Top Public Schools

Colleges Ranked In Top Public Schools

Next table compares colleges ranked In Top Public Schools in perspective of admission rate, college costs, completion rates, enrollment, and students to faculty ratio. The schools are ranked and selected by our ranking method and only qualified schools are included in the ranking.
All schools in Top Public Schools are public schools. The average acceptance ratio of Top Public Schools is 60.29% and the average admission yield is 33.45%.The average tuition & fees of the Top Public Schools is $29,374 based on out-of-state rate. The average graduation rate is 69.26% and the average student to faculty ratio is 17.95:1 (5.57%). In average, 29,194 students are attending to one of the schools.
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Top Public Schools Comparison Table
RankNameScoreAcceptance RatioYieldTuition & FeesGraduation RateStudent PopulationStudent: Faculty
1 Berkeley, CAPublic, 4 Years91.3 16.9 % 44.2 % $42,184 91.7 % 40,154 18:1
2 Los Angeles, CAPublic, 4 Years91.1 18.0 % 37.5 % $41,275 91.1 % 43,548 17:1
3 Charlottesville, VAPublic, 4 Years89.2 29.9 % 38.1 % $47,650 94.2 % 23,898 15:1
4 Chapel Hill, NCPublic, 4 Years89.1 26.9 % 45.0 % $34,588 91.1 % 29,468 13:1
5 Ann Arbor, MIPublic, 4 Years88.8 28.6 % 42.1 % $49,142 91.2 % 44,718 12:1
6 Atlanta, GAPublic, 4 Years88.8 25.8 % 36.6 % $33,014 86.3 % 26,839 20:1
7 Santa Barbara, CAPublic, 4 Years88.5 35.8 % 18.1 % $42,465 82.3 % 24,346 18:1
8 La Jolla, CAPublic, 4 Years88.5 35.7 % 19.1 % $42,032 87.2 % 34,979 19:1
9 Gainesville, FLPublic, 4 Years88.1 45.9 % 49.5 % $28,659 87.2 % 52,367 20:1
10 College Park, MDPublic, 4 Years88.0 48.1 % 31.3 % $33,606 86.4 % 39,083 17:1
11 Madison, WIPublic, 4 Years88.0 52.6 % 37.2 % $34,783 84.9 % 42,582 18:1
12 Davis, CAPublic, 4 Years88.0 42.3 % 19.9 % $42,433 84.7 % 36,460 20:1
13 Irvine, CAPublic, 4 Years87.9 40.6 % 20.7 % $41,752 87.2 % 32,754 18:1
14 Seattle, WAPublic, 4 Years87.9 45.3 % 32.8 % $35,538 83.9 % 45,591 17:1
15 Champaign, ILPublic, 4 Years87.8 60.1 % 33.2 % $34,719 85.2 % 46,951 20:1
16 Williamsburg, VAPublic, 4 Years87.6 36.5 % 28.7 % $43,670 91.5 % 8,617 12:1
17 Athens, GAPublic, 4 Years87.6 53.9 % 44.4 % $30,392 84.8 % 36,574 18:1
18 West Lafayette, INPublic, 4 Years87.5 56.0 % 27.0 % $28,794 76.3 % 41,513 12:1
19 Columbus, OHPublic, 4 Years87.5 54.1 % 32.7 % $29,696 83.7 % 59,482 19:1
20 Austin, TXPublic, 4 Years87.4 40.4 % 45.5 % $36,744 81.2 % 51,331 18:1
21 Blacksburg, VAPublic, 4 Years87.4 70.9 % 33.5 % $31,014 83.8 % 33,170 14:1
22 Newark, DEPublic, 4 Years87.3 69.5 % 25.8 % $33,150 81.4 % 23,009 15:1
23 Raleigh, NCPublic, 4 Years87.3 47.5 % 34.9 % $27,406 77.1 % 33,755 13:1
24 Santa Cruz, CAPublic, 4 Years87.3 57.9 % 14.8 % $42,034 76.9 % 18,783 18:1
25 University Park, PAPublic, 4 Years87.2 56.4 % 28.4 % $33,664 85.5 % 47,789 16:1
