Best bang for the buck Western colleges.

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BEST BANG FOR THE BUCK WESTERN COLLEGES * Public institution ** For-profit institution Predicted grad rate based on % of Pell 6-year recipients, graduation Graduation incoming rate rate rank SATs, etc. 1 CA State University-- 40% 140 33% Bakersfield (CA) * 2 Harvey Mudd College (CA) 90% 20 96% 3 California Maritime 57% 29 49% Academy (CA) * 4 University of WA-- 49% 103 44% Tacoma (WA) * 5 CA State University-- 51% 90 34% Stanislaus (CA) * 6 Arizona State--West (AZ) * 59% 51 41% 7 Stanford University (CA) 95% 6 92% 8 Univ. of California-- 59% 119 56% Merced (CA) * 9 Brigham Young University-- 78% 42 74% Provo (UT) 10 Brigham Young University-- 52% 47 46% Idaho (ID) 11 CA State Univ.--San 44% 127 33% Bernardino (CA) * 12 University of California-- 82% 33 76% Davis (CA) * 13 University of California-- 86% 21 79% San Diego (CA) * 14 Utah State University 50% 147 44% (UT) * 15 Soka University of 85% 35 71% America (CA) 16 CA State University-- 38% 152 32% Los Angeles (CA) * 17 Evergreen State College 56% 69 45% (WA) * 18 Fresno Pacific University 59% 53 47% (CA) 19 University ofCA--Santa 81% 39 74% Barbara (CA) * 20 Univ. of California-- 91% 12 85% Los Angeles (CA) * 21 University of California-- 67% 84 67% Riverside (CA) * 22 University of WA Bothell 66% 26 52% (WA) * 23 University of Colorado-- 42% 168 46% Denver (CO) * 24 Pomona College (CA) 95% 11 93% 25 Thomas Aquinas College (CA) 76% 64 69% 26 CA State University-- 43% 131 44% Sacramento (CA) * 27 Arizona State--East (AZ) * 59% 49 51% 28 Washington State 67% 86 55% University (WA) * 29 CA State Unlversity-- 58% 60 47% Chico (CA) * 30 University of California-- 86% 22 75% Irvine (CA) * 31 CA State Unlverslty-- 50% 150 45% Fresno (CA) * 32 CA State University-- 61% 45 54% Long Beach (CA) * 33 University of Callfornla-- 91% 13 89% Berkeley (CA) * 34 Claremont McKenna 92% 17 95% College (CA) 35 University of Utah (UT) * 60% 114 52% 36 University of Washington-- 82% 32 72% Seattle (WA) * 37 CA State Unlv.--Dominguez 30% 172 28% Hills (CA) * 38 University of Montana-- 47% 71 39% Western (MT) * 39 Arizona State University 60% 118 58% (AZ) * 40 Central Washington 53% 83 49% University (WA) * 41 CA State Unlverslty-- 47% 113 38% Northridge (CA) * 42 Saint Martin's University 50% 99 46% (WA) 43 Eastern Oregon University 30% 173 31% (OR) * 44 Western Washington 69% 19 63% University (WA) * 45 Western Oregon 45% 123 45% University (OR) * 46 CA Poly. St. U.--San Luis 72% 14 75% Obispo (CA) * 47 College of Idaho (ID) 64% 117 55% 48 CA State Unlv.--Channel 55% 73 43% Islands (CA) * 49 Montana Tech/Unlv. of 46% 74 50% Montana (MT) * 50 CA State Unlverslty--San 47% 112 47% Marcos (CA) * 51 University of Wyoming 54% 132 58% (WY) * 52 San Diego State University 66% 89 61% (CA) * 53 Southern Utah University 39% 144 45% (UT) * 54 Eastern Washington 46% 120 43% University (WA) * 55 CA State Univ.--Monterey 40% 139 47% Bay (CA) * 56 University of Phoenix-- 12% 191 21% Idaho (ID) ** 57 University of California-- 75% 52 67% Santa Cruz (CA) * 58 Arizona State--Downtown 58% 124 45% Phoenix (AZ) * 59 University of Southern 91% 15 90% California (CA) 6o University of Redlands (CA) 71% 16 64% 6l Heritage University (WA) 16% 196 20% 62 Oregon State University 62% 108 53% (OR) * 63 Oregon Institute of 46% 79 37% Technology (OR) * 64 CA State Poly. Univ.