National University Rankings

National University Methodology

Schools in the National Universities category, such as the University of Chicago and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, offer a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master's and Ph.D. programs. These colleges also are committed to producing groundbreaking research.

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U.S. News rank School Tuition and Fees Total enrollment Fall 2012 acceptance rate Average freshman retention rate 6-year graduation rate Classes with fewer than 20 students SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile
#47 Overall Score: 63 out of 100. University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

$42,852 16,172 39.7% 91% 81%
#47 Overall Score: 63 out of 100. Yeshiva University

New York, NY

$37,600 6,753 84.0% 91% 89%
#49 Overall Score: 62 out of 100. Northeastern University

Boston, MA

$41,686 20,447 31.9% 94% 79%
#49 Overall Score: 62 out of 100. University of California—​Irvine

Irvine, CA

in-state: $14,688, out-of-state: $37,566 27,479 42.4% 94% 86%
#49 Overall Score: 62 out of 100. University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

in-state: $6,263, out-of-state: $28,541 49,913 44.1% 96% 85%
#52 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. George Washington University

Washington, DC

$47,343 25,653 33.1% 93% 80%
#52 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Ohio State University—​Columbus

Columbus, OH

in-state: $10,037, out-of-state: $25,757 56,387 64.0% 93% 82%
#52 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. Tulane University

New Orleans, LA

$46,930 13,486 27.3% 90% 75%
#52 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

in-state: $9,790, out-of-state: $33,824 52,186 46.8% 92% 79%
#52 Overall Score: 61 out of 100. University of Washington

Seattle, WA

in-state: $12,383, out-of-state: $29,938 42,568 59.2% 93% 80%

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