Special Report

Most Affordable Colleges With Best Outcomes in Every State

46. Virginia: James Madison University
> City: Harrisonburg
> Acceptance rate: 75.2%
> Undergraduate enrollment: 19,666
> Avg. annual cost of attendance: $24,750
> Employment rate 10 yrs. after enrollment: 94.3%
> Typical earnings 10 yrs. after enrollment: $56,600

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47. Washington: University of Washington-Tacoma Campus
> City: Tacoma
> Acceptance rate: 83.9%
> Undergraduate enrollment: 4,412
> Avg. annual cost of attendance: $19,708
> Employment rate 10 yrs. after enrollment: 89.2%
> Typical earnings 10 yrs. after enrollment: $57,700

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48. West Virginia: West Virginia University
> City: Morgantown
> Acceptance rate: 71.9%
> Undergraduate enrollment: 21,703
> Avg. annual cost of attendance: $20,702
> Employment rate 10 yrs. after enrollment: 91.0%
> Typical earnings 10 yrs. after enrollment: $45,800

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49. Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin
> City: La Crosse
> Acceptance rate: 73.4%
> Undergraduate enrollment: 9,436
> Avg. annual cost of attendance: $17,235
> Employment rate 10 yrs. after enrollment: 94.7%
> Typical earnings 10 yrs. after enrollment: $48,000

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50. Wyoming: University of Wyoming
> City: Laramie
> Acceptance rate: 96.8%
> Undergraduate enrollment: 9,623
> Avg. annual cost of attendance: $19,615
> Employment rate 10 yrs. after enrollment: 88.6%
> Typical earnings 10 yrs. after enrollment: $47,300

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