-- 53% 81 56% Pomona (CA) * 65 Santa Clara University (CA) 85% 1 82% 66 University of the 65% 95 72% Pacific (CA) 67 Northwest Christian 48% 109 45% University (OR) 68 NM Inst, of Mining and 46% 122 58% Tech (NM) * 69 Gonzaga University (WA) 82% 2 74% 70 University of La Verne (CA) 59% 121 48% 71 Linfield College-- 69% 92 64% McMinnville (OR) 72 Pacific Lutheran 69% 18 65% University (WA) 73 California Institute of 92% 8 100% Technology (CA) 74 California State Univ.-- 53% 135 55% Fullerton (CA) * 75 George Fox University (OR) 64% 40 58% 76 University of Hawaii-- 38% 149 38% Hilo (HI) * 77 Pepperdine University (CA) 82% 34 74% 78 Mt. Sierra College (CA) ** 31% 153 20% 79 Brigham Young University-- 49% 65 48% Hawaii (HI) 80 San Diego Christian 43% 94 37% College (CA) 81 University of Arizona 61% 111 60% (AZ) * 82 Regis University (CO) 59% 54 56% 83 Woodbury University (CA) 48% 107 40% 84 Sonoma State University 55% 72 51% (CA) * 85 University of Idaho (ID) * 56% 130 49% 86 National University (CA) 43% 129 41% 87 Whittier College (CA) 66% 104 55% 88 Trident University 48% 156 40% International (CA) ** 89 Humboldt State University 41% 134 48% (CA) * 90 University of Montana 49% 155 49% (MT) * 91 Univ. of Phoenix--Oregon 18% 183 21% (0R) ** 92 Mount St. Mary's College 64% 37 52% (CA) 93 Mills College (CA) 65% 36 66% 94 Willamette University (OR) 78% 56 74% 95 Univ. of CO--Colorado 47% 116 51% Springs (CO) * 96 Occidental College (CA) 86% 30 84% 97 Westmont College (CA) 78% 55 73% 98 University of Nevada-- 53% 136 53% Reno (NV) * 99 Embry--Riddle Aero. Univ.-- 57% 28 52% Prescott (AZ) 100 Fort Lewis College (CO) * 38% 179 38% Predicted % Pell Students based on Grad rate receiving ACT/SAT performance Pell and admin rank Grants rates 1 CA State University-- 46 61% 50% Bakersfield (CA) * 2 Harvey Mudd College (CA) 167 13% 4% 3 California Maritime 40 35% 37% Academy (CA) * 4 University of WA-- 63 47% 41% Tacoma (WA) * 5 CA State University-- 4 58% 49% Stanislaus (CA) * 6 Arizona State--West (AZ) * 2 50% 29% 7 Stanford University (CA) 68 17% 15% 8 Univ. of California-- 70 60% 40% Merced (CA) * 9 Brigham Young University-- 62 36% 19% Provo (UT) 10 Brigham Young University-- 61 43% 30% Idaho (ID) 11 CA State Univ.--San 17 59% 53% Bernardino (CA) * 12 University of California-- 45 43% 30% Davis (CA) * 13 University of California-- 32 43% 26% San Diego (CA) * 14 Utah State University 39 36% 29% (UT) * 15 Soka University of 5 30% 26% America (CA) 16 CA State University-- 56 65% 54% Los Angeles (CA) * 17 Evergreen State College 19 44% 29% (WA) * 18 Fresno Pacific University 14 58% 40% (CA) 19 University ofCA--Santa 31 38% 28% Barbara (CA) * 20 Univ. of California-- 42 36% 26% Los Angeles (CA) * 21 University of California-- 98 57% 34% Riverside (CA) * 22 University of WA Bothell 7 34% 38% (WA) * 23 University of Colorado-- 154 28% 35% Denver (CO) * 24 Pomona College (CA) 90 17% 8% 25 Thomas Aquinas College (CA) 36 35% 13% 26 CA State University-- 117 51% 46% Sacramento (CA) * 27 Arizona State--East (AZ) * 37 39% 25% 28 Washington State 6 33% 37% University (WA) * 29 CA State Unlversity-- 22 40% 40% Chico (CA) * 30 University of California-- 9 43% 35% Irvine (CA) * 31 CA State Unlverslty-- 52 55% 53% Fresno (CA) * 32 CA State University-- 48 47% 44% Long Beach (CA) * 33 University of Callfornla-- 93 32% 20% Berkeley (CA) * 34 Claremont McKenna 136 13% 12% College (CA) 35 University of Utah (UT) *...

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