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Tuition and fees:
$43,498 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
4,503
Setting:
urban
#1

Though the Massachusetts Institute of Technology may be best known for its math, science, and engineering education, this private research university also offers architecture, humanities, management, and social science programs. The school is located in Cambridge, Mass., just across the Charles River from downtown Boston.

Tuition and fees:
$46,962 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
6,279
Setting:
urban
#2

Carnegie Mellon University, a private institution in Pittsburgh, Pa., is the country’s only school founded by industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. The school specializes in academic areas including engineering, business, computer science, and fine arts.

Tuition and fees:
$45,890 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
9,682
Setting:
urban
#3

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

Founded by Benjamin Franklin, the University of Pennsylvania is a private institution in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. Students can study in one of four schools that grant undergraduate degrees: Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Wharton.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,992 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$28,794 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
30,147
Setting:
city
#4

A public institution, Purdue University--West Lafayette was founded in 1869. Purdue University--West Lafayette offers a Greek system, where 8 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 10 percent is involved in a fraternity.

In-state tuition and fees:
$12,864 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$35,742 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
25,774
Setting:
urban
#5

The University of California—Berkeley overlooks the San Francisco Bay in Berkeley, Calif. Students at this public school have more than 700 organizations to get involved in, including more than 55 fraternity and sorority chapters.

Tuition and fees:
$44,848 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
22,498
Setting:
urban
#6

New York University

New York, NY

Founded in 1831, New York University is a private institution. New York University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$10,650 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$29,954 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
14,527
Setting:
urban
#7

Georgia Institute of Technology is a public institution that was founded in 1885. The school has 41.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Georgia Institute of Technology is 18:1.

In-state tuition and fees:
$13,819 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$40,496 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
27,979
Setting:
city
#8

University of Michigan--Ann Arbor was established in 1817 as a public institution. University of Michigan--Ann Arbor follows a trimester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered most selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,263 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$28,541 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
32,776
Setting:
suburban
#9

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

A public institution, University of Florida was founded in 1853. University of Florida offers a Greek system, where 19.3 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 18.7 percent is involved in a fraternity.

In-state tuition and fees:
$10,209 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$32,350 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
32,371
Setting:
city
#10

Indiana University--Bloomington has a total undergraduate enrollment of 32,371, with a gender distribution of 49.3 percent male students and 50.7 percent female students. At this school, 38 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 62 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,790 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$33,824 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
39,955
Setting:
city
#10

Founded in 1883, University of Texas--Austin is a public institution. University of Texas--Austin follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.

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