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College of Charleston

#1 Most Affordable Colleges

College of Charleston is a large public institution located in Charleston, SC ranked 9thin South Carolina. It has a total of 10,756 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting slightly over seven out of every nine applicants. College of Charleston offers 96 different majors and is best known for its latin american and caribbean studies, fine and studio arts management, and archeology programs (nationally ranked 4th, 5th, and 16th respectively). With a tuition cost of $70 per year, College of Charleston is quite low-priced. 62.39% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $40,700 per year, which is 2% under the national median.

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Charleston, SC

www.cofc.edu

C+

Rating

78%

Acceptance

12,907

Students

# 188

Ranking

$70

Tuition

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Citadel Military College of South Carolina

#2 Most Affordable Colleges

Citadel Military College of South Carolina is a small public institution located in Charleston, SC ranked 6thin South Carolina. It has a total of 3,233 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 74.73% of applicants. Citadel Military College of South Carolina offers 84 different majors and is best known for its military technologiesand foreign languages and literatures programs, which are respectively ranked 8th and 15th in the US. With a tuition cost of $75 per year, Citadel Military College of South Carolina is very cheap. 69.45% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $56,800 per year, which is 37% above the national median.

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Charleston, SC

www.citadel.edu

B+

Rating

75%

Acceptance

4,458

Students

# 112

Ranking

$75

Tuition

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Sentara College of Health Sciences

#3 Most Affordable Colleges

Sentara College of Health Sciences is a very small private university located in Chesapeake, VA ranked 21stin Virginia. It has a total of 486 full-time undergraduate students. Sentara College of Health Sciences offers 5 different majors and is best known for its registered nursing program, which is ranked 3rd in Virginia. With a tuition cost of, Sentara College of Health Sciences is very low-priced. 56.98% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $55,200 per year, which is 33% above the national median.

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Chesapeake, VA

www.sentara.edu

C+

Rating

100%

Acceptance

504

Students

# 450

Ranking

$364

Tuition

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Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

#4 Most Affordable Colleges

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is a mid-sized public university located in Martinsburg, WV ranked 20th in West Virginia. It has a total of 7,829 full-time undergraduate students. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College offers 76 different majors. With a tuition cost of $408 per year, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is quite cheap. 30.85% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, employment.

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Martinsburg, WV

www.blueridgectc.edu

D+

Rating

100%

Acceptance

7,829

Students

# 1134

Ranking

$408

Tuition

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Panola College

#5 Most Affordable Colleges

Panola College is a small public associates college located in Carthage, TX with a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. It has a total of 3,485 full-time undergraduate students. Panola College offers 36 different majors. With a tuition cost of $792 per year, Panola College is very inexpensive. 23.27% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $33,500 per year, which is 19% under the national median.

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Carthage, TX

www.panola.edu

C-

Rating

100%

Acceptance

3,485

Students

# 690

Ranking

$792

Tuition

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Tohono O'odham Community College

#6 Most Affordable Colleges

Tohono O'odham Community College is a very small tribal public college located in Sells, AZ ranked 28th in Arizona. It has a total of 706 full-time undergraduate students. Tohono O'odham Community College offers 31 different majors. With a tuition cost of $822 per year, Tohono O'odham Community College is very cheap.

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Sells, AZ

www.tocc.edu

C

Rating

100%

Acceptance

706

Students

# 652

Ranking

$822

Tuition

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Escuela De Troqueleria Y Herramentaje

#7 Most Affordable Colleges

Escuela De Troqueleria Y Herramentaje is a very small public university located in Bayamon, PR with a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. It has a total of 103 full-time undergraduate students. Escuela De Troqueleria Y Herramentaje offers 1 different majors. With a tuition cost of $900 per year, Escuela De Troqueleria Y Herramentaje is quite low-priced. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $20,200 per year, which is 51% under the national median.

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Bayamon, PR

escuelatroqueleria.jimdo.com

D-

Rating

100%

Acceptance

103

Students

#

Ranking

$900

Tuition

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Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Guayama

#8 Most Affordable Colleges

Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Guayama is a very small public university located in Guayama, PR ranked 34th in Puerto Rico. It has a total of 542 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 96.06% of applicants. Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Guayama offers 10 different majors. With a tuition cost of $968 per year, Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Guayama is very inexpensive. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $20,200 per year, which is 51% below the national median.

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Guayama, PR

www.de.gobierno.pr/

D

Rating

96%

Acceptance

542

Students

# 1329

Ranking

$968

Tuition

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Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de San Juan

#9 Most Affordable Colleges

Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de San Juan is a very small public university located in San Juan, PR ranked 32nd in Puerto Rico. It has a total of 481 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 100% of applicants. Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de San Juan offers 14 different majors. With a tuition cost of $1,080 per year, Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de San Juan is very cheap. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $20,200 per year, which is 51% below the national median.

