Special Report

25 Best Colleges in America

10. Pomona College
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 7.6% (applicants: 10,245, accepted: 780)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $77,300
> Median debt at graduation: $10,040
> Annual net cost of attendance: $18,500
> Avg. SAT score: 1468 out of 1600
> Location: Claremont, CA

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9. University of Pennsylvania
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 8.4% (applicants: 44,491, accepted: 3,740)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $131,600
> Median debt at graduation: $19,500
> Annual net cost of attendance: $24,771
> Avg. SAT score: 1492 out of 1600
> Location: Philadelphia, PA

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8. Dartmouth College
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 8.7% (applicants: 22,033, accepted: 1,925)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $110,200
> Median debt at graduation: $12,500
> Annual net cost of attendance: $23,869
> Avg. SAT score: 1488 out of 1600
> Location: Hanover, NH

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7. Duke University
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 8.9% (applicants: 35,786, accepted: 3,189)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $114,500
> Median debt at graduation: $11,500
> Annual net cost of attendance: $24,386
> Avg. SAT score: 1516 out of 1600
> Location: Durham, NC

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6. Yale University
> Admission rate for 2018-2019: 6.3% (applicants: 35,301, accepted: 2,240)
> Avg. annual earnings of students 10 years after enrollment: $124,400
> Median debt at graduation: $13,000
> Annual net cost of attendance: $18,073
> Avg. SAT score: 1517 out of 1600
> Location: New Haven, CT