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Best NCAA Division 1 Colleges

Top D1 Schools

NCSA Power Rankings analyzed over 300 NCAA Division 1 college athletic programs to develop a list of the Best Division 1 Colleges for Student-Athletes.

NCSA Power Rankings are based on proprietary analysis of NCSA Favorites data obtained from the college search activity of the over 3 million student-athletes on the NCSA recruiting network,  U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges general academic rankings, and the U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard graduation rates and average cost after aid.

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1
NCAA Division 1
$53,529 Tuition
$11,496 Avg. Cost After Aid
36,027 Favorites
5 General Rank
20 Grad Rank
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2
NCAA Division 1
$52,800 Tuition
$11,317 Avg. Cost After Aid
16,212 Favorites
1 General Rank
1 Grad Rank
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3
NCAA Division 1
$28,659 Tuition
$6,302 Avg. Cost After Aid
44,195 Favorites
28 General Rank
70 Grad Rank
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4
NCAA Division 1
$42,994 Tuition
$14,279 Avg. Cost After Aid
38,039 Favorites
19 General Rank
37 Grad Rank
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5
NCAA Division 1
$36,159 Tuition
$12,352 Avg. Cost After Aid
32,511 Favorites
28 General Rank
47 Grad Rank
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6
NCAA Division 1
$51,925 Tuition
$15,386 Avg. Cost After Aid
17,419 Favorites
1 General Rank
3 Grad Rank
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7
NCAA Division 1
$51,200 Tuition
$15,336 Avg. Cost After Aid
31,466 Favorites
22 General Rank
28 Grad Rank
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8
NCAA Division 1
$44,007 Tuition
$15,329 Avg. Cost After Aid
25,430 Favorites
22 General Rank
33 Grad Rank
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9
NCAA Division 1
$55,500 Tuition
$17,549 Avg. Cost After Aid
14,408 Favorites
5 General Rank
2 Grad Rank
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10
NCAA Division 1
$31,120 Tuition
$13,649 Avg. Cost After Aid
33,652 Favorites
54 General Rank
76 Grad Rank
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11
NCAA Division 1
$33,794 Tuition
$14,739 Avg. Cost After Aid
20,146 Favorites
36 General Rank
53 Grad Rank
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12
NCAA Division 1
$18,786 Tuition
$9,789 Avg. Cost After Aid
39,079 Favorites
65 General Rank
116 Grad Rank
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13
NCAA Division 1
$52,070 Tuition
$19,432 Avg. Cost After Aid
20,596 Favorites
13 General Rank
29 Grad Rank
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14
NCAA Division 1
$50,900 Tuition
$20,397 Avg. Cost After Aid
22,023 Favorites
25 General Rank
15 Grad Rank
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15
NCAA Division 1
$32,061 Tuition
$17,616 Avg. Cost After Aid
41,971 Favorites
54 General Rank
85 Grad Rank
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16
NCAA Division 1
$38,326 Tuition
$18,023 Avg. Cost After Aid
33,674 Favorites
36 General Rank
89 Grad Rank
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17
NCAA Division 1
$44,169 Tuition
$14,232 Avg. Cost After Aid
10,800 Favorites
34 General Rank
74 Grad Rank
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18
NCAA Division 1
$37,785 Tuition
$17,708 Avg. Cost After Aid
20,180 Favorites
42 General Rank
72 Grad Rank
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19
NCAA Division 1
$38,166 Tuition
$13,297 Avg. Cost After Aid
18,829 Favorites
77 General Rank
104 Grad Rank
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20
NCAA Division 1
$49,112 Tuition
$16,999 Avg. Cost After Aid
9,216 Favorites
17 General Rank
32 Grad Rank
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21
NCAA Division 1
$44,249 Tuition
$14,669 Avg. Cost After Aid
10,510 Favorites
36 General Rank
79 Grad Rank
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22
NCAA Division 1
$28,794 Tuition
$13,986 Avg. Cost After Aid
16,874 Favorites
54 General Rank
138 Grad Rank
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23
NCAA Division 1
$32,264 Tuition
$15,880 Avg. Cost After Aid
