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List of Universities in USA

There are more than 3000 Universities/Colleges in the USA. Please make sure you go to an accredited College or University. The goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions meets minimum acceptable level of quality. More than a million students enrolled in the US for higher education in 2015/2016 (that represents around 5% of total students enrolled in higher education in the US). China, India, Saudi Arabia make more than 50% of international student population.
UniversityCity, StateAcceptance Rate
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA8.29
Stanford UniversityStanford, CA5.03
Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA5.57
University of California-BerkeleyBerkeley, CA16.8
University of California-Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA17.2
Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT6.72
The University of Texas at AustinAustin, TX39.2
Cornell UniversityIthaca, NY15.0
California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA8.80
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main CampusAtlanta, GA32.1
University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignChampaign, IL65.5
University of Michigan-Ann ArborAnn Arbor, MI26.2
University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA17.6
Dartmouth CollegeHanover, NH10.9
Duke UniversityDurham, NC11.4
Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD14.1
Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ7.13
Columbia University in the City of New YorkNew York, NY6.60
University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA10.1
Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh, PA23.7
Texas A & M University-College StationCollege Station, TX66.6
Ohio State University-Main CampusColumbus, OH49.3
Northwestern UniversityEvanston, IL13.0
Williams CollegeWilliamstown, MA17.6
Swarthmore CollegeSwarthmore, PA12.4
University of California-San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA
University of California-Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, CA32.6
Pomona CollegeClaremont, CA10.2
University of ChicagoChicago, IL8.38
University of California-San DiegoLa Jolla, CA33.7
North Carolina State University at RaleighRaleigh, NC50.4
University of Maryland-College ParkCollege Park, MD44.8
Rice UniversityHouston, TX15.9
Pennsylvania State University-Main CampusUniversity Park, PA51.3
Brown UniversityProvidence, RI9.49
Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, TN11.6
University of Virginia-Main CampusCharlottesville, VA29.7
United States Military AcademyWest Point, NY10.1
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC30.5
Emory UniversityAtlanta, GA23.6
University of Notre DameNotre Dame, IN19.7
University of Wisconsin-MadisonMadison, WI57.6
Haverford CollegeHaverford, PA24.5
Bowdoin CollegeBrunswick, ME14.8
Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroy, NY41.8
University of RochesterRochester, NY33.8
Case Western Reserve UniversityCleveland, OH36.2
University of Washington-Seattle CampusSeattle, WA53.3
Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC17.2
Brandeis UniversityWaltham, MA34.0
University of Minnesota-Twin CitiesMinneapolis, MN44.5
Wesleyan UniversityMiddletown, CT22.1
Rutgers University-New BrunswickNew Brunswick, NJ58.4
New York UniversityNew York, NY32.0
College of William and MaryWilliamsburg, VA34.4
Purdue University-Main CampusWest Lafayette, IN58.9
Washington University in St LouisSaint Louis, MO16.7
Wake Forest UniversityWinston-Salem, NC29.3
Tufts UniversityMedford, MA16.0
University of California-IrvineIrvine, CA38.6
Boston CollegeChestnut Hill, MA28.5
United States Naval AcademyAnnapolis, MD8.52
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg, VA73.4
Tulane University of LouisianaNew Orleans, LA30.4
Davidson CollegeDavidson, NC22.1
University of California-Santa CruzSanta Cruz, CA50.2
Vassar CollegePoughkeepsie, NY25.7
University of IowaIowa City, IA80.7
Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA28.4
University of California-DavisDavis, CA37.9

*Acceptance Rate = (Total accepted/Total applications)

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University Towns

College Town or University town is an area where most of the population is part of University (Employed by University or Students).

Top College Towns
  • Austin, Texas
  • Gainesville, FL
  • Berkeley, California
  • Athens, GA
  • Princeton, N.J.
  • College Station, Texas
  • Chapel Hill, NC

    States with maximum number of international Students

    • New York
    • California
    • Texas

    Largest Universities of USA

    Arizona State University ~60,000 Students!
    State University of New York (SUNY).

    Top Party Universities

    University Of Colorado At Boulder
    Pennsylvania State University
    University of Texas at Austin
    Arizona State University

    States with maximum number of top colleges/universities

    • New York
    • California
    • Massachusetts
    • Pennsylvania
    • Texas
    • Ohio
    • North Carolina
    • Michigan
    • Virginia


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