All the Ranked National Universities – 2018

U.S. News provides nearly 50 different types of numerical rankings and lists to help students narrow their college search. From National Universities and Liberal Arts Colleges to A-Plus Schools for B Students, find the right one for you on usnews.com/best-colleges. Below we provide information on all of the ranked National Universities for your convenience. You can also learn more about the methodology used by U.S. News.
Ranks
Rank Name Location Tuition & Fees Total Enrollment
1 Princeton University Princeton, NJ $47,140 8,181
2 Harvard University Cambridge, MA $48,949 20,324
3 University of Chicago Chicago, IL $54,825 13,322
3 Yale University New Haven, CT $51,400 12,458
5 Columbia University New York, NY $57,208 25,084
5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA $49,892 11,376
5 Stanford University Stanford, CA $49,617 16,914
8 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA $53,534 21,826
9 Duke University Durham, NC $53,744 15,928
10 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA $49,908 2,240
11 Dartmouth College Hanover, NH $52,950 6,409
11 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD $52,170 23,992
11 Northwestern University Evanston, IL $52,678 21,208
14 Brown University Providence, RI $53,419 9,781
14 Cornell University Ithaca, NY $52,853 22,319
14 Rice University Houston, TX $45,608 6,855
14 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN $47,664 12,587
18 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN $51,505 12,393
18 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO $51,533 15,032
20 Georgetown University Washington, DC $52,300 18,525
21 Emory University Atlanta, GA $49,392 14,077
21 University of California–Berkeley Berkeley, CA $42,112 40,174
21 University of California–Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA $41,270 44,947
21 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA $54,259 43,871
25 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA $53,910 13,961
25 University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA $46,975 23,898
27 Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC $51,400 7,968
28 University of Michigan–Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI $47,476 44,718
29 Tufts University Medford, MA $54,318 11,489
30 New York University New York, NY $50,464 50,550
30 University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC $34,588 29,469
32 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA $53,346 13,851
32 College of William & Mary Williamsburg, VA $43,099 8,587
34 Brandeis University Waltham, MA $53,582 5,729
34 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA $33,014 26,839
34 University of Rochester Rochester, NY $52,020 11,209
37 Boston University Boston, MA $52,082 32,695
37 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH $47,500 11,664
37 University of California–Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA $42,423 24,346
40 Northeastern University Boston, MA $49,497 20,381
40 Tulane University New Orleans, LA $52,960 11,034
42 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY $52,305 7,442
42 University of California–Irvine Irvine, CA $43,530 32,754
42 University of California–San Diego La Jolla, CA $44,197 34,979
42 University of Florida Gainesville, FL $28,658 52,367
46 Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA $50,740 7,059
46 Pepperdine University Malibu, CA $51,992 7,826
46 University of California–Davis Davis, CA $42,396 36,441
46 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL $48,484 16,801
46 University of Wisconsin–Madison Madison, WI $34,782 43,336
46 Villanova University Villanova, PA $51,434 10,842
52 Pennsylvania State University–University Park University Park, PA $33,664 47,789
52 University of Illinois–Urbana-Campaign Champaign, IL $31,988 46,951
54 Ohio State University–Columbus Columbus, OH $29,659 59,482
54 University of Georgia Athens, GA $30,392 36,574
56 George Washington University Washington, DC $53,518 27,159
56 Purdue University–West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN $28,804 40,451
56 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT $36,948 27,721
56 University of Texas–Austin Austin, TX $35,766 51,331
56 University of Washington Seattle, WA $35,538 45,591
61 Brigham Young University–Provo Provo, UT $5,460 34,240
61 Fordham University New York, NY $50,601 15,582
61 Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX $52,498 11,739
61 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY $46,755 21,970
61 University of Maryland–College Park College Park, MD $33,606 39,083
61 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, MA $48,628 6,642
67 Clemson University Clemson, SC $35,654 23,406
68 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA $30,642 28,664
69 American University Washington, DC $46,615 13,347
69 Rutgers University–New Brunswick Piscataway, NJ $30,023 50,146
69 Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken, NJ $50,554 6,523
