graduation ratePell/non-Pell graduation gapStudents receiving Pell GrantsFirst-gen studentsMedian earningsPredicted median earningsNet priceLoan repayment rate
1Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MA)*71%-3%18%21%$80,091 $60,268 $8,205 85%
2Harvard University (MA)97%-2%12%22%$89,807 $70,728 $5,153 72%
3Princeton University (NJ)98%-4%14%23%$78,452 $69,972 $4,270 88%
4Rutgers University-Camden (NJ)*64%-7%48%33%$56,076 $45,445 $10,886 75%
5Yale University (CT)97%1%13%20%$75,173 $66,976 $6,710 90%
6MA Institute of Technology (MA)93%-8%18%21%$93,696 $80,479 $7,568 93%
7Bentley University (MA)86%-2%15%19%$78,401 $64,562 $21,289 95%
8Maine Maritime Academy (ME)*69%-14%29%21%$79,999 $56,456 $19,566 90%
9Amherst College (MA)95%-9%23%22%$58,743 $54,859 $6,800 88%
10University of Pennsylvania (PA)96%-5%14%18%$80,979 $69,047 $9,424 89%
11Rutgers University-Newark (NJ)*70%-1%53%33%$56,076 $50,015 $9,997 75%
12Sterling College (VT)53%13%54%N/AN/A$26,503 $18,313 79%
13College of the Holy Cross (MA)93%1%16%16%$65,003 $54,626 $14,647 94%
14CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College (NY)*71%9%45%48%$55,119 $61,996 $6,454 72%
15Colgate University (NY)93%2%12%17%$61,934 $53,788 $11,297 91%
16SUNY Maritime College (NY)*53%N/A23%22%$77,671 $58,685 $13,191 79%
17University of Baltimore (MD)*57%-7%42%44%$57,054 $44,956 $14,139 53%
18Williams College (MA)96%-5%19%17%$56,605 $54,766 $6,390 89%
19Columbia Univ. in the City of NY (NY)93%N/A22%21%$76,183 $71,068 $7,297 81%
20CUNY Lehman College (NY)*50%3%53%50%$41,710 $43,297 $3,977 55%
21Manhattan College (NY)76%1%29%29%$63,752 $53,887 $25,268 87%
22College of St. Joseph (VT)49%3%64%45%$37,021 $33,992 $16,001 66%
23Hamilton College (NY)92%-2%15%14%$58,848 $53,000 $9,481 93%
24CUNY John Jay Col. of Crim. Just. (NY)*48%1%55%49%$43,880 $39,730 $5,204 53%
25Peirce College (PA)40%-22%60%59%$45,988 $38,369 $8,923 43%
26Cedar Crest College (PA)62%-3%43%46%$45,893 $38,188 $16,011 69%
27Dartmouth College (NH)96%1%14%14%$69,133 $65,932 $8,907 92%
28CUNY Medgar Evers College (NY)*24%9%61%48%$35,662 $33,118 $9,013 43%
29Lafayette College (PA)91%-2%10%14%$69,256 $57,478 $14,710 91%
30Haverford College (PA)94%-2%16%16%$56,433 $55,187 $10,247 93%
31St. Francis College (NY)55%1%44%39%$47,126 $39,496 $13,498 60%
32Saint Francis University (PA)69%27%25%28%$47,957 $45,437 $21,360 81%
33Fashion Institute of Technology (NY)*77%N/A26%28%$45,833 $46,410 $9,610 76%
34McDaniel College (MD)70%6%31%26%$46,637 $44,717 $14,742 87%
35Bay Path College (MA)65%-5%58%49%$41,814 $36,361 $18,724 62%
36University of Maine-Fort Kent (ME)*51%21%32%44%$32,471 $36,592 $11,745 71%
37Bowdoin College (ME)93%-6%14%17%$57,226 $55,962 $8,627 91%
38College of Saint Elizabeth (NJ)65%-15%44%48%$44,240 $37,473 $15,605 67%
39Brown University (RI)97%-3%16%18%$61,919 $66,094 $8,634 92%
40Cooper Un. Advance. of Science & Art (NY)83%-3%21%27%$54,316 $58,271 $10,216 80%
41Penn State-Worthington Scranton (PA)*54%-9%47%30%$48,413 $41,675 $11,835 77%
42Bates College (ME)89%7%11%12%$55,065 $53,392 $9,742 93%
43Buffalo State College (NY)*52%-2%51%33%$39,088 $33,026 $9,943 65%
44Barnard College (NY)91%-1%18%18%$57,399 $54,545 $11,058 93%
45SUNY at Albany (NY)*67%-1%40%29%$51,192 $45,396 $13,198 77%
46Fairfield University (CT)79%-2%13%18%$69,999 $54,400 $29,075 90%
47Houghton College (NY)77%0%42%18%$39,890 $35,796 $19,057 84%
48Penn State-Greater Allegheny (PA)*43%-8%48%30%$48,413 $39,413 $13,941 77%
49New Jersey City University (NJ)*51%-2%57%50%$42,364 $42,750 $8,982 55%
50Susquehanna University (PA)76%-4%25%24%$51,684 $44,054 $18,957 90%
51Boston College (MA)92%-1%13%14%$69,082 $63,582 $14,701 92%
