Kiplinger Ranking Prioritizes Affordability and Best Value

…and places UNC at Chapel Hill and Swarthmore College at the top of their 500 school list. The personal finance magazine assesses total cost per year, average financial aid, average debt at graduation, and median earnings 10 years post-graduation, among other criteria, to generate their overall rankings.
2019 Ranking: schools with the attached link (blue) overlap with the Fahey Associates curated college list.
Rank ↓ Institution Name State Total Annual Cost
1 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC $47,307 (out of state)
2 Swarthmore College PA $69,422
3 Yale University CT $70,570
4 Princeton University NJ $63,800
5 Washington and Lee University VA $68,330
6 Davidson College NC $66,819
7 Duke University NC $72,193
8 Haverford College PA $48,895
9 Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA $68,142
10 Hamilton College NY $69,490
11 Harvard University MA $68,580
12 Amherst College MA $72,166
13 Pomona College CA $70,496
14 Middlebury College VT $70,980
15 Wesleyan University CT $70,904
16 Vassar College NY $72,270
17 Bowdoin College ME $69,460
18 California Institute of Technology CA $69,210
19 Carleton College MN $69,697

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