69 Texas A&M University–College Station College Station, TX $30,208 65,302
69 University of Minnesota–Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN $26,603 51,580
69 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA $29,371 33,170
75 Baylor University Waco, TX $43,790 16,959
75 Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO $37,436 5,876
75 University of Massachusetts–Amherst Amherst, MA $33,662 30,037
78 Miami University–Oxford Oxford, OH $32,768 19,697
78 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX $44,760 10,394
78 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA $28,813 32,011
81 Clark University Worcester, MA $44,400 3,298
81 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL $21,673 41,368
81 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI $39,405 50,344
81 North Carolina State University–Raleigh Raleigh, NC $27,406 33,755
81 University of California–Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA $42,042 18,783
81 University of Delaware Newark, DE $32,250 22,168
87 Binghamton University–SUNY Binghamton, NY $24,403 17,292
87 University of Denver Denver, CO $48,669 11,614
87 University of Tulsa Tulsa, OK $39,502 4,563
90 Indiana University–Bloomington Bloomington, IN $34,845 49,695
90 Marquette University Milwaukee, WI $39,900 11,294
90 University of Colorado–Boulder Boulder, CO $35,079 33,771
90 University of San Diego San Diego, CA $47,708 8,508
94 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA $52,002 21,975
94 St. Louis University St. Louis, MO $42,166 12,280
94 Yeshiva University New York, NY $42,000 6,170
97 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY $40,068 15,353
97 Stony Brook University–SUNY Stony Brook, NY $26,297 25,734
97 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Syracuse, NY $18,090 2,202
97 University at Buffalo–SUNY Buffalo, NY $26,270 30,183
97 University of Oklahoma Norman, OK $24,443 31,176
97 University of Vermont Burlington, VT $41,356 13,105
103 Auburn University Auburn, AL $29,640 28,290
103 Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL $45,864 7,730
103 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL $42,828 16,422
103 University of New Hampshire Durham, NH $32,637 15,236
103 University of Oregon Eugene, OR $34,611 23,546
103 University of South Carolina Columbia, SC $32,362 34,099
103 University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN $31,160 28,052
110 Howard University Washington, DC $25,697 8,966
110 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL $28,100 37,663
110 University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA $46,250 11,018
110 University of the Pacific Stockton, CA $46,346 6,128
110 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT $26,408 31,860
115 Arizona State University–Tempe Tempe, AZ $27,372 51,869
115 Iowa State University Ames, IA $22,256 36,350
115 Temple University Philadelphia, PA $27,266 39,308
115 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS $26,592 27,565
115 University of St. Thomas St. Paul, MN $41,133 9,983
120 DePaul University Chicago, IL $39,010 23,110
120 Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA $36,394 9,340
120 The Catholic University of America Washington, DC $44,060 6,076
120 University of Missouri Columbia, MO $26,506 33,266
124 Clarkson University Potsdam, NY $47,950 4,384
124 Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO $29,140 31,856
124 Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI $32,318 7,270
124 Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ $40,588 9,836
124 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ $32,449 43,625
124 University of California–Riverside Riverside, CA $41,931 22,921
124 University of Dayton Dayton, OH $41,750 10,803
124 University of Nebraska–Lincoln Lincoln, NE $23,256 25,897
132 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY $43,960 11,145
133 Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, LA $28,051 31,409
133 Mercer University Macon, GA $36,000 8,615
133 New School New York, NY $47,330 10,177
133 Rutgers University–Newark Newark, NJ $29,480 12,321
133 University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR $24,308 27,194
133 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH $26,334 36,637
133 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY $28,046 29,781
140 George Mason University Fairfax, VA $34,370 34,904
140 New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ $31,034 11,317
140 San Diego State University San Diego, CA $19,340 34,688
140 University of South Florida Tampa, FL $17,324 42,861
140 Washington State University Pullman, WA $25,817 30,142
145 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS $24,775 23,779
145 Oregon State University Corvallis, OR $29,457 30,354
145 St. John Fisher College Rochester, NY $33,120 3,787
145 University of Illinois–Chicago Chicago, IL $27,672 29,120
145 University of Mississippi University, MS $23,554 23,610