26 Tallahassee, FLPublic, 4 Years87.2 58.0 % 37.3 % $21,683 80.1 % 41,173 24:1
27 Rolla, MOPublic, 4 Years87.1 79.3 % 44.8 % $27,701 64.0 % 8,835 21:1
28 Lincoln, NEPublic, 4 Years87.1 75.3 % 57.7 % $24,278 66.7 % 25,897 21:1
29 Golden, COPublic, 4 Years87.1 40.4 % 19.7 % $37,436 76.9 % 6,069 15:1
30 New Brunswick, NJPublic, 4 Years87.1 56.9 % 31.0 % $30,579 80.1 % 50,146 15:1
31 Tempe, AZPublic, 4 Years87.0 82.5 % 40.3 % $27,372 67.4 % 51,869 23:1
32 Storrs, CTPublic, 4 Years87.0 48.8 % 21.8 % $36,948 82.2 % 27,721 16:1
33 Lowell, MAPublic, 4 Years87.0 60.6 % 25.3 % $31,865 56.0 % 17,849 17:1
34 Richardson, TXPublic, 4 Years87.0 68.0 % 37.4 % $29,656 67.5 % 26,793 24:1
35 Pittsburgh, PAPublic, 4 Years87.0 55.4 % 24.5 % $30,642 81.4 % 28,664 15:1
36 Knoxville, TNPublic, 4 Years87.0 77.2 % 35.7 % $31,390 68.8 % 28,052 17:1
37 Minneapolis, MNPublic, 4 Years87.0 44.4 % 26.9 % $26,603 78.4 % 51,579 17:1
38 College Station, TXPublic, 4 Years86.9 67.2 % 43.4 % $35,860 80.2 % 65,632 21:1
39 Miami, FLPublic, 4 Years86.9 50.1 % 42.1 % $18,954 56.2 % 55,003 27:1
40 Tallahassee, FLPublic, 4 Years86.9 31.1 % 50.0 % $17,725 41.0 % 9,619 15:1
41 Honolulu, HIPublic, 4 Years86.8 85.0 % 31.4 % $33,786 58.2 % 18,056 13:1
42 East Lansing, MIPublic, 4 Years86.8 65.7 % 33.2 % $40,024 78.3 % 50,340 17:1
43 Las Vegas, NVPublic, 4 Years86.8 82.8 % 54.6 % $21,733 40.6 % 29,702 21:1
44 Norman, OKPublic, 4 Years86.7 70.8 % 41.2 % $24,444 67.5 % 27,918 18:1
45 San Diego, CAPublic, 4 Years86.7 34.6 % 24.1 % $19,340 73.3 % 34,688 29:1
46 Orlando, FLPublic, 4 Years86.7 50.0 % 36.8 % $22,467 68.9 % 64,088 30:1
47 Baton Rouge, LAPublic, 4 Years86.6 76.4 % 39.6 % $28,051 68.0 % 31,409 22:1
48 Clemson, SCPublic, 4 Years86.6 50.5 % 31.0 % $36,058 81.1 % 23,406 18:1
49 Fairbanks, AKPublic, 4 Years86.6 73.5 % 67.7 % $23,382 25.1 % 8,283 9:1
50 Durham, NHPublic, 4 Years86.5 75.9 % 18.8 % $32,637 77.8 % 15,188 18:1
51 Tampa, FLPublic, 4 Years86.5 46.6 % 30.4 % $17,324 67.5 % 42,861 22:1
52 Reno, NVPublic, 4 Years86.5 82.8 % 42.0 % $21,540 54.4 % 21,353 21:1
53 Salt Lake City, UTPublic, 4 Years86.5 76.4 % 32.9 % $28,127 65.1 % 31,860 16:1
54 Fayetteville, ARPublic, 4 Years86.5 63.2 % 36.5 % $24,308 64.5 % 27,194 18:1
55 Amherst, MAPublic, 4 Years86.5 59.7 % 19.2 % $33,477 76.1 % 30,037 18:1
56 Stony Brook, NYPublic, 4 Years86.4 40.7 % 20.6 % $26,767 72.4 % 25,734 17:1
57 Lafayette, LAPublic, 4 Years86.4 51.1 % 50.9 % $23,616 45.5 % 17,519 22:1
58 Mississippi State, MSPublic, 4 Years86.4 55.7 % 46.5 % $22,358 59.9 % 21,622 20:1
59 Columbia, SCPublic, 4 Years86.4 68.1 % 29.9 % $31,962 73.2 % 34,099 18:1
60 Riverside, CAPublic, 4 Years86.3 66.3 % 18.9 % $41,931 72.9 % 22,715 22:1
61 Buffalo, NYPublic, 4 Years86.3 59.4 % 26.6 % $27,068 74.4 % 30,184 13:1
62 Kansas City, MOPublic, 4 Years86.3 61.9 % 38.1 % $24,490 48.6 % 16,936 14:1
63 Houston, TXPublic, 4 Years86.3 58.5 % 38.4 % $22,066 50.7 % 43,774 21:1
