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$47,1405,394
2Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA$50,4206,766
3Columbia UniversityNew York, NY$59,4306,162
3Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA$51,8324,547
3University of ChicagoChicago, IL57,0066,264
3Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT$53,4305,746
7Stanford UniversityStanford, CA$51,3547,062
8Duke UniversityDurham, NC$55,9606,692
8University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA$55,58410,033
10Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD$53,7406,109
10Northwestern UniversityEvanston, IL$54,5678,278
12California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA$52,362961
12Dartmouth CollegeHanover, NH$55,0354,410
14Brown UniversityProvidence, RI$55,6566,988
14Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, TN$49,8166,885
16Cornell UniversityIthaca, NY$55,18814,907
16Rice UniversityHouston, TX$47,3504,001
18University of Notre DameNotre Dame, IN$53,3918,576
19University of California–Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA$41,29431,002
19Washington University in St. LouisSt. Louis, MO$53,3997,675
21Emory UniversityAtlanta, GA$51,3066,937
22Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC$54,1047,463
22University of California–BerkeleyBerkeley, CA$43,23230,574
22University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA$56,22519,170
25Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh, PA$55,4656,896
25University of VirginiaCharlottesville, VA$48,89116,655
27Tufts UniversityMedford, MA$56,3825,541
27University of Michigan–Ann ArborAnn Arbor, MI$49,35029,821
27Wake Forest UniversityWinston-Salem, NC$53,3225,102
30New York UniversityNew York, NY$50,46426,417
30University of California–Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, CA$42,48622,186
30University of North Carolina–Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC$35,16918,862
33University of California–IrvineIrvine, CA$43,53029,307
33University of RochesterRochester, NY$53,9266,546
35Brandeis UniversityWaltham, MA$55,3953,635
35Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta, GA$33,02015,573
35University of FloridaGainesville, FL$28,65835,247
38Boston CollegeChestnut Hill, MA$55,4649,358
38College of William and MaryWilliamsburg, VA$44,7016,285
38University of California–DavisDavis, CA$43,45830,145
41University of California–San DiegoLa Jolla, CA$42,07428,587
42Boston UniversityBoston, MA$53,94818,080
42Case Western Reserve UniversityCleveland, OH$49,0425,150
44Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA$51,38713,825
44Tulane UniversityNew Orleans, LA$54,8206,571
46Pepperdine UniversityMalibu, CA$53,9323,604
46University of GeorgiaAthens, GA$30,40428,848
46University of Illinois–Urbana-ChampaignChampaign, IL$32,56833,955
49Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroy, NY$53,8806,366
49University of Texas–AustinAustin, TX$37,48040,492
49University of Wisconsin–MadisonMadison, WI$36,80532,196
49Villanova UniversityVillanova, PA$53,4586,966
53Lehigh UniversityBethlehem, PA$52,9305,075
53Syracuse UniversitySyracuse, NY$51,85315,252
53University of MiamiCoral Gables, FL$50,22610,832
56Ohio State University–ColumbusColumbus, OH$29,65945,946
56Purdue University–West LafayetteWest Lafayette, IN$28,80431,006
56Rutgers University–New BrunswickPiscataway, NJ$31,28235,641
59Pennsylvania State University–University ParkUniversity Park, PA$34,85840,835
59Southern Methodist UniversityDallas, TX$54,4936,452
59University of WashingtonSeattle, WA$36,89831,331
59Worcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcester, MA$50,5304,435
63George Washington UniversityWashington, DC$55,23011,999
63University of ConnecticutStorrs, CT$38,09819,241
63University of Maryland–College ParkCollege Park, MD$35,21629,868
66Brigham Young University–ProvoProvo, UT$5,62031, 233
66Clark UniversityWorcester, MA$45,7302,240
66Clemson UniversityClemson, SC$36,72419,402
66Texas A&M University–College StationCollege Station, TX$36,63653,065
70Florida State UniversityTallahassee, FL$21,67333,008
70Fordham UniversityNew York, NY$52,2489,599
70Stevens Institute of TechnologyHoboken, NJ$52,2022,978
70University of California–Santa CruzSanta Cruz, CA$41,96317,577
