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.
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Ranks
RankNameLocationTuition & FeesTotal Enrollment
1Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ$47,1408,181
2Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA$48,94920,324
3University of ChicagoChicago, IL$54,82513,322
3Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT$51,40012,458
5Columbia UniversityNew York, NY$57,20825,084
5Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA$49,89211,376
5Stanford UniversityStanford, CA$49,61716,914
8University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA$53,53421,826
9Duke UniversityDurham, NC$53,74415,928
10California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA$49,9082,240
11Dartmouth CollegeHanover, NH$52,9506,409
11Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD$52,17023,992
11Northwestern UniversityEvanston, IL$52,67821,208
14Brown UniversityProvidence, RI$53,4199,781
14Cornell UniversityIthaca, NY$52,85322,319
14Rice UniversityHouston, TX$45,6086,855
14Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, TN$47,66412,587
18University of Notre DameNotre Dame, IN$51,50512,393
18Washington University in St. LouisSt. Louis, MO$51,53315,032
20Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC$52,30018,525
21Emory UniversityAtlanta, GA$49,39214,077
21University of California–BerkeleyBerkeley, CA$42,11240,174
21University of California–Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA$41,27044,947
21University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA$54,25943,871
25Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh, PA$53,91013,961
25University of VirginiaCharlottesville, VA$46,97523,898
27Wake Forest UniversityWinston-Salem, NC$51,4007,968
28University of Michigan–Ann ArborAnn Arbor, MI$47,47644,718
29Tufts UniversityMedford, MA$54,31811,489
30New York UniversityNew York, NY$50,46450,550
30University of North Carolina–Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC$34,58829,469
32Boston CollegeChestnut Hill, MA$53,34613,851
32College of William & MaryWilliamsburg, VA$43,0998,587
34Brandeis UniversityWaltham, MA$53,5825,729
34Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta, GA$33,01426,839
34University of RochesterRochester, NY$52,02011,209
37Boston UniversityBoston, MA$52,08232,695
37Case Western Reserve UniversityCleveland, OH$47,50011,664
37University of California–Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, CA$42,42324,346
40Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA$49,49720,381
40Tulane UniversityNew Orleans, LA$52,96011,034
42Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroy, NY$52,3057,442
42University of California–IrvineIrvine, CA$43,53032,754
42University of California–San DiegoLa Jolla, CA$44,19734,979
42University of FloridaGainesville, FL$28,65852,367
46Lehigh UniversityBethlehem, PA$50,7407,059
46Pepperdine UniversityMalibu, CA$51,9927,826
46University of California–DavisDavis, CA$42,39636,441
46University of MiamiCoral Gables, FL$48,48416,801
46University of Wisconsin–MadisonMadison, WI$34,78243,336
46Villanova UniversityVillanova, PA$51,43410,842
52Pennsylvania State University–University ParkUniversity Park, PA$33,66447,789
52University of Illinois–Urbana-CampaignChampaign, IL$31,98846,951
54Ohio State University–ColumbusColumbus, OH$29,65959,482
54University of GeorgiaAthens, GA$30,39236,574
56George Washington UniversityWashington, DC$53,51827,159
56Purdue University–West LafayetteWest Lafayette, IN$28,80440,451
56University of ConnecticutStorrs, CT$36,94827,721
56University of Texas–AustinAustin, TX$35,76651,331
56University of WashingtonSeattle, WA$35,53845,591
61Brigham Young University–ProvoProvo, UT$5,46034,240
61Fordham UniversityNew York, NY$50,60115,582
61Southern Methodist UniversityDallas, TX$52,49811,739
61Syracuse UniversitySyracuse, NY$46,75521,970
61University of Maryland–College ParkCollege Park, MD$33,60639,083
61Worcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcester, MA$48,6286,642
67Clemson UniversityClemson, SC$35,65423,406
68University of PittsburghPittsburgh, PA$30,64228,664
69American UniversityWashington, DC$46,61513,347
69Rutgers University–New BrunswickPiscataway, NJ$30,02350,146
69Stevens Institute of TechnologyHoboken, NJ$50,5546,523
