2015 Top 200 University and College Ranking in United States

Ranking School City, State Tuition and Fees Total enrollment 6-year graduation rate Classes with fewer than 20 students SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile
1 Princeton University Princeton, NJ $41,820 8,014 97% 70.9% 1410-1600
2 Harvard University Cambridge, MA $43,938 19,882 97% 75.6% 1410-1600
3 Yale University New Haven, CT $45,800 12,109 98% 76.8% 1420-1590
4 Columbia University New York, NY $51,008 23,606 96% 81.6% 1400-1570
4 Stanford University Stanford, CA $44,757 18,136 96% 68.8% 1380-1570
4 University of Chicago Chicago, IL $48,253 12,539 93% 75.8% 1440-1590
7 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA $45,016 11,301 93% 68.9% 1430-1570
8 Duke University Durham, NC $47,488 15,465 94% 71.1% 1360-1550
8 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA $47,668 21,358 96% 68.3% 1360-1540
10 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA $43,362 2,181 93% 62.7% 1490-1600
11 Dartmouth College Hanover, NH $48,108 6,342 95% 61.8% 1360-1560
12 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD $47,060 21,052 93% 71.5% 1340-1520
13 Northwestern University Evanston, IL $47,251 20,997 94% 74.6% 1390-1550
14 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO $46,467 14,032 94% 65.2% 32-34
15 Cornell University Ithaca, NY $47,286 21,593 93% 55.6% 1320-1520
16 Brown University Providence, RI $47,434 8,943 94% 69.1% 1330-15403
16 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN $46,237 12,124 95% 60.3% 32-34
16 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN $43,838 12,757 93% 64.9% 32-34
19 Rice University Houston, TX $40,566 6,628 91% 67.6% 1370-1550
20 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA in-state: $13,844, out-of-state: $25,064 36,204 91% 60% 1250-1500
21 Emory University Atlanta, GA $45,008 14,513 91% 58.6% 1260-1470
21 Georgetown University Washington, DC $46,744 17,849 92% 60.2% 1320-1500
23 University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA in-state: $12,702, out-of-state: $35,580 42,190 90% 50.3% 1190-1450
23 University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA in-state: $12,998, out-of-state: $42,184 23,464 93% 55.4% 1250-1460
25 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA $48,786 12,991 88% 67.2% 1340-1530
25 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA $48,280 41,368 91% 57.1% 1280-1480
27 Tufts University Medford, MA $48,643 10,872 92% 67.5% 1370-1520
27 Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC $46,200 7,602 86% 56.7% 1230-14202
29 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI in-state: $13,977, out-of-state: $41,811 43,710 90% 47.1% 28-32
30 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC in-state: $8,374, out-of-state: $33,624 29,127 90% 38.9% 1200-1410
31 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA $47,436 13,525 91% 51.4% 1270-1450
32 New York University New York, NY $46,170 44,599 84% 61.6% 1260-1460
33 College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA in-state: $17,656, out-of-state: $39,360 8,376 90% 48.3% 1270-1460
33 University of Rochester Rochester, NY $46,960 11,020 85% 70.2% 1250-14502
35 Brandeis University Waltham, MA $47,833 5,825 90% 60.4% 1230-1470
35 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA in-state: $11,394, out-of-state: $30,698 21,471 82% 38.7% 1290-1480
37 University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA in-state: $13,302, out-of-state: $36,180 28,731 86% 39.7% 1180-1400
38 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH $43,158 10,325 80% 63.7% 1270-1480
38 University of California-Davis Davis, CA in-state: $13,896, out-of-state: $36,774 33,307 84% 39.8% 1080-1340
40 Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA $44,890 7,096 86% 48.3% 1220-1410
40 University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA in-state: $13,746, out-of-state: $36,624 22,225 86% 49.3% 1130-1370
42 Boston University Boston, MA $46,664 32,411 84% 62.1% 1190-1390
42 Northeastern University Boston, MA $43,440 20,034 83% 66.3% 1300-1480
