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2022 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

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3,941

Graduates Per Year

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$53K

Average Salary

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#97

Most Popular Major

Popularity

Somewhat Popular

3,941

36% NATIONAL AVG

Diplomas Received Last Year

640

233% NATIONAL AVG

Colleges Offering this Degree

Most Popular Degrees

96

Architecture

4,108

97

Religious Studies

3,941

98

Operations Management and Supervision

3,880

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TOP

25

Cost

Very Expensive

$53,995

69% NATIONAL AVG

Median Degree Cost

Most Expensive Degrees

17

Film

$54,095

18

Religious Studies

$53,995

19

Biochemistry

$53,801

Salary

Very Low Salary

$20,828

46% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

395

Jewish Studies

$20,828

396

Religious Studies

$20,828

397

Christian Studies

$20,828

Professors

Average

4.1/5

2.5% NATIONAL AVG

Median Student Rating

Highest Student Rated Professors

139

General Studies

140

Religious Studies

141

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Students

Not Very Diverse

3.6/5

2.17% NATIONAL AVG

Student Diversity Index

Most Diverse

243

Women's Studies

244

Religious Studies

245

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SUMMARY

Studying Religious Studies is not only a valuable choice, but generally a mandatory first step for undergraduates trying to enter a career as a religious missionary, an outreach worker, or a charity officer. In fact, religious studies is fairly common coming in at the 97th most popular degree. Last academic year, there were 3,941 religious studies degrees conferred. In-state tuition for religious studies at private schools is, on average, 3.9 times more spendy than their public fellows.

There are 640 institutions that offer this degree. 640 schools is on par with other degrees offered in the United States. If you are looking to immerse yourself with other religious studies majors, consider schools in Virginia which have more undergrads admitted to religious studies than any other state. More generally, the best region to study religious studies is in the Southeast region with New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Liberty University, and University of Virginia-Main Campus best representing the region. Interestingly, our pick of the top conference to major in religious studies is the Big South Conference with Campbell University, Charleston Southern University, and Liberty University representing the conference. From our list of the best colleges, our selection for the best university for religious studies is Harvard University.

The 'best' school does not mean it is the 'best' school for every student. There can be a bunch more facets to think about when selecting ​university. Things like campus amenities, transportation services, and food could definitely sway one's feelings of which college to attend. Here at authority.org, we've evaluated the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are intrigued by which religious studies university boasts the best campus, the answer is Harvard University. If you are very interested in which school boasts the best campus, then we have a whole page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through student reviews, government databases, professor reviews, and more to compare every U.S. major in an unbiased and informative way. You can find our well researched list for the universities with the best student life here and our pick of the school with the best student life for religious studies is Georgetown University. Are you curious why? Keep reading to discover more about Authority's top recommendations. Many of our conclusions will probably surprise you.

If expense is a primary factor in your decisions, you might be cautious about Columbia University in the City of New York. Columbia University in the City of New York is our most expensive school for religious studies, at least for out of state enrollment. That being said, we have a list of the most expensive colleges that might put the price tag at Columbia University in the City of New York into perspective. You could also be interested to know that religious studies is the 18th most expensive program in the nation, with an average expense of $54,000. To zoom out a little, the most costly state for religious studies on our list is Rhode Island with costs at the primary university, Brown University, of $57,112. Even more broadly, the most costly region for religious studies is the New England region which is best demonstrated with Wesleyan University with a cost of $56,704, Amherst College with a cost of $57,640, and Brown University with a cost of $57,112.

Our cheapest region for religious studies is the Southeast region which is represented by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with a cost of $8,784, College of Charleston with a cost of $70, and American Public University System with a cost of $6,804. On the bright side, the most affordable university for religious studies is Andrews University. Authority's comprehensive list of the most affordable schools can be found here.

In-state students can anticipate paying around $10,800 for a degree in religious studies. The cost swells substantially to a median of $28,900 for an out-of-state public-school student. On that note, our choice for the school with the best value for religious studies: Duke University. Here you will see our comprehensive list about the colleges we see as being the best value overall. That being said, this section is predicated on the assumption that you are an out-of-state student. The value proposition changes when in-state tuition costs are considered, as such, we are using out-of-state tuition as the baseline.

