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

124 Colleges
$20,786 Avg Tuition & Fees*
34% 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. Our mission at College Factual is to arm you with as much information as we can to help you make that decision. Our Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students ranking is one tool we have developed to help in this regard.

After analyzing 124 schools in the United States, we came up with our list of those that offered the best educational experiences for Dutch students. Our ranking is based on several objective factors, including the school's overall value and the total number of international students at the school. We steer clear of subjective measures since they don't give a clear picture when determining how one school compares to another.

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

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#1

Truman State University

Kirksville, Missouri

Our analysis found Truman State University to be the best affordable school for Dutch students in this year’s ranking. Truman State is a public institution located in Kirksville, Missouri. The school has a medium-sized population, and it awarded 1,216 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 6.7% of the total student population at the school is international. Students from as far away as China, Nepal, and Vietnam come to Truman State to study. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at Truman State runs, on average, about $15,314. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $16,186 per year.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 86%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. In addition to its great ranking here, Truman State is in the top 1% of all schools on our overall value list.

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The excellent bachelor’s degree programs at University of South Florida - Main Campus helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for Dutch students. University of South Florida - Main Campus is a large public school located in Tampa, Florida that handed out 8,684 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 10.8% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as India, China, and Saudi Arabia come to USF Tampa to study. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at USF Tampa is about $17,324 a year, on average. Graduate students pay around $21,126 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%. In addition to its great ranking here, USF Tampa is in the top 5% of all schools on our overall value list.

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#3

Grand Valley State University

Allendale, Michigan

Out of the 124 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Grand Valley State University landed the #3 spot on the list. GVSU is a public institution located in Allendale, Michigan. The school has a large population, and it awarded 5,421 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 1.6% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as India, China, and Saudi Arabia come to GVSU to study. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at GVSU runs, on average, about $18,610. Graduate students pay around $17,208 a year in average tuition and fees.

GVSU excels when it comes to value. It’s ranked in the top 5% of all schools on our overall best for the money list.

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#4

University of Wyoming

Laramie, Wyoming

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Wyoming. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Colleges for Dutch students list. Laramie, Wyoming is the setting for this fairly large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 2,387 students in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 5.7% are international. The top three countries sending students to study at UW are China, India, and Canada. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at UW runs, on average, about $14,803. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $16,009 per year.

UW excels when it comes to value. It’s ranked in the top 5% of all schools on our overall best for the money list.

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#5

Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida

A rank of #5 on our list means Florida State University is a great place for Dutch students working on their bachelor’s degree. 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. Students studying at Florida State come from such countries as 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.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 94%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. 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.

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Florida International University came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students ranking. Located in Miami, Florida, the large public school awarded 12,352 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 7.6% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as China, Venezuela, and India come to FIU to study. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at FIU is about $18,963 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $24,211 per year.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 88%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year.

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#7

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles, Missouri

With a ranking of #7, Lindenwood University did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students. Lindenwood University is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school situated in Saint Charles, Missouri. It awarded 1,829 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 9.9% of the total student population at the school is international. Students from as far away as Venezuela, Panama, and Canada come to Lindenwood University to study. International students at Lindenwood University can expect to pay, on average, about $18,100 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $18,100 per year.

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#8

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities landed the #8 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students. Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the large public school awarded 8,988 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 12.0% of the total student body at the school. Students studying at UMN Twin Cities come from such countries as China, India, and South Korea. International students at UMN Twin Cities can expect to pay, on average, about $33,325 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $28,845 per year.

With a freshman retention rate of 93%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students.

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#9

University of Central Florida

Orlando, Florida

With a ranking of #9, University of Central Florida did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students. Located in Orlando, Florida, the large public school awarded 14,087 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 4.0% are international. Students studying at UCF come from such countries as China, India, and Saudi Arabia. International students at UCF can expect to pay, on average, about $22,467 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $28,657 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%. UCF excels when it comes to value. It’s ranked in the top 15% of all schools on our overall best for the money list.

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#10

Monroe College

Bronx, New York

Monroe College ranked #10 on this year’s Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students list. Bronx, New York is the setting for this medium-sized institution of higher learning. The private for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 994 students in 2018-2019.

Around 15.0% of the total student population at the school is international. Students from as far away as India, China, and Jamaica come to Monroe College to study. International students at Monroe College can expect to pay, on average, about $15,860 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $16,724 a year in average tuition and fees.

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Bowling Green State University - Main Campus landed the #11 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students. Bowling Green State University - Main Campus is a fairly large public school located in Bowling Green, Ohio that handed out 3,167 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 BGSU are China, India, and Saudi Arabia. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at BGSU runs, on average, about $19,305. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $15,823 per year.