52Syracuse University (NY)81%-2%25%20%$57,992 $48,685 $20,735 86%
53Villanova University (PA)89%4%11%14%$74,740 $63,847 $23,550 92%
54Colby College (ME)91%-3%11%13%$54,460 $52,303 $9,553 92%
55Saint Joseph's College-New York (NY)68%-16%32%40%$52,400 $44,953 $13,168 69%
56State Univ. of NY-New Paltz (NY)*75%-6%31%31%$45,250 $43,250 $11,816 78%
57Towson University (MD)*71%-5%27%30%$50,080 $46,015 $12,638 75%
58University of Maine-Farmington (ME)*55%-9%48%37%$33,788 $31,269 $13,088 76%
59CUNY Brooklyn College (NY)*54%-4%50%43%$44,387 $45,285 $6,198 57%
60Lehigh University (PA)89%-7%15%16%$77,667 $66,029 $18,610 93%
61Franklin and Marshall College (PA)87%0%17%18%$54,676 $52,165 $13,439 90%
62SUNY College at Cortland (NY)*71%-2%29%27%$45,743 $40,251 $14,529 79%
63College of Our Lady of the Elms (MA)76%-11%43%41%$44,580 $41,106 $18,895 69%
64The Sage Colleges (NY)65%-3%47%33%$40,841 $39,800 $13,560 73%
65CUNY York College (NY)*37%4%50%48%$39,032 $39,268 $5,744 53%
66Gwynedd-Mercy College (PA)64%-3%37%43%$53,102 $48,501 $20,750 75%
67Union College (NY)86%3%15%12%$63,037 $56,489 $13,336 89%
68Farmingdale State College (NY)*52%-7%29%38%$47,496 $47,433 $5,728 71%
69Vassar College (NY)92%1%24%14%$49,659 $54,033 $9,591 93%
70Wellesley College (MA)92%-2%18%15%$58,892 $56,995 $11,418 91%
71Penn State-Schuylkill (PA)*45%-19%49%30%$48,413 $37,579 $13,874 77%
72SUNY-Binghamton (NY)*81%-2%29%25%$59,307 $56,691 $13,501 80%
73Middlebury College (VT)94%-6%13%17%$54,964 $54,857 $9,027 89%
74Geneva College (PA)65%17%41%28%$38,526 $42,827 $15,931 76%
75SUNY College-Old Westbury (NY)*54%4%50%37%$43,773 $44,175 $7,676 55%
76Cazenovia College (NY)57%-1%45%32%$33,077 $31,751 $12,914 74%
77Montclair State University (NJ)*70%-4%39%39%$49,223 $40,728 $20,280 71%
78Wesleyan University (CT)93%-5%18%18%$50,492 $53,811 $9,677 91%
79Rowan University (NJ)*71%-8%30%36%$49,524 $42,744 $17,762 75%
80SUNY Empire State College (NY)*46%22%35%46%$40,242 $40,918 $13,410 53%
81Holy Family University (PA)59%-16%34%50%$49,833 $44,646 $12,739 72%
82CUNY City College (NY)*50%1%52%44%$45,537 $47,598 $5,708 57%
83Moravian Coll./Moravian Theo. Sem. (PA)71%3%30%33%$49,534 $45,691 $23,074 86%
84College of New Jersey (NJ)*86%-7%18%22%$56,993 $54,286 $15,429 88%
85Providence College (RI)86%-8%14%15%$60,668 $51,423 $22,961 88%
86Eastern Nazarene College (MA)^^57%-25%48%41%$43,686 $37,237 $15,614 71%
87Saint Peter's University (NJ)56%0%57%44%$44,887 $43,677 $12,586 53%
88Loyola University Maryland (MD)83%-4%14%16%$63,989 $54,492 $24,401 88%
89Penn. State Univ.-New Kensington (PA)*55%0%33%30%$48,413 $48,087 $11,340 77%
90Washington Adventist University (MD)45%24%50%34%$45,757 $40,366 $16,168 51%
91SUNY College at Oneonta (NY)*73%-5%31%26%$42,568 $40,517 $12,245 80%
92University of Maine-Presque Isle (ME)*55%-5%38%42%$28,636 $28,788 $9,167 59%
93La Salle University (PA)68%-11%38%37%$54,212 $45,825 $23,805 74%
94Trinity College (CT)82%7%10%16%$57,937 $54,525 $12,707 86%
95University of Pittsburgh-Bradford (PA)*55%-11%43%23%$49,869 $40,664 $15,305 80%
96Rhode Island College (RI)*52%-9%42%44%$39,944 $37,972 $7,835 68%
97Frostburg State University (MD)*54%-2%37%37%$44,129 $39,080 $16,053 69%
98Fitchburg State University (MA)*61%-3%36%38%$42,366 $41,408 $11,647 72%
99St. Mary's College of Maryland (MD)*82%-4%18%21%$48,569 $49,973 $11,317 86%
100Bucknell University (PA)89%-2%11%12%$68,098 $56,995 $21,759 95%
101Penn State-Wilkes-Barre (PA)*56%-8%35%30%$48,413 $46,963 $11,892 77%
102Cornell University (NY)94%0%15%14%$72,866 $70,043 $14,224 89%
103Georgian Court University (NJ)64%-10%40%46%$44,647 $40,920 $16,124 65%