Earnings for religious studies students differ widely, but within two years leaving college students will typically make around $53,200. While there can be much variation in earnings potential; highest paid earners can rake in up to $110,500. Right out of school, the lowest earning opportunities within the religious studies field earn $24,900, which could be worse. The highest earning graduates from religious studies studied at Duke University and if you want to find the colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, we have that too.

The overall diversity of religious studies ranks subpar, falling within the 38th percentile of all majors. The university with the most composite diversity for religious studies is Andrews University and here you can find our general list for the colleges with the most diversity. The financial diversity of Religious Studies is only in the 28th percentile compared to all other majors. Racial diversity is actually above financial diversity, in the 30th percentile. White collegians make up the largest proportion, 70%, of scholars studying religious studies. Additionally, 56% of undergrads pursuing a religious studies degree are men.

The median ranking of religious studies professors is 4.1 stars, a rating that is 2% higher than the average across every major; which is a good score. If you want to find the most popular religious studies instructor nationally, look no further than Michael Wintz from Mesa Community College. It might be surprising, but the highest rated professors for religious studies according to students come from Arizona State University-Tempe. If we including data beyond simply rankings it becomes clear that the college possessing comprehensively the best professors for religious studies is Harvard University. One will find an explanation of our evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, along with some of the best instructors in the country.

Finally, the most difficult college to get into for religious studies is Harvard University. While we are unsure why you would be interested, we do have a detailed page for the hardest colleges to get into. That being said, we hope you believe that considering university from context primarily built on superlatives might cause problems. We at Authority hope you explore our other pages on different colleges and peruse a couple of our background articles on useful things to look out for as you continue your school search.

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Yale University

#1 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Yale University is a large private university located in New Haven, CT ranked 4th in the United States. It has a total of 6,748 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 6.08% of applicants. Yale University offers 297 different majors and is best known for its American Studies, Religious Studies, and History programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,500 per year, Yale University is very pricey. 89.63% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to generate about $83,200 per year, which is 100% greater than the national median.

New Haven, CT

https://www.yale.edu

A+

Rating

6%

Acceptance

14,389

Students

#4

Ranking

$55,500

Tuition

Duke University

#2 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Duke University is a large private university located in Durham, NC ranked 6th in America. It has a total of 7,338 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 7.6% acceptance rate. Duke University offers 242 different majors and is best known for its Public Policy Analysis, Computer Engineering, and Education programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,880 per year, Duke University is very expensive. 94.41% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn close to $84,400 per year, which is 103% above the national median.

Durham, NC

WWW.DUKE.EDU

A+

Rating

8%

Acceptance

18,159

Students

#6

Ranking

$55,880

Tuition

Harvard University

#3 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Harvard University is a very large private university located in Cambridge, MA ranked 3rd in America. It has a total of 14,467 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 4.64% of applicants. Harvard University offers 375 different majors and is best known for its History, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $47,730 per year, Harvard University is very high-priced. 77.7% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to make more or less $89,700 per year, which is 116% above the national median.

Cambridge, MA

www.harvard.edu

A+

Rating

5%

Acceptance

41,987

Students

#3

Ranking

$47,730

Tuition

Emory University

#4 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Emory University is a large private university located in Atlanta, GA ranked 23rd in the United States. It has a total of 8,026 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, with a 15.6% acceptance rate. Emory University offers 205 different majors and is best known for its Biology, French Studies, and Radiation Therapy programs, which are all nationally ranked 2nd. With an annual tuition of $53,070 per year, Emory University is exceptionally costly. 88.39% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to make roughly $66,000 per year, which is 59% greater than the national median.

Atlanta, GA

www.emory.edu

A+

Rating

16%

Acceptance

16,024

Students

#23

Ranking

$53,070

Tuition

Columbia University in the City of New York

#5 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Columbia University in the City of New York is a very large private university located in New York, NY ranked 9th in the United States. It has a total of 8,628 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 5.45% acceptance rate. Columbia University in the City of New York offers 467 different majors and is best known for its Sustainability Studies, Art History, and Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $58,920 per year, Columbia University in the City of New York is exceptionally high-priced. 78.72% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to bring home around $83,300 per year, which is 101% greater than the national median.

