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2023 Best Accounting Schools

1,272 Colleges in the United States
99,265 Accounting Degrees Awarded
$47,712 Avg Early-Career Salary
Accounting is of the hottest degree programs in the United States, coming in as the #8 most popular major in the country. This means there are lots of options to choose from when you decide to get your degree.

College Factual reviewed 1,272 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for degree seekers in the field of accounting. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 99,265 degrees in accounting during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Accounting School

Best Accounting Schools The accounting program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Accounting rankings. For our Best Overall Accounting School rankings, we roll up the results of our degree-level rankings, weighted by the number of degrees awarded at that level.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Pick Your Accounting Degree Level

The accounting school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Accounting Schools. If you'd like to restrict your choices to just one part of the country, you can filter this list by location.

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Best Schools for Accounting in the United States

The schools below may not offer all types of accounting degrees so you may want to filter by degree level first. However, they are great for the degree levels they do offer. Only those schools that rank in the top 15% of all the schools we analyze get awarded with a place on this list.

25 Top Schools in Accounting

#1

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
20th Most Popular In PA
40 Accounting Degrees Awarded

It's difficult to beat University of Pennsylvania if you wish to pursue a degree in accounting. UPenn is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Philadelphia. A Best Colleges rank of #4 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means UPenn is a great university overall.

There were approximately 40 accounting students who graduated with this degree at UPenn in the most recent year we have data available.

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#2

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
132 Accounting Degrees Awarded

It is difficult to beat University of Notre Dame if you wish to pursue a degree in accounting. Notre Dame is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the suburb of Notre Dame. A Best Colleges rank of #16 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means Notre Dame is a great university overall.

There were roughly 132 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Notre Dame in the most recent year we have data available. Those accounting students who get their degree from University of Notre Dame make $16,772 more than the typical accounting graduate.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
385 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Any student who is interested in accounting needs to check out University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. UIUC is a fairly large public university located in the small city of Champaign. This university ranks 3rd out of 87 colleges for overall quality in the state of Illinois.

There were about 385 accounting students who graduated with this degree at UIUC in the most recent data year. Those accounting students who get their degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign earn $17,014 more than the average accounting grad.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
8th Most Popular In MO
76 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Washington University in St Louis is a good option for students interested in a degree in accounting. WUSTL is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of Saint Louis. A Best Colleges rank of #24 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means WUSTL is a great university overall.

There were roughly 76 accounting students who graduated with this degree at WUSTL in the most recent year we have data available.

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#5

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
76 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Lehigh is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit university located in the small city of Bethlehem. A Best Colleges rank of #37 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means Lehigh is a great university overall.

There were roughly 76 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Lehigh in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the accounting degree program at Lehigh University get $23,808 above the average college graduate with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
175 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Los Angeles, USC is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #18 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means USC is a great university overall.

There were approximately 175 accounting students who graduated with this degree at USC in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the accounting degree program at University of Southern California earn $17,418 above the standard college graduate in this field shortly after graduation.

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#7

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
152 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Chestnut Hill, Boston College is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population. This college ranks 6th out of 63 schools for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were approximately 152 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Boston College in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the accounting program at Boston College make $20,707 more than the typical college graduate with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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#8

Georgetown University

Washington, DC
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
72 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Georgetown is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Washington. A Best Colleges rank of #19 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means Georgetown is a great university overall.

There were about 72 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Georgetown in the most recent year we have data available. Accounting degree recipients from Georgetown University earn a boost of about $29,729 over the average earnings of accounting majors.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
560 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Texas A&M College Station is a very large public university located in the medium-sized city of College Station. This university ranks 3rd out of 116 schools for overall quality in the state of Texas.

There were roughly 560 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Texas A&M College Station in the most recent year we have data available. Accounting degree recipients from Texas A&M University - College Station receive an earnings boost of approximately $15,146 over the typical income of accounting majors.

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#10

Bentley University

Waltham, MA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
219 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the small city of Waltham, Bentley is a private not-for-profit university with a moderately-sized student population. This university ranks 7th out of 63 schools for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were about 219 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Bentley in the most recent year we have data available. Those accounting students who get their degree from Bentley University make $17,642 more than the standard accounting grad.

