These Are The Best Colleges In Every State

Forbes recently ranked the top schools in the country by state, and considering that in-state tuition will save you a TON when deciding where you want to go, this list could come in serious handy.

In fact, according to the annual American Freshman: National Norms survey, 57% of students choose schools within 100 miles or less from their home, and about three-quarters of U.S. college kids attend in-state schools.

Naturally my alma mater, Fairleigh Dickinson University is the top school in New Jersey…jk; I’m sure no one even knows what that is. Somehow a little known school called Princeton University snuck into that spot. Humph.

Take a look at below, and see if your university made the cut:

Alabama: Auburn University
Alaska: University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Arizona: University of Arizona
Arkansas: Hendrix College
California: Pomona College
Colorado: United State Air Force Academy
Connecticut: Yale University
Delaware: University of Delaware
Florida: University of Florida
Georgia: Emory University
Hawaii: University of Hawaii, Manoa
Idaho: College of Idaho
Illinois: Northwestern University
Indiana: University of Notre Dame
Iowa: Grinnell College
Kansas: University of Kansas
Kentucky: Centre College
Louisiana: Tulane University
Maine: Bowdoin College
Maryland: United States Naval Academy
Massachusetts: Williams College
Michigan: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Minnesota: Carleton College
Mississippi: Millsaps College
Missouri: Washington University in St. Louis
Montana: Carroll College
Nebraska: Creighton University
Nevada: University of Nevada, Reno
New Hampshire: Dartmouth College
New Jersey: Princeton University
New Mexico: Saint John’s College
New York: United States Military Academy
North Carolina: Duke University
North Dakota: University of North Dakota
Ohio: Oberlin College
Oklahoma: University of Tulsa
Oregon: Reed College
Pennsylvania: Swarthmore College
Rhode Island: Brown University
South Carolina: Wofford College
South Dakota: University of South Dakota
Tennessee: Vanderbilt University
Texas: Rice University
Utah: Brigham Young University
Vermont: Middlebury College
Virginia: Washington and Lee University
Washington: Whitman College
West Virginia: West Virginia University
Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin, Madison
Wyoming: University of Wyoming
Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University

[Via Forbes]

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