42 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY $47,908 6,995 85% 50.8% 1290-1488
42 University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA in-state: $14,757, out-of-state: $37,635 28,895 86% 50% 1040-1290
42 University of Illinois-Urbana-​Champaign Champaign, IL in-state: $15,602, out-of-state: $30,228 44,942 84% 41.7% 26-31
47 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI in-state: $10,410, out-of-state: $26,660 43,275 84% 46.2% 26-30
48 Pennsylvania State University-University Park University Park, PA in-state: $17,502, out-of-state: $30,452 46,615 85% 42.1% 1070-1280
48 University of Florida Gainesville, FL in-state: $6,313, out-of-state: $28,591 49,878 87% 47.2% 1170-1360
48 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL $44,350 16,935 82% 50.4% 1230-1420
48 University of Washington Seattle, WA in-state: $12,394, out-of-state: $33,513 43,762 82% 33.5% 1100-1360
48 Yeshiva University New York, NY $38,730 6,744 89% 64.3% 1100-1370
53 University of Texas-Austin Austin, TX in-state: $9,798, out-of-state: $34,722 52,059 79% 34.5% 1140-1380
54 George Washington University Washington, DC $48,760 25,264 81% 55.8% 1200-1390
54 Ohio State University-Columbus Columbus, OH in-state: $10,037, out-of-state: $26,537 57,466 83% 29.6% 27-31
54 Pepperdine University Malibu, CA $46,692 7,315 80% 67.6% 1130-1340
54 Tulane University New Orleans, LA $48,305 13,462 76% 64% 29-323
58 Fordham University New York, NY $43,577 15,097 80% 50.7% 1160-1350
58 Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX $45,940 10,929 79% 58.8% 27-31
58 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY $41,886 21,267 81% 63.2% 1040-1270
58 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT in-state: $12,700, out-of-state: $32,880 25,911 83% 46.7% 1130-1330
62 Brigham Young University-Provo Provo, UT $5,000 31,123 77% 57.3% 26-31
62 Clemson University Clemson, SC in-state: $13,382, out-of-state: $30,816 21,303 82% 51.2% 1150-1340
62 Purdue University-West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN in-state: $10,002, out-of-state: $28,804 38,788 71% 38.1% 1080-1320
62 University of Georgia Athens, GA in-state: $10,836, out-of-state: $29,046 34,536 83% 39.6% 1150-1330
62 University of Maryland-College Park College Park, MD in-state: $9,427, out-of-state: $29,720 37,272 84% 43.7% 1200-1420
62 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA in-state: $17,772, out-of-state: $28,168 28,649 80% 41.1% 1180-1360
68 Texas A&M University-College Station College Station, TX in-state: $9,180, out-of-state: $26,356 57,795 81% 20.8% 1070-1290
68 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, MA $42,778 6,296 81% 65.3% 1220-14102
70 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick Piscataway, NJ in-state: $13,813, out-of-state: $28,591 48,036 79% 35.2% 1090-1330
71 American University Washington, DC $41,833 12,819 80% 47.3% 1160-13502
71 Baylor University Waco, TX $38,290 15,616 75% 50.7% 24-29
71 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA in-state: $8,079, out-of-state: $27,409 31,065 70% 54.8% 23-28
71 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN in-state: $13,626, out-of-state: $20,876 51,526 75% 38.5% 26-30
71 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA in-state: $12,017, out-of-state: $27,444 31,205 83% 27.3% 1120-1320
76 Clark University Worcester, MA $40,730 3,551 81% 57.5% 1110-13202
76 Indiana University-Bloomington Bloomington, IN in-state: $10,388, out-of-state: $33,241 46,817 77% 36% 1060-1290
76 Marquette University Milwaukee, WI $35,930 11,782 78% 40.7% 25-29
76 Miami University-Oxford Oxford, OH in-state: $14,287, out-of-state: $30,394 17,901 81% 29.6% 25-30
76 Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken, NJ $44,490 5,784 79% 38.2% 1210-1390
76 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Syracuse, NY in-state: $7,303, out-of-state: $16,953 2,373 72% 66.4% 1080-1260
76 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX $38,600 9,925 76% 40.9% 25-29
76 University of Delaware Newark, DE in-state: $12,342, out-of-state: $30,692 21,308 82% 32.5% 1090-1300
76 University of Massachusetts-Amherst Amherst, MA in-state: $13,258, out-of-state: $28,813 28,518 73% 43.9% 1110-1310