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#11

Villanova University

Villanova, PA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
149 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Villanova is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the suburb of Villanova. This university ranks 4th out of 117 schools for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were about 149 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Villanova in the most recent data year. Those accounting students who get their degree from Villanova University receive $18,064 more than the typical accounting student.

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#12

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
41 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Nashville, Vanderbilt is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #21 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means Vanderbilt is a great university overall.

There were roughly 41 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Vanderbilt in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the accounting program at Vanderbilt University make $16,140 above the typical college grad with the same degree when they enter the workforce.

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#13

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
263 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Drexel is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Philadelphia. This university ranks 12th out of 117 schools for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were approximately 263 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Drexel in the most recent year we have data available. Those accounting students who get their degree from Drexel University make $12,612 more than the typical accounting student.

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#14

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA
Graduate Certificate Highest Degree Type
159 Accounting Degrees Awarded

SCU is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit university located in the city of Santa Clara. This university ranks 12th out of 170 colleges for overall quality in the state of California.

There were roughly 159 accounting students who graduated with this degree at SCU in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the accounting program at Santa Clara University earn $20,116 above the standard college graduate in this field shortly after graduation.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
367 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Columbus, Ohio State is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 2nd out of 96 colleges for overall quality in the state of Ohio.

There were roughly 367 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Ohio State in the most recent year we have data available. Those accounting students who get their degree from Ohio State University - Main Campus earn $9,726 more than the standard accounting student.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
534 Accounting Degrees Awarded

UT Austin is a very large public university located in the city of Austin. This university ranks 2nd out of 116 colleges for overall quality in the state of Texas.

There were approximately 534 accounting students who graduated with this degree at UT Austin in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the accounting degree program at The University of Texas at Austin earn $10,888 above the typical college graduate with the same degree when they enter the workforce.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
219 Accounting Degrees Awarded

UW - Madison is a very large public university located in the large city of Madison. A Best Colleges rank of #33 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means UW - Madison is a great university overall.

There were roughly 219 accounting students who graduated with this degree at UW - Madison in the most recent data year. Those accounting students who get their degree from University of Wisconsin - Madison make $14,192 more than the standard accounting grad.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
128 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Washington, GWU is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #40 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means GWU is a great university overall.

There were about 128 accounting students who graduated with this degree at GWU in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the accounting degree program at George Washington University earn $16,598 above the standard college grad with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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#19

Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
79 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Bucknell is a small private not-for-profit university located in the town of Lewisburg. This university ranks 6th out of 117 schools for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were approximately 79 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Bucknell in the most recent data year. Those accounting students who get their degree from Bucknell University earn $20,578 more than the typical accounting graduate.

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#20

New York University

New York, NY
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
143 Accounting Degrees Awarded

NYU is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of New York. A Best Colleges rank of #30 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means NYU is a great university overall.

There were approximately 143 accounting students who graduated with this degree at NYU in the most recent year we have data available. Accounting degree recipients from New York University get an earnings boost of around $26,231 above the typical earnings of accounting graduates.

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#21

Emory University

Atlanta, GA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
11th Most Popular In GA
46 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Emory is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Atlanta. A Best Colleges rank of #35 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means Emory is a great university overall.

There were roughly 46 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Emory in the most recent year we have data available.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
265 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the large suburb of College Park, UMCP is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #36 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means UMCP is a great university overall.

There were approximately 265 accounting students who graduated with this degree at UMCP in the most recent year we have data available. Those accounting students who get their degree from University of Maryland - College Park make $14,946 more than the typical accounting grad.

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#23

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
216 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Michigan State is a very large public university located in the small city of East Lansing. This university ranks 2nd out of 57 colleges for overall quality in the state of Michigan.

There were roughly 216 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Michigan State in the most recent year we have data available. Accounting degree recipients from Michigan State University receive an earnings boost of about $12,192 above the average earnings of accounting graduates.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
156 Accounting Degrees Awarded

UMN Twin Cities is a fairly large public university located in the large city of Minneapolis. This university ranks 1st out of 55 schools for overall quality in the state of Minnesota.

There were approximately 156 accounting students who graduated with this degree at UMN Twin Cities in the most recent year we have data available. Those accounting students who get their degree from University of Minnesota - Twin Cities make $12,526 more than the average accounting grad.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
405 Accounting Degrees Awarded

UGA is a very large public university located in the city of Athens. This university ranks 3rd out of 69 schools for overall quality in the state of Georgia.