104SUNY College at Brockport (NY)*70%-8%40%30%$40,998 $40,208 $11,857 71%
105Concordia College-New York (NY)59%-5%41%43%$45,643 $43,636 $16,038 64%
106University of Rochester (NY)86%14%18%17%$56,982 $62,874 $15,644 85%
107SUNY-Geneseo (NY)*78%-10%26%19%$47,106 $46,641 $13,687 86%
108Kean University (NJ)*62%-8%44%46%$46,807 $43,514 $15,905 60%
109Penn State-Beaver (PA)*45%-1%38%30%$48,413 $44,103 $13,697 77%
110Tufts University (MA)93%-2%11%13%$67,739 $68,061 $12,015 93%
111Manhattanville College (NY)62%3%33%31%$46,502 $44,209 $19,664 78%
112Wilkes University (PA)56%-6%35%37%$50,533 $43,665 $21,187 79%
113Hilbert College (NY)53%-7%48%35%$40,339 $35,509 $13,575 61%
114SUNY Fredonia (NY)*70%-12%37%25%$40,553 $36,279 $13,554 77%
115Penn State-Abington (PA)*52%-6%41%30%$48,413 $46,305 $10,417 77%
116Penn State-Brandywine (PA)*47%-4%35%30%$48,413 $44,482 $11,230 77%
117Westfield State University (MA)*67%-7%30%30%$43,976 $41,545 $13,288 79%
118University of MD-College Park (MD)*82%-4%19%22%$60,913 $61,203 $10,382 83%
119Stonehill College (MA)82%-3%17%20%$59,261 $51,839 $20,414 90%
120Stevenson University (MD)59%3%32%36%$50,896 $46,524 $22,423 75%
121Connecticut College (CT)85%6%14%15%$52,643 $52,559 $15,864 93%
122Coppin State University (MD)*32%6%61%51%$36,627 $34,568 $9,251 30%
123SUNY Oswego (NY)*63%-6%41%27%$41,454 $40,977 $12,488 75%
124Worcester State University (MA)*57%15%29%36%$45,030 $44,648 $15,681 72%
125Suffolk University (MA)60%24%29%32%$51,283 $47,850 $25,404 75%
126University of Connecticut (CT)*82%-8%21%27%$55,318 $54,842 $14,627 85%
127College of the Atlantic (ME)73%-23%37%21%$25,885 $22,671 $15,929 85%
128Bloomsburg University of PA (PA)*66%-10%32%37%$44,130 $41,869 $15,785 77%
129College of Saint Rose (NY)67%-11%37%29%$42,971 $38,127 $19,960 76%
130Penn State-Harrisburg (PA)*73%-7%32%30%$48,413 $49,913 $18,015 77%
131Metropolitan College of NY (NY)39%22%78%48%$37,874 $38,898 $20,133 28%
132Univ. of NH-Manchester (NH)*62%-11%26%19%$47,911 $46,841 $15,078 88%
133Millersville University of PA (PA)*66%-10%33%37%$43,525 $43,254 $15,642 79%
134Swarthmore College (PA)95%0%15%14%$51,379 $59,134 $9,665 92%
135Centenary University (NJ)62%11%32%41%$43,061 $46,230 $15,088 68%
136CUNY Hunter College (NY)*54%1%43%42%$45,339 $47,976 $6,946 62%
137DeSales University (PA)72%-5%27%36%$48,270 $47,222 $22,206 80%
138Johnson State College (VT)*47%-5%44%44%$32,130 $32,210 $13,603 68%
139CUNY NYC College of Technology (NY)*28%0%55%49%$38,627 $42,619 $6,357 54%
140Allegheny College (PA)78%-4%26%17%$49,627 $45,080 $18,859 86%
141William Paterson Univ. of NJ (NJ)*57%-8%43%43%$44,685 $45,974 $13,936 67%
142Duquesne University (PA)78%-3%20%19%$55,772 $48,484 $21,409 85%
143Penn State-Lehigh Valley (PA)*58%-14%37%30%$48,413 $49,816 $11,274 77%
144Univ. of Massachusetts-Boston (MA)*53%1%41%40%$46,798 $50,163 $9,674 63%
145Rutgers University-New Brunswick (NJ)*82%-5%31%33%$56,076 $58,026 $14,622 75%
146Mansfield University of PA (PA)*56%-11%43%40%$38,131 $36,068 $15,339 71%
147University of Scranton (PA)79%-5%19%21%$56,786 $50,111 $25,275 86%
148Saint Vincent College (PA)75%-3%28%24%$46,184 $47,276 $16,132 86%
149Philad. Biblical Univ.-Langhorne (PA)65%-8%43%29%$33,333 $35,078 $15,178 75%
150Penn State-York (PA)*52%-16%30%30%$48,413 $45,233 $11,904 77%
151Albertus Magnus College (CT)61%-6%49%50%$52,153 $46,410 $23,548 52%
152Fairleigh Dickinson U.-Metro. (NJ)53%-13%28%43%$48,007 $43,439 $15,198 71%
153Temple University (PA)*72%-6%34%30%$47,954 $47,066 $17,592 76%
154SUNY Polytechnic Institute (NY)*54%-11%40%32%$48,516 $46,578 $12,152 66%
155Hood College (MD)73%-5%33%29%$43,324 $46,348 $19,279 80%