New York, NY

www.columbia.edu

A+

Rating

5%

Acceptance

33,301

Students

#9

Ranking

$58,920

Tuition

University of Pennsylvania

#6 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

University of Pennsylvania is a very large private university located in Philadelphia, PA ranked 8th in the US. It has a total of 14,000 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 7.66% acceptance rate. University of Pennsylvania offers 355 different majors and is best known for its Finance, Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, and Philosophy programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $51,156 per year, University of Pennsylvania is exceptionally pricey. 81.13% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn more or less $85,900 per year, which is 107% greater than the national median.

Philadelphia, PA

www.upenn.edu

A+

Rating

8%

Acceptance

29,813

Students

#8

Ranking

$51,156

Tuition

Georgetown University

#7 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Georgetown University is a large private university located in Washington, DC ranked 13th in the United States. It has a total of 8,325 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 14.36% of applicants. Georgetown University offers 184 different majors and is best known for its Science, Technology and Society, International Economics, and Political Science and Government programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,440 per year, Georgetown University is very expensive. 87.04% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, entering the labor force. After college, alumni go on to take home roughly $93,500 per year, which is 125% above the national median.

Washington, DC

www.georgetown.edu

A+

Rating

14%

Acceptance

22,534

Students

#13

Ranking

$55,440

Tuition

Rice University

#8 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Rice University is a mid-sized private university located in Houston, TX ranked 22nd in the US. It has a total of 4,145 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 8.72% acceptance rate. Rice University offers 150 different majors and is best known for its Biochemistry, Fitness Administration, and Cognitive Science programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 3rd, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $48,330 per year, Rice University is exceptionally pricey. 85.71% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to make near $65,400 per year, which is 57% over the national median.

Houston, TX

www.rice.edu

A+

Rating

9%

Acceptance

7,542

Students

#22

Ranking

$48,330

Tuition

University of Virginia-Main Campus

#9 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

University of Virginia-Main Campus is a very large public university located in Charlottesville, VA ranked 45th in the nation. It has a total of 18,983 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 23.94% acceptance rate. University of Virginia-Main Campus offers 210 different majors and is best known for its Systems Engineering, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $14,836 for in-state students and $47,257 for those from out-of-state, University of Virginia-Main Campus is very high-priced. 88.79% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to make more or less $61,200 per year, which is 47% over the national median.

Charlottesville, VA

https://www.virginia.edu

A+

Rating

24%

Acceptance

28,593

Students

#45

Ranking

$47,257

Tuition

Brown University

#10 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Brown University is a large private university located in Providence, RI ranked 12th in the US. It has a total of 7,428 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 7.07% of applicants. Brown University offers 265 different majors and is best known for its Entrepreneurship, African Studies, and Latin American and Caribbean Studies programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $57,112 per year, Brown University is very high-priced. 87.69% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, joining the labor force. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn about $67,500 per year, which is 63% greater than the national median.

Providence, RI

www.brown.edu

A+

Rating

7%

Acceptance

10,760

Students

#12

Ranking

$57,112

Tuition

Dartmouth College

#11 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Dartmouth College is a mid-sized private university located in Hanover, NH ranked 14th in the US. It has a total of 4,797 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 7.93% acceptance rate. Dartmouth College offers 113 different majors and is best known for its Engineering Science, Latin American Studies, and Native American Studies programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,605 per year, Dartmouth College is extremely expensive. 90.38% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, entering the workforce. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to take home more or less $75,500 per year, which is 82% greater than the national median.

Hanover, NH

www.dartmouth.edu

A+

Rating

8%

Acceptance

7,081

Students

#14

Ranking

$55,605

Tuition

New York University

#12 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

New York University is a very large private university located in New York, NY ranked 25th in America. It has a total of 29,902 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 16.2% of applicants. New York University offers 564 different majors and is best known for its Drama, Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, and Management Information Systems programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $50,684 per year, New York University is exceptionally expensive. 73.93% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to make roughly $61,900 per year, which is 49% over the national median.