85 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI in-state: $13,200, out-of-state: $34,980 49,343 78% 24.5% 23-283
85 University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA in-state: $13,398, out-of-state: $36,276 17,203 76% 46.2% 1000-1280
85 University of Vermont Burlington, VT in-state: $16,226, out-of-state: $37,874 12,723 76% 52.2% 1080-1290
88 Binghamton University-SUNY Binghamton, NY in-state: $8,619, out-of-state: $20,259 16,077 81% 45.4% 1203-1385
88 Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO in-state: $16,918, out-of-state: $33,598 5,608 70% 23.9% 28-32
88 Stony Brook University-SUNY Stony Brook, NY in-state: $8,430, out-of-state: $21,850 24,143 66% 43.2% 1150-1350
88 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL in-state: $9,826, out-of-state: $24,950 34,752 67% 42.8% 22-30
88 University of Colorado-Boulder Boulder, CO in-state: $10,789, out-of-state: $33,151 31,702 70% 46.7% 24-29
88 University of Denver Denver, CO $42,090 11,778 78% 49.7% 25-30
88 University of Tulsa Tulsa, OK $34,704 4,597 69% 61.8% 25-32
95 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA $47,051 23,620 70% 56.7% 1070-1310
95 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL in-state: $6,507, out-of-state: $21,673 40,909 77% 33.6% 25-29
95 North Carolina State University-Raleigh Raleigh, NC in-state: $8,296, out-of-state: $23,551 34,009 74% 28% 1150-1320
95 University of San Diego San Diego, CA $42,908 8,321 75% 39.4% 1110-1320
99 St. Louis University St. Louis, MO $37,966 13,505 70% 53.5% 25-30
99 University of Missouri Columbia, MO in-state: $9,433, out-of-state: $24,460 34,658 70% 42.2% 23-28
99 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln, NE in-state: $8,060, out-of-state: $21,388 24,445 67% 40.7% 22-28
99 University of New Hampshire Durham, NH in-state: $16,552, out-of-state: $29,532 14,942 80% 44.1% 1000-1210
103 Auburn University Auburn University, AL in-state: $10,200, out-of-state: $27,384 24,864 68% 30.3% 24-30
103 University at Buffalo-SUNY Buffalo, NY in-state: $8,426, out-of-state: $20,366 29,850 72% 32.9% 1050-1260
103 University of Dayton Dayton, OH $37,230 10,835 77% 34.6% 24-29
106 Iowa State University Ames, IA in-state: $7,731, out-of-state: $20,617 32,955 68% 30% 22-28
106 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL $37,412 15,957 71% 37.5% 24-29
106 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS in-state: $10,448, out-of-state: $25,731 26,968 62% 44.5% 22-28
106 University of Oklahoma Norman, OK in-state: $7,695, out-of-state: $20,469 30,597 66% 41% 23-29
106 University of Oregon Eugene, OR in-state: $9,918, out-of-state: $30,888 24,473 67% 38.3% 990-1240
106 University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA $41,450 10,130 69% 51.5% 1070-1270
106 University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN in-state: $11,246, out-of-state: $29,696 30,030 68% 28.5% 24-29
113 University of California-Riverside Riverside, CA in-state: $13,408, out-of-state: $36,286 21,285 69% 28.1% 990-1210
113 University of South Carolina Columbia, SC in-state: $11,158, out-of-state: $29,440 31,964 73% 33.4% 1110-1300
113 University of St. Thomas St. Paul, MN $34,442 10,221 75% 41.2% 23-283
116 The Catholic University of America Washington, DC $39,726 6,725 69% 60.9% 1010-1220
116 Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA $32,636 9,904 76% 44% 1050-12202
116 Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL $41,335 7,850 63% 58.7% 25-30
116 Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI in-state: $14,040, out-of-state: $29,520 6,979 66% 46.8% 24-29
116 University of the Pacific Stockton, CA $41,342 6,421 63% 51.7% 1030-1320
121 Clarkson University Potsdam, NY $42,530 3,726 75% 35.2% 1090-1290
121 Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO in-state: $9,897, out-of-state: $26,077 31,256 64% 37.4% 22-27
121 DePaul University Chicago, IL $35,071 24,414 70% 40.8% 23-282
121 Temple University Philadelphia, PA in-state: $14,770, out-of-state: $25,450 37,270 66% 37.6% 1010-12302
