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Lowest Cost Public Colleges With High Diversity

College rankings on TheClassroom.com use recent data about four-year colleges from publicly available sources using transparent methodology. This is a ranking of colleges by typical cost in ascending order. Only colleges that are public and diverse are included. See if your school is in the ranking!

Lowest Cost Public Colleges With High Diversity

Lowest Cost Public Colleges With High Diversity - Complete List

Rank College Typical Cost Diversity Score Acceptance Rate # Students
1 California State University-Bakersfield $6,143 0.636 67.8% 7,066
2 California State University-Fresno $6,177 0.676 53.5% 18,843
3 University of Houston-Downtown $6,450 0.706 82.9% 6,329
4 University of Connecticut-Waterbury Campus $6,463 0.685 58.2% 1,803
5 California State University-Northridge $6,574 0.709 48.2% 29,104
6 East Central University $6,853 0.655 57.8% 2,868
7 University of North Texas at Dallas $6,912 0.608 68.2% 1,370
8 Indiana University-Northwest $7,374 0.630 75.8% 2,776
9 University of Connecticut-Stamford $7,380 0.747 57.4% 1,194
10 CUNY New York City College of Technology $7,498 0.744 74.5% 10,912
11 CUNY York College $7,528 0.738 41.0% 5,066
12 California State University-Stanislaus $7,557 0.664 74.3% 7,217
13 California State University-Fullerton $8,170 0.727 48.2% 27,994
14 University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma $8,221 0.624 48.8% 714
15 Louisiana State University-Shreveport $8,274 0.625 88.6% 1,659
16 Northeastern State University $8,365 0.703 93.7% 4,862
17 Southeastern Oklahoma State University $8,482 0.652 77.3% 2,409
18 University of Hawaii-West Oahu $8,522 0.737 68.1% 1,566
19 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice $8,530 0.673 33.8% 9,831
20 University of Washington-Tacoma Campus $8,539 0.755 83.8% 3,761
21 CUNY City College $8,547 0.751 45.4% 10,067
22 Farmingdale State College $8,687 0.603 58.0% 6,942
23 Arizona State University-West $8,692 0.670 77.9% 2,698
24 CUNY Queens College $8,704 0.753 41.3% 11,693
25 University of Alaska Southeast $8,719 0.657 49.0% 659
26 Northwestern Oklahoma State University $8,778 0.612 43.8% 1,424
27 Texas Woman's University $8,881 0.730 85.9% 7,014
28 Southern Oregon University $8,939 0.600 78.2% 3,670
29 University of Washington-Bothell Campus $8,940 0.755 80.3% 4,426
30 California State University-San Marcos $8,985 0.711 51.8% 10,469
31 Texas A & M University-Commerce $9,032 0.703 46.1% 6,015
32 University of Alaska Fairbanks $9,097 0.667 73.5% 3,189
33 California State University-Sacramento $9,127 0.771 71.9% 23,234
34 University of New Orleans $9,428 0.684 60.0% 4,684
35 CUNY Bernard M Baruch College $9,510 0.760 30.7% 11,288
36 West Virginia State University $9,613 0.621 96.3% 1,797
37 CUNY Brooklyn College $9,771 0.767 37.5% 10,198
38 Midwestern State University $9,777 0.694 74.5% 4,122
39 California State University-Long Beach $9,867 0.742 31.9% 27,953
40 SUNY College at Old Westbury $10,050 0.759 68.6% 3,633
41 University of Washington-Seattle Campus $10,068 0.735 45.3% 28,380
42 CUNY Hunter College $10,201 0.759 37.9% 12,223
43 New Mexico State University-Main Campus $10,213 0.610 59.6% 9,874
44 The University of Texas at Dallas $10,254 0.741 68.0% 14,323
45 Troy University $10,283 0.603 91.2% 9,350
46 University of North Carolina at Greensboro $10,403 0.662 73.9% 14,116
47 University of North Texas $10,424 0.713 71.8% 25,486
48 Fashion Institute of Technology $10,430 0.713 40.4% 7,395
49 Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus $10,481 0.656 57.3% 2,590
50 University of North Carolina at Pembroke $10,566 0.713 73.6% 4,510
51 College of Staten Island CUNY $10,627 0.715 99.2% 9,585