156Bloomfield College (NJ)36%-5%69%51%$37,789 $35,090 $17,838 44%
157CUNY Queens College (NY)*58%-3%40%45%$48,117 $51,512 $5,713 61%
158Central Connecticut State Univ. (CT)*57%-4%35%39%$45,230 $46,103 $13,811 70%
159Rosemont College (PA)44%-4%52%38%$45,648 $42,177 $15,584 62%
160Stockton University (NJ)*71%-10%36%41%$47,207 $49,268 $15,326 71%
161Muhlenberg College (PA)85%8%10%17%$56,136 $52,711 $19,638 87%
162Bryn Mawr College (PA)83%0%15%15%$52,188 $48,598 $15,851 86%
163Southern CT State University (CT)*57%-2%37%40%$42,562 $40,504 $13,388 66%
164Notre Dame of MD University (MD)59%-9%30%41%$48,524 $43,885 $16,068 62%
165Granite State College (NH)*52%-20%47%45%$33,229 $31,090 $13,503 61%
166Penn State-Altoona (PA)*67%-15%31%30%$48,413 $43,250 $19,853 77%
167Alfred University (NY)57%-1%39%23%$41,067 $40,505 $15,565 79%
168Philadelphia University (PA)68%-5%33%31%$49,323 $47,414 $23,412 82%
169Misericordia University (PA)73%-11%28%34%$48,963 $44,119 $21,816 75%
170Monroe College-Main (NY)°54%11%73%50%$28,291 $42,942 $11,615 37%
171Lebanon Valley College (PA)76%-18%25%30%$45,950 $45,433 $21,517 90%
172Salisbury University (MD)*69%-13%22%29%$47,961 $45,793 $13,836 76%
173Neumann University (PA)57%-6%40%44%$41,911 $38,715 $20,448 64%
174E. Stroudsburg University of PA (PA)*59%-11%34%38%$43,473 $43,140 $15,594 77%
175University of Delaware (DE)*78%-10%14%19%$55,172 $51,586 $12,076 84%
176Ursinus College (PA)81%3%22%18%$53,047 $50,118 $22,158 86%
177Keuka College (NY)54%-17%47%40%$42,776 $36,658 $20,774 71%
178Gettysburg College (PA)84%-1%13%13%$53,253 $52,073 $15,989 93%
179Westminster College (PA)74%-13%32%26%$43,686 $42,772 $18,117 85%
180Pace University-New York (NY)59%0%31%30%$58,207 $48,333 $24,984 73%
181Molloy College (NY)69%-9%31%36%$57,999 $51,518 $24,036 71%
182Brandeis University (MA)92%-1%19%15%$57,561 $63,285 $16,619 87%
183Stevens Institute of Technology (NJ)83%-12%19%20%$85,769 $75,736 $24,638 90%
184Medaille College (NY)49%-14%56%40%$38,682 $35,341 $14,244 60%
185Juniata College (PA)78%-7%22%21%$46,393 $45,741 $19,155 89%
186Lock Haven University (PA)*51%-9%40%40%$40,040 $38,870 $14,799 73%
187Bridgewater State University (MA)*63%-5%33%37%$43,010 $42,364 $16,797 71%
188Wesley College (DE)34%0%53%42%$43,060 $34,987 $20,554 57%
189Drew University (NJ)64%-13%30%27%$51,292 $46,663 $17,693 83%
190Assumption College (MA)70%-8%23%22%$53,359 $50,236 $22,562 89%
191Nazareth College (NY)76%-1%31%21%$44,281 $43,221 $22,874 79%
192College of Mount Saint Vincent (NY)61%-7%48%33%$51,451 $48,362 $16,067 68%
193University of Mass.-Dartmouth (MA)*52%-3%39%37%$46,089 $47,512 $13,199 72%
194CUNY College of Staten Island (NY)*40%-9%45%51%$41,261 $42,909 $8,461 55%
195Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)86%-7%14%14%$80,774 $72,407 $28,638 93%
196New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJ)*63%-10%37%35%$66,167 $66,063 $14,485 77%
197Wagner College (NY)67%2%20%24%$55,017 $51,749 $23,729 86%
198Lycoming College (PA)62%-11%34%30%$44,622 $42,753 $14,892 81%
199Stony Brook University (NY)*71%0%33%34%$55,782 $62,974 $10,678 76%
200Framingham State University (MA)*54%1%31%36%$44,725 $45,605 $14,806 79%
201York College Pennsylvania (PA)61%-8%26%34%$48,366 $45,292 $18,394 83%
202University at Buffalo (NY)*72%-7%31%27%$50,232 $50,199 $13,256 73%
203Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)83%-9%17%13%$80,510 $72,884 $25,602 94%
204Salve Regina University (RI)69%-4%21%20%$49,920 $47,006 $20,670 90%
205Castleton State College (VT)*55%-9%34%36%$35,601 $38,948 $14,971 81%
206SUNY Potsdam (NY)*56%-12%46%28%$37,980 $36,306 $11,900 66%