69Texas A&M University–College StationCollege Station, TX$30,20865,302
69University of Minnesota–Twin CitiesMinneapolis, MN$26,60351,580
69Virginia TechBlacksburg, VA$29,37133,170
75Baylor UniversityWaco, TX$43,79016,959
75Colorado School of MinesGolden, CO$37,4365,876
75University of Massachusetts–AmherstAmherst, MA$33,66230,037
78Miami University–OxfordOxford, OH$32,76819,697
78Texas Christian UniversityFort Worth, TX$44,76010,394
78University of IowaIowa City, IA$28,81332,011
81Clark UniversityWorcester, MA$44,4003,298
81Florida State UniversityTallahassee, FL$21,67341,368
81Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MI$39,40550,344
81North Carolina State University–RaleighRaleigh, NC$27,40633,755
81University of California–Santa CruzSanta Cruz, CA$42,04218,783
81University of DelawareNewark, DE$32,25022,168
87Binghamton University–SUNYBinghamton, NY$24,40317,292
87University of DenverDenver, CO$48,66911,614
87University of TulsaTulsa, OK$39,5024,563
90Indiana University–BloomingtonBloomington, IN$34,84549,695
90Marquette UniversityMilwaukee, WI$39,90011,294
90University of Colorado–BoulderBoulder, CO$35,07933,771
90University of San DiegoSan Diego, CA$47,7088,508
94Drexel UniversityPhiladelphia, PA$52,00221,975
94St. Louis UniversitySt. Louis, MO$42,16612,280
94Yeshiva UniversityNew York, NY$42,0006,170
97Rochester Institute of TechnologyRochester, NY$40,06815,353
97Stony Brook University–SUNYStony Brook, NY$26,29725,734
97SUNY College of Environmental Science and ForestrySyracuse, NY$18,0902,202
97University at Buffalo–SUNYBuffalo, NY$26,27030,183
97University of OklahomaNorman, OK$24,44331,176
97University of VermontBurlington, VT$41,35613,105
103Auburn UniversityAuburn, AL$29,64028,290
103Illinois Institute of TechnologyChicago, IL$45,8647,730
103Loyola University ChicagoChicago, IL$42,82816,422
103University of New HampshireDurham, NH$32,63715,236
103University of OregonEugene, OR$34,61123,546
103University of South CarolinaColumbia, SC$32,36234,099
103University of TennesseeKnoxville, TN$31,16028,052
110Howard UniversityWashington, DC$25,6978,966
110University of AlabamaTuscaloosa, AL$28,10037,663
110University of San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA$46,25011,018
110University of the PacificStockton, CA$46,3466,128
110University of UtahSalt Lake City, UT$26,40831,860
115Arizona State University–TempeTempe, AZ$27,37251,869
115Iowa State UniversityAmes, IA$22,25636,350
115Temple UniversityPhiladelphia, PA$27,26639,308
115University of KansasLawrence, KS$26,59227,565
115University of St. ThomasSt. Paul, MN$41,1339,983
120DePaul UniversityChicago, IL$39,01023,110
120Duquesne UniversityPittsburgh, PA$36,3949,340
120The Catholic University of AmericaWashington, DC$44,0606,076
120University of MissouriColumbia, MO$26,50633,266
124Clarkson UniversityPotsdam, NY$47,9504,384
124Colorado State UniversityFort Collins, CO$29,14031,856
124Michigan Technological UniversityHoughton, MI$32,3187,270
124Seton Hall UniversitySouth Orange, NJ$40,5889,836
124University of ArizonaTucson, AZ$32,44943,625
124University of California–RiversideRiverside, CA$41,93122,921
124University of DaytonDayton, OH$41,75010,803
124University of Nebraska–LincolnLincoln, NE$23,25625,897
132Hofstra UniversityHempstead, NY$43,96011,145
133Louisiana State University–Baton RougeBaton Rouge, LA$28,05131,409
133Mercer UniversityMacon, GA$36,0008,615
133New SchoolNew York, NY$47,33010,177
133Rutgers University–NewarkNewark, NJ$29,48012,321
133University of ArkansasFayetteville, AR$24,30827,194
133University of CincinnatiCincinnati, OH$26,33436,637
133University of KentuckyLexington, KY$28,04629,781
140George Mason UniversityFairfax, VA$34,37034,904
140New Jersey Institute of TechnologyNewark, NJ$31,03411,317
140San Diego State UniversitySan Diego, CA$19,34034,688
140University of South FloridaTampa, FL$17,32442,861
140Washington State UniversityPullman, WA$25,81730,142
145Kansas State UniversityManhattan, KS$24,77523,779
145Oregon State UniversityCorvallis, OR$29,45730,354
145St. John Fisher CollegeRochester, NY$33,1203,787
145University of Illinois–ChicagoChicago, IL$27,67229,120
145University of MississippiUniversity, MS$23,55423,610
145University of Texas–DallasRichardson, TX$33,65426,793
151Adelphi UniversityGarden City, NY$37,1707,687
151Florida Institute of TechnologyMelbourne, FL$41,2406,451
