17. Carnegie Mellon University
Percent Recommended: 91%
• Tuition:
– $47,000

• Acceptance rate: 28%
• School size: 6,000
...
12. University of Wisconsin (UW) - Madison
Percent Recommended: 92%
• Tuition:
– In-state: $10,000
– Out-of-state: $27,000...
12. California Polytechnic (CALPOLY)
Percent Recommended: 92%
• Tuition:

Source: Cal Poly website

– In-state: $9,000
– O...
12. University of Florida
Percent Recommended: 92%
• Tuition:
– In-state: $6,000
– Out-of-state: $28,500
• Acceptance rate...
12. University of Texas (UT) - Austin
Percent Recommended: 92%
• Tuition:
– In-state: $10,000
– Out-of-state: $32,000
• Ac...
12. Auburn University
Percent Recommended: 92%
• Tuition:
– In-state: $10,000
– Out-of-state: $20,000
• Acceptance rate: 7...
7. University of Southern California (USC)
Percent Recommended: 93%
• Tuition:
– $46,000

Source: University of Southern
C...
7. Virginia Tech
Percent Recommended: 93%
• Tuition:

Source: Virginia Tech athletics
website

– In-state: $11,000
– Out-o...
7. Purdue University
Percent Recommended: 93%
• Tuition:
– In-state: $10,000
– Out-of-state: $29,000
Source: Purdue Univer...
7. University of California – Berkley
Percent Recommended: 93%
• Tuition:

Source: University of California –
Berkley webs...
7. Clemson University
Percent Recommended: 93%
• Tuition:
– In-state: $13,000
– Out-of-state: $31,000
• Acceptance rate: 5...
2. Vanderbilt University
Percent Recommended: 96%
• Tuition:
– $43,000

• Acceptance rate: 14%
• School size: 7,000
• Most...
2. Gonzaga University
Percent Recommended: 96%
• Tuition:
– $35,000

Source: Gonzaga University athletic
website

• Accept...
2. University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa
Percent Recommended: 96%
• Tuition:
– In-state: $9,000
– Out-of-state: $23,000

• Ac...
2. Texas A&M University
Percent Recommended: 96%
• Tuition:
– In-state: $8,500
– Out-of-state: $25,000
• Acceptance rate: ...
2. Stanford University
Percent Recommended: 96%
• Tuition:
– $43,000

Source: Stanford University
athletics website

• Acc...
1. Colorado School of Mines
Percent Recommended: 100%
• Tuition:

Source: Colorado School of Mines
website

– In-state: $1...
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  1. 1. 17. Carnegie Mellon University Percent Recommended: 91% • Tuition: – $47,000 • Acceptance rate: 28% • School size: 6,000 • Most popular majors: Source: Carnegie Mellon University website – Computer Science & Electrical Engineering • US News rank: – #23, National Universities
  2. 2. 12. University of Wisconsin (UW) - Madison Percent Recommended: 92% • Tuition: – In-state: $10,000 – Out-of-state: $27,000 • Acceptance rate: 55% • School size: 31,000 Source: University of Wisconsin athletics website • Most popular majors: – Biology, Economics & Political Science • US News rank: – #41, National Universities
  3. 3. 12. California Polytechnic (CALPOLY) Percent Recommended: 92% • Tuition: Source: Cal Poly website – In-state: $9,000 – Out-of-state: $20,000 • Acceptance rate: 31% • School size: 18,000 • Most popular major: – Engineering • US News rank: – #9, Regional Universities (West)
  4. 4. 12. University of Florida Percent Recommended: 92% • Tuition: – In-state: $6,000 – Out-of-state: $28,500 • Acceptance rate: 44% • School size: 33,000 Source: University of Florida athletics website • Most popular majors: – Social Science, Business & Engineering • US News rank: – #49, National Universities
  5. 5. 12. University of Texas (UT) - Austin Percent Recommended: 92% • Tuition: – In-state: $10,000 – Out-of-state: $32,000 • Acceptance rate: 47% • School size: 40,000 • Most popular majors: – Business, Communication & Engineering Source: University of Texas athletics website • US News rank: – #52, National Universities
  6. 6. 12. Auburn University Percent Recommended: 92% • Tuition: – In-state: $10,000 – Out-of-state: $20,000 • Acceptance rate: 77% • School size: 20,000 • Most popular majors: Source: ESPN – Business & Engineering • US News rank: – #91 (tie), National Universities
  7. 7. 7. University of Southern California (USC) Percent Recommended: 93% • Tuition: – $46,000 Source: University of Southern California website • Acceptance rate: 20% • School size: 18,000 • Most popular majors: – Business, Social Sciences & Performing Arts • US News rank: – #23, National Universities
  8. 8. 7. Virginia Tech Percent Recommended: 93% • Tuition: Source: Virginia Tech athletics website – In-state: $11,000 – Out-of-state: $25,000 • Acceptance rate: 70% • School size: 24,000 • Most popular major: – N/A • US News rank: – #69, National Universities
  9. 9. 7. Purdue University Percent Recommended: 93% • Tuition: – In-state: $10,000 – Out-of-state: $29,000 Source: Purdue University athletics website • Acceptance rate: 61% • School size: 30,000 • Most popular majors: – Engineering & Liberal Arts and Sciences • US News rank: – #68, National Universities
  10. 10. 7. University of California – Berkley Percent Recommended: 93% • Tuition: Source: University of California – Berkley website – In-state: $14,000 – Out-of-state: $25,000 • Acceptance rate: 18% • School size: 26,000 • Most popular majors: – Social Sciences, Biological Sciences & Engineering • US News rank: – #20, National Universities
  11. 11. 7. Clemson University Percent Recommended: 93% • Tuition: – In-state: $13,000 – Out-of-state: $31,000 • Acceptance rate: 58% • School size: 16,500 Source: Clemson University athletics website • Most popular majors: – Business & Engineering • US News rank: – #62, National Universities
  12. 12. 2. Vanderbilt University Percent Recommended: 96% • Tuition: – $43,000 • Acceptance rate: 14% • School size: 7,000 • Most popular majors: Source: vucommodores – Economics & Social Sciences • US News rank: – #17, National Universities
  13. 13. 2. Gonzaga University Percent Recommended: 96% • Tuition: – $35,000 Source: Gonzaga University athletic website • Acceptance rate: 67% • School size: 5,000 • Most popular majors: – Business & Social Sciences • US News rank: – #4, Regional Universities (West)
  14. 14. 2. University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa Percent Recommended: 96% • Tuition: – In-state: $9,000 – Out-of-state: $23,000 • Acceptance rate: 53% • School size: 28,000 • Most popular majors: – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Source: University of Alabama athletic website • US News rank: – #86, National Universities
  15. 15. 2. Texas A&M University Percent Recommended: 96% • Tuition: – In-state: $8,500 – Out-of-state: $25,000 • Acceptance rate: 67% • School size: 40,000 • Most popular majors: – Business & Engineering Source: ESPN1stTake • US News rank: – #69, National Universities
  16. 16. 2. Stanford University Percent Recommended: 96% • Tuition: – $43,000 Source: Stanford University athletics website • Acceptance rate: 7% • School size: 7,000 • Most popular majors: – Social Sciences & Engineering • US News rank: – #5, National Universities
  17. 17. 1. Colorado School of Mines Percent Recommended: 100% • Tuition: Source: Colorado School of Mines website – In-state: $16,000 – Out-of-state: $32,000 • Acceptance rate: 37% • School size: 4,000 • Most popular major: – Engineering • US News rank: – #91 (tie), National Universities
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