70University of Massachusetts–AmherstAmherst, MA$34,57023,388
70University of PittsburghPittsburgh, PA$32,05219,326
76University of Minnesota–Twin CitiesMinneapolis, MN$30,37135,433
76Virginia TechBlacksburg, VA$31,30427,193
78American UniversityWashington, DC$48,4598,123
78Baylor UniversityWaco, TX$45,54214,316
80Binghamton University–SUNYBinghamton, NY$24,48813,728
80Colorado School of MinesGolden, CO$38,5844,794
80North Carolina State University–RaleighRaleigh, NC$28,44424,150
80Stony Brook University–SUNYStony Brook, NY$26,93417,364
80Texas Christian UniversityFort Worth, TX$46,9509,011
80Yeshiva UniversityNew York, NY$43,5002,728
85Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MI$39,75038,996
85University of California–RiversideRiverside, CA$42,87920,069
85University of San DiegoSan Diego, CA$49,3585,774
89Howard UniversityWashington, DC$26,7566,354
89Indiana University–BloomingtonBloomington, IN$35,45633,429
89Loyola University ChicagoChicago, IL$44,04811,420
89Marquette UniversityMilwaukee, WI$41,8708,335
89University at Buffalo–SUNYBuffalo, NY$27,75821,020
89University of DelawareNewark, DE$34,31018,946
89University of IowaIowa City, IA$30,60924,503
96Illinois Institute of TechnologyChicago, IL$47,6462,900
96Miami University–OxfordOxford, OH$33,57717,147
96University of Colorado–BoulderBoulder, CO$37,28829,091
96University of DenverDenver, CO$50,5565,765
96University of San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA$48,0666,847
96University of VermontBurlington, VT$42,51611,339
102Clarkson UniversityPotsdam, NY$49,4443,090
102Drexel UniversityPhiladelphia, PA$52,00213,272
102Rochester Institute of TechnologyRochester, NY$44,13012,429
102University of OregonEugene, OR$35,47819,340
106New Jersey Institute of TechnologyNewark, NJ$31,9188,483
106Saint Louis UniversitySt. Louis, MO$43,9967,411
106SUNY College of Environmental Science and ForestrySyracuse, NY$18,2181,792
106Temple UniversityPhiladelphia, PA$28,42629,550
106University of ArizonaTucson, AZ$32,44935,123
106University of New HampshireDurham, NH$33,87912,967
106University of South CarolinaColumbia, SC$32,36226,362
106University of the PacificStockton, CA$48,0403,548
106University of TulsaTulsa, OK$39,5523,343
115Arizona State University–TempeTempe, AZ$28,33642,427
115Auburn UniversityAuburn, AL$30,52423,964
115Rutgers University–NewarkNewark, NJ$30,7178,551
115University of TennesseeKnoxville, TN$31,19622,317
119DePaul UniversityChicago, IL$39,97514,816
119Duquesne UniversityPittsburgh, PA$38,1785,942
119Iowa State UniversityAmes, IA$23,39230,406
119Seton Hall UniversitySouth Orange, NJ$42,1705,969
119University of UtahSalt Lake City, UT$29,21524,635
124University of OklahomaNorman, OK$24,44322,819
124University of South FloridaTampa, FL$17,32431,772
124University of St. ThomasSt. Paul, MN$41,1336,199
127San Diego State UniversitySan Diego, CA$19,36830,165
127University of DaytonDayton, OH$42,9008,499
127The Catholic University of AmericaWashington, DC$45,8043,315
129University of AlabamaTuscaloosa, AL$29,23033,305
129University of Illinois–ChicagoChicago, IL$27,67219,448
129University of KansasLawrence, KS$27,35819,338
129University of MissouriColumbia, MO$26,94923,817
129University of Nebraska–LincolnLincoln, NE$25,03820,954
129University of Texas–DallasRichardson, TX$36,87618,388
136George Mason UniversityFairfax, VA$35,92224,987
136Michigan Technological UniversityHoughton, MI$33,7265,917
136University of California–MercedMerced, CA$41,6417,375
136University of La VerneLa Verne, CA$43,0502,753
140Colorado State UniversityFort Collins, CO$29,88425,903
140Hofstra UniversityHempstead, NY$45,7006,861
140Louisiana State University–Baton RougeBaton Rouge, LA$28,62725,444
140Mercer UniversityMacon, GA$36,8944,747
140Oregon State UniversityCorvallis, OR$30,14125,838
140University at Albany–SUNYAlbany, NY$24,43613,508
140Washington State UniversityPullman, WA$25,82025,277
147Adelphi UniversityGarden City, NY$38,6605,266
147Kansas State UniversityManhattan, KS$25,49218,488
147The New SchoolNew York, NY$48,6317,203
147University of CincinnatiCincinnati, OH$26,33426,608
147University of KentuckyLexington, KY$29,16822,425
152St. John Fisher CollegeRochester, NY$34,3102,759
