United States - General information
RegionNorth America
CapitalWashington, D.C.
LanguageEnglish, Spanish
CurrencyUS Dollar
Population317,579,000
Students21,000,000
Foreigner students3.5%
Statistics - Education
Indicator
Popularity rating in the world1
Ranking of universities in the world1
Academic Reputation 1
Employer Reputation 1
Quality of teaching 1
International Faculty 2
International Students 1
Citations per Faculty 1
Statistics - Universities
Universities in top 100 37
Universities in top 200 59
Universities in top 500 109
Universities in top 1000 195
Universities in top 5000 1142
Cost of living in United States, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 396 531
Food 260 454
Transportation 60 166
Communications and utilities 99 113
Clothing 19 71
Sports and leisure 24 91
Accommodation in United States, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre400
Shared room in city centre536
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre730
1 bedroom apartment in city centre973
Location on map - United States
#TitleCityOut state(Out state tuition and fees)In state(In state tuition and fees)Total(Total enrollment)Fall(Fall 2013 acceptance rate)Retention(Average freshman retention rate)graduation(6-year graduation rate)
1Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ41,820 USD 8,0147%98%97%
2Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA43,938 USD 19,8826%97%97%
3Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT45,800 USD 12,1097%99%98%
4Columbia UniversityNew York, NY51,008 USD 23,6067%99%96%
4Stanford UniversityStanford, CA44,757 USD 18,1366%98%96%
4University of ChicagoChicago, IL48,253 USD 12,5399%99%93%
7Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA45,016 USD 11,3018%98%93%
8Duke UniversityDurham, NC47,488 USD 15,46512%97%94%
8University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA47,668 USD 21,35812%98%96%
10California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA43,362 USD 2,18111%97%93%
11Dartmouth CollegeHanover, NH48,108 USD 6,34210%98%95%
12Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD47,060 USD 21,05217%97%93%
13Northwestern UniversityEvanston, IL47,251 USD 20,99714%97%94%
14Washington University in St. LouisSt. Louis, MO46,467 USD 14,03216%97%94%
15Cornell UniversityIthaca, NY47,286 USD 21,59316%97%93%
16Brown UniversityProvidence, RI47,434 USD 8,9439%98%94%
16University of Notre DameNotre Dame, IN46,237 USD 12,12422%98%95%
16Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, TN43,838 USD 12,75713%97%93%
19Rice UniversityHouston, TX40,566 USD 6,62817%97%91%
20University of California, BerkeleyBerkeley, CA25,064 USD13,844 USD36,20418%97%91%
21Emory UniversityAtlanta, GA45,008 USD 14,51327%95%91%
21Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC46,744 USD 17,84917%96%92%
23University of California, Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA35,580 USD12,702 USD42,19020%97%90%
23University of VirginiaCharlottesville, VA42,184 USD12,998 USD23,46430%97%93%
25Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh, PA48,786 USD 12,99126%95%88%
25University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA48,280 USD 41,36820%97%91%
27Tufts UniversityMedford, MA48,643 USD 10,87219%97%92%
27Wake Forest UniversityWinston-Salem, NC46,200 USD 7,60235%94%86%
