Special Report

50 Best Colleges in America

35. Harvey Mudd College
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 14.5% (applicants: 4,101, accepted: 594)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $104,200
> Median debt at graduation: $22,960
> Annual net cost of attendance: $39,411
> Avg. SAT score: 1531 out of 1600
> Location: Claremont, CA

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34. Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 16.0% (applicants: 2,447, accepted: 392)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $68,600
> Median debt at graduation: $15,000
> Annual net cost of attendance: $28,366
> Avg. SAT score: 1417 out of 1600
> Location: New York, NY

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33. Haverford College
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 18.8% (applicants: 4,672, accepted: 878)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $75,100
> Median debt at graduation: $15,000
> Annual net cost of attendance: $22,837
> Avg. SAT score: 1461 out of 1600
> Location: Haverford, PA

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32. University of Southern California
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 13.0% (applicants: 64,352, accepted: 8,339)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $88,800
> Median debt at graduation: $19,500
> Annual net cost of attendance: $37,521
> Avg. SAT score: 1445 out of 1600
> Location: Los Angeles, CA

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31. University of Notre Dame
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 17.7% (applicants: 20,371, accepted: 3,608)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $98,400
> Median debt at graduation: $19,000
> Annual net cost of attendance: $30,536
> Avg. SAT score: 1502 out of 1600
> Location: Notre Dame, IN

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