151Ohio UniversityAthens, OH$21,36029,712
151Seattle Pacific UniversitySeattle, WA$40,8934,061
151University at Albany–SUNYAlbany, NY$24,35817,373
156Oklahoma State UniversityStillwater, OK$23,77625,594
156University of Massachusetts–LowellLowell, MA$31,86517,854
156University of Rhode IslandKingston, RI$28,87417,834
159Biola UniversityLa Mirada, CA$38,4486,095
159Illinois State UniversityNormal, IL$25,16821,039
159University of Alabama–BirminghamBirmingham, AL$23,79019,535
159University of Hawaii–ManoaHonolulu, HI$33,76418,056
159University of La VerneLa Verne, CA$41,4504,873
159University of Maryland–Baltimore CountyBaltimore, MD$25,65413,640
165Immaculata UniversityImmaculata, PA$27,3502,610
165Maryville University of St. LouisSt. Louis, MO$28,4706,828
165Missouri University of Science & TechnologyRolla, MO$26,1528,838
165St. John’s UniversityQueens, NY$40,79021,087
165University of California–MercedMerced, CA$41,6127,336
165University of LouisvilleLouisville, KY$26,28621,579
171Mississippi State UniversityMississippi State, MS$22,35821,622
171Rowan UniversityGlassboro, NJ$21,37817,371
171University of Central FloridaOrlando, FL$22,46764,321
171University of IdahoMoscow, ID$23,81211,780
171Virginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmond, VA$32,94231,231
176Kent State UniversityKent, OH$18,37630,167
176Robert Morris UniversityMoon Township, PA$29,4205,199
176Texas Tech UniversityLubbock, TX$23,01136,551
176Union UniversityJackson, TN$31,5803,339
176University of HartfordWest Hartford, CT$38,9106,714
181Edgewood CollegeMadison, WI$28,5002,552
181Lesley UniversityCambridge, MA$26,5504,826
181Lipscomb UniversityNashville, TN$30,9324,632
181Suffolk UniversityBoston, MA$37,2707,560
181University of MaineOrono, ME$30,28211,219
181University of WyomingLaramie, WY$16,82712,366
187Azusa Pacific UniversityAzusa, CA$36,12010,020
187Ball State UniversityMuncie, IN$25,93821,998
187Montclair State UniversityMontclair, NJ$20,56620,987
187Pace UniversityNew York, NY$44,03613,245
187West Virginia UniversityMorgantown, WV$23,61628,488
192Andrews UniversityBerrien Springs, MI$28,4363,349
192Indiana University-Purdue University–IndianapolisIndianapolis, IN$29,80629,804
192University of HoustonHouston, TX$27,33743,774
192University of New MexicoAlbuquerque, NM$22,41227,060
192University of North DakotaGrand Forks, ND$22,46214,648
192Widener UniversityChester, PA$44,1666,402
198New Mexico State UniversityLas Cruces, NM$22,70114,852
198North Dakota State UniversityFargo, ND$20,57114,432
198Nova Southeastern UniversityFt. Lauderdale, FL$29,94021,625
198University of North Carolina–CharlotteCharlotte, NC$20,26828,721
202Bowling Green State UniversityBowling Green, OH$11,05714,852
202California State University–FullertonFullerton, CA$6,85034,576
202Dallas Baptist UniversityDallas, TX$27,4803,223
202University of Massachusetts–BostonBoston, MA$32,98512,847
202University of Nevada–RenoReno, NV$21,78718,191
207Central Michigan UniversityMount Pleasant, MI$23,67019,923
207East Carolina UniversityGreenville, NC$23,42022,969
206Florida A&M UniversityTallahassee, FL$7,7257,769
207Montana State UniversityBozeman, MT$23,04214,400
207University of Alaska–FairbanksFairbanks, AK$23,5347,239
207University of Colorado–DenverDenver, CO$31,20914,622
207University of Massachusetts–DartmouthNorth Dartmouth, MA$28,2856,999
207University of MontanaMissoula, MO$24,94310,077
207Western Michigan UniversityKalamazoo, MI$14,69918,313
216Florida International UniversityMiami, FL$18,95645,813
216Louisiana Tech UniversityRuston, LA$18,43810,959
216South Dakota State UniversityBrookings, SD$11,40312,613
216Southern Illinois University–CarbondaleCarbondale, IL$13,93612,182
216University of Alabama–HuntsvilleHuntsville, AL$21,4806,507
216University of Missouri–Kansas CityKansas City, MO$25,99911,708
216Utah State UniversityLogan, UT$20,72624,838
223Ashland UniversityAshland, OH$20,7004,536
223Benedictine UniversityLisle, IL$33,9003,171
223California State University–FresnoFresno, CA$17,92921,528
223Gardner-Webb UniversityBoiling Springs, NC$30,7402,363
223Georgia State UniversityAtlanta, GA$30,74025,455
223Shenandoah UniversityWinchester, VA$31,9202,099
223University of South DakotaVermillion, SD$11,68810,038
223Wayne State UniversityDetroit, MI$28,59027,298

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