The Best Value Mid Atlantic Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Mid Atlantic for 2022

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in the Mid Atlantic based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2022 as the overall best value college in the Mid Atlantic is Princeton University. The highest value public state college is Rutgers University Camden. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


159 results

Princeton University
P
Princeton, NJ
Princeton University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 7,853enrollment
  • $18,685net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1570SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Columbia University in the City of New York
C
New York, NY
Columbia University in the City of New York

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 30,135enrollment
  • $22,126net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Pennsylvania
P
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#3 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 26,552enrollment
  • $24,167net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.9Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Swarthmore College
S
Swarthmore, PA
Swarthmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 1,437enrollment
  • $20,360net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1395-1540SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Hamilton College
H
Clinton, NY
Hamilton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 1,902enrollment
  • $23,936net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1510SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.87Estimated Avg GPA

Colgate University
C
Hamilton, NY
Colgate University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 3,054enrollment
  • $25,935net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1470SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Cornell University
C
Ithaca, NY
Cornell University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#7 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 23,620enrollment
  • $27,522net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1540SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 2

Haverford College
H
Haverford, PA
Haverford College

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

#8 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 1,307enrollment
  • $25,215net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1520SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Vassar College
V
Poughkeepsie, NY
Vassar College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 2,435enrollment
  • $26,028net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1520SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Barnard College
B
New York, NY
Barnard College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 2,744enrollment
  • $30,572net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1518SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.85Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Skidmore College
S
Saratoga Springs, NY
Skidmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 2,582enrollment
  • $26,995net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1403SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Lehigh University
L
Bethlehem, PA
Lehigh University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#12 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 7,067enrollment
  • $29,098net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1433SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Lafayette College
L
Easton, PA
Lafayette College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 2,514enrollment
  • $28,735net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1440SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Lycoming College
L
Williamsport, PA
Lycoming College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 1,065enrollment
  • $19,659net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

CUNY Hunter College
H
New York, NY
CUNY Hunter College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 24,052enrollment
  • $4,014net price
  • 40%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1340SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

University of Rochester
R
Rochester, NY
University of Rochester

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 11,741enrollment
  • $36,254net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 5

St Lawrence University
S
Canton, NY
St Lawrence University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#17 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 2,319enrollment
  • $31,578net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1360SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Allegheny College
A
Meadville, PA
Allegheny College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Value in the Mid Atlantic

  • 1,667enrollment
  • $26,376net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1350SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15