Forbes ranking of the best U.S. colleges in 2018, by overall payoff

Forbes ranking of the best colleges in the United States in 2018

Forbes ranking of the best U.S. colleges in 2018, by overall payoff This graph shows the best colleges in the United States in 2018, as ranked by Forbes. The top ranked university for that year was Harvard University in Massachusetts. Students are expected to pay tuition costs of 69,600 U.S. dollars annually.
The Forbes rankings are based on five categories: post graduate success, student satisfaction, student debt, four year graduation rate and competitive awards.
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Forbes ranking of the best colleges in the United States in 2018

Tuition cost in U.S. dollarsAverage financial aid
Harvard University (Massachusetts) 69,60048,195
Yale University (Connecticut) 71,29048,126
Stanford University (California) 69,10947,782
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts) 67,43041,674
Princeton University (New Jersey) 66,15044,128
California Institute of Technology (California) 68,90136,632
University of Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania) 71,71543,856
Brown University (Rhode Island) 71,05040,116
Dartmouth College (New Hampshire) 71,82745,867
Duke University (North Carolina) 71,76447,055
Williams College (Massachusetts) 70,65048,073
Georgetown University (District of Columbia) 71,58040,346
Cornell University (New York) 70,32135,445
University of California, Berkeley (California) 65,00318,541
Columbia University (New York) 74,19946,127
Amherst College (Massachusetts) 71,30047,517
Bowdoin College (Maine) 68,07038,552
University of Chicago (Illinois) 75,73539,032
Pomona College (California) 69,72546,730
Northwestern University (Illinois) 72,98038,593
Tuition cost in U.S. dollarsAverage financial aid
Harvard University (Massachusetts) 69,60048,195
Yale University (Connecticut) 71,29048,126
Stanford University (California) 69,10947,782
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts) 67,43041,674
Princeton University (New Jersey) 66,15044,128
California Institute of Technology (California) 68,90136,632
University of Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania) 71,71543,856
Brown University (Rhode Island) 71,05040,116
Dartmouth College (New Hampshire) 71,82745,867
Duke University (North Carolina) 71,76447,055
Williams College (Massachusetts) 70,65048,073
Georgetown University (District of Columbia) 71,58040,346
Cornell University (New York) 70,32135,445
University of California, Berkeley (California) 65,00318,541
Columbia University (New York) 74,19946,127
Amherst College (Massachusetts) 71,30047,517
Bowdoin College (Maine) 68,07038,552
University of Chicago (Illinois) 75,73539,032
Pomona College (California) 69,72546,730
Northwestern University (Illinois) 72,98038,593
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This graph shows the best colleges in the United States in 2018, as ranked by Forbes. The top ranked university for that year was Harvard University in Massachusetts. Students are expected to pay tuition costs of 69,600 U.S. dollars annually.
The Forbes rankings are based on five categories: post graduate success, student satisfaction, student debt, four year graduation rate and competitive awards.
Show more
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