There were approximately 405 accounting students who graduated with this degree at UGA in the most recent year we have data available. Those accounting students who get their degree from University of Georgia receive $10,893 more than the typical accounting graduate.

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Rest of the Top 50 Best Accounting Schools

#27

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA
#28

Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT
#31

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

#32

University of Scranton

Scranton, PA

#35

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX
#36

Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA
#37

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL
#39

Baylor University

Waco, TX

#41

Seattle University

Seattle, WA

#43

DePaul University

Chicago, IL
#44

Fordham University

Bronx, NY
#45

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN
#46

Auburn University

Auburn, AL
#48

Drake University

Des Moines, IA
#49

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC

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Additional Award Winners

This list represents the rest of the schools awarded a Best Accounting Schools badge. Showing in this list means the school was ranked in the top 15% of the 1272 different United States accounting schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
50 Miami University - Oxford Oxford, OH
51 Elon University Elon, NC
52 American University Washington, DC
53 The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL
54 University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
55 Iowa State University Ames, IA
56 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI
57 University of South Carolina - Columbia Columbia, SC
58 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
59 Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
60 University of Phoenix - Arizona Tempe, AZ
61 University of Mississippi University, MS
62 University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA
63 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ
64 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA
65 University of St Thomas Minnesota Saint Paul, MN
66 Creighton University Omaha, NE
67 Gonzaga University Spokane, WA
68 The University of Tennessee - Knoxville Knoxville, TN
69 College of the Holy Cross Worcester, MA
70 Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI
71 The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson, TX
72 Indiana University - Bloomington Bloomington, IN
73 University of Maryland Global Campus Adelphi, MD
74 Binghamton University Vestal, NY
75 University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Norman, OK
76 North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC
77 University of Florida Gainesville, FL
78 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
79 University of Dayton Dayton, OH
80 Loyola University Maryland Baltimore, MD
81 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
82 Rutgers University - Newark Newark, NJ
83 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
84 Bryant University Smithfield, RI
85 Clemson University Clemson, SC
86 Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX
87 University of San Diego San Diego, CA
88 Butler University Indianapolis, IN
89 Providence College Providence, RI
90 University of South Florida - Main Campus Tampa, FL
91 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH
92 Muhlenberg College Allentown, PA
93 Washington State University Pullman, WA
94 University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR
95 University of Nebraska - Lincoln Lincoln, NE
96 Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
97 University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Cincinnati, OH
98 Illinois State University Normal, IL
99 Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ
100 University of Richmond University of Richmond, VA
101 University of Central Florida Orlando, FL
102 Saint Louis University Saint Louis, MO
103 Temple University Philadelphia, PA
104 Baruch College New York, NY
105 Yeshiva University New York, NY
106 University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA
107 University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
108 Saint Mary’s College of California Moraga, CA
109 Towson University Towson, MD
110 John Carroll University University Heights, OH
111 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
112 University of Oregon Eugene, OR
113 Rasmussen University - Minnesota St. Cloud, MN
114 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY
115 Northeastern University Boston, MA
116 Colorado State University - Global Campus Greenwood Village, CO
117 Quinnipiac University Hamden, CT
118 Bradley University Peoria, IL
119 Sacred Heart University Fairfield, CT
120 Western Governors University Salt Lake City, UT
121 Oklahoma State University - Main Campus Stillwater, OK
122 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS
123 University of Houston Houston, TX
124 Oregon State University Corvallis, OR
125 University of Denver Denver, CO
126 Belmont University Nashville, TN
127 El Centro College Dallas, TX
128 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA
129 DeVry University - Illinois Chicago, IL
130 West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA
131 University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Whitewater, WI
132 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS
133 Gateway Technical College Kenosha, WI
134 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY
135 Rider University Lawrenceville, NJ
136 Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, IL
137 William & Mary Williamsburg, VA
138 University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND
139 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT
140 Grand Valley State University Allendale, MI
141 The University of Arizona Global Campus San Diego, CA
142 Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA
143 Xavier University Cincinnati, OH
144 Marist College Poughkeepsie, NY
145 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Baton Rouge, LA
146 San Diego State University San Diego, CA
147 Kapiolani Community College Honolulu, HI
148 University of North Texas Denton, TX
149 Florida International University Miami, FL
150 Trinity University San Antonio, TX
151 Golden Gate University - San Francisco San Francisco, CA
152 Augustana College Rock Island, IL
153 California State University - Northridge Northridge, CA
154 Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, NH
155 University of California - Davis Davis, CA
156 Westminster College Utah Salt Lake City, UT
157 University at Albany Albany, NY
158 North Dakota State University - Main Campus Fargo, ND
159 Rutgers University - New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ
160 University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Eau Claire, WI
161 Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS
162 Arizona State University - Tempe Tempe, AZ
163 Calvin University Grand Rapids, MI
164 Ithaca College Ithaca, NY
165 Catholic University of America Washington, DC
166 Montclair State University Montclair, NJ
167 Chapman University Orange, CA
167 University of Tulsa Tulsa, OK
169 Austin Community College District Austin, TX
170 University of Wisconsin - La Crosse La Crosse, WI
171 Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis, MO
172 Siena College Loudonville, NY
173 Harding University Searcy, AR
174 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
175 American Public University System Charles Town, WV
176 Ohio University - Athens Campus Athens, OH
177 Manhattan College Riverdale, NY
178 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY
179 Northcentral Technical College Wausau, WI
180 University of Toledo Toledo, OH
181 Luther College Decorah, IA
182 Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL
183 Liberty University Lynchburg, VA
184 Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA
185 Hope College Holland, MI
186 Wake Technical Community College Raleigh, NC
187 Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global Marion, IN
188 Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, FL
189 University of Missouri - St Louis Saint Louis, MO
190 Bunker Hill Community College Boston, MA