12,878 Favorites
47 General Rank
91 Grad Rank
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24
NCAA Division 1
$58,031 Tuition
$27,020 Avg. Cost After Aid
39,664 Favorites
8 General Rank
17 Grad Rank
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25
NCAA Division 1
$44,145 Tuition
$15,884 Avg. Cost After Aid
12,127 Favorites
28 General Rank
112 Grad Rank
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26
NCAA Division 1
$61,788 Tuition
$23,306 Avg. Cost After Aid
13,323 Favorites
1 General Rank
7 Grad Rank
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27
NCAA Division 1
$43,481 Tuition
$14,783 Avg. Cost After Aid
9,100 Favorites
36 General Rank
99 Grad Rank
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28
NCAA Division 1
$56,691 Tuition
$24,664 Avg. Cost After Aid
15,743 Favorites
8 General Rank
24 Grad Rank
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29
NCAA Division 1
$36,891 Tuition
$19,045 Avg. Cost After Aid
18,018 Favorites
77 General Rank
78 Grad Rank
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30
NCAA Division 1
$57,770 Tuition
$25,802 Avg. Cost After Aid
13,063 Favorites
8 General Rank
4 Grad Rank
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31
NCAA Division 1
$36,512 Tuition
$13,253 Avg. Cost After Aid
17,171 Favorites
92 General Rank
172 Grad Rank
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32
NCAA Division 1
$55,553 Tuition
$33,025 Avg. Cost After Aid
29,682 Favorites
19 General Rank
5 Grad Rank
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33
NCAA Division 1
$53,166 Tuition
$19,115 Avg. Cost After Aid
9,590 Favorites
69 General Rank
38 Grad Rank
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34
NCAA Division 1
$29,220 Tuition
$16,458 Avg. Cost After Aid
25,090 Favorites
113 General Rank
140 Grad Rank
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35
NCAA Division 1
$46,854 Tuition
$19,800 Avg. Cost After Aid
8,084 Favorites
36 General Rank
49 Grad Rank
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36
NCAA Division 1
$38,550 Tuition
$20,008 Avg. Cost After Aid
43,312 Favorites
104 General Rank
111 Grad Rank
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37
NCAA Division 1
$38,602 Tuition
$19,057 Avg. Cost After Aid
36,712 Favorites
92 General Rank
141 Grad Rank
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38
NCAA Division 1
$58,195 Tuition
$29,528 Avg. Cost After Aid
25,639 Favorites
25 General Rank
36 Grad Rank
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39
NCAA Division 1
$56,058 Tuition
$28,909 Avg. Cost After Aid
15,053 Favorites
22 General Rank
13 Grad Rank
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40
NCAA Division 1
$33,325 Tuition
$17,740 Avg. Cost After Aid
13,727 Favorites
92 General Rank
119 Grad Rank
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41
NCAA Division 1
$58,404 Tuition
$29,392 Avg. Cost After Aid
11,931 Favorites
13 General Rank
6 Grad Rank
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42
NCAA Division 1
$32,835 Tuition
$21,198 Avg. Cost After Aid
23,173 Favorites
104 General Rank
87 Grad Rank
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43
NCAA Division 1
$57,910 Tuition
$35,899 Avg. Cost After Aid
19,865 Favorites
36 General Rank
23 Grad Rank
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44
NCAA Division 1
$57,222 Tuition
$40,126 Avg. Cost After Aid
14,985 Favorites
17 General Rank
18 Grad Rank
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45
NCAA Division 1
$57,638 Tuition
$33,574 Avg. Cost After Aid
11,138 Favorites
13 General Rank
10 Grad Rank
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46
NCAA Division 1
$39,766 Tuition
$19,173 Avg. Cost After Aid
28,656 Favorites
123 General Rank
156 Grad Rank
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47
NCAA Division 1
$55,440 Tuition
$29,990 Avg. Cost After Aid
17,282 Favorites
28 General Rank
69 Grad Rank
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48
NCAA Division 1
$5,790 Tuition
$13,322 Avg. Cost After Aid
8,364 Favorites
113 General Rank
185 Grad Rank
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49
NCAA Division 1
$39,894 Tuition
$22,012 Avg. Cost After Aid
11,087 Favorites
83 General Rank
98 Grad Rank
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50