121 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ in-state: $10,581, out-of-state: $28,379 40,621 61% 37.3% 970-12202
126 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-Newark Newark, NJ in-state: $13,297, out-of-state: $28,075 11,212 67% 28.8% 960-1158
126 Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ $36,926 9,903 64% 47.2% 1020-1220
126 University at Albany-SUNY Albany, NY in-state: $8,527, out-of-state: $20,167 17,338 66% 22.5% 1010-1180
129 Arizona State University-Tempe Tempe, AZ in-state: $9,811, out-of-state: $23,312 48,739 59% 43.1% 1020-12702
129 Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, LA in-state: $8,750, out-of-state: $26,467 30,478 69% 35.5% 23-28
129 Ohio University Athens, OH in-state: $10,536, out-of-state: $19,500 28,786 67% 34.5% 22-26
129 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH in-state: $11,000, out-of-state: $26,334 32,857 64% 42.4% 22-28
129 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY in-state: $10,616, out-of-state: $22,888 28,435 60% 29.8% 22-28
129 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT in-state: $7,935, out-of-state: $25,267 32,077 60% 34.9% 21-27
135 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY $38,900 10,928 62% 50.4% 1050-12302
135 New School New York, NY $41,836 10,401 65% 88.8% 990-12402
135 University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR in-state: $8,210, out-of-state: $20,300 25,341 60% 44% 23-28
138 George Mason University Fairfax, VA in-state: $10,382, out-of-state: $29,960 33,917 67% 28.5% 1050-12502
138 Missouri University of Science & Technology Rolla, MO in-state: $9,537, out-of-state: $25,404 8,130 63% 29.9% 25-31
138 Oregon State University Corvallis, OR in-state: $8,276, out-of-state: $23,540 27,925 61% 27.7% 970-1220
138 Washington State University Pullman, WA in-state: $12,428, out-of-state: $25,510 27,642 65% 37% 910-1150
142 Illinois State University Normal, IL in-state: $12,830, out-of-state: $20,420 20,272 72% 34.4% 22-263
142 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS in-state: $9,034, out-of-state: $22,624 24,581 60% 41.1% 21-272
142 St. John Fisher College Rochester, NY $29,550 3,987 73% 45.2% 990-1170
145 Howard University Washington, DC $23,970 10,297 61% 42.1% 980-11903
145 Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK in-state: $7,442, out-of-state: $20,027 25,939 61% 36.2% 22-28
145 St. John’s University Queens, NY $38,680 20,729 55% 38.2% 990-1210
145 University of Texas-Dallas Richardson, TX in-state: $11,806, out-of-state: $30,378 21,193 63% 25.3% 1150-1370
149 Adelphi University Garden City, NY $32,340 7,645 63% 51.5% 1020-12209
149 New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ in-state: $15,602, out-of-state: $28,274 10,130 58% 27.6% 1030-1250
149 San Diego State University San Diego, CA in-state: $6,866, out-of-state: $18,026 32,759 67% 26.3% 1000-1200
149 University of Alabama-Birmingham Birmingham, AL in-state: $9,280, out-of-state: $21,220 18,568 53% 42.1% 22-28
149 University of Illinois-Chicago Chicago, IL in-state: $13,640, out-of-state: $26,030 27,589 57% 38.2% 22-263
149 University of Maryland-Baltimore County Baltimore, MD in-state: $10,068, out-of-state: $21,642 13,908 65% 38.6% 1110-1310
149 University of Mississippi University, MS in-state: $7,096, out-of-state: $19,144 19,431 58% 41.5% 21-272
156 Maryville University of St. Louis St Louis, MO $25,884 5,033 67% 69.4% 23-27
156 Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS in-state: $6,772, out-of-state: $16,960 20,161 59%6 37.4% 20-28
156 Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX in-state: $9,308, out-of-state: $20,168 33,111 59% 24.3% 1010-1210
156 University of Massachusetts-Lowell Lowell, MA in-state: $12,447, out-of-state: $19,560 16,932 54% 50.4% 1030-1230
156 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA in-state: $12,398, out-of-state: $29,847 31,288 57% 31.3% 1000-1210
161 Biola University La Mirada, CA $33,322 6,323 69% 47.2% 1000-1240
161 University of Louisville Louisville, KY in-state: $10,432, out-of-state: $24,320 21,447 53% 31.3% 22-283
161 University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI in-state: $12,506, out-of-state: $28,072 16,387 60% 34.2% 1000-12103