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San Juan, PR

https://instituto-tecnologico-de-puerto-rico-1.jimdosite.com/

D

Rating

100%

Acceptance

481

Students

# 1286

Ranking

$1,080

Tuition

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Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Ponce

#9 Most Affordable Colleges

Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Ponce is a very small public university located in Ponce, PR ranked 37th in Puerto Rico. It has a total of 460 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 96.67% acceptance rate. Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Ponce offers 10 different majors. With a tuition cost of $1,080 per year, Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Ponce is quite cheap. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $20,200 per year, which is 51% less than the national median.

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Ponce, PR

itec.dde.pr

D

Rating

97%

Acceptance

460

Students

# 1396

Ranking

$1,080

Tuition

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Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Manati

#11 Most Affordable Colleges

Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Manati is a very small public university located in Manati, PR ranked 27th in Puerto Rico. It has a total of 603 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 98.94% acceptance rate. Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Manati offers 11 different majors. With a tuition cost of $1,100 per year, Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Manati is very affordable. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $20,200 per year, which is 51% less than the national median.

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Manati, PR

itec.pr/ITPR-Joomla/

D+

Rating

99%

Acceptance

603

Students

# 1086

Ranking

$1,100

Tuition

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Dine College

#12 Most Affordable Colleges

Dine College is a small tribal public institution located in Tsaile, AZ ranked 58thin Arizona. It has a total of 1,996 full-time undergraduate students. Dine College offers 38 different majors and is best known for its elementary education and teaching, psychology, and teacher education and professional development programs (respectively ranked 8th, 9th, and 11th in Arizona). With a tuition cost of $1,320 per year, Dine College is very low-priced. 8.85% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $21,000 per year, which is 49% under the national median.

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Tsaile, AZ

https://www.dinecollege.edu

D-

Rating

100%

Acceptance

1,996

Students

# 1580

Ranking

$1,320

Tuition

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Faith Theological Seminary and Christian College

#12 Most Affordable Colleges

Faith Theological Seminary and Christian College is a private university located in Tampa, FL. It has a total of 114 full-time undergraduate students. Faith Theological Seminary and Christian College offers 18 different majors. With a tuition cost of $1,320 per year, Faith Theological Seminary and Christian College is quite low-priced.

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Tampa, FL

www.ftscc.org

D-

Rating

100%

Acceptance

137

Students

#

Ranking

$1,320

Tuition

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New Mexico Junior College

#14 Most Affordable Colleges

New Mexico Junior College is a small public associates college located in Hobbs, NM ranked 28th in New Mexico. It has a total of 3,171 full-time undergraduate students. New Mexico Junior College offers 45 different majors. With a tuition cost of $1,344 for in-state students and $1,536 for those from out-of-state, New Mexico Junior College is very affordable. 16.66% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $29,200 per year, which is 30% less than the national median.

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Hobbs, NM

www.nmjc.edu

D

Rating

100%

Acceptance

3,171

Students

# 1287

Ranking

$1,536

Tuition

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Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College

#15 Most Affordable Colleges

Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College is a very small tribal public college located in Mount Pleasant, MI with a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1. It has a total of 184 full-time undergraduate students. Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College offers 3 different majors. With a tuition cost of $1,560 per year, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College is quite inexpensive.

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Mount Pleasant, MI

www.sagchip.edu

D-

Rating

100%

Acceptance

184

Students

#

Ranking

$1,560

Tuition

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Texarkana College

#15 Most Affordable Colleges

Texarkana College is a small public associates college located in Texarkana, TX with a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. It has a total of 5,615 full-time undergraduate students. Texarkana College offers 58 different majors. With a tuition cost of $1,440 for students from Texas and $1,560 for those from out-of-state, Texarkana College is very affordable. 12.41% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, joining the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $27,700 per year, which is 33% less than the national median.

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Texarkana, TX

https://www.texarkanacollege.edu

D-

Rating

100%

Acceptance

5,615

Students

# 1478

Ranking

$1,560

Tuition

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Fort Peck Community College

#17 Most Affordable Colleges

Fort Peck Community College is a very small tribal public institution located in Poplar, MT with a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. It has a total of 523 full-time undergraduate students. Fort Peck Community College offers 23 different majors. With a tuition cost of $1,680 per year, Fort Peck Community College is quite inexpensive. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $16,500 per year, which is 60% below the national median.