New York, NY

www.nyu.edu

A+

Rating

16%

Acceptance

58,091

Students

#25

Ranking

$50,684

Tuition

Pomona College

#13 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Pomona College is a small private liberal arts college located in Claremont, CA ranked 20th in the United States. It has a total of 1,680 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 7.4% acceptance rate. Pomona College offers 52 different majors and is best known for its Molecular Biology, Public Policy Analysis, and Environmental Science programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 7th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $54,380 per year, Pomona College is very high-priced. 89.39% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to earn roughly $58,100 per year, which is 40% above the national median.

Claremont, CA

www.pomona.edu

A+

Rating

7%

Acceptance

1,680

Students

#20

Ranking

$54,380

Tuition

Carleton College

#14 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Carleton College is a small private liberal arts college located in Northfield, MN ranked 38th in the US. It has a total of 2,129 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting a tad shy of 1/5th of applicants. Carleton College offers 35 different majors and is best known for its International Relations and Affairs, Religious Studies, and Fine Art programs (nationally ranked 11th, 14th, and 14th respectively). With an annual tuition of $56,778 per year, Carleton College is exceptionally expensive. 89.73% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to take in near $54,200 per year, which is 30% above the national median.

Northfield, MN

https://www.carleton.edu

A+

Rating

19%

Acceptance

2,129

Students

#38

Ranking

$56,778

Tuition

University of Southern California

#15 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

University of Southern California is a very large private university located in Los Angeles, CA ranked 24th in the United States. It has a total of 21,909 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 11.42% of applicants. University of Southern California offers 527 different majors and is best known for its Communication and Media Studies, Film, and Gerontology programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $57,256 per year, University of Southern California is very high-priced. 87.78% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. After college, alumni go on to take home around $74,000 per year, which is 78% over the national median.

Los Angeles, CA

www.usc.edu/

A+

Rating

11%

Acceptance

53,186

Students

#24

Ranking

$57,256

Tuition

Amherst College

#16 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Amherst College is a small private liberal arts college located in Amherst, MA ranked 29th in the US. It has a total of 1,946 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 11.31% of applicants. Amherst College offers 39 different majors and is best known for its French Language and Literature, Mathematics, and African-American Studies programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 4th, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $57,640 per year, Amherst College is exceptionally pricey. 90.32% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. After college, alumni go on to bring home near $65,000 per year, which is 56% greater than the national median.

Amherst, MA

www.amherst.edu

A+

Rating

11%

Acceptance

1,946

Students

#29

Ranking

$57,640

Tuition

Bowdoin College

#17 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Bowdoin College is a small private liberal arts college located in Brunswick, ME ranked 34th in the US. It has a total of 1,969 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 9.05% acceptance rate. Bowdoin College offers 44 different majors and is best known for its African Studies, Asian Studies, and French Studies programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 4th, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,822 per year, Bowdoin College is very expensive. 91.8% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to take home more or less $65,500 per year, which is 58% above the national median.

Brunswick, ME

https://www.bowdoin.edu/

A+

Rating

9%

Acceptance

1,969

Students

#34

Ranking

$55,822

Tuition

Middlebury College

#18 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Middlebury College is a small private liberal arts college located in Middlebury, VT ranked 39th in the United States. It has a total of 3,931 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting practically 1 out of every 7 applicants. Middlebury College offers 65 different majors and is best known for its European Studies, Spanish Language and Literature, and Chinese Language and Literature programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,790 per year, Middlebury College is exceptionally pricey. 85.77% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to make close to $58,200 per year, which is 40% greater than the national median.

Middlebury, VT

www.middlebury.edu

A+

Rating

15%

Acceptance

4,751

Students

#39

Ranking

$55,790

Tuition

University of California-Santa Barbara

#19 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

University of California-Santa Barbara is a very large public university located in Santa Barbara, CA ranked 97th in the US. It has a total of 24,638 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting 29.56% of applicants. University of California-Santa Barbara offers 182 different majors and is best known for its Actuarial Science, Sociology, and Experimental Psychology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $11,442 for in-state students and $41,196 for those from out-of-state, University of California-Santa Barbara is quite expensive. 64.93% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to take in roughly $55,300 per year, which is 33% greater than the national median.