29University of Michigan, Ann ArborAnn Arbor, MI41,811 USD13,977 USD43,71033%97%90%
30University of North Carolina, Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC33,624 USD8,374 USD29,12727%97%90%
31Boston CollegeChestnut Hill, MA47,436 USD 13,52532%95%91%
32New York UniversityNew York, NY46,170 USD 44,59932%92%84%
33College of William and MaryWilliamsburg, VA39,360 USD17,656 USD8,37633%96%90%
33University of RochesterRochester, NY46,960 USD 11,02036%96%85%
35Brandeis UniversityWaltham, MA47,833 USD 5,82537%93%90%
35Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta, GA30,698 USD11,394 USD21,47141%95%82%
37University of California, San DiegoLa Jolla, CA36,180 USD13,302 USD28,73137%95%86%
38Case Western Reserve UniversityCleveland, OH43,158 USD 10,32542%93%80%
38University of California, DavisDavis, CA36,774 USD13,896 USD33,30741%93%84%
40Lehigh UniversityBethlehem, PA44,890 USD 7,09631%94%86%
40University of California, Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, CA36,624 USD13,746 USD22,22540%92%86%
42Boston UniversityBoston, MA46,664 USD 32,41137%92%84%
42Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA43,440 USD 20,03432%95%83%
42Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroy, NY47,908 USD 6,99541%93%85%
42University of California, IrvineIrvine, CA37,635 USD14,757 USD28,89541%94%86%
42University of Illinois, Urbana-?ChampaignChampaign, IL30,228 USD15,602 USD44,94262%94%84%
47University of Wisconsin, MadisonMadison, WI26,660 USD10,410 USD43,27551%95%84%
48Pennsylvania State University, University ParkUniversity Park, PA30,452 USD17,502 USD46,61556%92%85%
48University of FloridaGainesville, FL28,591 USD6,313 USD49,87847%96%87%
48University of MiamiCoral Gables, FL44,350 USD 16,93541%91%82%
48University of WashingtonSeattle, WA33,513 USD12,394 USD43,76255%93%82%
48Yeshiva UniversityNew York, NY38,730 USD 6,74482%91%89%
53University of Texas, AustinAustin, TX34,722 USD9,798 USD52,05940%93%79%
54George Washington UniversityWashington, DC48,760 USD 25,26434%93%81%
54Ohio State University, ColumbusColumbus, OH26,537 USD10,037 USD57,46656%93%83%
54Pepperdine UniversityMalibu, CA46,692 USD 7,31537%91%80%
54Tulane UniversityNew Orleans, LA48,305 USD 13,46226%90%76%
58Fordham UniversityNew York, NY43,577 USD 15,09747%89%80%
58Southern Methodist UniversityDallas, TX45,940 USD 10,92951%90%79%
58Syracuse UniversitySyracuse, NY41,886 USD 21,26750%92%81%
58University of ConnecticutStorrs, CT32,880 USD12,700 USD25,91154%93%83%
62Brigham Young University, ProvoProvo, UT5,000 USD 31,12349%87%77%
62Clemson UniversityClemson, SC30,816 USD13,382 USD21,30357%91%82%
62Purdue University, West LafayetteWest Lafayette, IN28,804 USD10,002 USD38,78860%90%71%
62University of GeorgiaAthens, GA29,046 USD10,836 USD34,53655%94%83%
62University of Maryland, College ParkCollege Park, MD29,720 USD9,427 USD37,27247%95%84%
62University of PittsburghPittsburgh, PA28,168 USD17,772 USD28,64955%92%80%
68Texas A&M University, College StationCollege Station, TX26,356 USD9,180 USD57,79569%92%81%
68Worcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcester, MA42,778 USD 6,29652%96%81%
70Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New BrunswickPiscataway, NJ28,591 USD13,813 USD48,03660%92%79%
