Best Colleges 2024

Best Colleges 2024

The Best Colleges in American The Best Colleges in America 2024

Money's analysis showcases the country's top 745 colleges based on graduation rates, cost of attendance, financial aid, alumni salaries and more. There isn't one "best" college for every student, but our star ratings can help you build a list of standout schools that fit your budget.

Published: June 12, 2024 | Read the full methodology here.

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Est. Full Price 2024-25
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Graduation Rate
66% $58,800 $30,600 65%
73% $68,900 $28,500 74%
67% $64,900 $25,700 73%
81% $63,100 $29,000 53%
67% $71,600 $20,500 67%
30% $24,700 $15,700 46%
51% $56,800 $27,700 63%
70% $73,700 $28,200 72%
65% $64,000 $25,400 69%
59% $61,100 $28,600 60%
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41% $74,500 $43,700 79%
7% $87,000 $22,600 95%
83% $23,600 $13,800 73%
78% $66,000 $31,400 67%
90% $32,400 $15,700 67%
71% $78,300 $56,700 69%
82% $67,400 $30,600 73%
44% $35,800 $26,700 78%
77% $60,200 $26,900 61%
61% $64,700 $26,100 77%
66% $55,500 $25,200 70%
82% $45,800 $20,500 66%
54% $63,000 $26,200 71%
22% $80,300 $30,000 94%
92% $50,200 $25,300 67%
77% $59,800 $30,300 70%
69% $26,700 $13,300 65%
46% $83,900 $26,700 75%
9% $87,800 $27,500 90%
95% $50,800 $24,800 55%
14% $83,600 $29,100 93%
46% $72,900 $48,600 78%
43% $40,700 $20,900 48%
88% $65,600 $24,100 66%
N/A $26,200 $26,200 64%
96% $62,900 $38,300 73%
66% $71,800 $21,300 77%
99% $53,000 $31,800 65%
45% $86,300 $34,400 71%
58% $80,800 $46,800 90%
25% $58,300 $2,100 66%
66% $58,700 $26,800 70%
59% $41,500 $19,600 61%
99% $47,500 $19,800 61%
72% $59,100 $31,600 73%
42% $31,100 $20,700 80%
57% $62,300 $33,300 66%
57% $40,600 $22,400 70%
17% $87,100 $32,300 92%
14% $86,000 $29,400 89%
9% $83,600 $24,100 95%
87% $26,300 $14,700 50%
79% $31,600 $21,700 62%
75% $55,600 $25,400 77%
39% $85,200 $48,200 89%
88% $30,500 $18,200 62%
5% $87,000 $28,300 95%
69% $71,500 $42,700 82%
31% $82,500 $41,300 85%
33% $83,300 $42,200 88%
77% $55,000 $20,300 60%
82% $66,700 $39,500 73%
50% $34,400 $5,300 72%
67% $32,900 $5,500 60%
48% $26,500 $5,100 57%
51% $33,900 $5,300 59%
55% $33,900 $5,300 61%
66% $59,700 $21,800 62%
80% $55,600 $28,900 63%
76% $83,100 $50,600 72%
3% $86,900 $21,900 91%
25% $81,800 $58,400 69%
87% $70,500 $32,200 73%
30% $31,100 $20,300 84%
98% $25,800 $15,100 63%
55% $29,200 $13,200 75%
96% $28,200 $18,600 67%
87% $27,400 $8,000 59%
90% $29,200 $14,300 69%