52 California State University-East Bay $10,758 0.784 69.8% 11,578
53 Rutgers University-Newark $10,771 0.784 65.3% 6,680
54 Angelo State University $10,943 0.637 74.4% 5,169
55 University of Houston-Victoria $10,995 0.691 48.1% 1,586
56 University of New Mexico-Main Campus $11,230 0.656 57.8% 15,926
57 Florida Atlantic University $11,303 0.705 59.8% 16,252
58 California State University-Monterey Bay $11,390 0.702 35.2% 6,226
59 University of South Florida-Main Campus $11,398 0.700 46.6% 24,013
60 University of Nevada-Las Vegas $11,432 0.777 82.8% 18,322
61 Northwestern State University of Louisiana $11,567 0.626 61.8% 5,231
62 University of Illinois at Chicago $11,571 0.747 73.6% 16,517
63 University of Minnesota-Morris $11,589 0.600 58.1% 1,646
64 Columbus State University $11,596 0.613 53.2% 4,834
65 University of Houston-Clear Lake $11,628 0.667 64.7% 2,693
66 University of Hawaii at Hilo $11,697 0.796 69.1% 2,440
67 Lamar University $11,755 0.680 76.2% 6,161
68 New Jersey City University $11,854 0.742 85.1% 5,166
69 University of Alaska Anchorage $11,860 0.645 82.8% 7,079
70 Wayne State University $11,910 0.606 81.5% 12,003
71 The University of Texas at Arlington $11,952 0.770 69.8% 16,679
72 University of Massachusetts-Boston $11,966 0.793 68.5% 9,283
73 Stephen F Austin State University $11,987 0.607 62.4% 9,592
74 University of Central Oklahoma $12,008 0.661 75.0% 10,546
75 Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi $12,025 0.626 64.7% 8,251
76 SUNY Buffalo State $12,046 0.670 64.1% 7,598
77 University of North Carolina at Charlotte $12,084 0.609 62.0% 20,263
78 Metropolitan State University of Denver $12,104 0.604 63.9% 12,483
79 The University of Texas at San Antonio $12,107 0.643 76.4% 20,222
80 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington $12,268 0.723 82.4% 3,143
81 University of Arkansas at Little Rock $12,317 0.682 89.8% 4,785
82 Sam Houston State University $12,365 0.661 71.9% 14,497
83 Arizona State University-Polytechnic $12,370 0.653 76.1% 3,354
84 The University of Texas at Tyler $12,492 0.604 69.3% 4,806
85 California State Polytechnic University-Pomona $12,598 0.730 59.2% 21,148
86 Texas State University $12,647 0.638 71.1% 28,180
87 Nevada State College $12,771 0.746 76.1% 1,539
88 University of California-Merced $12,805 0.670 74.2% 6,741
89 University of California-Riverside $12,841 0.702 66.3% 19,544
90 Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix $12,876 0.654 76.7% 8,238
91 Colorado State University-Pueblo $12,887 0.657 96.4% 3,436
92 Rutgers University-Camden $12,894 0.667 57.5% 4,056
93 University of South Alabama $12,963 0.620 80.5% 9,604
94 Arizona State University-Tempe $13,007 0.684 82.5% 38,946
95 Humboldt State University $13,147 0.676 77.1% 7,501
96 Augusta University $13,180 0.642 77.2% 4,133
97 Frostburg State University $13,208 0.620 62.7% 4,141
98 San Francisco State University $13,250 0.774 68.2% 21,515
99 University of Memphis $13,291 0.618 56.7% 12,412
100 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology $13,331 0.639 23.5% 1,388
101 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus $13,340 0.693 25.8% 13,815
102 University of Hawaii at Manoa $13,520 0.742 85.0% 10,871
103 University of West Alabama $13,545 0.627 53.1% 1,722
104 Stony Brook University $13,615 0.779 40.7% 15,858
105 California State University-Chico $13,645 0.691 65.2% 15,246
106 University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus $13,751 0.701 60.5% 8,530
107 San Jose State University $13,777 0.756 53.4% 21,613
108 University of California-Irvine $13,780 0.751 40.6% 26,889
109 Adams State University $13,888 0.657 98.6% 1,625
110 SUNY College of Technology at Delhi $13,983 0.610 51.3% 2,574
