Smaller Class Size and More Opportunities

RankCollege NameStudent Population (undergraduate)Number of FacultiesStudent to Faculty RatioTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateSAT Score
1Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
4,3611,6813 to 1$55,8784.1%96%-
8Yale University
New Haven, CT
4,7033,4604 to 1$59,9505.3%97%1,530
3Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
4,7741,2054 to 1$56,0104.4%98%1,515
2Stanford University
Stanford, CA
6,3664,2244 to 1$56,1694.0%96%1,520
5University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
7,0562,8675 to 1$62,2416.5%96%1,545
4Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
8,5272,4555 to 1$55,5874.0%97%1,530
18Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA
6,6221,6485 to 1$58,92413.5%93%1,520
72United States Air Force Academy
USAF Academy, CO
4,3072326 to 1-12.4%86%1,349
11Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
8,5592,6656 to 1$60,7687.0%95%1,520
23Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
6,3313,9216 to 1$58,7207.5%95%-
6Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY
8,1486,2296 to 1$63,5304.1%97%1,520
1School of Visual Arts
New York, NY
3,1929926 to 1$45,00071.3%74%1,252
10Duke University
Durham, NC
6,7174,3056 to 1$60,2445.9%96%1,513
7University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
11,1552,5366 to 1$61,7105.9%96%1,525
12Brown University
Providence, RI
6,7929956 to 1$62,3045.5%96%1,515
14Rice University
Houston, TX
4,0768476 to 1$52,8959.5%92%1,530
21Washington University in St Louis
Saint Louis, MO
7,6532,1797 to 1$58,86613.0%93%1,530
13Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
4,1708917 to 1$60,8706.2%94%1,500
70United States Military Academy
West Point, NY
4,536-7 to 1-10.7%84%1,320
430University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT
4,5217908 to 1$44,88578.8%59%1,175
1061University of the District of Columbia
Washington, DC
3,3856218 to 1$13,0040.0%25%-
36Tulane University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA
8,5371,9018 to 1$60,8149.6%86%1,435
54United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
4,5943348 to 1-8.5%91%1,310
2Baker College
Owosso, MI
5,6801,1018 to 1$12,42041.0%21%-
25New York University
New York, NY
27,4449,9528 to 1$56,50013.0%87%1,510
15Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
7,0571,5248 to 1$56,9667.1%93%1,525
210University of Richmond
University of Richmond, VA
3,3236278 to 1$58,57028.8%89%-
1294Aspen University
Phoenix, AZ
6,3993768 to 1$5,1100.0%--
27University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
19,7863,7089 to 1$61,50312.5%92%1,475
33Emory University
Atlanta, GA
7,0102,5689 to 1$55,46813.1%90%1,480
19University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
8,8741,3709 to 1$58,84315.1%96%1,480
3Berklee College of Music
Boston, MA
6,0048319 to 1$46,80055.2%67%-
82Saint Louis University
Saint Louis, MO
7,7231,7419 to 1$48,82470.1%80%1,325
67Colgate University
Hamilton, NY
3,0423569 to 1$61,96617.2%90%1,425
17Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
14,7432,0139 to 1$61,0158.7%94%1,505
491Ithaca College
Ithaca, NY
4,9576469 to 1$46,76077.7%77%-
354The New School
New York, NY
6,3992,0409 to 1$52,49466.3%70%-
4Pratt Institute-Main
Brooklyn, NY
3,1221,0479 to 1$55,59067.9%71%1,300
115Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA
3,6954159 to 1$59,80234.5%88%1,373
58Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA
5,2036369 to 1$57,47046.0%87%1,408
872Wayland Baptist University
Plainview, TX
3,0153669 to 1$22,00480.8%25%-
5Renton Technical College
Renton, WA
3,2142019 to 1$6,1310.0%57%-
269Azusa Pacific University
Azusa, CA
4,4981,07210 to 1$41,51094.1%72%1,116
76Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA
6,6731,02410 to 1$53,52645.8%79%1,335
116Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL
3,122-10 to 1$50,49066.1%71%1,320
42Boston University
Boston, MA
16,8723,94610 to 1$59,81618.7%89%1,440
81Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
3,49354710 to 1$60,00639.1%88%1,450
32Tufts University
Medford, MA
6,1141,42610 to 1$63,00011.4%94%1,495
219Rider University
Lawrenceville, NJ
3,63048710 to 1$35,85082.0%61%1,160