95% $27,800 $16,400 72%
89% $28,700 $5,400 66%
96% $29,100 $12,100 67%
95% $23,800 $7,900 67%
67% $28,900 $8,400 78%
40% $27,200 $9,900 81%
87% $31,900 $6,100 68%
92% $28,900 $12,100 71%
91% $24,600 $9,400 66%
93% $29,900 $12,300 66%
91% $26,700 $9,300 70%
95% $26,500 $11,100 66%
97% $24,600 $8,000 69%
74% $56,200 $27,200 74%
78% $48,300 $20,800 70%
17% $84,600 $33,300 93%
93% $52,000 $18,400 62%
11% $83,400 $35,400 89%
78% $56,400 $25,300 67%
72% $53,600 $26,900 69%
27% $85,300 $40,500 86%
81% $29,000 $17,800 57%
84% $62,600 $24,800 65%
65% $49,100 $26,900 73%
97% $55,800 $23,200 62%
79% $36,600 $24,600 68%
77% $29,600 $18,100 57%
79% $28,000 $16,500 64%
93% $27,400 $16,800 63%
63% $66,000 $24,900 83%
73% $85,800 $47,600 81%
66% $60,100 $29,900 66%
98% $60,200 $26,800 60%
85% $34,100 $24,600 79%
99% $33,200 $23,100 72%
78% $35,000 $21,100 48%
10% $85,400 $30,300 91%
56% $42,500 $31,700 44%
50% $67,800 $33,900 76%
85% $55,800 $28,800 66%
78% $80,100 $34,300 77%
56% $21,500 $10,400 43%
43% $36,100 $26,000 83%
70% $66,400 $35,300 65%
94% $46,900 $20,500 57%
8% $84,800 $17,900 91%
78% $69,200 $29,800 65%
12% $87,000 $28,600 91%
76% $32,700 $22,300 65%
91% $61,700 $24,800 72%
88% $69,600 $30,400 85%
36% $79,900 $36,700 93%
21% $33,500 $13,300 63%
16% $86,500 $35,100 88%
58% $41,100 $31,100 85%
91% $31,700 $17,900 72%
98% $40,300 $19,900 62%
4% $89,500 $23,300 93%
91% $57,200 $30,900 63%
66% $45,100 $24,400 67%
91% $53,400 $24,400 63%
69% $40,100 $18,800 59%
40% $85,500 $45,700 82%
45% $23,700 $9,100 43%
79% $67,300 $27,200 67%
7% $86,500 $27,500 95%
82% $44,300 $22,100 70%
84% $55,600 $26,500 67%
76% $63,900 $34,800 79%
67% $47,100 $27,000 53%
66% $44,400 $19,600 62%
84% $46,600 $23,000 63%
6% $87,100 $20,300 94%
99% $38,800 $19,400 45%
17% $78,900 $28,200 93%
70% $65,000 $34,000 70%
66% $75,100 $31,200 87%
77% $63,700 $30,800 66%
55% $30,100 $12,600 50%
22% $79,900 $40,500 81%
35% $83,700 $39,800 84%
80% $39,200 $20,000 49%
90% $52,100 $19,200 66%
93% $71,900 $52,800 73%
67% $66,300 $32,100 78%
73% $66,000 $29,800 70%
80% $82,300 $41,500 73%
6% $86,000 $25,000 95%
87% $66,200 $35,900 71%
73% $68,500 $27,200 67%
92% $24,800 $15,200 67%
74% $33,500 $19,700 59%
68% $27,900 $14,100 59%
99% $59,200 $25,100 70%
96% $27,600 $13,600 56%
65% $69,900 $42,400 66%
99% $51,300 $29,800 66%
74% $22,600 $7,500 43%
81% $52,500 $28,300 72%
76% $58,200 $25,500 70%
96% $53,600 $25,400 68%
74% $62,000 $43,900 83%
43% $80,400 $54,400 79%
11% $81,900 $28,200 91%
73% $60,300 $41,800 76%
87% $42,600 $20,600 63%
