Special Report

50 Top Ranked Colleges That Pay Off the Least

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25. St. Lawrence University
> Median graduate earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $50,100
> Avg. annual cost of attendance: $54,846
> Location: Canton, NY
> Undergraduate enrollment: 2,414

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24. Lewis & Clark College
> Median graduate earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $46,200
> Avg. annual cost of attendance: $50,934
> Location: Portland, OR
> Undergraduate enrollment: 2,106

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23. Hollins University
> Median graduate earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $35,400
> Avg. annual cost of attendance: $39,035
> Location: Roanoke, VA
> Undergraduate enrollment: 645

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22. Smith College
> Median graduate earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $46,200
> Avg. annual cost of attendance: $52,404
> Location: Northampton, MA
> Undergraduate enrollment: 2,521

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21. Macalester College
> Median graduate earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $47,600
> Avg. annual cost of attendance: $54,348
> Location: St. Paul, MN
> Undergraduate enrollment: 2,136