207Clarkson University (NY)74%-13%27%16%$69,244 $61,868 $21,778 89%
208Bryant University (RI)78%1%15%21%$64,588 $59,813 $31,643 90%
209Kutztown University of PA (PA)*58%-10%33%39%$41,510 $41,203 $16,719 78%
210West Chester University of PA (PA)*70%-12%25%30%$47,004 $46,245 $18,088 83%
211Shippensburg University of PA (PA)*56%-9%31%37%$45,193 $45,744 $17,216 81%
212Southern NH University (NH)56%0%45%48%$42,113 $41,461 $35,136 71%
213Le Moyne College (NY)72%-11%31%23%$49,374 $46,346 $19,303 76%
214Dickinson College (PA)85%-1%11%11%$53,903 $52,403 $16,239 90%
215Roberts Wesleyan College (NY)62%-14%41%31%$41,814 $40,111 $17,878 71%
216University of Maine-Machias (ME)*33%-16%41%43%$26,685 $29,332 $8,488 62%
217Wells College (NY)56%-6%48%26%$34,992 $35,032 $16,891 73%
218Indiana University of Penn.-Main (PA)*56%-13%37%34%$38,830 $35,404 $15,540 72%
219Albright College (PA)55%-14%45%43%$47,021 $45,240 $19,296 78%
220SUNY Plattsburgh (NY)*63%-14%37%31%$40,803 $41,657 $11,029 69%
221Monmouth University (NJ)70%-4%27%31%$50,737 $49,028 $20,467 76%
222Cabrini University (PA)52%-3%37%36%$43,721 $41,124 $22,795 76%
223Western New England University (MA)63%-1%28%24%$55,479 $52,537 $24,624 83%
224Canisius College (NY)69%-15%31%21%$46,297 $44,868 $15,614 77%
225Penn State-Berks (PA)*59%-13%35%30%$48,413 $43,805 $19,316 77%
226Ramapo College of New Jersey (NJ)*73%-7%27%34%$48,773 $52,217 $15,139 77%
227Fairleigh Dick. U.-Coll. Florham (NJ)58%-6%34%43%$48,007 $48,781 $18,447 71%
228CA University of Pennsylvania (PA)*59%-9%39%37%$39,131 $38,897 $16,461 68%
229Marist College (NY)76%-1%16%19%$55,023 $51,156 $25,183 86%
230Skidmore College (NY)87%0%14%14%$45,474 $51,605 $11,710 90%
231Slippery Rock University of PA (PA)*68%-11%32%33%$39,639 $41,451 $15,323 77%
232Ithaca College (NY)79%-7%19%17%$50,788 $47,885 $25,390 90%
233Chestnut Hill College (PA)56%-15%48%45%$42,824 $40,636 $21,259 56%
234Waynesburg University (PA)59%-17%34%33%$44,538 $41,557 $15,642 78%
235Mount Holyoke College (MA)82%-1%19%16%$45,483 $46,574 $15,103 84%
236Massachusetts Coll. of Liberal Arts (MA)*57%-16%47%36%$35,966 $37,340 $12,991 70%
237Penn State Erie-Behrend Coll. (PA)*71%-12%30%30%$48,413 $50,017 $20,037 77%
238Cheyney University of PA (PA)*^^29%3%75%46%$29,861 $29,946 $13,953 27%
239Niagara University (NY)66%-17%29%24%$42,632 $40,057 $15,601 79%
240Univ. of Pittsburgh-Greensburg (PA)*55%-14%36%23%$49,869 $43,614 $14,899 80%
241Carnegie Mellon University (PA)90%-7%13%9%$77,525 $70,330 $21,919 93%
242Clarion University of PA (PA)*52%-13%39%40%$37,423 $35,673 $15,629 69%
243Eastern University (PA)65%-19%41%39%$42,022 $42,820 $19,849 71%
244Smith College (MA)88%6%21%16%$44,171 $49,627 $13,964 83%
245Rider University (NJ)66%-2%27%31%$49,568 $47,061 $22,297 76%
246Edinboro Univ. of Pennsylvania (PA)*48%-11%46%37%$34,844 $33,304 $13,144 64%
247Southern Vermont College (VT)46%2%48%42%$35,302 $38,382 $18,706 65%
248University of Maine (ME)*61%-11%33%27%$40,086 $42,349 $14,037 78%
249Bowie State University (MD)*37%-5%51%38%$47,108 $42,751 $11,698 35%
250University of New Hampshire-Main (NH)*78%-8%22%19%$47,911 $49,728 $18,874 88%
251Mount Saint Mary College (NY)60%-8%34%34%$48,163 $45,436 $20,989 73%
252St. Lawrence University (NY)85%0%18%14%$46,395 $49,886 $16,842 88%
253Carlow University (PA)57%-29%44%38%$39,347 $36,560 $15,581 66%
254Alvernia University (PA)57%-7%39%44%$43,070 $42,550 $22,699 70%
255Messiah College (PA)79%-17%20%19%$42,660 $44,171 $22,163 92%
256University of Maine-Augusta (ME)*25%2%53%50%$27,179 $28,580 $9,687 45%
257Salem State University (MA)*54%-1%34%40%$41,051 $44,458 $14,173 69%
258Daemen College (NY)54%-14%36%32%$41,623 $39,263 $12,633 68%
