EDsmart Announces 2020 Best Tuition-Free Colleges & Universities Ranking

November 10 22:40 2021
EDsmart.org, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and independent rankings, has released the 2022 edition of the Best Tuition-Free Colleges to help prospective students and their families research the top tuition-free colleges in the U.S.

United States – EDsmart’s ranking of the best tuition-free colleges is the most comprehensive and well-rounded to date. The ranking includes only fully accredited schools. Rankings are based on affordability, academic quality, student satisfaction and post-graduation salaries according to data from the U.S. Department of Education. “It is important to recognize the colleges and universities that go above and beyond,” said Tyson Stevens, managing editor of EDsmart. “Our goal is to highlight these schools and their commitment to affordable, quality higher education. The Best Tuition-Free Colleges ranking allows students to compare accredited programs and find those that best fit their education interests and career goals,” said EDsmart’s spokesperson. “Beyond providing free-tuition, a college is not successful if it does not graduate its students, which is why EDsmart rankings place a high value on outcomes, including graduation and retention rates, and post-graduation salaries.”

Below are the 2022 rankings of the best Tuition-Free Colleges

Stanford University

Harvard University

Princeton University


Yale University

Brown University

Duke University

Columbia University

Cornell University

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Vanderbilt University

City College of San Francisco

College of the Ozarks

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

Texas A&M

University of Missouri-Columbia

Warren Wilson College

University and student response to EDsmart rankings has been very positive. Sharing the rankings on their websites and via social media has helped schools attract new students and excite existing students and alumni.The rankings and data were produced for EDsmart, a leading higher education research organization. All evaluated data was gathered from IPEDs, U.S. Department of Higher Education, College Scorecard, school websites, and other reputable sources.

The above rankings have been published at: https://www.edsmart.org/tuition-free-colleges/

About EDsmart:

EDsmart reviews publicly available data to produce independent ranking assessments of various educational programs, in addition to student guides and resources. The site is regularly updated by a committed team of writers and researchers, who produce college rankings and resources that will help prospective and current college students get into, pay for, and thrive at the college of their choice.

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