145 University of Texas–Dallas Richardson, TX $33,654 26,793
151 Adelphi University Garden City, NY $37,170 7,687
151 Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne, FL $41,240 6,451
151 Ohio University Athens, OH $21,360 29,712
151 Seattle Pacific University Seattle, WA $40,893 4,061
151 University at Albany–SUNY Albany, NY $24,358 17,373
156 Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK $23,776 25,594
156 University of Massachusetts–Lowell Lowell, MA $31,865 17,854
156 University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI $28,874 17,834
159 Biola University La Mirada, CA $38,448 6,095
159 Illinois State University Normal, IL $25,168 21,039
159 University of Alabama–Birmingham Birmingham, AL $23,790 19,535
159 University of Hawaii–Manoa Honolulu, HI $33,764 18,056
159 University of La Verne La Verne, CA $41,450 4,873
159 University of Maryland–Baltimore County Baltimore, MD $25,654 13,640
165 Immaculata University Immaculata, PA $27,350 2,610
165 Maryville University of St. Louis St. Louis, MO $28,470 6,828
165 Missouri University of Science & Technology Rolla, MO $26,152 8,838
165 St. John’s University Queens, NY $40,790 21,087
165 University of California–Merced Merced, CA $41,612 7,336
165 University of Louisville Louisville, KY $26,286 21,579
171 Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS $22,358 21,622
171 Rowan University Glassboro, NJ $21,378 17,371
171 University of Central Florida Orlando, FL $22,467 64,321
171 University of Idaho Moscow, ID $23,812 11,780
171 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA $32,942 31,231
176 Kent State University Kent, OH $18,376 30,167
176 Robert Morris University Moon Township, PA $29,420 5,199
176 Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX $23,011 36,551
176 Union University Jackson, TN $31,580 3,339
176 University of Hartford West Hartford, CT $38,910 6,714
181 Edgewood College Madison, WI $28,500 2,552
181 Lesley University Cambridge, MA $26,550 4,826
181 Lipscomb University Nashville, TN $30,932 4,632
181 Suffolk University Boston, MA $37,270 7,560
181 University of Maine Orono, ME $30,282 11,219
181 University of Wyoming Laramie, WY $16,827 12,366
187 Azusa Pacific University Azusa, CA $36,120 10,020
187 Ball State University Muncie, IN $25,938 21,998
187 Montclair State University Montclair, NJ $20,566 20,987
187 Pace University New York, NY $44,036 13,245
187 West Virginia University Morgantown, WV $23,616 28,488
192 Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI $28,436 3,349
192 Indiana University-Purdue University–Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN $29,806 29,804
192 University of Houston Houston, TX $27,337 43,774
192 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM $22,412 27,060
192 University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND $22,462 14,648
192 Widener University Chester, PA $44,166 6,402
198 New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM $22,701 14,852
198 North Dakota State University Fargo, ND $20,571 14,432
198 Nova Southeastern University Ft. Lauderdale, FL $29,940 21,625
198 University of North Carolina–Charlotte Charlotte, NC $20,268 28,721
202 Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, OH $11,057 14,852
202 California State University–Fullerton Fullerton, CA $6,850 34,576
202 Dallas Baptist University Dallas, TX $27,480 3,223
202 University of Massachusetts–Boston Boston, MA $32,985 12,847
202 University of Nevada–Reno Reno, NV $21,787 18,191
207 Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI $23,670 19,923
207 East Carolina University Greenville, NC $23,420 22,969
206 Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL $7,725 7,769
207 Montana State University Bozeman, MT $23,042 14,400
207 University of Alaska–Fairbanks Fairbanks, AK $23,534 7,239
207 University of Colorado–Denver Denver, CO $31,209 14,622
207 University of Massachusetts–Dartmouth North Dartmouth, MA $28,285 6,999
207 University of Montana Missoula, MO $24,943 10,077
207 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI $14,699 18,313
216 Florida International University Miami, FL $18,956 45,813
216 Louisiana Tech University Ruston, LA $18,438 10,959
216 South Dakota State University Brookings, SD $11,403 12,613
216 Southern Illinois University–Carbondale Carbondale, IL $13,936 12,182
216 University of Alabama–Huntsville Huntsville, AL $21,480 6,507
216 University of Missouri–Kansas City Kansas City, MO $25,999 11,708
216 Utah State University Logan, UT $20,726 24,838
223 Ashland University Ashland, OH $20,700 4,536
223 Benedictine University Lisle, IL $33,900 3,171
223 California State University–Fresno Fresno, CA $17,929 21,528
223 Gardner-Webb University Boiling Springs, NC $30,740 2,363
223 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA $30,740 25,455
223 Shenandoah University Winchester, VA $31,920 2,099
223 University of South Dakota Vermillion, SD $11,688 10,038
223 Wayne State University Detroit, MI $28,590 27,298