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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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In-state tuition and fees:
$6,744 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$15,024 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
13,658
Setting:
suburban
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U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

The University of Southern Mississippi has two campuses: a main location in Hattiesburg and a complex in Long Beach. About 10 percent of students join Greek life.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,878 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$19,497 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
25,761
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

University of Texas--Arlington was established in 1895 as a public institution. University of Texas--Arlington follows a other-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,018 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$17,639 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
19,217
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

A public institution, University of Texas--El Paso was founded in 1913.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,737 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$19,454 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
25,979
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

University of Texas--San Antonio has a total undergraduate enrollment of 25,979, with a gender distribution of 53 percent male students and 47 percent female students. At this school, 12 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 88 percent of students live off campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,054 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$18,174 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
16,837
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Founded in 1872, University of Toledo is a public institution. University of Toledo follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,357 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$18,625 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
10,332
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

The University of West Florida is a state school about 10 miles from downtown Pensacola. The university also has several coastal locations, including the Fort Walton Beach Campus.

In-state tuition and fees:
$9,882 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$19,610 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
24,175
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

At the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee (UWM), students can get involved by joining more than 300 clubs on campus, or by visiting the museums, theaters, and zoo in the city. Notable UWM alumni include Golda Meir, who founded the state of Israel, and Jim Rygiel, who won three Oscars for digital effects of the Lord of the Rings movies.

In-state tuition and fees:
$11,968 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$25,768 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
19,342
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Located in Midtown Detroit, Wayne State University offers more than 400 academic programs, 200 student organizations, Division II sports, and many city attractions. Notable Wayne State graduates include the first African-American woman elected to the Senate.
 

In-state tuition and fees:
$6,927 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$14,961 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
12,192
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Students at Wichita State University (WSU), which is located in Kansas, are called Shockers because students used to earn money by harvesting or “shocking” wheat. Today, WSU students spend time playing Division I sports and participating in more than 200 campus organizations.

In-state tuition and fees:
$8,542 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,546 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
13,143
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Founded in 1964, Wright State University is a public institution. Wright State University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$19,300 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
683
Setting:
suburban
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

Alliant International University is a private institution that was founded in 1969. The student-faculty ratio at Alliant International University is 10:1.

Setting:
urban
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

Argosy University

Orange, CA

Argosy University was established as a proprietary institution.

Tuition and fees:
$25,713 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
93
Setting:
urban
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

California Institute of Integral Studies was founded as a private institution.

Tuition and fees:
$11,952 (2012-13)
Setting:
urban
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

Capella University

Minneapolis, MN

Founded in 1993, Capella University is a proprietary institution. Capella University follows a quarter-based academic calendar.

Tuition and fees:
$11,517 (2012-13)
Setting:
city
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

Colorado Technical University

Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Technical University is a proprietary institution that was founded in 1965.

Setting:
suburban
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

Northcentral University

Prescott Valley, AZ

Northcentral University was established in 1996 as a proprietary institution. Northcentral University follows a continuous-based academic calendar.

Tuition and fees:
$6,120 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
8,714
Setting:
city
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

Trident University International was founded as a proprietary institution.

Setting:
urban
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

Founded in 1964, Union Institute and University is a private institution. Union Institute and University follows a trimester-based academic calendar.

Setting:
urban
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

University of Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ

University of Phoenix is a proprietary institution.

Tuition and fees:
$13,830 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
8,695
Setting:
urban
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

Walden University

Minneapolis, MN

Walden University was established in 1970 as a proprietary institution. Walden University follows a other-based academic calendar.

Tuition and fees:
$9,710 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
8,133
Setting:
suburban
Unranked Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking.

Wilmington University

New Castle, DE

A private institution, Wilmington University was founded in 1967.

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