68% $41,600 $22,200 63%
70% $40,900 $30,400 57%
52% $77,000 $48,700 81%
81% $17,900 $7,400 49%
89% $56,600 $16,600 64%
86% $28,800 $16,400 60%
81% $44,100 $28,100 65%
33% $25,100 $12,200 58%
81% $25,800 $10,300 62%
64% $25,900 $10,400 72%
57% $59,500 $28,900 69%
25% $24,700 $14,800 84%
94% $47,500 $21,900 68%
54% $87,000 $46,500 82%
43% $21,500 $13,800 45%
87% $29,200 $18,700 64%
67% $45,300 $26,800 71%
36% $86,700 $32,900 85%
91% $38,800 $19,600 67%
75% $49,000 $16,100 71%
88% $27,500 $17,000 59%
67% $76,800 $35,300 81%
59% $41,300 $14,600 55%
81% $58,300 $23,500 66%
79% $46,400 $22,200 70%
92% $58,600 $30,500 69%
90% $32,500 $19,500 75%
49% $84,100 $45,200 85%
12% $88,000 $37,600 94%
80% $29,000 $21,500 62%
17% $29,200 $18,400 90%
67% $30,100 $18,600 57%
76% $55,800 $19,200 66%
56% $82,000 $35,800 84%
70% $72,500 $40,900 87%
92% $43,000 $25,900 72%
94% $53,400 $20,400 66%
80% $72,800 $32,700 67%
90% $28,300 $18,100 68%
98% $50,300 $21,400 62%
11% $82,800 $35,400 86%
74% $68,700 $32,000 79%
12% $83,600 $25,900 90%
40% $70,000 $31,600 67%
74% $47,900 $34,300 55%
74% $59,700 $28,100 71%
45% $37,300 $20,700 70%
3% $86,800 $20,600 98%
13% $88,300 $42,100 92%
14% $88,100 $24,800 91%
60% $54,800 $23,900 65%
N/A $42,300 $8,300 56%
79% $64,700 $42,500 68%
95% $47,900 $17,900 59%
68% $83,800 $36,200 76%
69% $76,500 $37,000 64%
77% $51,100 $13,100 61%
80% $55,300 $27,300 75%
77% $31,800 $22,800 66%
53% $53,500 $29,900 62%
78% $43,500 $21,200 64%
91% $36,800 $21,100 58%
52% $26,700 $22,300 41%
77% $49,700 $17,200 67%
61% $74,800 $30,300 73%
86% $33,700 $21,700 71%
42% $71,500 $31,800 82%
70% $48,300 $30,900 69%
82% $28,500 $17,200 80%
78% $23,300 $9,300 51%
86% $23,300 $7,000 49%
87% $44,900 $23,000 71%
90% $24,400 $16,200 73%
75% $68,900 $37,900 77%
89% $30,700 $16,200 49%
78% $31,700 $19,300 83%
57% $45,000 $22,200 69%
82% $67,800 $32,200 74%
7% $84,000 $25,400 94%
25% $35,600 $21,200 42%
58% $47,800 $20,400 65%
76% $71,400 $31,600 74%
79% $74,000 $28,500 80%
95% $27,000 $19,900 65%
83% $32,800 $11,400 60%
90% $31,900 $20,700 61%
88% $32,100 $20,100 64%
34% $87,100 $45,500 89%
81% $60,900 $36,500 67%
93% $56,200 $30,000 65%
61% $50,700 $23,900 70%
73% $68,600 $28,400 70%
94% $52,400 $18,600 62%
34% $82,000 $39,300 89%
60% $71,500 $29,400 77%
77% $28,800 $15,200 64%
97% $44,700 $22,600 58%
73% $65,100 $31,400 64%
72% $70,500 $27,900 79%
78% $57,400 $24,600 77%
77% $68,300 $28,300 74%
61% $48,000 $25,500 62%
37% $81,000 $32,200 88%
69% $80,200 $37,900 74%
74% $54,200 $20,300 72%
78% $43,400 $20,300 54%
