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Best Men’s Basketball Colleges

Top Men’s Basketball Schools

NCSA analyzed over 1,310 four-year colleges with men’s college basketball programs across four division levels (D1, D2, D3 and NAIA) to develop a list of the Best Men’s Basketball Colleges for Student-Athletes.

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NCAA Division 1
$53,529 Tuition
$11,496 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,816 Favorites
5 General Rank
20 Grad Rank
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2
NCAA Division 1
$28,659 Tuition
$6,302 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,882 Favorites
28 General Rank
67 Grad Rank
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3
NCAA Division 1
$36,159 Tuition
$12,352 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,648 Favorites
28 General Rank
46 Grad Rank
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4
NCAA Division 1
$42,994 Tuition
$14,279 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,450 Favorites
19 General Rank
37 Grad Rank
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5
NCAA Division 1
$51,200 Tuition
$15,336 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,799 Favorites
22 General Rank
28 Grad Rank
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6
NCAA Division 1
$52,800 Tuition
$11,317 Avg. Cost After Aid
975 Favorites
1 General Rank
1 Grad Rank
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7
NCAA Division 1
$44,007 Tuition
$15,329 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,350 Favorites
22 General Rank
33 Grad Rank
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8
NCAA Division 1
$33,794 Tuition
$14,739 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,370 Favorites
36 General Rank
52 Grad Rank
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9
NCAA Division 1
$51,925 Tuition
$15,386 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,151 Favorites
1 General Rank
3 Grad Rank
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10
NCAA Division 1
$18,786 Tuition
$9,789 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,053 Favorites
64 General Rank
112 Grad Rank
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11
NCAA Division 1
$31,120 Tuition
$13,649 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,876 Favorites
53 General Rank
73 Grad Rank
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12
NCAA Division 1
$55,500 Tuition
$17,549 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,032 Favorites
5 General Rank
2 Grad Rank
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13
NCAA Division 1
$44,169 Tuition
$14,232 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,314 Favorites
34 General Rank
71 Grad Rank
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14
NCAA Division 1
$32,264 Tuition
$15,880 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,327 Favorites
47 General Rank
88 Grad Rank
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15
NCAA Division 1
$32,061 Tuition
$17,616 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,578 Favorites
53 General Rank
82 Grad Rank
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16
NCAA Division 1
$52,070 Tuition
$19,432 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,734 Favorites
13 General Rank
29 Grad Rank
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17
NCAA Division 1
$50,900 Tuition
$20,397 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,085 Favorites
25 General Rank
15 Grad Rank
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18
NCAA Division 1
$53,166 Tuition
$19,115 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,942 Favorites
68 General Rank
38 Grad Rank
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19
NCAA Division 1
$38,326 Tuition
$18,023 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,765 Favorites
36 General Rank
86 Grad Rank
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20
NCAA Division 1
$28,794 Tuition
$13,986 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,210 Favorites
53 General Rank
133 Grad Rank
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21
NCAA Division 1
$58,031 Tuition
$27,020 Avg. Cost After Aid
7,603 Favorites
8 General Rank
17 Grad Rank
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22
NCAA Division 1
$37,785 Tuition
$17,708 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,561 Favorites
42 General Rank
69 Grad Rank
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23
NCAA Division 1
$38,166 Tuition
$13,297 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,413 Favorites
75 General Rank
101 Grad Rank
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24
NCAA Division 1
$43,481 Tuition
$14,783 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,048 Favorites
36 General Rank
96 Grad Rank
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25
NCAA Division 1
$49,112 Tuition
$16,999 Avg. Cost After Aid
796 Favorites
17 General Rank
32 Grad Rank
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26
NCAA Division 1
$36,891 Tuition
$19,045 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,299 Favorites
75 General Rank
75 Grad Rank
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27
NCAA Division 1
$56,691 Tuition
$24,664 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,790 Favorites
8 General Rank
24 Grad Rank
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28
NCAA Division 1
$56,058 Tuition
$28,909 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,950 Favorites
22 General Rank
13 Grad Rank
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29
NCAA Division 1
$44,145 Tuition
$15,884 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,017 Favorites
28 General Rank
108 Grad Rank
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30
NCAA Division 1
$36,512 Tuition
$13,253 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,167 Favorites
89 General Rank
164 Grad Rank
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31
NCAA Division 1
$29,220 Tuition
$16,458 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,151 Favorites
