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Best NCAA Division 3 Colleges

Top D3 Schools

NCSA Power Rankings analyzed over 380 NCAA Division 3 college athletic programs to develop a list of the Best Division 3 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 3
$53,790 Tuition
$16,636 Avg. Cost After Aid
6,489 Favorites
1 General Rank
9 Grad Rank
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2
NCAA Division 3
$58,640 Tuition
$18,524 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,964 Favorites
47 General Rank
7 Grad Rank
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3
NCAA Division 3
$55,350 Tuition
$29,342 Avg. Cost After Aid
10,052 Favorites
8 General Rank
30 Grad Rank
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4
NCAA Division 3
$60,552 Tuition
$27,315 Avg. Cost After Aid
6,543 Favorites
5 General Rank
14 Grad Rank
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5
NCAA Division 3
$57,280 Tuition
$19,480 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,240 Favorites
47 General Rank
11 Grad Rank
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6
NCAA Division 3
$53,804 Tuition
$23,734 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,920 Favorites
19 General Rank
51 Grad Rank
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7
NCAA Division 3
$58,578 Tuition
$30,744 Avg. Cost After Aid
7,150 Favorites
28 General Rank
21 Grad Rank
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8
NCAA Division 3
$54,762 Tuition
$17,458 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,072 Favorites
51 General Rank
26 Grad Rank
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9
NCAA Division 3
$55,292 Tuition
$26,869 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,220 Favorites
13 General Rank
16 Grad Rank
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10
NCAA Division 3
$54,830 Tuition
$22,615 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,118 Favorites
64 General Rank
19 Grad Rank
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11
NCAA Division 3
$57,119 Tuition
$34,508 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,910 Favorites
25 General Rank
48 Grad Rank
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12
NCAA Division 3
$54,656 Tuition
$19,184 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,964 Favorites
47 General Rank
22 Grad Rank
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13
NCAA Division 3
$53,308 Tuition
$39,772 Avg. Cost After Aid
6,004 Favorites
28 General Rank
94 Grad Rank
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14
NCAA Division 3
$56,350 Tuition
$21,910 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,116 Favorites
51 General Rank
12 Grad Rank
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15
NCAA Division 3
$54,600 Tuition
$24,274 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,988 Favorites
8 General Rank
25 Grad Rank
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16
NCAA Division 3
$56,216 Tuition
$25,656 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,496 Favorites
61 General Rank
31 Grad Rank
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17
NCAA Division 3
$56,475 Tuition
$22,161 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,961 Favorites
61 General Rank
41 Grad Rank
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18
NCAA Division 3
$57,280 Tuition
$17,777 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,639 Favorites
72 General Rank
62 Grad Rank
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19
NCAA Division 3
$56,530 Tuition
$25,440 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,054 Favorites
69 General Rank
27 Grad Rank
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20
NCAA Division 3
$56,030 Tuition
$29,522 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,447 Favorites
34 General Rank
73 Grad Rank
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21
NCAA Division 3
$57,334 Tuition
$26,527 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,209 Favorites
72 General Rank
35 Grad Rank
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22
NCAA Division 3
$50,924 Tuition
$35,428 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,557 Favorites
42 General Rank
100 Grad Rank
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23
NCAA Division 3
$56,576 Tuition
$29,638 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,500 Favorites
117 General Rank
84 Grad Rank
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24
NCAA Division 3
$44,680 Tuition
$24,669 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,322 Favorites
137 General Rank
208 Grad Rank
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25
NCAA Division 3
$58,800 Tuition
$30,281 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,405 Favorites
117 General Rank
92 Grad Rank
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26
NCAA Division 3
$58,770 Tuition
$26,208 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,550 Favorites
81 General Rank
42 Grad Rank
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27
NCAA Division 3
$58,086 Tuition
$26,753 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,830 Favorites
88 General Rank
115 Grad Rank
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28
NCAA Division 3
$55,683 Tuition
$29,321 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,580 Favorites
88 General Rank
43 Grad Rank
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29
NCAA Division 3
$43,745 Tuition
$18,186 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,945 Favorites
256 General Rank
232 Grad Rank
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30
NCAA Division 3
$55,378 Tuition
$35,464 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,679 Favorites
65 General Rank
96 Grad Rank
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31
NCAA Division 3
$53,830 Tuition
$28,614 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,893 Favorites
117 General Rank
132 Grad Rank
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32
NCAA Division 3
$59,050 Tuition
$34,460 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,893 Favorites
120 General Rank
123 Grad Rank
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33
NCAA Division 3
$56,952 Tuition
$22,991 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,858 Favorites
72 General Rank
57 Grad Rank
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34
NCAA Division 3