81% $28,400 $16,400 48%
89% $67,400 $33,400 76%
71% $58,900 $29,500 69%
88% $34,300 $23,000 69%
90% $50,500 $23,100 68%
76% $36,300 $22,500 66%
62% $26,000 $12,900 60%
41% $79,200 $55,800 83%
79% $70,500 $39,700 73%
83% $75,500 $35,200 81%
75% $65,400 $27,200 77%
28% $82,000 $38,200 92%
65% $43,400 $19,400 71%
58% $31,500 $21,100 73%
78% $52,000 $22,800 60%
82% $73,200 $31,200 71%
84% $61,000 $26,100 64%
94% $56,700 $23,800 65%
72% $43,900 $26,800 54%
63% $67,400 $41,600 83%
87% $67,100 $35,000 84%
84% $30,600 $23,600 74%
80% $75,100 $46,000 73%
81% $61,800 $26,100 65%
88% $49,600 $28,300 73%
81% $58,900 $23,800 69%
79% $36,000 $25,100 74%
92% $31,200 $16,300 58%
4% $83,000 $21,400 95%
89% $32,100 $22,900 83%
82% $65,200 $25,100 65%
75% $60,000 $23,300 71%
73% $60,100 $24,600 66%
75% $72,700 $39,400 71%
79% $57,100 $25,500 78%
82% $35,400 $20,500 63%
88% $38,700 $24,300 81%
88% $32,200 $24,100 82%
94% $34,600 $19,300 72%
67% $57,200 $30,400 55%
13% $85,500 $23,400 94%
92% $30,500 $22,300 57%
67% $52,700 $21,000 65%
68% $63,400 $28,800 68%
63% $64,400 $27,100 64%
57% $57,100 $30,100 65%
57% $26,100 $19,000 58%
93% $21,400 $13,100 55%
89% $55,100 $28,600 71%
75% $28,200 $16,200 66%
99% $23,000 $13,400 67%
93% $25,000 $18,700 60%
81% $26,900 $14,800 68%
77% $59,100 $28,800 72%
91% $66,800 $33,200 76%
73% $25,500 $18,200 58%
89% $24,600 $17,000 57%
91% $34,700 $14,500 72%
67% $71,600 $32,900 70%
60% $52,000 $37,300 57%
85% $26,800 $14,800 49%
40% $80,800 $37,800 85%
69% $52,900 $24,200 54%
75% $55,800 $25,500 69%
76% $72,100 $30,400 63%
80% $65,400 $25,800 65%
66% $77,900 $34,800 85%
92% $33,700 $15,600 60%
N/A $38,600 $32,300 65%
84% $59,800 $33,400 71%
85% $58,900 $30,300 54%
75% $22,500 $11,100 65%
90% $36,700 $20,400 53%
66% $41,800 $18,800 83%
12% $85,300 $31,200 87%
90% $54,600 $19,200 77%
90% $27,800 $15,500 40%
56% $20,100 $9,700 53%
84% $27,000 $14,500 55%
47% $26,800 $15,700 82%
68% $51,100 $19,800 57%
61% $60,300 $26,700 70%
96% $25,500 $16,900 62%
68% $49,700 $20,100 61%
63% $33,700 $15,100 44%
7% $84,600 $37,900 89%
80% $30,400 $18,100 61%
71% $28,900 $14,700 58%
87% $50,700 $26,600 69%
7% $92,900 $23,400 95%
80% $49,700 $26,000 70%
76% $59,100 $31,300 70%
56% $44,200 $18,100 52%
90% $30,300 $16,000 60%
68% $40,200 $20,500 49%
35% $87,600 $49,100 86%
39% $83,800 $47,400 83%
53% $31,400 $20,700 81%
87% $30,400 $21,400 66%
52% $69,200 $28,900 66%
70% $48,300 $26,700 73%
71% $27,200 $17,700 63%
58% $53,500 $21,200 65%
93% $28,500 $18,300 57%
83% $31,500 $22,400 70%
