Special Report

25 Best Colleges in America

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25. University of California-Berkeley
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 14.8% (applicants: 89,607, accepted: 13,301)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $79,000
> Median debt at graduation: $13,750
> Annual net cost of attendance: $18,522
> Avg. SAT score: 1448 out of 1600
> Location: Berkeley, CA

24. Bowdoin College
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 10.3% (applicants: 9,081, accepted: 932)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $83,300
> Median debt at graduation: $15,850
> Annual net cost of attendance: $23,808
> Avg. SAT score: Data not available
> Location: Brunswick, ME

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23. Johns Hopkins University
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 11.5% (applicants: 29,776, accepted: 3,417)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $89,300
> Median debt at graduation: $15,500
> Annual net cost of attendance: $28,999
> Avg. SAT score: 1513 out of 1600
> Location: Baltimore, MD

22. Tufts University
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 14.6% (applicants: 21,501, accepted: 3,143)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $103,300
> Median debt at graduation: $16,500
> Annual net cost of attendance: $26,280
> Avg. SAT score: 1461 out of 1600
> Location: Medford, MA

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21. United States Merchant Marine Academy
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 21.9% (applicants: 1,863, accepted: 408)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $98,600
> Median debt at graduation: $12,000
> Annual net cost of attendance: $4,617
> Avg. SAT score: 1296 out of 1600
> Location: Kings Point, NY