$37,700 Tuition
$25,358 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,507 Favorites
182 General Rank
64 Grad Rank
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35
NCAA Division 3
$54,354 Tuition
$22,486 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,814 Favorites
69 General Rank
66 Grad Rank
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36
NCAA Division 3
$56,390 Tuition
$26,513 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,869 Favorites
148 General Rank
160 Grad Rank
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37
NCAA Division 3
$56,822 Tuition
$34,077 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,459 Favorites
108 General Rank
80 Grad Rank
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38
NCAA Division 3
$57,561 Tuition
$31,165 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,042 Favorites
42 General Rank
75 Grad Rank
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39
NCAA Division 3
$51,146 Tuition
$23,078 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,101 Favorites
120 General Rank
103 Grad Rank
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40
NCAA Division 3
$27,790 Tuition
$25,596 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,707 Favorites
150 General Rank
182 Grad Rank
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41
NCAA Division 3
$56,523 Tuition
$29,452 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,439 Favorites
133 General Rank
119 Grad Rank
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42
NCAA Division 3
$50,980 Tuition
$27,958 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,029 Favorites
150 General Rank
219 Grad Rank
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43
NCAA Division 3
$37,246 Tuition
$23,014 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,477 Favorites
150 General Rank
338 Grad Rank
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44
NCAA Division 3
$45,274 Tuition
$33,465 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,439 Favorites
184 General Rank
238 Grad Rank
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45
NCAA Division 3
$49,198 Tuition
$27,540 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,415 Favorites
148 General Rank
164 Grad Rank
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46
NCAA Division 3
$56,322 Tuition
$27,197 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,718 Favorites
108 General Rank
67 Grad Rank
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47
NCAA Division 3
$57,111 Tuition
$31,133 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,529 Favorites
61 General Rank
34 Grad Rank
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48
NCAA Division 3
$42,680 Tuition
$21,655 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,546 Favorites
150 General Rank
293 Grad Rank
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49
NCAA Division 3
$57,324 Tuition
$34,779 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,218 Favorites
133 General Rank
131 Grad Rank
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50
NCAA Division 3
$54,924 Tuition
$41,350 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,382 Favorites
380 General Rank
158 Grad Rank
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51
NCAA Division 3
$56,292 Tuition
$28,426 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,536 Favorites
88 General Rank
44 Grad Rank
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52
NCAA Division 3
$52,320 Tuition
$39,756 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,746 Favorites
83 General Rank
60 Grad Rank
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53
NCAA Division 3
$46,472 Tuition
$30,474 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,228 Favorites
133 General Rank
171 Grad Rank
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54
NCAA Division 3
$56,052 Tuition
$22,087 Avg. Cost After Aid
984 Favorites
51 General Rank
39 Grad Rank
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55
NCAA Division 3
$58,570 Tuition
$32,897 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,564 Favorites
99 General Rank
46 Grad Rank
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56
NCAA Division 3
$43,000 Tuition
$22,251 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,705 Favorites
182 General Rank
108 Grad Rank
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57
NCAA Division 3
$42,910 Tuition
$25,759 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,102 Favorites
137 General Rank
213 Grad Rank
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58
NCAA Division 3
$56,765 Tuition
$27,774 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,850 Favorites
170 General Rank
107 Grad Rank
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59
NCAA Division 3
$34,200 Tuition
$35,642 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,140 Favorites
245 General Rank
245 Grad Rank
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60
NCAA Division 3
$45,790 Tuition
$34,374 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,891 Favorites
150 General Rank
113 Grad Rank
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61
NCAA Division 3
$44,382 Tuition
$26,489 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,000 Favorites
172 General Rank
367 Grad Rank
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62
NCAA Division 3
$44,700 Tuition
$5,184 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,446 Favorites
99 General Rank
376 Grad Rank
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63
NCAA Division 3
$43,560 Tuition
$25,470 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,806 Favorites
436 General Rank
338 Grad Rank
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64
NCAA Division 3
$28,901 Tuition
$27,541 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,555 Favorites
150 General Rank
86 Grad Rank
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65
NCAA Division 3
$52,000 Tuition
$24,692 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,316 Favorites
270 General Rank
191 Grad Rank
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66
NCAA Division 3
$56,890 Tuition
$32,626 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,637 Favorites
133 General Rank
109 Grad Rank
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67
NCAA Division 3
$44,940 Tuition
$25,557 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,904 Favorites