108 General Rank
135 Grad Rank
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32
NCAA Division 1
$44,249 Tuition
$14,669 Avg. Cost After Aid
774 Favorites
36 General Rank
76 Grad Rank
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33
NCAA Division 1
$57,770 Tuition
$25,802 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,243 Favorites
8 General Rank
4 Grad Rank
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34
NCAA Division 1
$61,788 Tuition
$23,306 Avg. Cost After Aid
931 Favorites
1 General Rank
7 Grad Rank
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35
NCAA Division 1
$38,550 Tuition
$20,008 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,563 Favorites
99 General Rank
107 Grad Rank
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36
NCAA Division 1
$38,602 Tuition
$19,057 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,093 Favorites
89 General Rank
136 Grad Rank
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37
NCAA Division 1
$55,553 Tuition
$33,025 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,893 Favorites
19 General Rank
5 Grad Rank
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38
NCAA Division 1
$33,325 Tuition
$17,740 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,493 Favorites
89 General Rank
114 Grad Rank
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39
NCAA Division 1
$58,195 Tuition
$29,528 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,209 Favorites
25 General Rank
36 Grad Rank
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40
NCAA Division 1
$39,766 Tuition
$19,173 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,947 Favorites
118 General Rank
150 Grad Rank
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41
NCAA Division 1
$32,835 Tuition
$21,198 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,063 Favorites
99 General Rank
84 Grad Rank
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42
NCAA Division 1
$46,854 Tuition
$19,800 Avg. Cost After Aid
748 Favorites
36 General Rank
48 Grad Rank
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43
NCAA Division 1
$55,440 Tuition
$29,990 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,115 Favorites
28 General Rank
66 Grad Rank
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44
NCAA Division 1
$5,790 Tuition
$13,322 Avg. Cost After Aid
976 Favorites
108 General Rank
177 Grad Rank
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45
NCAA Division 1
$57,910 Tuition
$35,899 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,247 Favorites
36 General Rank
23 Grad Rank
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46
NCAA Division 1
$57,222 Tuition
$40,126 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,082 Favorites
17 General Rank
18 Grad Rank
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47
NCAA Division 3
$53,790 Tuition
$16,636 Avg. Cost After Aid
418 Favorites
1 General Rank
9 Grad Rank
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48
NCAA Division 1
$55,280 Tuition
$41,027 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,257 Favorites
53 General Rank
52 Grad Rank
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49
NCAA Division 1
$39,894 Tuition
$22,012 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,145 Favorites
81 General Rank
95 Grad Rank
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50
NCAA Division 1
$58,404 Tuition
$29,392 Avg. Cost After Aid
733 Favorites
13 General Rank
6 Grad Rank
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51
NCAA Division 1
$51,930 Tuition
$46,949 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,946 Favorites
64 General Rank
112 Grad Rank
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52
NCAA Division 1
$32,189 Tuition
$21,654 Avg. Cost After Aid
928 Favorites
81 General Rank
106 Grad Rank
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53
NCAA Division 3
$58,640 Tuition
$18,524 Avg. Cost After Aid
452 Favorites
47 General Rank
7 Grad Rank
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54
NCAA Division 1
$45,140 Tuition
$33,793 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,967 Favorites
108 General Rank
94 Grad Rank
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55
NCAA Division 3
$54,656 Tuition
$19,184 Avg. Cost After Aid
478 Favorites
47 General Rank
22 Grad Rank
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56
NCAA Division 3
$53,804 Tuition
$23,734 Avg. Cost After Aid
629 Favorites
19 General Rank
50 Grad Rank
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57
NCAA Division 1
$18,714 Tuition
$9,622 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,222 Favorites
179 General Rank
248 Grad Rank
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58
NCAA Division 1
$53,849 Tuition
$34,482 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,766 Favorites
75 General Rank
122 Grad Rank
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59
NCAA Division 1
$55,892 Tuition
$30,259 Avg. Cost After Aid
924 Favorites
42 General Rank
65 Grad Rank
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60
NCAA Division 1
$22,216 Tuition
$13,920 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,229 Favorites
145 General Rank
259 Grad Rank
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61
NCAA Division 3
$57,280 Tuition
$19,480 Avg. Cost After Aid
446 Favorites
47 General Rank
11 Grad Rank
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62
NCAA Division 1
$54,690 Tuition
$25,838 Avg. Cost After Aid
808 Favorites
79 General Rank
62 Grad Rank
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63
NCAA Division 1
$36,615 Tuition
$16,461 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,786 Favorites
204 General Rank
231 Grad Rank
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64
NCAA Division 1
$17,324 Tuition
$8,355 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,308 Favorites
249 General Rank
221 Grad Rank
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65
NCAA Division 1
$55,240 Tuition
$29,301 Avg. Cost After Aid
747 Favorites
