10 Low-Cost HSIs that Produce Students with High Wages

by DeShaun Bennett

One of the benefits of attending college is the economic return on students’ financial investment. Today’s Monday Morning MSI Line Up features 10 HSIs with annual tuition under $10,000* that produce students who have the highest median post earnings 10 years after entering college, according to data from the College Scorecard.

*Note: Cost for public institutions only reflect in-state tuition. The total cost reflects net price after aid from the school, state, or federal government.

1) California State University – Bakersfield

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  • Location: Bakersfield, CA
  • Post Earnings: $48,100
  • Cost: $8,634/year

2) Texas A&M International University


  • Location: Laredo, TX
  • Post Earnings: $45,200
  • Cost: $5,282/year

3) California State University- Stanislaus


  • Location: Turlock, CA
  • Post Earnings: $44,900
  • Cost: $7,797/year

4) CUNY City College


  • Location: New York, NY
  • Post Earnings: $44,500
  • Cost: $5,150/year

5) CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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  • Location: New York, NY
  • Post Earning: $43,700
  • Cost: $5,141/year

6) California State University – Fresno

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  • Location: Fresno, CA
  • Post Earnings: $43,200
  • Cost: $7,093/year

7) California State University – Dominguez Hills

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  • Location: Carson, CA
  • Post Earnings: $42,800
  • Price: $3,698/year

8) CUNY Lehman College


  • Location: Bronx, NY
  • Post Earnings: $41,500
  • Cost: $4,299/year

9) University of Texas – Pan American


  • Location: Edinburg, TX
  • Post Earnings: $40,500
  • Cost $2,452/year

10) University of Texas – El Paso


  • Location: El Paso, TX
  • Post Earnings: $39,800
  • Cost: $7,586/year

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