Santa Barbara, CA

www.ucsb.edu

A

Rating

30%

Acceptance

27,685

Students

#97

Ranking

$41,196

Tuition

Andrews University

#20 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Andrews University is a small private university located in Berrien Springs, MI ranked 8th in Michigan. It has a total of 2,324 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 67.04% of applicants. Andrews University offers 168 different majors and is best known for its Physical Therapy, Air Transportation, and Religious Studies programs (nationally ranked 4th, 17th, and 20th respectively). With an annual tuition of $28,992 per year, Andrews University is somewhat moderately costly. 54.04% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. Open graduating, alumni go on to generate near $45,200 per year, which is 9% greater than the national median.

Berrien Springs, MI

www.andrews.edu

B+

Rating

67%

Acceptance

4,754

Students

#383

Ranking

$28,992

Tuition

University of California-Los Angeles

#21 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

University of California-Los Angeles is a very large public university located in Los Angeles, CA ranked 33rd in America. It has a total of 33,703 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 12.32% of applicants. University of California-Los Angeles offers 333 different majors and is best known for its Psychology, Sociology, and Political Science and Government programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $11,442 for students from California and $41,196 for those from out-of-state, University of California-Los Angeles is quite expensive. 80.62% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, working. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to earn more or less $60,700 per year, which is 46% above the national median.

Los Angeles, CA

www.ucla.edu/

A+

Rating

12%

Acceptance

47,103

Students

#33

Ranking

$41,196

Tuition

Colgate University

#22 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Colgate University is a small private liberal arts college located in Hamilton, NY ranked 41st in the nation. It has a total of 3,096 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 22.58% acceptance rate. Colgate University offers 65 different majors and is best known for its Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Classical and Ancient Studies, and Education programs (nationally ranked 4th, 5th, and 6th respectively). With an annual tuition of $57,695 per year, Colgate University is very expensive. 89.73% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to draw close to $63,600 per year, which is 53% greater than the national median.

Hamilton, NY

www.colgate.edu

A+

Rating

23%

Acceptance

3,110

Students

#41

Ranking

$57,695

Tuition

Hamilton College

#23 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Hamilton College is a small private liberal arts college located in Clinton, NY ranked 44th in the nation. It has a total of 2,083 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, with a 16.39% acceptance rate. Hamilton College offers 42 different majors and is best known for its Literature, Chinese Language and Literature, and Creative Writing programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 7th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,970 per year, Hamilton College is very pricey. 92.82% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to take in close to $60,200 per year, which is 45% greater than the national median.

Clinton, NY

www.hamilton.edu

A+

Rating

16%

Acceptance

2,083

Students

#44

Ranking

$55,970

Tuition

Grinnell College

#24 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Grinnell College is a small private liberal arts college located in Grinnell, IA ranked 54th in the US. It has a total of 1,770 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting 23.08% of applicants. Grinnell College offers 27 different majors and is best known for its Russian Language and Literature, Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, and French Language and Literature programs (nationally ranked 1st, 3rd, and 11th respectively). With an annual tuition of $53,872 per year, Grinnell College is exceptionally pricey. 86.21% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to make approximately $49,100 per year, which is 18% greater than the national median.

Grinnell, IA

www.grinnell.edu

A+

Rating

23%

Acceptance

1,770

Students

#54

Ranking

$53,872

Tuition

Wake Forest University

#25 Best Colleges for Religious Studies

Wake Forest University is a mid-sized private university located in Winston-Salem, NC ranked 62nd in the United States. It has a total of 5,399 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting nearly two out of seven applicants. Wake Forest University offers 100 different majors and is best known for its French Studies, General Studies, and Elementary Education and Teaching programs (nationally ranked 1st, 7th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $54,430 per year, Wake Forest University is exceptionally expensive. 85.68% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, employment. Open graduating, alumni go on to bring in approximately $63,800 per year, which is 54% above the national median.

Winston-Salem, NC

www.wfu.edu

A+

Rating

30%

Acceptance

9,032

Students

#62

Ranking

$54,430

Tuition