Honorable Mentions

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Best Accounting Schools award.

Rank College Location
191 Lipscomb University Nashville, TN
192 La Salle University Philadelphia, PA
193 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI
194 Portland State University Portland, OR
195 University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY
196 Samford University Birmingham, AL
197 Truman State University Kirksville, MO
198 Dakota County Technical College Rosemount, MN
199 The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio, TX
200 St John’s University - New York Queens, NY
201 Rasmussen University - Florida Ocala, FL
202 King’s College Wilkes-Barre, PA
203 University of Nevada - Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
204 Saint Ambrose University Davenport, IA
205 The College of New Jersey Ewing, NJ
206 Colorado State University - Fort Collins Fort Collins, CO
207 Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Winona, MN
208 Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ
209 Valparaiso University Valparaiso, IN
210 Western Washington University Bellingham, WA
211 Western Technical College La Crosse, WI
212 Suffolk University Boston, MA
213 University of Louisville Louisville, KY
214 University of Nevada - Reno Reno, NV
215 Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale, FL
215 Canisius College Buffalo, NY
217 University of Hartford West Hartford, CT
218 The University of Tampa Tampa, FL
219 Augustana University Sioux Falls, SD
220 Central Connecticut State University New Britain, CT
221 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA
222 Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis, IN
223 Pace University - New York New York, NY
224 Rasmussen University - Illinois Rockford, IL
225 Texas State University San Marcos, TX
226 Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee, WI
227 Simpson College Indianola, IA
228 Northwood University Midland, MI
229 Appalachian State University Boone, NC
230 University of Portland Portland, OR
231 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus Bowling Green, OH
232 University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL
233 McDaniel College Westminster, MD
234 Widener University Chester, PA
235 Ramapo College of New Jersey Mahwah, NJ
236 East Carolina University Greenville, NC
237 Fox Valley Technical College Appleton, WI
238 Kent State University at Kent Kent, OH
239 Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI
240 Ball State University Muncie, IN
241 Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA
242 University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC
243 Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque, NM
244 Champlain College Burlington, VT
245 Ohio Northern University Ada, OH
246 Wayne State University Detroit, MI
247 Rasmussen University - North Dakota Fargo, ND
248 Taylor University Upland, IN
249 Iona College New Rochelle, NY
250 Florida State College at Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL
251 Wofford College Spartanburg, SC
252 Minnesota State University - Mankato Mankato, MN
253 University of Mary Bismarck, ND
254 Mississippi College Clinton, MS

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Removed schools reflect instances of new data identified post-publication that warrant removal of a school from this year’s ranking.
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