71American UniversityWashington, DC41,833 USD 12,81943%90%80%
71Baylor UniversityWaco, TX38,290 USD 15,61658%86%75%
71University of IowaIowa City, IA27,409 USD8,079 USD31,06580%86%70%
71University of Minnesota, Twin CitiesMinneapolis, MN20,876 USD13,626 USD51,52644.40%90%75%
71Virginia TechBlacksburg, VA27,444 USD12,017 USD31,20570% 92%83%
76Clark UniversityWorcester, MA40,730 USD 3,55162%90%81%
76Indiana University, BloomingtonBloomington, IN33,241 USD10,388 USD46,81772%89%77%
76Marquette UniversityMilwaukee, WI35,930 USD 11,78258%89%78%
76Miami University, OxfordOxford, OH30,394 USD14,287 USD17,90167%89%81%
76Stevens Institute of TechnologyHoboken, NJ44,490 USD 5,78438%94%79%
76SUNY College of Environmental Science and ForestrySyracuse, NY16,953 USD7,303 USD2,37351%86%72%
76Texas Christian UniversityFort Worth, TX38,600 USD 9,92547%88%76%
76University of DelawareNewark, DE30,692 USD12,342 USD21,30863%92%82%
76University of Massachusetts, AmherstAmherst, MA28,813 USD13,258 USD28,51863%89%73%
85Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MI34,980 USD13,200 USD49,34369%91%78%
85University of California, Santa CruzSanta Cruz, CA36,276 USD13,398 USD17,20352%90%76%
85University of VermontBurlington, VT37,874 USD16,226 USD12,72378%86%76%
88Binghamton University, SUNYBinghamton, NY20,259 USD8,619 USD16,07742%91%81%
88Colorado School of MinesGolden, CO33,598 USD16,918 USD5,60836%90%70%
88Stony Brook University, SUNYStony Brook, NY21,850 USD8,430 USD24,14340%90%66%
88University of AlabamaTuscaloosa, AL24,950 USD9,826 USD34,75257%86%67%
88University of Colorado, BoulderBoulder, CO33,151 USD10,789 USD31,70288%85%70%
88University of DenverDenver, CO42,090 USD 11,77877%87%78%
88University of TulsaTulsa, OK34,704 USD 4,59741%88%69%
95Drexel UniversityPhiladelphia, PA47,051 USD 23,62082%85%70%
95Florida State UniversityTallahassee, FL21,673 USD6,507 USD40,90957%92%77%
95North Carolina State University, RaleighRaleigh, NC23,551 USD8,296 USD34,00947%92%74%
95University of San DiegoSan Diego, CA42,908 USD 8,32149%89%75%
99St. Louis UniversitySt. Louis, MO37,966 USD 13,50564%86%70%
99University of MissouriColumbia, MO24,460 USD9,433 USD34,65879%84%70%
99University of Nebraska, LincolnLincoln, NE21,388 USD8,060 USD24,44564%84%67%
99University of New HampshireDurham, NH29,532 USD16,552 USD14,94278%87%80%
103Auburn UniversityAuburn University, AL27,384 USD10,200 USD24,86483%89%68%
103University at Buffalo, SUNYBuffalo, NY20,366 USD8,426 USD29,85057%88%72%
103University of DaytonDayton, OH37,230 USD 10,83552%88%77%
106Iowa State UniversityAmes, IA20,617 USD7,731 USD32,95586%87%68%
106Loyola University ChicagoChicago, IL37,412 USD 15,95791%86%71%
106University of KansasLawrence, KS25,731 USD10,448 USD26,96888%80%62%
106University of OklahomaNorman, OK20,469 USD7,695 USD30,59780%84%66%
106University of OregonEugene, OR30,888 USD9,918 USD24,47374%86%67%
106University of San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA41,450 USD 10,13061%86%69%
106University of TennesseeKnoxville, TN29,696 USD11,246 USD30,03073%86%68%
113University of California, RiversideRiverside, CA36,286 USD13,408 USD21,28560%88%69%
113University of South CarolinaColumbia, SC29,440 USD11,158 USD31,96464%87%73%
113University of St. ThomasSt. Paul, MN34,442 USD 10,22186%88%75%