152St. John’s UniversityQueens, NY$41,76016,766
152Union UniversityJackson, TN$32,6102,153
152University of ArkansasFayetteville, AR$25,16823,044
152University of MississippiUniversity, MS$23,55418,737
157Biola UniversityLa Mirada, CA$40,4884,048
157Missouri University of Science & TechnologyRolla, MO$27,7016,920
157Oklahoma State UniversityStillwater, OK$24,53820,978
157University of Alabama–BirminghamBirmingham, AL$24,63013,134
157University of Hawaii–ManoaHonolulu, HI$34,00212,881
157University of Massachusetts–LowellLowell, MA$31,86514,013
157University of Rhode IslandKingston, RI$30,86215,092
157Virginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmond, VA$35,13824,010
165Edgewood CollegeMadison, WI$29,5001,564
165University of Central FloridaOrlando, FL$22,46756,972
165University of IdahoMoscow, ID$25,5009,885
165University of Maryland–Baltimore CountyBaltimore, MD$26,89211,234
169Montclair State UniversityMontclair, NJ$20,57816,852
169Seattle Pacific UniversitySeattle, WA$42,9392,911
171Ball State UniversityMuncie, IN$26,46817,004
171Illinois State UniversityNormal, IL$26,01418,330
171Ohio UniversityAthens, OH$21,65623,323
171Rowan UniversityGlassboro, NJ$21,89015,401
171University of HoustonHouston, TX$26,34037,215
171University of LouisvilleLouisville, KY$26,28615,547
177Florida Institute of TechnologyMelbourne, FL$41,8503,635
177Maryville University of St. LouisSt Louis, MO$28,4703,183
177Mississippi State UniversityMississippi State, MS$23,25018,312
177Pace UniversityNew York, NY$45,3309,000
177Suffolk UniversityBoston, MA$38,5665,117
177University of MaineOrono, ME$30,9709,279
183Immaculata UniversityImmaculata, PA$27,3501,482
183Lesley UniversityCambridge, MA$27,8502,096
183Robert Morris UniversityMoon Township, PA$30,3004,243
183University of WyomingLaramie, WY$17,4909,791
187Florida International UniversityMiami, FL$18,95647,586
187Georgia State UniversityAtlanta, GA$29,43225,790
187Texas Tech UniversityLubbock, TX$23,49530,737
187University of New MexicoAlbuquerque, NM$22,96619,516
191Kent State UniversityKent, OH$19,45623,178
191Nova Southeastern UniversityFt. Lauderdale, FL$30,9004,497
191University of Massachusetts–BostonBoston, MA$33,96612,660
194Andrews UniversityBerrien Springs, MI$29,2881,704
194East Carolina UniversityGreenville, NC$23,46523,265
194Indiana University-Purdue University–IndianapolisIndianapolis, IN$29,82121,610
194Lipscomb UniversityNashville, TN$32,1442,987
194University of HartfordWest Hartford, CT$40,6945,069
194University of North Carolina–CharlotteCharlotte, NC$20,81323,914
194Widener UniversityChester, PA$45,9483,427
201Regent UniversityVirginia Beach, VA$18,1084,660
201University of MontanaMissoula, MT$24,9599,323
201University of Nevada–RenoReno, NV$22,39718,348
201University of North Carolina–GreensboroGreensboro, NC$22,49416,439
205Azusa Pacific UniversityAzusa, CA$37,5065,671
205California State University–FresnoFresno, CA$12,72322,221
205Central Michigan UniversityMount Pleasant, MI$12,51017,845
205Montana State UniversityBozeman, MT$24,84914,725
205University of Colorado–DenverDenver, CO$32,00515,586
205University of North DakotaGrand Forks, ND$20,89111,000
205Utah State UniversityLogan, UT$21,50524,618
205Wayne State UniversityDetroit, MI$29,66317,322
205West Virginia UniversityMorgantown, WV$24,95022,504
205Western Michigan UniversityKalamazoo, MI$15,37317,936
215Bowling Green State UniversityBowling Green, OH$19,09314,680
215North Dakota State UniversityFargo, ND$15,14411,984
215Old Dominion UniversityNorfolk, VA$29,68019,540
215Shenandoah UniversityWinchester, VA$32,5302,063
215University of Alaska–FairbanksFairbanks, AK$24,9706,718
215University of Massachusetts–DartmouthNorth Dartmouth, MA$29,1416,763
221Benedictine UniversityLisle, IL$34,2902,885
221California State University–FullertonFullerton, CA$16,37434,920
221Dallas Baptist UniversityDallas, TX$28,8703,161
221New Mexico State UniversityLas Cruces, NM$23,50811,713
221University of Texas–ArlingtonArlington, TX$26,53333,307
226South Dakota State UniversityBrookings, SD$12,12810,896
226Southern Illinois University–CarbondaleCarbondale, IL$14,70410,987
226University of Missouri–St. LouisSt. Louis, MO$27,32713,812
226University of South DakotaVermillion, SD$12,4257,648