259Johns Hopkins University (MD)93%1%12%12%$70,101 $73,676 $13,609 84%
260Penn State-World Campus (PA)*35%-2%34%30%$48,500 $42,788 $22,361 77%
261Boston University (MA)85%0%13%17%$61,826 $61,168 $23,719 88%
262Seton Hall University (NJ)67%-12%29%30%$55,313 $50,078 $22,397 77%
263Eastern CT State University (CT)*60%-11%30%33%$43,668 $43,579 $14,986 74%
264Caldwell University (NJ)52%-9%39%42%$44,351 $42,755 $15,327 61%
265Chatham University (PA)60%-20%40%29%$34,448 $34,884 $14,080 67%
266University of Saint Joseph (CT)58%-9%32%41%$49,682 $44,094 $23,516 70%
267Merrimack College (MA)68%-9%22%25%$55,581 $52,712 $26,244 86%
268Washington & Jefferson College (PA)75%-2%25%21%$51,183 $50,839 $20,260 85%
269Siena College (NY)80%-15%24%19%$55,279 $54,099 $19,125 86%
270Wheaton College (MA)77%3%20%15%$46,953 $47,242 $22,439 89%
271Long Island University-Brooklyn (NY)41%8%59%37%$46,600 $45,864 $23,132 60%
272Sarah Lawrence College (NY)79%0%18%12%$40,145 $34,749 $25,310 86%
273New England College (NH)41%9%51%48%$35,159 $37,538 $28,740 66%
274University of MA-Amherst (MA)*75%-7%24%21%$50,081 $54,904 $12,530 80%
275Hartwick College (NY)58%5%34%25%$44,850 $44,356 $21,715 80%
276Norwich University (VT)59%-7%27%28%$47,293 $47,572 $22,014 83%
277Hobart William Smith Colleges (NY)78%1%15%9%$50,322 $49,012 $18,910 87%
278Mercyhurst University (PA)66%-7%30%36%$39,434 $43,015 $17,687 68%
279Marywood University (PA)67%-7%35%33%$37,930 $40,080 $19,196 72%
280Marlboro College (VT)66%13%36%N/A$26,225 $31,671 $26,742 85%
281Goddard College (VT)59%-42%56%N/A$26,674 $24,000 $19,333 65%
282Clark University (MA)78%-3%22%19%$44,683 $52,984 $18,539 89%
283Keystone College (PA)44%-5%40%46%$30,923 $33,553 $17,601 62%
284Saint Anselm College (NH)75%-4%16%13%$55,880 $51,525 $23,304 91%
285University of Phoenix-Pennsylvania (PA)°16%-6%66%54%N/A$35,477 $17,618 31%
286Yeshiva University (NY)80%0%18%11%$56,233 $56,621 $23,617 88%
287SUNY-Purchase College (NY)*67%3%33%25%$35,551 $38,934 $15,530 71%
288Wentworth Institute of Technology (MA)74%-5%26%25%$57,924 $58,236 $32,451 85%
289Wilmington University (DE)50%-19%33%49%$42,174 $41,479 $14,768 52%
290Strayer University-Lower Bucks (PA)°25%N/A57%52%$49,949 $43,660 $24,683 31%
291University of Vermont (VT)*76%-7%17%14%$44,982 $52,005 $12,845 88%
292Gannon University (PA)65%-22%27%29%$46,401 $43,264 $18,391 74%
293Iona College (NY)60%-12%28%33%$53,508 $50,305 $23,989 76%
294Arcadia University (PA)60%-5%34%31%$43,480 $44,824 $22,360 77%
295Simmons College (MA)70%-3%26%19%$50,646 $49,622 $22,301 85%
296King's College (PA)64%-11%28%33%$49,225 $48,927 $21,471 78%
297Goucher College (MD)65%-3%25%15%$46,495 $44,477 $20,819 83%
298University of Rhode Island (RI)*61%-9%27%24%$49,419 $46,951 $14,733 76%
299University of Southern Maine (ME)*46%-13%37%33%$37,517 $40,185 $14,631 73%
300Saint John Fisher College (NY)72%-8%30%26%$45,589 $47,364 $20,393 79%
301Adelphi University (NY)68%-8%31%34%$53,340 $52,089 $25,236 74%
302Quinnipiac University (CT)76%-16%16%21%$58,990 $51,632 $29,834 87%
303Colby-Sawyer College (NH)51%-13%33%30%$39,585 $39,746 $19,981 83%
304D'Youville College (NY)54%-21%33%30%$48,720 $41,902 $15,096 64%
305Elizabethtown College (PA)71%-9%20%33%$48,814 $50,370 $22,707 87%
306New York University (NY)84%-3%21%21%$59,711 $60,542 $26,755 82%
307Penn State-Main (PA)*87%-9%16%30%$48,413 $52,023 $23,094 77%
308Bennington College (VT)71%23%21%N/A$26,480 $34,281 $23,312 86%
309Five Towns College (NY)°41%13%48%36%$33,894 $43,026 $16,688 56%
310Central Penn College (PA)°38%-28%58%54%$33,529 $36,499 $16,574 53%
311Keene State College (NH)*64%-7%24%24%$40,897 $43,111 $16,081 82%
