Special Report

Most Affordable Colleges With Best Outcomes in Every State

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Kansas: Kansas State University
> City: Manhattan
> Admission rate: 95.4%
> Undergraduate enrollment: 17,611
> Avg. annual cost of attendance: $23,724
> Employment rate 6 yrs. after enrollment: 94.2%
> Typical earnings 6 yrs. after enrollment: $38,400

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Kentucky: Northern Kentucky University
> City: Highland Heights
> Admission rate: 90.2%
> Undergraduate enrollment: 10,201
> Avg. annual cost of attendance: $17,711
> Employment rate 6 yrs. after enrollment: 92.9%
> Typical earnings 6 yrs. after enrollment: $32,800

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Louisiana: Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
> City: Baton Rouge
> Admission rate: 74.6%
> Undergraduate enrollment: 23,468
> Avg. annual cost of attendance: $28,539
> Employment rate 6 yrs. after enrollment: 92.8%
> Typical earnings 6 yrs. after enrollment: $40,200

Source: University of Southern Maine

Maine: University of Southern Maine
> City: Portland
> Admission rate: 80.9%
> Undergraduate enrollment: 5,281
> Avg. annual cost of attendance: $19,385
> Employment rate 6 yrs. after enrollment: 92.9%
> Typical earnings 6 yrs. after enrollment: $33,000

Maryland: University of Maryland-College Park
> City: College Park
> Admission rate: 44.2%
> Undergraduate enrollment: 30,184
> Avg. annual cost of attendance: $25,919
> Employment rate 6 yrs. after enrollment: 93.2%
> Typical earnings 6 yrs. after enrollment: $47,200