83% $77,000 $51,000 70%
84% $52,600 $24,000 65%
89% $68,500 $26,200 71%
92% $72,100 $35,400 67%
55% $41,000 $28,300 84%
49% $88,600 $50,500 87%
18% $86,100 $42,100 83%
98% $31,400 $21,500 60%
82% $59,400 $36,900 74%
7% $84,400 $21,100 94%
93% $30,600 $17,200 57%
76% $27,900 $13,600 44%
50% $80,700 $50,000 69%
6% $83,600 $19,800 98%
53% $80,000 $46,500 85%
53% $22,900 $13,300 80%
84% $73,300 $41,300 77%
93% $28,100 $18,100 60%
70% $36,100 $17,200 73%
85% $64,800 $30,000 65%
31% $86,600 $35,000 77%
32% $32,100 $18,300 57%
89% $70,000 $31,700 64%
76% $62,700 $27,900 66%
65% $83,100 $41,400 87%
17% $82,100 $42,100 90%
54% $71,100 $32,400 82%
9% $77,000 $21,000 94%
84% $59,100 $27,900 66%
65% $80,000 $58,900 77%
81% $64,200 $23,300 68%
80% $56,100 $30,800 71%
94% $54,900 $24,900 69%
100% $53,900 $24,700 68%
67% $75,200 $41,900 69%
71% $40,600 $19,700 51%
66% $61,800 $24,300 72%
91% $64,000 $40,100 65%
50% $78,300 $37,300 79%
73% $77,200 $44,100 83%
77% $38,300 $22,200 71%
74% $54,900 $23,700 68%
66% $37,200 $18,500 82%
68% $28,100 $17,200 68%
75% $27,700 $20,700 76%
92% $25,300 $13,000 62%
83% $28,600 $18,400 68%
70% $29,500 $18,600 70%
70% $30,000 $22,100 74%
60% $27,600 $19,400 69%
80% $30,000 $20,800 71%
73% $28,600 $19,200 76%
82% $27,000 $14,600 60%
68% $30,300 $18,700 67%
85% $27,100 $16,700 64%
75% $29,700 $20,500 65%
66% $70,600 $47,900 72%
74% $53,300 $24,700 67%
82% $68,200 $37,100 83%
85% $71,500 $28,700 65%
73% $61,300 $29,000 68%
73% $56,000 $29,900 73%
86% $69,600 $29,600 74%
81% $61,800 $31,300 61%
89% $69,900 $35,700 79%
85% $73,500 $31,300 76%
95% $62,400 $23,100 65%
84% $68,800 $29,600 80%
88% $77,100 $34,000 76%
97% $57,000 $24,100 65%
78% $51,000 $18,400 53%
85% $70,200 $29,300 74%
84% $59,900 $28,500 70%
89% $61,600 $12,700 58%
73% $58,900 $24,400 73%
84% $52,900 $11,900 61%
93% $31,100 $20,400 63%
91% $28,500 $20,900 71%
70% $70,500 $40,200 75%
85% $26,100 $14,400 63%
83% $56,100 $33,600 73%
39% $33,400 $13,800 81%
94% $30,300 $14,000 66%
77% $32,100 $15,000 73%
52% $82,000 $53,400 92%
50% $82,600 $45,200 74%
82% $62,800 $48,600 71%
79% $78,400 $57,000 67%
28% $86,600 $46,400 87%
91% $57,900 $28,100 66%
85% $72,600 $37,400 77%
75% $72,200 $35,400 68%
78% $59,500 $26,000 68%
80% $64,800 $32,600 80%
65% $46,000 $21,200 63%
76% $67,100 $25,800 81%
89% $61,500 $24,500 70%
26% $85,100 $35,300 86%
74% $26,300 $18,900 67%
23% $85,400 $32,500 87%
94% $28,400 $16,400 67%
86% $23,800 $19,200 57%
52% $86,400 $47,700 80%
N/A $43,000 $23,400 61%
96% $38,800 $33,900 49%
51% $42,300 $18,600 57%