517Long Island University
Brookville, NY
10,4031,03310 to 1$39,29093.3%47%1,210
114Molloy College
Rockville Centre, NY
3,51068610 to 1$34,31079.3%70%1,215
64University of Rochester
Rochester, NY
6,5212,78410 to 1$59,37840.6%86%1,445
246Seattle University
Seattle, WA
4,24467610 to 1$49,33582.1%75%1,225
109University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, AK
5,85054411 to 1$21,38464.7%38%1,235
69Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
5,60885811 to 1$55,86054.0%91%1,410
145University of Denver
Denver, CO
5,6991,51311 to 1$54,81963.6%76%1,295
390Regis University
Denver, CO
3,19776711 to 1$39,61081.4%62%1,150
92American University
Washington, DC
7,9531,53111 to 1$53,33464.1%79%1,360
398The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC
3,05567411 to 1$52,15686.0%74%-
26Georgetown University
Washington, DC
7,3572,21811 to 1$59,95712.0%95%1,480
786St. Thomas University
Miami Gardens, FL
3,67067111 to 1$32,94070.9%41%960
1160Governors State University
University Park, IL
3,02256011 to 1$17,62052.1%16%945
871Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
3,06865511 to 1$31,49392.3%40%990
290Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Carbondale, IL
8,2991,18911 to 1$15,24095.2%45%1,045
608Upper Iowa University
Fayette, IA
3,07741211 to 1$33,60964.9%39%960
106Bentley University
Waltham, MA
4,06142311 to 1$54,91060.9%88%1,327
195Hope College
Holland, MI
3,06132811 to 1$36,65092.4%81%1,215
57University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
31,3298,27411 to 1$53,23220.2%94%-
576Manhattan College
Riverdale, NY
3,35246411 to 1$47,22074.8%77%-
258New York Institute of Technology
Old Westbury, NY
3,47386011 to 1$39,76080.4%56%1,210
351Touro College
New York, NY
5,5201,24211 to 1$20,75077.0%62%-
84Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC
5,4412,25811 to 1$59,77025.2%90%-
78Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH
5,4301,46211 to 1$54,53230.2%84%1,470
248Xavier University
Cincinnati, OH
5,27279511 to 1$42,46084.0%75%1,185
461University of Portland
Portland, OR
3,55951811 to 1$49,86481.2%81%1,263
122Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA
14,6162,19311 to 1$57,13682.6%78%1,310
306Saint Joseph's University
Philadelphia, PA
4,29957511 to 1$47,94083.1%83%1,215
66Villanova University
Villanova, PA
7,0371,11811 to 1$59,02025.2%91%1,420
282Providence College
Providence, RI
4,29848011 to 1$55,98858.0%89%1,225
154Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX
6,8271,14611 to 1$60,23653.1%82%1,425
80William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA
6,23686011 to 1$47,03836.5%91%1,440
193Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA
4,85274111 to 1$48,47076.2%85%1,295
6Green River College
Auburn, WA
7,49336611 to 1$4,7940.0%38%-
7Madison Area Technical College
Madison, WI
13,0211,10611 to 1$6,7690.0%24%-
223Concordia University-Wisconsin
Mequon, WI
3,09460911 to 1$31,95268.6%59%-
125Samford University
Birmingham, AL
3,57647712 to 1$35,36083.9%79%1,195
127Chapman University
Orange, CA
7,4041,17512 to 1$58,63460.4%80%1,310
708University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
5,8521,10812 to 1$53,47270.9%76%1,290
8Goodwin University
East Hartford, CT
3,21325012 to 1$21,1980.0%38%-
224Fairfield University
Fairfield, CT
4,35461812 to 1$52,87055.8%84%1,305
1079Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, CT
7,4401,03912 to 1$25,28682.9%52%-
600Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT
4,64059012 to 1$25,18584.9%53%-
1069Wilmington University
New Castle, DE
9,4211,55012 to 1$11,7600.0%23%-
651Howard University
Washington, DC
7,8571,16512 to 1$28,91635.3%64%1,185
55University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
11,3341,73412 to 1$54,76028.5%84%1,380
9Rasmussen University-Florida
Ocala, FL
9,0111,25712 to 1$11,7070.0%34%-
766Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, IL
5,22052812 to 1$22,15562.1%21%-
557Butler University
Indianapolis, IN
4,49245312 to 1$43,40080.6%84%1,245
386Indiana University-South Bend
South Bend, IN
4,37541212 to 1$20,93488.9%38%1,085
1113University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME
6,09883312 to 1$23,90487.0%34%1,113