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Poplar, MT

www.fpcc.edu

D-

Rating

100%

Acceptance

523

Students

#

Ranking

$1,680

Tuition

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Allen County Community College

#17 Most Affordable Colleges

Allen County Community College is a small public associates college located in Iola, KS ranked 52nd in Kansas. It has a total of 3,967 full-time undergraduate students. Allen County Community College offers 81 different majors. With a tuition cost of $1,680 per year, Allen County Community College is very affordable. 13.1% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $32,200 per year, which is 22% under the national median.

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Iola, KS

www.allencc.edu

D-

Rating

100%

Acceptance

3,967

Students

# 1418

Ranking

$1,680

Tuition

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Dodge City Community College

#19 Most Affordable Colleges

Dodge City Community College is a small public associates college located in Dodge City, KS ranked 37th in Kansas. It has a total of 2,176 full-time undergraduate students. Dodge City Community College offers 87 different majors. With a tuition cost of $1,410 for students from Kansas and $1,710 for those from out-of-state, Dodge City Community College is very inexpensive. 16.98% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $34,000 per year, which is 18% below the national median.

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Dodge City, KS

https://dc3.edu

C-

Rating

100%

Acceptance

2,176

Students

# 685

Ranking

$1,710

Tuition

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Aaniiih Nakoda College

#20 Most Affordable Colleges

Aaniiih Nakoda College is a very small tribal public college located in Harlem, MT with a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. It has a total of 265 full-time undergraduate students. Aaniiih Nakoda College offers 18 different majors. With a tuition cost of $1,740 per year, Aaniiih Nakoda College is quite inexpensive. 25.42% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $20,300 per year, which is 51% under the national median.

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Harlem, MT

www.ancollege.edu

D-

Rating

100%

Acceptance

265

Students

#

Ranking

$1,740

Tuition

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Turtle Mountain Community College

#21 Most Affordable Colleges

Turtle Mountain Community College is a very small tribal private college located in Belcourt, ND ranked 14thin North Dakota. It has a total of 826 full-time undergraduate students. Turtle Mountain Community College offers 35 different majors and is best known for its science teacher education program, which is ranked 16th in the US. With a tuition cost of $1,776 per year, Turtle Mountain Community College is very low-priced. 18.93% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $23,200 per year, which is 44% under the national median.

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Belcourt, ND

www.tm.edu

D

Rating

100%

Acceptance

826

Students

# 1040

Ranking

$1,776

Tuition

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Stone Child College

#22 Most Affordable Colleges

Stone Child College is a very small tribal public institution located in Box Elder, MT with a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. It has a total of 1,010 full-time undergraduate students. Stone Child College offers 32 different majors. With a tuition cost of $1,820 per year, Stone Child College is quite affordable. 19.41% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, joining the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $16,100 per year, which is 61% less than the national median.

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Box Elder, MT

www.stonechild.edu

F

Rating

100%

Acceptance

1,010

Students

#

Ranking

$1,820

Tuition

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Fort Scott Community College

#23 Most Affordable Colleges

Fort Scott Community College is a small public associates college located in Fort Scott, KS ranked 55th in Kansas. It has a total of 2,610 full-time undergraduate students. Fort Scott Community College offers 41 different majors. With a tuition cost of $1,860 per year, Fort Scott Community College is very low-priced. 3.39% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $31,800 per year, which is 23% less than the national median.

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Fort Scott, KS

www.fortscott.edu

D-

Rating

100%

Acceptance

2,610

Students

# 1595

Ranking

$1,860

Tuition

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Chief Dull Knife College

#24 Most Affordable Colleges

Chief Dull Knife College is a very small tribal public institution located in Lame Deer, MT with a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. It has a total of 416 full-time undergraduate students. Chief Dull Knife College offers 5 different majors. With a tuition cost of $1,960 per year, Chief Dull Knife College is very cheap. 17.33% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $17,600 per year, which is 58% below the national median.

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Lame Deer, MT

cdkc.edu

D-

Rating

100%

Acceptance

416

Students

#

Ranking

$1,960

Tuition

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Broward College

#25 Most Affordable Colleges

Broward College is a very large public associates college located in Fort Lauderdale, FL with a student to faculty ratio of 31 to 1. It has a total of 59,756 full-time undergraduate students. Broward College offers 132 different majors and is best known for its mathematics teacher education, logistics materials and supply chain management, and information technology administration and management programs (respectively ranked 3rd, 7th, and 10th in Florida). With a tuition cost of $1,968 per year, Broward College is quite cheap. 21.2% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $34,900 per year, which is 16% less than the national median.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL

www.broward.edu

D+

Rating

100%

Acceptance

59,756

Students

# 945

Ranking

$1,968

Tuition