64 Oxford, OHPublic, 4 Years86.3 65.4 % 19.5 % $32,750 78.4 % 19,697 15:1
65 Ames, IAPublic, 4 Years86.2 87.5 % 37.2 % $22,472 74.3 % 36,350 19:1
66 Lexington, KYPublic, 4 Years86.2 90.8 % 27.5 % $28,046 64.0 % 29,781 17:1
67 Burlington, VTPublic, 4 Years86.2 68.9 % 16.1 % $41,356 74.2 % 13,105 16:1
68 Columbia, MOPublic, 4 Years86.2 74.7 % 30.3 % $26,506 68.3 % 33,239 19:1
69 Louisville, KYPublic, 4 Years86.2 72.6 % 38.2 % $26,286 52.7 % 21,578 15:1
70 Vestal, NYPublic, 4 Years86.2 40.6 % 20.7 % $24,403 83.0 % 17,292 19:1
71 Grand Forks, NDPublic, 4 Years86.2 83.7 % 44.8 % $20,047 55.4 % 14,648 21:1
72 Bloomington, INPublic, 4 Years86.2 78.7 % 28.1 % $34,845 76.4 % 49,695 17:1
73 Newark, NJPublic, 4 Years86.2 65.3 % 15.7 % $30,026 66.2 % 12,321 16:1
74 Brookings, SDPublic, 4 Years86.2 90.8 % 48.4 % $11,689 53.0 % 12,600 17:1
75 Lubbock, TXPublic, 4 Years86.1 62.6 % 32.6 % $18,652 60.0 % 36,551 21:1
76 Pullman, WAPublic, 4 Years86.1 72.0 % 27.1 % $25,817 66.6 % 30,142 15:1
77 Albuquerque, NMPublic, 4 Years86.1 57.8 % 37.8 % $22,038 44.5 % 26,999 20:1
78 Newark, NJPublic, 4 Years86.1 59.3 % 25.6 % $31,918 60.5 % 11,317 17:1
79 Kingston, RIPublic, 4 Years86.1 72.8 % 21.3 % $30,042 62.8 % 17,822 17:1
80 Phoenix, AZPublic, 4 Years86.1 76.7 % 32.4 % $27,372 67.2 % 11,737 18:1
81 North Dartmouth, MAPublic, 4 Years86.1 76.0 % 21.9 % $28,285 48.3 % 8,647 16:1
82 Hattiesburg, MSPublic, 4 Years86.1 60.1 % 50.0 % $10,218 44.7 % 14,552 17:1
83 Syracuse, NYPublic, 4 Years86.1 54.2 % 36.6 % $18,193 74.6 % 2,186 12:1
84 Auburn, ALPublic, 4 Years86.1 80.5 % 30.8 % $29,640 75.0 % 28,290 19:1
85 Boulder, COPublic, 4 Years86.0 76.6 % 24.7 % $36,220 69.9 % 33,977 18:1
86 Houghton, MIPublic, 4 Years86.0 76.4 % 32.3 % $33,961 66.8 % 7,252 12:1
87 Tuscaloosa, ALPublic, 4 Years86.0 52.6 % 37.6 % $28,100 68.7 % 37,663 23:1
88 Birmingham, ALPublic, 4 Years86.0 58.1 % 36.8 % $19,032 53.1 % 19,535 16:1
89 Las Cruces, NMPublic, 4 Years86.0 59.6 % 40.6 % $21,022 44.6 % 14,852 16:1
90 Fort Collins, COPublic, 4 Years86.0 78.0 % 29.2 % $28,903 66.7 % 31,856 18:1
91 Stillwater, OKPublic, 4 Years86.0 74.5 % 42.8 % $23,776 62.7 % 25,622 20:1
92 Fairfax, VAPublic, 4 Years86.0 81.0 % 25.5 % $34,370 69.9 % 34,909 16:1
93 University, MSPublic, 4 Years86.0 78.3 % 28.3 % $23,564 59.8 % 23,610 18:1
94 Merced, CAPublic, 4 Years85.9 74.2 % 13.2 % $41,612 66.4 % 7,336 20:1
95 Denver, COPublic, 4 Years85.9 60.5 % 19.5 % $25,259 48.2 % 23,960 15:1
96 Boca Raton, FLPublic, 4 Years85.9 59.8 % 33.6 % $17,276 49.6 % 30,541 24:1
97 Edinburg, TXPublic, 4 Years85.9 63.9 % 61.7 % $17,547 41.2 % 27,560 19:1
98 Milwaukee, WIPublic, 4 Years85.9 73.3 % 42.6 % $20,844 40.1 % 25,601 18:1
99 Iowa City, IAPublic, 4 Years85.9 84.1 % 23.5 % $30,609 71.8 % 32,011 15:1
100 Pensacola, FLPublic, 4 Years85.9 40.8 % 42.0 % $18,658 48.8 % 12,966 22:1
Average86.9 60.3 % $29,374 69.3 % 29,194 18.0:1
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