312Saint Bonaventure University (NY)67%-14%28%20%$45,193 $44,152 $18,549 78%
313Endicott College (MA)72%-1%17%20%$46,672 $49,585 $27,958 91%
314Wilson College (PA)47%-20%36%42%$33,383 $35,691 $15,990 72%
315College of New Rochelle (NY)31%-7%73%45%$36,225 $26,501 $33,646 37%
316University of MD-Baltimore County (MD)*63%-3%28%27%$54,265 $58,941 $15,040 75%
317Lincoln Univ. of Pennsylvania (PA)*46%-11%63%38%$34,403 $38,120 $15,274 34%
318Felician University (NJ)42%-19%52%48%$42,010 $44,338 $14,063 59%
319Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)69%-10%29%20%$59,244 $58,139 $22,586 79%
320Univ. of MD Eastern Shore (MD)*43%-2%55%42%$37,328 $37,023 $13,924 36%
321La Roche College (PA)52%-16%34%35%$39,886 $40,443 $19,177 73%
322SUNY Coll. Agric. and Tech.-Cobleskill (NY)*41%-10%53%38%$34,402 $42,805 $13,433 64%
323Western CT State University (CT)*49%-6%33%38%$43,676 $46,271 $15,642 69%
324Elmira College (NY)55%-3%32%27%$43,479 $42,638 $22,443 77%
325American International College (MA)52%-10%51%40%$43,168 $42,214 $18,982 55%
326Drexel University (PA)65%-17%21%29%$64,381 $57,112 $29,787 82%
327Lyndon State College (VT)*43%-22%37%37%$33,746 $37,243 $13,341 71%
328Robert Morris University (PA)65%-12%30%31%$45,040 $46,998 $20,950 72%
329Mount St. Mary's University (MD)65%-11%22%23%$52,387 $51,604 $25,632 84%
330Northeastern University (MA)82%-5%12%20%$62,572 $70,912 $17,587 83%
331Thomas College (ME)43%-13%34%46%$37,168 $39,881 $18,481 69%
332Rivier University (NH)52%-10%28%39%$43,322 $41,698 $23,289 77%
333Bryn Athyn Coll. of the New Church (PA)47%-78%43%42%N/A$35,315 $10,493 78%
334St. John's University-New York (NY)61%-8%29%31%$54,170 $49,974 $24,817 70%
335University of Bridgeport (CT)42%-13%48%45%$41,703 $40,787 $22,658 56%
336Saint Joseph's University (PA)73%-21%13%18%$58,558 $53,918 $28,660 84%
337Utica College (NY)49%-11%37%35%$44,788 $41,517 $20,109 61%
338University of Massachusetts-Lowell (MA)*58%-6%28%32%$50,275 $58,139 $13,080 71%
339Strayer University-Delaware (DE)°20%N/A55%52%$49,949 $41,363 $25,961 31%
340Immaculata University (PA)63%-19%24%38%$50,826 $46,406 $28,015 71%
341Point Park University (PA)56%-12%40%32%$37,179 $37,631 $19,491 60%
342University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (PA)*52%-15%30%23%$49,869 $46,727 $16,552 80%
343Emerson College (MA)81%-3%17%12%$44,639 $45,178 $33,382 87%
344Seton Hill University (PA)62%-13%28%29%$37,809 $41,983 $20,615 72%
345Newbury College-Brookline (MA)34%-17%57%41%$37,583 $38,662 $20,850 58%
346Saint Michael's College (VT)80%-11%16%15%$47,002 $52,192 $23,741 92%
347Valley Forge Christian College (PA)44%-8%44%34%$29,448 $35,804 $21,270 69%
348Saint Joseph's College of Maine (ME)58%-9%23%33%$39,329 $43,951 $22,526 82%
349Gordon College (MA)72%-13%22%13%$41,061 $45,233 $22,610 89%
350Fordham University (NY)78%-4%20%20%$56,881 $59,241 $26,318 81%
351Morgan State University (MD)*40%-9%58%36%$39,795 $39,425 $14,802 30%
352Washington College (MD)75%-9%15%19%$47,220 $50,613 $22,856 86%
353King's College (NY)50%-4%32%25%N/A$37,107 $26,800 84%
354Nyack College (NY)45%-6%55%38%$39,481 $45,140 $16,782 51%
355Pine Manor College (MA)36%-20%53%53%$35,451 $35,408 $18,818 44%
356Plymouth State University (NH)*60%-10%28%28%$38,477 $45,486 $18,303 79%
357University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh (PA)*82%-10%17%23%$49,869 $56,283 $23,842 80%
358Champlain College (VT)57%-5%24%26%$40,951 $47,602 $28,373 85%
359Mitchell College (CT)43%0%37%38%$30,809 $38,175 $21,863 61%
360Mercy College (NY)40%-8%47%41%$37,830 $43,182 $14,181 47%
361Univ. of MD-University College (MD)*24%-10%27%46%$50,740 $51,363 $11,669 47%