116The Catholic University of AmericaWashington, DC39,726 USD 6,72560%82%69%
116Duquesne UniversityPittsburgh, PA32,636 USD 9,90474%87%76%
116Illinois Institute of TechnologyChicago, IL41,335 USD 7,85057%93%63%
116Michigan Technological UniversityHoughton, MI29,520 USD14,040 USD6,97978%82%66%
116University of the PacificStockton, CA41,342 USD 6,42173%86%63%
121Clarkson UniversityPotsdam, NY42,530 USD 3,72664%87%75%
121Colorado State UniversityFort Collins, CO26,077 USD9,897 USD31,25677%85%64%
121DePaul UniversityChicago, IL35,071 USD 24,41460%86%70%
121Temple UniversityPhiladelphia, PA25,450 USD14,770 USD37,27064%88%66%
121University of ArizonaTucson, AZ28,379 USD10,581 USD40,62178%79%61%
126Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, NewarkNewark, NJ28,075 USD13,297 USD11,21254%85%67%
126Seton Hall UniversitySouth Orange, NJ36,926 USD 9,90379%82%64%
126University at Albany, SUNYAlbany, NY20,167 USD8,527 USD17,33856%84%66%
129Arizona State University, TempeTempe, AZ23,312 USD9,811 USD48,73980%83%59%
129Louisiana State University, Baton RougeBaton Rouge, LA26,467 USD8,750 USD30,47875%84%69%
129Ohio UniversityAthens, OH19,500 USD10,536 USD28,78673%80%67%
129University of CincinnatiCincinnati, OH26,334 USD11,000 USD32,85773%85%64%
129University of KentuckyLexington, KY22,888 USD10,616 USD28,43569%82%60%
129University of UtahSalt Lake City, UT25,267 USD7,935 USD32,07782%87%60%
135Hofstra UniversityHempstead, NY38,900 USD 10,92859%78%62%
135New SchoolNew York, NY41,836 USD 10,40167%82%65%
135University of ArkansasFayetteville, AR20,300 USD8,210 USD25,34159%82%60%
138George Mason UniversityFairfax, VA29,960 USD10,382 USD33,91762%87%67%
138Missouri University of Science & TechnologyRolla, MO25,404 USD9,537 USD8,13082%84%63%
138Oregon State UniversityCorvallis, OR23,540 USD8,276 USD27,92579%83%61%
138Washington State UniversityPullman, WA25,510 USD12,428 USD27,64282%82%65%
142Illinois State UniversityNormal, IL20,420 USD12,830 USD20,27269%84%72%
142Kansas State UniversityManhattan, KS22,624 USD9,034 USD24,58196%81%60%
142St. John Fisher CollegeRochester, NY29,550 USD 3,98763%83%73%
145Howard UniversityWashington, DC23,970 USD 10,29757%82%61%
145Oklahoma State UniversityStillwater, OK20,027 USD7,442 USD25,93976%79%61%
145St. John's UniversityQueens, NY38,680 USD 20,72953%78%55%
145University of Texas, DallasRichardson, TX30,378 USD11,806 USD21,19359%86%63%
149Adelphi UniversityGarden City, NY32,340 USD 7,64568%82%63%
149New Jersey Institute of TechnologyNewark, NJ28,274 USD15,602 USD10,13066%83%58%
149San Diego State UniversitySan Diego, CA18,026 USD6,866 USD32,75937%88%67%
149University of Alabama, BirminghamBirmingham, AL21,220 USD9,280 USD18,56887%80%53%
149University of Illinois, ChicagoChicago, IL26,030 USD13,640 USD27,58971%80%57%
149University of Maryland, Baltimore CountyBaltimore, MD21,642 USD10,068 USD13,90863%86%65%
149University of MississippiUniversity, MS19,144 USD7,096 USD19,43159%83%58%
156Maryville University of St. LouisSt Louis, MO25,884 USD 5,03376%85%67%
156Mississippi State UniversityMississippi State, MS16,960 USD6,772 USD20,16171%81% 59% 6
156Texas Tech UniversityLubbock, TX20,168 USD9,308 USD33,11166%82%59%
156University of Massachusetts, LowellLowell, MA19,560 USD12,447 USD16,93264%81%54%
156Virginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmond, VA29,847 USD12,398 USD31,28864%86%57%
161Biola UniversityLa Mirada, CA33,322 USD 6,32375%86%69%
161University of LouisvilleLouisville, KY24,320 USD10,432 USD21,44771%78%53%
161University of Rhode IslandKingston, RI28,072 USD12,506 USD16,38776%81%60%
161University of South FloridaTampa, FL17,325 USD6,410 USD41,42845%89%63%
161University of WyomingLaramie, WY14,876 USD4,646 USD12,77896%74%54%
166University of IdahoMoscow, ID20,314 USD6,784 USD11,83465%79%54%
166University of La VerneLa Verne, CA36,744 USD 5,11134%85%59%
168Andrews UniversityBerrien Springs, MI26,262 USD 3,51639%79%60%
168University of Hawaii, ManoaHonolulu, HI29,412 USD10,620 USD20,00680%78%57%
168University of North DakotaGrand Forks, ND17,794 USD7,508 USD15,14371%76%55%
168University of South DakotaVermillion, SD10,104 USD8,022 USD10,23588%76%56%
168West Virginia UniversityMorgantown, WV20,424 USD6,960 USD29,46685%78%57%
173Azusa Pacific UniversityAzusa, CA33,096 USD 10,75582%85%65%
173Ball State UniversityMuncie, IN24,610 USD9,344 USD20,50361%79%60%
173Bowling Green State UniversityBowling Green, OH18,034 USD10,726 USD16,95873%72%54%
173Florida Institute of TechnologyMelbourne, FL37,990 USD 5,64461%79%54%
173Pace UniversityNew York, NY39,747 USD 12,62481%77%51%
173University of Central FloridaOrlando, FL22,467 USD6,368 USD59,74049%87%67%
173University of MaineOrono, ME28,484 USD10,604 USD11,24783%79%56%
173Western Michigan UniversityKalamazoo, MI24,917 USD10,685 USD24,29483%74%55%
181Edgewood CollegeMadison, WI25,590 USD 2,89477%80%57%
181Immaculata UniversityImmaculata, PA30,740 USD 3,67582%82%48%
181North Dakota State UniversityFargo, ND18,242 USD7,660 USD14,62984%78%53%
181South Dakota State UniversityBrookings, SD9,795 USD7,713 USD12,55491.90%75%57%
181Spalding University 1Louisville, KY22,425 USD N/A29.3%73%42%
181St. Mary's University of MinnesotaWinona, MN30,315 USD 5,52875%77%55%
181University of Alabama, HuntsvilleHuntsville, AL21,232 USD9,158 USD7,37681%79%48%
181University of North Carolina, GreensboroGreensboro, NC21,304 USD6,442 USD17,70758%76%55%
189Southern Illinois University, CarbondaleCarbondale, IL24,874 USD12,251 USD17,96479%65%44%
189University of HoustonHouston, TX24,378 USD10,518 USD39,54058%83%48%
189University of Missouri, Kansas CityKansas City, MO22,641 USD9,582 USD15,74665%73%51%
189University of New MexicoAlbuquerque, NM20,688 USD6,846 USD27,33757%77%48%
189Widener UniversityChester, PA39,830 USD 6,31167%73%56%
194Central Michigan UniversityMount Pleasant, MI23,670 USD11,550 USD26,90263%77%59%
194Indiana University-?Purdue University, IndianapolisIndianapolis, IN30,089 USD8,909 USD30,48870%72%42%
194Kent State UniversityKent, OH17,972 USD10,012 USD28,99883%77%51%
194Northern Illinois UniversityDeKalb, IL22,914 USD13,636 USD21,13852%70%51%
194University of MontanaMissoula, MT23,146 USD6,330 USD12,05896%73%48%
194University of Nevada, RenoReno, NV20,325 USD6,415 USD18,77684%79%51%
194Utah State UniversityLogan, UT18,491 USD6,384 USD27,81299%70%51%
201Louisiana Tech UniversityRuston, LA22,635 USD8,052 USD11,01567%77%50%
201University of North Carolina, CharlotteCharlotte, NC18,708 USD6,179 USD26,57162.70%78%54%
Source: National Universities Rankings - U.S. News