150 General Rank
223 Grad Rank
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68
NCAA Division 3
$17,946 Tuition
$14,580 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,316 Favorites
328 General Rank
336 Grad Rank
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69
NCAA Division 3
$40,040 Tuition
$24,786 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,749 Favorites
231 General Rank
347 Grad Rank
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70
NCAA Division 3
$38,168 Tuition
$15,232 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,303 Favorites
510 General Rank
325 Grad Rank
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71
NCAA Division 3
$50,562 Tuition
$22,808 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,608 Favorites
270 General Rank
88 Grad Rank
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72
NCAA Division 3
$51,532 Tuition
$11,433 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,452 Favorites
287 General Rank
234 Grad Rank
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73
NCAA Division 3
$48,168 Tuition
$22,292 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,346 Favorites
307 General Rank
249 Grad Rank
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74
NCAA Division 3
$49,710 Tuition
$23,543 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,314 Favorites
207 General Rank
81 Grad Rank
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75
NCAA Division 3
$36,300 Tuition
$26,647 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,740 Favorites
150 General Rank
211 Grad Rank
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76
NCAA Division 3
$20,110 Tuition
$19,617 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,292 Favorites
460 General Rank
317 Grad Rank
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77
NCAA Division 3
$33,530 Tuition
$22,917 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,710 Favorites
172 General Rank
453 Grad Rank
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78
NCAA Division 3
$17,115 Tuition
$16,020 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,672 Favorites
341 General Rank
410 Grad Rank
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79
NCAA Division 3
$54,014 Tuition
$37,588 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,387 Favorites
123 General Rank
95 Grad Rank
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80
NCAA Division 3
$54,224 Tuition
$28,305 Avg. Cost After Aid
850 Favorites
72 General Rank
63 Grad Rank
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81
NCAA Division 3
$54,600 Tuition
$27,285 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,525 Favorites
227 General Rank
102 Grad Rank
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82
NCAA Division 3
$53,820 Tuition
$38,672 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,108 Favorites
108 General Rank
56 Grad Rank
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83
NCAA Division 3
$47,600 Tuition
$19,295 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,741 Favorites
436 General Rank
310 Grad Rank
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84
NCAA Division 3
$49,432 Tuition
$45,365 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,601 Favorites
172 General Rank
135 Grad Rank
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85
NCAA Division 3
$43,674 Tuition
$23,058 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,118 Favorites
198 General Rank
348 Grad Rank
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86
NCAA Division 3
$33,440 Tuition
$24,072 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,796 Favorites
481 General Rank
196 Grad Rank
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87
NCAA Division 3
$51,740 Tuition
$35,149 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,614 Favorites
337 General Rank
214 Grad Rank
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88
NCAA Division 3
$18,837 Tuition
$18,924 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,060 Favorites
214 General Rank
161 Grad Rank
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89
NCAA Division 3
$37,754 Tuition
$21,485 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,838 Favorites
214 General Rank
315 Grad Rank
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90
NCAA Division 3
$42,774 Tuition
$20,866 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,659 Favorites
184 General Rank
326 Grad Rank
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91
NCAA Division 3
$52,780 Tuition
$35,546 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,311 Favorites
326 General Rank
196 Grad Rank
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92
NCAA Division 3
$53,610 Tuition
$28,390 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,986 Favorites
337 General Rank
146 Grad Rank
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93
NCAA Division 3
$49,122 Tuition
$22,214 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,261 Favorites
207 General Rank
176 Grad Rank
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94
NCAA Division 3
$36,120 Tuition
$28,141 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,664 Favorites
245 General Rank
168 Grad Rank
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95
NCAA Division 3
$44,550 Tuition
$25,780 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,474 Favorites
510 General Rank
264 Grad Rank
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96
NCAA Division 3
$56,036 Tuition
$24,660 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,448 Favorites
207 General Rank
198 Grad Rank
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97
NCAA Division 3
$49,260 Tuition
$21,682 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,987 Favorites
337 General Rank
253 Grad Rank
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98
NCAA Division 3
$43,610 Tuition
$23,874 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,703 Favorites
397 General Rank
312 Grad Rank
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99
NCAA Division 3
$16,416 Tuition
$15,249 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,867 Favorites
385 General Rank
524 Grad Rank
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100
NCAA Division 3
$44,720 Tuition
$19,015 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,010 Favorites
170 General Rank
251 Grad Rank
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