111 Central Washington University $14,080 0.631 79.7% 9,482
112 Wichita State University $14,175 0.608 86.2% 8,687
113 University of California-Los Angeles $14,236 0.778 18.0% 30,343
114 University of West Georgia $14,285 0.613 59.1% 9,084
115 San Diego State University $14,344 0.757 34.6% 26,790
116 University of South Carolina-Upstate $14,446 0.615 54.6% 4,476
117 California State University-Channel Islands $14,461 0.660 73.8% 5,365
118 Portland State University $14,481 0.668 89.4% 14,206
119 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York $14,516 0.633 83.3% 840
120 Auburn University at Montgomery $14,518 0.615 76.6% 3,095
121 Valdosta State University $14,573 0.624 65.1% 7,185
121 Georgia State University $14,573 0.739 58.8% 19,208
123 California State University Maritime Academy $14,606 0.681 68.2% 1,075
124 Northern Arizona University $14,678 0.601 78.0% 21,494
125 University of Florida $14,761 0.630 45.9% 31,014
126 University of California-San Diego $14,770 0.761 35.7% 27,386
127 Southern Connecticut State University $14,960 0.634 63.5% 6,830
128 University of Nevada-Reno $15,022 0.601 82.8% 15,408
129 SUNY at Albany $15,114 0.713 54.4% 12,421
130 Montclair State University $15,131 0.718 66.1% 14,968
131 University of California-Santa Barbara $15,149 0.766 35.8% 21,199
132 Old Dominion University $15,218 0.694 84.6% 15,203
133 Metropolitan State University $15,231 0.686 100.0% 2,844
134 University of Maryland-Baltimore County $15,349 0.730 56.8% 9,484
135 University of Oregon $15,355 0.615 77.9% 18,330
136 University of Missouri-Kansas City $15,368 0.650 61.9% 6,669
137 New Jersey Institute of Technology $15,406 0.767 59.3% 6,180
138 Northeastern Illinois University $15,432 0.743 71.0% 4,321
139 William Paterson University of New Jersey $15,530 0.711 75.6% 7,499
140 University of Central Florida $15,533 0.658 50.0% 38,508
141 University of Houston $15,571 0.771 58.5% 25,818
142 Towson University $15,597 0.606 73.7% 16,893
143 Rutgers University-New Brunswick $15,614 0.741 56.9% 34,020
144 University of Maryland-College Park $15,757 0.685 48.1% 26,350
145 University of Baltimore $15,889 0.657 49.4% 1,995
146 University of Virginia-Main Campus $15,945 0.616 29.9% 15,476
147 University at Buffalo $15,987 0.707 59.4% 18,824
148 The University of Texas at Austin $16,010 0.722 40.4% 37,234
149 University of California-Davis $16,039 0.774 42.3% 28,564
150 University of Alabama at Birmingham $16,092 0.607 58.1% 8,971
151 Governors State University $16,143 0.701 41.3% 1,926
152 Kean University $16,164 0.758 74.4% 9,239
153 Sonoma State University $16,204 0.673 76.3% 7,806
154 University of California-Santa Cruz $16,261 0.750 57.9% 16,509
155 University of Arizona $16,466 0.659 78.6% 29,149
156 Binghamton University $16,540 0.629 40.6% 13,185
157 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $16,683 0.714 60.1% 32,540
158 College of William and Mary $16,734 0.617 36.5% 6,209
159 University of California-Berkeley $17,160 0.758 16.9% 28,108
160 Kennesaw State University $17,441 0.616 58.5% 24,412
161 Fort Lewis College $17,918 0.664 92.1% 3,178
162 University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus $17,966 0.603 70.8% 18,444
163 George Mason University $18,032 0.741 81.0% 19,266
164 SUNY at Purchase College $18,123 0.662 43.5% 3,673
165 California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo $18,530 0.628 29.5% 19,703
166 Armstrong State University $18,854 0.614 80.4% 4,738
167 University of Connecticut $19,064 0.613 48.8% 18,655
168 Northern Illinois University $19,782 0.636 51.8% 12,343
169 Virginia Commonwealth University $20,544 0.713 81.2% 20,264
170 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg $20,951 0.667 84.5% 3,817
171 Temple University $21,237 0.641 52.2% 26,277