Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Find Schools Near

2021 Best Affordable Colleges in the United States for Students from Greece

125 Colleges
$24,763 Avg Tuition & Fees*
38% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

Quality BadgeWhen it comes to choosing a college, international students have a lot of options - but not all of them are good. College Factual has developed its Best Value Colleges for Greek Students ranking as one item you can use to help make this decision.

Our analysis looked at 125 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for Greek students. To come up with this ranking, we look at a number of factors that are all objective measurements. These factors include the school's overall value as determined by our Best Colleges for the Money ranking and the percentage of international students on campus.

See what other factors we include in our ranking methodology.

One Size Does Not Fit All

We've developed a number of other tools and rankings to help you make your college decision. Start by filtering this list by location and then explore our other rankings that feature schools great for different groups of students such as online students or returnings adults.

You can create your own custom comparison that focuses on the factors most important to you using our tool, College Combat. We encourage you to try it out and pit your favorite colleges and universities head to head! If you don't have time right now, you can bookmark it for later.

Top Value Colleges in the U.S. for Students from Greece

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa

Iowa State University tops this year’s ranking as the best value school for Greek students. Iowa State is a large public school situated in Ames, Iowa. It awarded 7,380 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 10.5% are international. Students from as far away as China, India, and Malaysia come to Iowa State to study. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at Iowa State is about $24,508 a year, on average. Graduate students pay around $25,952 a year in average tuition and fees.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 87%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. As a testament to the value of education it offers, Iowa State also is in the top 10% of our overall best for the money ranking.

Read full report on Iowa State University

Request Information
#2

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota

A rank of #2 on our list means University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is a great place for Greek students working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the large public school handed out 8,988 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 12.0% are international. Students studying at UMN Twin Cities come from such countries as China, India, and South Korea. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at UMN Twin Cities is about $33,325 a year, on average. Graduate students pay around $28,845 a year in average tuition and fees.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 93%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year.

Read More…

Request Information
#3

University of Houston

Houston, Texas

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Houston. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best Colleges for Greek students list. Located in Houston, Texas, the large public school handed out 7,631 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 7.9% of the total student population at the school is international. The top three countries sending students to study at UH are India, China, and Vietnam. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at UH is about $21,749 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $18,748 per year.

UH excels when it comes to value. It’s ranked in the top 15% of all schools on our overall best for the money list.

Full University of Houston Report

Request Information
#4

Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida

Out of the 125 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Florida State University landed the #4 spot on the list. This large public school is located in Tallahassee, Florida, and it awarded 9,688 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 4.6% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at Florida State are China, India, and Panama. International students at Florida State can expect to pay, on average, about $21,683 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $26,707 a year in average tuition and fees.

With a freshman retention rate of 94%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. Florida State excels when it comes to value. It’s ranked in the top 5% of all schools on our overall best for the money list.

Read full report on Florida State University

Request Information
#5

Hunter College

New York, New York

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around if you attend Hunter College. The school came in at #5 in this year’s ranking. New York, New York is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 3,496 students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 4.9% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at Hunter are China, South Korea, and India. International students at Hunter can expect to pay, on average, about $15,332 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $20,828 per year.

On top of its placing in this ranking, Hunter also did well on our overall best for the money list. It’s in the top 15% of all schools reviewed in this analysis.

Full Hunter College Report

Request Information

California State University - Long Beach came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Greek Students ranking. CSULB is located in Long Beach, California and, has a large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 8,950 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

International students make up 6.4% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at CSULB are India, China, and Japan. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at CSULB runs, on average, about $18,714. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $17,772 per year.

With a freshman retention rate of 88%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students.

Read full report on California State University - Long Beach

Request Information
#7

Queens College

Queens, New York

With a ranking of #7, Queens College did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Greek Students. QC is a public institution located in Queens, New York. The school has a fairly large population, and it awarded 3,873 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 5.7% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at QC are China, South Korea, and India. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at QC is about $15,488 a year, on average. Graduate students pay around $21,042 a year in average tuition and fees.

Read full report on Queens College

Request Information
#8

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska

University of Nebraska - Lincoln did quite well in the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Greek Students ranking, coming in at #8. UNL is a public institution located in Lincoln, Nebraska. The school has a large population, and it awarded 4,859 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 10.9% are international. The top three countries sending students to study at UNL are China, Malaysia, and India. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at UNL runs, on average, about $25,806. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $18,879 per year.

UNL also claimed a spot on our overall value list. It’s in the top 20% of all schools in this category.

Read More…

Request Information
#9

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida

With a ranking of #9, University of Florida did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Greek Students. UF is located in Gainesville, Florida and, has a large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 9,663 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

Around 8.4% of the total student population at the school is international. Students from as far away as China, India, and South Korea come to UF to study. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at UF is about $28,659 a year, on average. Graduate students pay around $30,130 a year in average tuition and fees.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 96%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. As a testament to the value of education it offers, UF also is in the top 5% of our overall best for the money ranking.

Read More…

Request Information
#10

Baruch College

New York, New York

Baruch College did quite well in the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Greek Students ranking, coming in at #10. Baruch is located in New York, New York and, has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 3,824 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

Around 12.3% of the total student population at the school is international. The top three countries sending students to study at Baruch are China, South Korea, and India. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at Baruch is about $15,412 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $20,880 per year.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 90%.

Read More…

Request Information

University of Nebraska at Omaha ranked #11 on this year’s Best Value Colleges for Greek Students list. Omaha, Nebraska is the setting for this fairly large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 2,281 students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 5.5% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at UNOMAHA are India, China, and Oman. International students at UNOMAHA can expect to pay, on average, about $21,244 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $16,020 per year.