230-301American International CollegeSpringfield, MA$35,6801,372
230-301Ashland UniversityAshland, OH$21,3423,359
230-301Augusta UniversityAugusta, GA$23,6065,291
230-301Barry UniversityMiami Shores, FL$29,8503,505
230-301Boise State UniversityBoise, ID$23,77620,767
230-301Cardinal Stritch UniversityMilwaukee, WI$29,9981,543
230-301Clark Atlanta UniversityAtlanta, GA$23,4383,302
230-301Cleveland State UniversityCleveland, OH$14,16412,306
230-301East Tennessee State UniversityJohnson City, TN$26,46311,323
230-301Eastern Michigan UniversityYpsilanti, MI$12,43016,997
230-301Florida A&M UniversityTallahassee, FL$17,7258,024
230-301Florida Atlantic UniversityBoca Raton, FL$21,59525,025
230-301Gardner-Webb UniversityBoiling Springs, NC$31,4602,207
230-301Georgia Southern UniversityStatesboro, GA$19,02217,759
230-301Grand Canyon UniversityPhoenix, AZN/AN/A
230-301Indiana State UniversityTerre Haute, IN$19,83611,591
230-301Indiana University of PennsylvaniaIndiana, PA$17,29910,143
230-301Jackson State UniversityJackson, MS$7,6216,500
230-301Kennesaw State UniversityKennesaw, GA$21,15832,945
230-301Lamar UniversityBeaumont, TX$22,6429,234
230-301Liberty UniversityLynchburg, VA$25,27645,754
230-301Lindenwood UniversitySt. Charles, MO$17,6006,948
230-301Louisiana Tech UniversityRuston, LA$18,55810,809
230-301Middle Tennessee State UniversityMurfreesboro, TN$28,36419,523
230-301Morgan State UniversityBaltimore, MD$18,1676,440
230-301National Louis UniversityChicago, ILN/A1,883
230-301North Carolina A&T State UniversityGreensboro, NC$19,82210,341
230-301Northern Arizona UniversityFlagstaff, AZ$25,82827,086
230-301Northern Illinois UniversityDeKalb, IL$14,75013,454
230-301Oakland UniversityRochester, MI$23,87315,901
230-301Portland State UniversityPortland, OR$27,06021,725
230-301Prairie View A&M UniversityPrairie View, TX$24,8437,986
230-301Sam Houston State UniversityHuntsville, TX$22,63318,416
230-301San Francisco State UniversitySan Francisco, CA$19,14026,617
230-301Spalding UniversityLouisville, KYN/AN/A
230-301Tennessee State UniversityNashville, TN$20,1786,503
230-301Tennessee Technological UniversityCookeville, TN$17,0819,365
230-301Texas A&M University–CommerceCommerce, TX$21,1988,031
230-301Texas A&M University–Corpus ChristiCorpus Christi, TX$26,06110,174
230-301Texas A&M University–KingsvilleKingsville, TX$20,9126,775
230-301Texas Southern UniversityHouston, TXN/A7,967
230-301Texas State UniversitySan Marcos, TX$23,38534,180
230-301Texas Woman’s UniversityDenton, TX$21,54010,309
230-301Trevecca Nazarene UniversityNashville, TN$25,5982,219
230-301Trinity International UniversityDeerfield, IL$32,3701,075
230-301University of AkronAkron, OH$17,75016,871
230-301University of Alabama–HuntsvilleHuntsville, AL$21,5047,090
230-301University of Arkansas–Little RockLittle Rock, AR$19,7979,324
230-301University of Louisiana–LafayetteLafayette, LA$23,61615,666
230-301University of Louisiana–MonroeMonroe, LA$20,5707,948
230-301University of Maryland–Eastern ShorePrincess Anne, MD$18,0482,862
230-301University of MemphisMemphis, TN$21,41317,394
230-301University of Missouri–Kansas CityKansas City, MO$25,999N/A
230-301University of Nebraska–OmahaOmaha, NE$21,90412,624
230-301University of Nevada–Las VegasLas Vegas, NV$21,77425,279
230-301University of New OrleansNew Orleans, LA$13,8906,472
230-301University of North TexasDenton, TX$23,71631,405
230-301University of Northern ColoradoGreeley, CO$21,1319,977
230-301University of South AlabamaMobile, AL$20,32810,988
230-301University of Southern MississippiHattiesburg, MS$10,51411,815
230-301University of Texas–El PasoEl Paso, TX$21,39621,341
230-301University of Texas–Rio Grande ValleyEdinburg, TXN/A24,634
230-301University of Texas–San AntonioSan Antonio, TX$23,83026,444
230-301University of the CumberlandsWilliamsburg, KYN/A3,315
230-301University of ToledoToledo, OH$19,13316,194
230-301University of West FloridaPensacola, FL$18,62810,009
230-301University of West GeorgiaCarrollton, GA$20,77411,229
230-301University of Wisconsin–MilwaukeeMilwaukee, WIN/A20,750
230-301Valdosta State UniversityValdosta, GA$17,1968,778
230-301Wichita State UniversityWichita, KS$17,45212,398
230-301Wilmington UniversityNew Castle, DE$11,2108,460
230-301Wright State UniversityDayton, OH$17,87412,115