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In-state tuition and fees:
$8,256 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,992 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
10,076
Setting:
city
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Indiana State University

Terre Haute, IN

Located in Terre Haute, Indiana State University offers more than 100 academic majors. Indiana State students can get involved in more than 120 organizations and many campus events, such as the annual tandem bicycle race.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,756 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$29,571 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
22,271
Setting:
urban
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Better known as IUPUI, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis hosts many events for students to attend, including the Indianapolis Tennis Championships and the annual International Festival. Students at IUPUI can also get involved in Division I sports and Greek life.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,888 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$14,576 (2012-13)
Setting:
city
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A public institution, Jackson State University was founded in 1877.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,011 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$19,631 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
9,800
Setting:
city
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Lamar University

Beaumont, TX

Lamar University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,800, with a gender distribution of 41.7 percent male students and 58.3 percent female students. At this school, 26 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 74 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$33,400 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,657
Setting:
suburban
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Lynn University

Boca Raton, FL

At Lynn University, a small private school in Florida, freshmen can apply for a selective program that allows them to graduate in three years instead of four. Students at Lynn University are in a prime location, with the beach just three miles away and Miami within an hour’s drive.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,840 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$24,070 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
22,371
Setting:
city
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Middle Tennessee State University is a public institution that was founded in 1911. The school has 38.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Middle Tennessee State University is 20:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,218 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,632 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,591
Setting:
urban
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Morgan State University

Baltimore, MD

Morgan State University was established in 1867 as a public institution. Morgan State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Tuition and fees:
$18,930 (2012-13)
Setting:
urban
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A private institution, National-Louis University was founded in 1886.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,422 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,503 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
8,923
Setting:
city
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North Carolina A&T State University is a historically black school in Greensboro. The Aggies sports teams compete in the NCAA Division I Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
 

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,271 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$21,626 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
21,774
Setting:
rural
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Founded in 1899, Northern Arizona University is a public institution. Northern Arizona University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$25,430 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
5,739
Setting:
suburban
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Nova Southeastern University

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Nova Southeastern University is a private institution that was founded in 1964. The school has 77.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Nova Southeastern University is 18:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$11,027 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$25,477 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
16,190
Setting:
suburban
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Oakland University

Rochester, MI

Located about 30 miles northwest of Detroit, Oakland University is in the suburb of Rochester, Mich. Classes at Oakland are usually small, often with fewer than 35 students, and only 1 percent of courses are taught by graduate assistants.
 

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,820 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$24,480 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
19,612
Setting:
urban
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Old Dominion University is a state school located in Norfolk, Va. The ODU sports teams compete in the NCAA Division I Colonial Athletic Association.

Tuition and fees:
$24,098 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,509
Setting:
urban
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Our Lady of the Lake University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,509, with a gender distribution of 28.3 percent male students and 71.7 percent female students. At this school, 72 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 28 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,653 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$22,863 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
23,170
Setting:
urban
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Portland State University is a public school in the Oregon University System. The campus is located in downtown Portland, where students can live in university housing.

Tuition and fees:
$15,308 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
2,432
Setting:
city
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Regent University

Virginia Beach, VA

Regent University is a private institution that was founded in 1977. The school has 54.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Regent University is 16:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,594 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$19,214 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
15,611
Setting:
rural
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Sam Houston State University was established in 1879 as a public institution. Sam Houston State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,258 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$18,170 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
3,265
Setting:
city
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A public institution, South Carolina State University was founded in 1896. South Carolina State University offers a Greek system, where 45 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 45 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$20,550 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,429
Setting:
urban
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Spalding University

Louisville, KY

Spalding University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,429, with a gender distribution of 27.1 percent male students and 72.9 percent female students.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,875 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$20,027 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,780
Setting:
urban
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Tennessee State University is a historically black institution just outside downtown Nashville. Famed TV personality Oprah Winfrey is one of the school’s many notable graduates.

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