NCAA Division 1
$32,189 Tuition
$21,654 Avg. Cost After Aid
9,975 Favorites
83 General Rank
110 Grad Rank
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51
NCAA Division 1
$55,280 Tuition
$41,027 Avg. Cost After Aid
14,818 Favorites
54 General Rank
53 Grad Rank
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52
NCAA Division 1
$55,892 Tuition
$30,259 Avg. Cost After Aid
10,741 Favorites
42 General Rank
68 Grad Rank
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53
NCAA Division 1
$54,690 Tuition
$25,838 Avg. Cost After Aid
10,220 Favorites
81 General Rank
65 Grad Rank
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54
NCAA Division 1
$29,106 Tuition
$22,169 Avg. Cost After Aid
12,169 Favorites
137 General Rank
105 Grad Rank
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55
NCAA Division 1
$17,324 Tuition
$8,355 Avg. Cost After Aid
19,284 Favorites
256 General Rank
230 Grad Rank
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56
NCAA Division 1
$22,216 Tuition
$13,920 Avg. Cost After Aid
14,158 Favorites
150 General Rank
269 Grad Rank
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57
NCAA Division 1
$58,045 Tuition
$25,834 Avg. Cost After Aid
6,630 Favorites
72 General Rank
45 Grad Rank
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58
NCAA Division 1
$55,240 Tuition
$29,301 Avg. Cost After Aid
7,760 Favorites
54 General Rank
53 Grad Rank
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59
NCAA Division 1
$51,930 Tuition
$46,949 Avg. Cost After Aid
29,188 Favorites
65 General Rank
116 Grad Rank
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60
NCAA Division 1
$33,746 Tuition
$27,938 Avg. Cost After Aid
14,873 Favorites
77 General Rank
122 Grad Rank
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61
NCAA Division 1
$18,714 Tuition
$9,622 Avg. Cost After Aid
10,403 Favorites
184 General Rank
257 Grad Rank
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62
NCAA Division 1
$36,615 Tuition
$16,461 Avg. Cost After Aid
29,593 Favorites
210 General Rank
240 Grad Rank
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63
NCAA Division 1
$35,710 Tuition
$22,501 Avg. Cost After Aid
9,298 Favorites
92 General Rank
139 Grad Rank
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64
NCAA Division 1
$53,849 Tuition
$34,482 Avg. Cost After Aid
18,961 Favorites
77 General Rank
127 Grad Rank
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65
NCAA Division 1
$53,506 Tuition
$31,093 Avg. Cost After Aid
6,983 Favorites
54 General Rank
61 Grad Rank
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66
NCAA Division 1
$23,833 Tuition
$21,595 Avg. Cost After Aid
9,852 Favorites
137 General Rank
136 Grad Rank
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67
NCAA Division 1
$35,710 Tuition
$17,220 Avg. Cost After Aid
6,470 Favorites
164 General Rank
157 Grad Rank
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68
NCAA Division 1
$55,892 Tuition
$36,996 Avg. Cost After Aid
8,445 Favorites
54 General Rank
83 Grad Rank
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69
NCAA Division 1
$53,634 Tuition
$38,327 Avg. Cost After Aid
6,504 Favorites
65 General Rank
40 Grad Rank
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70
NCAA Division 1
$56,800 Tuition
$37,841 Avg. Cost After Aid
7,298 Favorites
42 General Rank
82 Grad Rank
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71
NCAA Division 1
$31,569 Tuition
$19,145 Avg. Cost After Aid
14,452 Favorites
123 General Rank
283 Grad Rank
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72
NCAA Division 1
$43,607 Tuition
$12,871 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,784 Favorites
123 General Rank
216 Grad Rank
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73
NCAA Division 1
$49,250 Tuition
$36,811 Avg. Cost After Aid
19,516 Favorites
123 General Rank
128 Grad Rank
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74
NCAA Division 1
$58,196 Tuition
$42,502 Avg. Cost After Aid
8,400 Favorites
108 General Rank
50 Grad Rank
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75
NCAA Division 1
$47,364 Tuition
$36,039 Avg. Cost After Aid
30,782 Favorites
104 General Rank
179 Grad Rank
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76
NCAA Division 1
$31,124 Tuition
$24,104 Avg. Cost After Aid