53 General Rank
52 Grad Rank
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66
NCAA Division 1
$33,746 Tuition
$27,938 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,048 Favorites
75 General Rank
117 Grad Rank
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67
NCAA Division 1
$55,892 Tuition
$36,996 Avg. Cost After Aid
996 Favorites
53 General Rank
80 Grad Rank
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68
NCAA Division 1
$47,364 Tuition
$36,039 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,726 Favorites
99 General Rank
171 Grad Rank
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69
NCAA Division 1
$43,936 Tuition
$29,756 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,105 Favorites
118 General Rank
137 Grad Rank
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70
NCAA Division 1
$31,124 Tuition
$24,104 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,175 Favorites
204 General Rank
162 Grad Rank
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71
NCAA Division 3
$60,552 Tuition
$27,315 Avg. Cost After Aid
488 Favorites
5 General Rank
14 Grad Rank
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72
NCAA Division 3
$55,350 Tuition
$29,342 Avg. Cost After Aid
539 Favorites
8 General Rank
30 Grad Rank
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73
NCAA Division 1
$58,196 Tuition
$42,502 Avg. Cost After Aid
987 Favorites
103 General Rank
49 Grad Rank
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74
NCAA Division 1
$31,569 Tuition
$19,145 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,431 Favorites
118 General Rank
273 Grad Rank
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75
NCAA Division 3
$54,762 Tuition
$17,458 Avg. Cost After Aid
356 Favorites
51 General Rank
26 Grad Rank
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76
NCAA Division 1
$42,360 Tuition
$37,645 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,581 Favorites
132 General Rank
128 Grad Rank
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77
NCAA Division 1
$49,250 Tuition
$36,811 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,037 Favorites
118 General Rank
123 Grad Rank
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78
NCAA Division 1
$29,106 Tuition
$22,169 Avg. Cost After Aid
754 Favorites
132 General Rank
102 Grad Rank
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79
NCAA Division 1
$56,800 Tuition
$37,841 Avg. Cost After Aid
769 Favorites
42 General Rank
79 Grad Rank
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80
NCAA Division 1
$53,506 Tuition
$31,093 Avg. Cost After Aid
685 Favorites
53 General Rank
59 Grad Rank
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81
NCAA Division 1
$57,638 Tuition
$33,574 Avg. Cost After Aid
512 Favorites
13 General Rank
10 Grad Rank
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82
NCAA Division 1
$58,045 Tuition
$25,834 Avg. Cost After Aid
575 Favorites
71 General Rank
44 Grad Rank
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83
NCAA Division 1
$53,634 Tuition
$38,327 Avg. Cost After Aid
698 Favorites
64 General Rank
39 Grad Rank
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84
NCAA Division 3
$55,292 Tuition
$26,869 Avg. Cost After Aid
449 Favorites
13 General Rank
16 Grad Rank
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85
NCAA Division 1
$52,438 Tuition
$38,296 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,031 Favorites
132 General Rank
74 Grad Rank
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86
NCAA Division 1
$43,607 Tuition
$12,871 Avg. Cost After Aid
516 Favorites
118 General Rank
207 Grad Rank
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87
NCAA Division 1
$56,560 Tuition
$36,222 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,075 Favorites
89 General Rank
147 Grad Rank
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88
NCAA Division 3
$56,350 Tuition
$21,910 Avg. Cost After Aid
372 Favorites
51 General Rank
12 Grad Rank
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89
NCAA Division 1
$23,833 Tuition
$21,595 Avg. Cost After Aid
674 Favorites
132 General Rank
131 Grad Rank
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90
NCAA Division 1
$35,514 Tuition
$27,372 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,349 Favorites
81 General Rank
296 Grad Rank
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91
NCAA Division 1
$36,571 Tuition
$37,230 Avg. Cost After Aid
808 Favorites
118 General Rank
87 Grad Rank
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92
NCAA Division 1
$28,194 Tuition
$18,194 Avg. Cost After Aid
726 Favorites
159 General Rank
217 Grad Rank
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93
NCAA Division 1
$56,935 Tuition
$33,719 Avg. Cost After Aid
782 Favorites
81 General Rank
129 Grad Rank
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94
NCAA Division 1
$27,220 Tuition
$14,773 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,175 Favorites
204 General Rank
323 Grad Rank
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95
NCAA Division 1
$31,664 Tuition
$18,825 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,274 Favorites
249 General Rank
272 Grad Rank
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96
NCAA Division 3
$57,119 Tuition
$34,508 Avg. Cost After Aid
491 Favorites
25 General Rank
47 Grad Rank
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97
NCAA Division 1
$27,845 Tuition
$15,160 Avg. Cost After Aid
564 Favorites
159 General Rank
202 Grad Rank
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98
NCAA Division 3
$54,600 Tuition
$24,274 Avg. Cost After Aid
354 Favorites
8 General Rank
25 Grad Rank
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99
NCAA Division 1
$35,710 Tuition
$22,501 Avg. Cost After Aid
549 Favorites
89 General Rank
134 Grad Rank
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100
NCAA Division 1
$51,186 Tuition
$32,460 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,031 Favorites
159 General Rank
140 Grad Rank
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