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#12

California State University - Long Beach

Long Beach, California

California State University - Long Beach landed the #12 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students. Located in Long Beach, California, the large public school awarded 8,950 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Around 6.4% of the total student population at the school is international. Students studying at CSULB come from such countries as India, China, and Japan. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at CSULB is about $18,714 a year, on average. Graduate students pay around $17,772 a year in average tuition and fees.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 88%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year.

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With a ranking of #13, California State University - Monterey Bay did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students. Seaside, California is the setting for this medium-sized institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 1,953 students in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 5.6% are international. Students studying at CSUMB come from such countries as Japan, China, and Germany. International students at CSUMB can expect to pay, on average, about $19,023 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $18,081 a year in average tuition and fees.

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#14

Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Southeast Missouri State University ranked #14 on this year’s Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students list. Located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, the fairly large public school awarded 1,711 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 5.7% of the total student body at the school. Students studying at Southeast Missouri State University come from such countries as China, India, and Saudi Arabia. International students at Southeast Missouri State University can expect to pay, on average, about $13,830 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $10,513 per year.

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#15

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida

University of Florida landed the #15 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students. Located in Gainesville, Florida, the large public school handed out 9,663 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 8.4% are international. Students studying at UF come from such countries as China, India, and South Korea. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at UF runs, on average, about $28,659. Graduate students pay around $30,130 a year in average tuition and fees.

With a freshman retention rate of 96%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. UF excels when it comes to value. It’s ranked in the top 5% of all schools on our overall best for the money list.

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#16

Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas

Kansas State University ranked #16 on this year’s Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students list. K -State is a large public school situated in Manhattan, Kansas. It awarded 4,048 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 7.4% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as China, Saudi Arabia, and India come to K -State to study. International students at K -State can expect to pay, on average, about $26,316 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $24,115 per year.

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#17

Queens College

Queens, New York

Queens College ranked #17 on this year’s Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students list. QC is a fairly large public school situated in Queens, New York. It awarded 3,873 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 5.7% are international. Students from as far away as China, South Korea, and India come to QC to study. International students at QC can expect to pay, on average, about $15,488 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $21,042 per year.

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#18

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina

University of North Carolina at Charlotte came in at #18 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students ranking. UNC Charlotte is a public institution located in Charlotte, North Carolina. The school has a large population, and it awarded 5,974 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 7.0% of the total student population at the school is international. Students studying at UNC Charlotte come from such countries as India, China, and Saudi Arabia. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at UNC Charlotte is about $20,339 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $20,864 per year.

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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University did quite well in the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students ranking, coming in at #19. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is a medium-sized public school located in Tallahassee, Florida that handed out 1,444 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 0.9% are international. Students studying at Florida A&M University come from such countries as Bahamas, Nigeria, and Jamaica. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at Florida A&M University runs, on average, about $17,725. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $24,669 per year.

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#20

San Diego State University

San Diego, California

With a ranking of #20, San Diego State University did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students. Located in San Diego, California, the large public school awarded 8,159 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students 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 SDSU are China, India, and Kuwait. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at SDSU runs, on average, about $19,390. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $18,448 per year.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 89%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year.

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#21

Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Temple University landed the #21 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students. This large public school is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and it awarded 6,523 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 7.8% are international. Students studying at Temple come from such countries as China, India, and Kuwait. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at Temple is about $29,882 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $24,236 per year.

With a freshman retention rate of 90%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students.

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#22

University of Louisiana at Monroe

Monroe, Louisiana

University of Louisiana at Monroe landed the #22 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students. Located in Monroe, Louisiana, the medium-sized public school awarded 1,235 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 3.9% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at ULM are Nepal, India, and Nigeria. International students at ULM can expect to pay, on average, about $21,074 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $21,339 per year.

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#23

Andrews University

Berrien Springs, Michigan

Andrews University came in at #23 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students ranking. Andrews is a small private not-for-profit school situated in Berrien Springs, Michigan. It awarded 313 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 20.9% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at Andrews are South Korea, Canada, and Brazil. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at Andrews is about $30,158 a year, on average. Graduate students pay around $28,164 a year in average tuition and fees.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 88%. On top of its placing in this ranking, Andrews also did well on our overall best for the money list. It’s in the top 15% of all schools reviewed in this analysis.

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University of Oklahoma Norman Campus landed the #24 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Dutch Students. Located in Norman, Oklahoma, the large public school awarded 4,805 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Around 6.5% of the total student population at the school is international. Students from as far away as China, India, and Saudi Arabia come to University of Oklahoma to study. International students at University of Oklahoma can expect to pay, on average, about $24,444 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $23,236 a year in average tuition and fees.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 92%.

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#25

California State University - Northridge

Northridge, California

California State University - Northridge came in at #25 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Dutch 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.

Of the total number of students at the school, 7.7% are international. Students from as far away as Kuwait, China, and India come to CSUN to study. International students at CSUN can expect to pay, on average, about $18,857 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $17,915 per year.

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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%.

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