362Delaware Valley University (PA)61%-4%28%37%$41,417 $53,992 $24,042 83%
363Harrisburg Univ. of Science and Tech. (PA)23%-7%58%40%N/A$42,419 $12,987 39%
364New York Institute of Technology (NY)50%-9%36%33%$51,829 $54,638 $20,662 64%
365Unity College (ME)62%-17%42%33%$34,864 $51,548 $19,915 74%
366Dominican College of Blauvelt (NY)45%-12%43%34%$48,893 $47,920 $17,308 61%
367Springfield College (MA)70%-8%23%39%$44,442 $48,609 $21,337 59%
368Curry College (MA)53%-6%26%32%$44,629 $45,623 $25,760 72%
369Delaware State University (DE)*44%-6%49%37%$34,547 $38,183 $16,122 36%
370Widener University-Main (PA)55%-17%26%36%$52,899 $50,839 $24,847 73%
371Lasell College (MA)57%-11%32%29%$40,755 $44,709 $21,799 75%
372St. John's College (MD)71%-28%22%N/A$34,648 $33,580 $21,913 81%
373Green Mountain College (VT)50%-6%39%24%$31,066 $41,344 $16,401 69%
374Anna Maria College (MA)44%-7%33%37%$43,018 $43,153 $25,887 66%
375Bard College (NY)75%-9%21%12%$36,110 $43,839 $21,166 85%
376Saint Thomas Aquinas College (NY)65%-58%24%32%$47,117 $45,638 $15,897 75%
377Becker College (MA)40%-13%40%36%$39,261 $39,137 $25,456 65%
378Wheelock College (MA)58%-11%37%28%$36,516 $40,988 $23,697 70%
379Sacred Heart University (CT)68%-13%18%26%$54,670 $53,272 $33,994 80%
380University of New Haven (CT)52%-15%26%30%$49,575 $49,385 $26,936 72%
381Hampshire College (MA)75%-2%25%12%$31,568 $39,114 $23,132 77%
382The New School (NY)70%-10%22%20%$41,592 $40,209 $31,119 70%
383Post University (CT)°36%-15%49%55%$38,318 $42,169 $29,529 48%
384Roger Williams University (RI)63%-13%13%19%$48,460 $49,460 $30,162 86%
385Paul Smiths College of Arts & Science (NY)47%-2%40%29%$33,580 $47,786 $21,614 73%
386University of Hartford (CT)57%-17%28%26%$45,949 $46,285 $26,408 74%
387DeVry University-Georgia (GA)°24%-26%60%50%$46,100 $48,180 $25,100 43%
388Emmanuel College (MA)65%-10%22%22%$45,268 $49,655 $27,183 79%
389Long Island Univ.-C. W. Post (NY)48%-11%18%37%$46,600 $46,793 $25,522 60%
390Cambridge College (MA)19%0%36%54%$37,617 $42,320 $22,315 45%
391University of New England (ME)59%-11%19%25%$45,289 $49,877 $27,842 78%
392Thiel College (PA)37%-14%43%38%$37,373 $42,466 $20,818 68%
393SUNY Coll. of Envir. Science & Forestry (NY)*71%-24%27%19%$43,787 $61,553 $13,503 83%
394Johnson & Wales U.-Providence (RI)58%-16%35%33%$36,155 $46,196 $23,589 66%
395Touro College (NY)57%-14%39%34%$29,505 $43,951 $18,823 50%
396Marymount Manhattan College (NY)48%-10%25%23%$40,293 $36,988 $31,252 68%
397Hofstra University (NY)62%-17%23%24%$53,262 $54,332 $29,546 74%
398DeVry University-New Jersey (NJ)°31%-23%52%50%$46,100 $57,110 $18,540 43%
399Lesley University (MA)61%-7%27%24%$36,619 $45,453 $27,862 67%
400Franklin Pierce University (NH)44%-12%29%28%$38,080 $45,378 $25,995 74%
Definitions:
Median earnings: median annual earnings 10 years after entering college.
Pell/non-Pell graduation gap: graduation rate for Pell students minus the graduation rate for non-Pell students; a positive number indicates that students who receive Pell grants graduate at a higher rate than those who don’t, and vice versa.
First-gen students: percent of students who are the first in their family to go to college.
Predicted median earnings: expected median annual earnings based on student demographic data, adjusted for institutions’ location and academic mission.
Net price: actual cost of attendance for first-time, full-time, in-state students with family incomes below $75,000 per year over the last three years.
Loan repayment rate: percent of students who pay back at least $1 in loan principal within 5 years of leaving college.
* = public
° = for-profit