Full University of Nebraska at Omaha Report

Request Information
#12

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

University of Illinois at Chicago came in at #12 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Greek Students ranking. UIC is a public institution located in Chicago, Illinois. The school has a large population, and it awarded 4,524 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 12.1% are international. Students studying at UIC come from such countries as India, China, and Iran. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at UIC runs, on average, about $29,514. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $27,140 per year.

Read More…

Request Information
#13

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York

With a ranking of #13, Stony Brook University did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Greek Students. SUNY Stony Brook is a public institution located in Stony Brook, New York. The school has a large population, and it awarded 4,945 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 16.9% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as China, India, and South Korea come to SUNY Stony Brook to study. International students at SUNY Stony Brook can expect to pay, on average, about $27,845 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $25,348 per year.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 90%.

Read More…

Request Information
#14

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Virginia

Virginia Tech ranked #14 on this year’s Best Value Colleges for Greek Students list. Virginia Tech is a large public school situated in Blacksburg, Virginia. It awarded 7,156 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 11.1% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as China, India, and South Korea come to Virginia Tech to study. International students at Virginia Tech can expect to pay, on average, about $32,835 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $30,489 per year.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 93%.

Full Virginia Tech Report

Request Information
#15

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida

Florida Atlantic University did quite well in the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Greek Students ranking, coming in at #15. FAU is a public institution located in Boca Raton, Florida. The school has a large population, and it awarded 5,855 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 4.0% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as India, China, and Brazil come to FAU to study. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at FAU is about $17,324 a year, on average. Graduate students pay around $18,482 a year in average tuition and fees.

Full Florida Atlantic University Report

Request Information
#16

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York

University at Buffalo did quite well in the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Greek Students ranking, coming in at #16. Located in Buffalo, New York, the large public school handed out 5,273 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 19.8% of the total student body at the school. Students studying at University at Buffalo come from such countries as India, China, and South Korea. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at University at Buffalo is about $28,194 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $25,920 per year.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 87%.

Read full report on University at Buffalo

Request Information

University of Maryland - Baltimore County did quite well in the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Greek Students ranking, coming in at #17. Baltimore, Maryland is the setting for this fairly large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 2,722 students in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 7.8% are international. Students from as far away as India, China, and Saudi Arabia come to UMBC to study. International students at UMBC can expect to pay, on average, about $27,662 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $22,896 per year.

With a freshman retention rate of 88%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students.

Read More…

Request Information
#18

Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

With a ranking of #18, Washington State University did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Greek Students. Located in Pullman, Washington, the large public school handed out 5,827 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 7.1% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as China, India, and Saudi Arabia come to Wazzu to study. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at Wazzu runs, on average, about $26,419. Graduate students pay around $26,850 a year in average tuition and fees.

Read More…

Request Information

University of Nevada - Reno landed the #19 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Greek Students. UNR is located in Reno, Nevada and, has a large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 4,101 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

Of the total number of students at the school, 2.9% are international. Students studying at UNR come from such countries as China, Japan, and India. International students at UNR can expect to pay, on average, about $23,235 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $20,982 per year.

Read full report on University of Nevada - Reno

Request Information

With a ranking of #20, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Greek Students. This large public school is located in Cincinnati, Ohio, and it awarded 6,175 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 9.2% of the total student population at the school is international. Students studying at UC come from such countries as India, China, and South Korea. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at UC is about $26,488 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $26,210 per year.

With a freshman retention rate of 86%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students.

Full University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Report

Request Information
#21

California State University - Northridge

Northridge, California

California State University - Northridge came in at #21 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Greek Students ranking. California State University - Northridge is a large public school located in Northridge, California that handed out 9,062 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 7.7% of the total student population at the school is international. The top three countries sending students to study at CSUN are Kuwait, China, and India. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at CSUN is about $18,857 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $17,915 per year.

Read full report on California State University - Northridge

Request Information

Arizona State University - Tempe ranked #22 on this year’s Best Value Colleges for Greek Students list. ASU - Tempe is located in Tempe, Arizona and, has a large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 10,401 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

Of the total number of students at the school, 16.2% are international. Students from as far away as China, India, and Saudi Arabia come to ASU - Tempe to study. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at ASU - Tempe runs, on average, about $29,428. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $27,048 per year.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 87%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year.

Read full report on Arizona State University - Tempe

Request Information
#23

Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Temple University did quite well in the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Greek Students ranking, coming in at #23. Temple University is a large public school located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that handed out 6,523 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 7.8% of the total student population at the school is international. The top three countries sending students to study at Temple are China, India, and Kuwait. International students at Temple can expect to pay, on average, about $29,882 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $24,236 a year in average tuition and fees.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 90%.

Read More…

Request Information
#24

University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia

University of Georgia came in at #24 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Greek Students ranking. Athens, Georgia is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 8,022 students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 5.2% of the total student body at the school. Students studying at UGA come from such countries as China, India, and South Korea. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at UGA is about $31,120 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $27,476 per year.

With a freshman retention rate of 95%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. On top of its placing in this ranking, UGA also did well on our overall best for the money list. It’s in the top 15% of all schools reviewed in this analysis.

Read More…

Request Information
#25

University of Missouri - Columbia

Columbia, Missouri

University of Missouri - Columbia landed the #25 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Greek Students. Located in Columbia, Missouri, the large public school awarded 6,314 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Around 6.1% of the total student population at the school is international. Students from as far away as China, India, and South Korea come to Mizzou to study. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at Mizzou runs, on average, about $28,348. Graduate students pay around $26,577 a year in average tuition and fees.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 87%.

Read More…

Request Information

More Rankings >

Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 25 schools only.

References

  • 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 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).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You