35,836 Favorites
210 General Rank
170 Grad Rank
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77
NCAA Division 1
$45,140 Tuition
$33,793 Avg. Cost After Aid
9,438 Favorites
113 General Rank
97 Grad Rank
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78
NCAA Division 1
$36,571 Tuition
$37,230 Avg. Cost After Aid
9,453 Favorites
123 General Rank
90 Grad Rank
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79
NCAA Division 1
$35,514 Tuition
$27,372 Avg. Cost After Aid
36,831 Favorites
83 General Rank
306 Grad Rank
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80
NCAA Division 1
$27,845 Tuition
$15,160 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,723 Favorites
164 General Rank
210 Grad Rank
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81
NCAA Division 1
$27,220 Tuition
$14,773 Avg. Cost After Aid
12,697 Favorites
210 General Rank
333 Grad Rank
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82
NCAA Division 1
$56,560 Tuition
$36,222 Avg. Cost After Aid
9,182 Favorites
92 General Rank
152 Grad Rank
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83
NCAA Division 1
$31,664 Tuition
$18,825 Avg. Cost After Aid
24,870 Favorites
256 General Rank
282 Grad Rank
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84
NCAA Division 1
$42,360 Tuition
$37,645 Avg. Cost After Aid
10,775 Favorites
137 General Rank
133 Grad Rank
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85
NCAA Division 1
$55,752 Tuition
$32,551 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,184 Favorites
108 General Rank
71 Grad Rank
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86
NCAA Division 1
$51,186 Tuition
$32,460 Avg. Cost After Aid
11,942 Favorites
164 General Rank
145 Grad Rank
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87
NCAA Division 1
$54,740 Tuition
$37,292 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,646 Favorites
103 General Rank
52 Grad Rank
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88
NCAA Division 1
$50,844 Tuition
$30,861 Avg. Cost After Aid
6,097 Favorites
120 General Rank
128 Grad Rank
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89
NCAA Division 1
$18,804 Tuition
$7,991 Avg. Cost After Aid
7,211 Favorites
231 General Rank
355 Grad Rank
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90
NCAA Division 1
$56,935 Tuition
$33,719 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,269 Favorites
83 General Rank
134 Grad Rank
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91
NCAA Division 1
$43,936 Tuition
$29,756 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,782 Favorites
123 General Rank
142 Grad Rank
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92
NCAA Division 1
$54,393 Tuition
$36,761 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,162 Favorites
92 General Rank
125 Grad Rank
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93
NCAA Division 1
$35,937 Tuition
$24,323 Avg. Cost After Aid
9,386 Favorites
256 General Rank
148 Grad Rank
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94
NCAA Division 1
$33,928 Tuition
$20,509 Avg. Cost After Aid
23,422 Favorites
366 General Rank
201 Grad Rank
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95
NCAA Division 1
$45,710 Tuition
$25,674 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,501 Favorites
227 General Rank
93 Grad Rank
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96
NCAA Division 1
$50,683 Tuition
$42,861 Avg. Cost After Aid
6,297 Favorites
104 General Rank
163 Grad Rank
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97
NCAA Division 1
$52,438 Tuition
$38,296 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,832 Favorites
137 General Rank
77 Grad Rank
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98
NCAA Division 1
$28,194 Tuition
$18,194 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,234 Favorites
164 General Rank
226 Grad Rank
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99
NCAA Division 1
$24,508 Tuition
$15,496 Avg. Cost After Aid
12,597 Favorites
380 General Rank
246 Grad Rank
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100
NCAA Division 1
$40,450 Tuition
$32,250 Avg. Cost After Aid
12,717 Favorites
150 General Rank
263 Grad Rank
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