161 University of South Florida Tampa, FL in-state: $6,410, out-of-state: $17,325 41,428 63% 28.4% 1080-1260
161 University of Wyoming Laramie, WY in-state: $4,646, out-of-state: $14,876 12,778 54% 43.3% 22-27
166 University of Idaho Moscow, ID in-state: $6,784, out-of-state: $20,314 11,834 54% 48.5% 910-1170
166 University of La Verne La Verne, CA $36,744 5,111 59% 62.2% 950-1130
168 Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI $26,262 3,516 60% 66.7% 20-27
168 University of Hawaii-Manoa Honolulu, HI in-state: $10,620, out-of-state: $29,412 20,006 57% 49.9% 970-12003
168 University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND in-state: $7,508, out-of-state: $17,794 15,143 55% 41.4% 21-263
168 University of South Dakota Vermillion, SD in-state: $8,022, out-of-state: $10,104 10,235 56% 49.5% 21-26
168 West Virginia University Morgantown, WV in-state: $6,960, out-of-state: $20,424 29,466 57% 36.4% 21-26
173 Azusa Pacific University Azusa, CA $33,096 10,755 65% 59.4% 980-1190
173 Ball State University Muncie, IN in-state: $9,344, out-of-state: $24,610 20,503 60% 32.7% 980-11702
173 Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, OH in-state: $10,726, out-of-state: $18,034 16,958 54% 45.5% 20-25
173 Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne, FL $37,990 5,644 54% 53.2% 1030-12603
173 Pace University New York, NY $39,747 12,624 51% 51.4% 940-1150
173 University of Central Florida Orlando, FL in-state: $6,368, out-of-state: $22,467 59,740 67% 29.3% 1090-1270
173 University of Maine Orono, ME in-state: $10,604, out-of-state: $28,484 11,247 56% 44.7% 950-1190
173 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI in-state: $10,685, out-of-state: $24,917 24,294 55% 38.8% 19-25
181 Edgewood College Madison, WI $25,590 2,894 57% 78.2% 20-25
181 Immaculata University Immaculata, PA $30,740 3,675 48% 85.5% 830-1060
181 North Dakota State University Fargo, ND in-state: $7,660, out-of-state: $18,242 14,629 53% 30.2% 21-263
181 South Dakota State University Brookings, SD in-state: $7,713, out-of-state: $9,795 12,554 57% 32.3% 20-25
181 Spalding University1 Louisville, KY $22,425 N/A 42%6 78.8%4 18-224
181 St. Mary’s University of Minnesota Winona, MN $30,315 5,528 55% 72.1% 20-26
181 University of Alabama-Huntsville Huntsville, AL in-state: $9,158, out-of-state: $21,232 7,376 48% 40.9% 23-29
181 University of North Carolina-Greensboro Greensboro, NC in-state: $6,442, out-of-state: $21,304 17,707 55% 44.6% 950-1120
189 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale, IL in-state: $12,251, out-of-state: $24,874 17,964 44% 56.2% 19-25
189 University of Houston Houston, TX in-state: $10,518, out-of-state: $24,378 39,540 48% 31% 1030-1250
189 University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City, MO in-state: $9,582, out-of-state: $22,641 15,746 51% 57.2% 21-27
189 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM in-state: $6,846, out-of-state: $20,688 27,337 48% 39.4% 19-25
189 Widener University Chester, PA $39,830 6,311 56% 58.2% 920-11303
194 Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI in-state: $11,550, out-of-state: $23,670 26,902 59% 33% 20-24
194 Indiana University-​Purdue University-Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN in-state: $8,909, out-of-state: $30,089 30,488 42% 36.7% 890-1120
194 Kent State University Kent, OH in-state: $10,012, out-of-state: $17,972 28,998 51% 52.4% 20-25
194 Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL in-state: $13,636, out-of-state: $22,914 21,138 51% 47.7% 19-24
194 University of Montana Missoula, MT in-state: $6,330, out-of-state: $23,146 12,058 48% 46.6% 21-26
194 University of Nevada-Reno Reno, NV in-state: $6,415, out-of-state: $20,325 18,776 51% 34.6% 960-1190
194 Utah State University Logan, UT in-state: $6,384, out-of-state: $18,491 27,812 51% 41.2% 20-26
201 Louisiana Tech University Ruston, LA in-state: $8,052, out-of-state: $22,635 11,015 50% 49.3% 21-26
201 University of North Carolina-Charlotte Charlotte, NC in-state: $6,179, out-of-state: $18,708 26,571 54% 25.2% 1000-1170