Special Report

50 Best Colleges in America

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40. Swarthmore College
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 9.5% (applicants: 10,749, accepted: 1,020)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $70,000
> Median debt at graduation: $20,000
> Annual net cost of attendance: $19,759
> Avg. SAT score: 1465 out of 1600
> Location: Swarthmore, PA

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39. Pitzer College
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 13.3% (applicants: 4,358, accepted: 581)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $51,500
> Median debt at graduation: $14,625
> Annual net cost of attendance: $36,552
> Avg. SAT score: Data not available
> Location: Claremont, CA

38. Barnard College
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 13.9% (applicants: 7,897, accepted: 1,099)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $69,700
> Median debt at graduation: $17,500
> Annual net cost of attendance: $26,649
> Avg. SAT score: 1422 out of 1600
> Location: New York, NY

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37. Emory University
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 18.5% (applicants: 27,559, accepted: 5,104)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $84,400
> Median debt at graduation: $18,000
> Annual net cost of attendance: $25,942
> Avg. SAT score: 1449 out of 1600
> Location: Atlanta, GA

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36. Carleton College
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 19.8% (applicants: 7,092, accepted: 1,407)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $67,900
> Median debt at graduation: $13,834
> Annual net cost of attendance: $31,547
> Avg. SAT score: 1453 out of 1600
> Location: Northfield, MN

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