2014 US Top 50 Colleges and Universities Tuition Comparison

In this page, we introduce the 2014 US Best 50 colleges and Universities compare tuition costs between them. (Ranking data from US News Department)

General information and comparison between 2014 us top 50
In US top 50 colleges and universities, 14 public and 37 private schools are included where Princeton University takes the first place and Harvard University is positioned on second. Next table shows academic information and general characteristics of the 2014 United States Top 50 colleges and universities.
Table. 2014 US Best 50 Colleges/Universities
RankNameLocationType PopulationStudent Faculty Ratio
1 Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ Private not-for-profit, Four or more years7,975 16.67 %
2 Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years28,147 14.29 %
3 Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT Private not-for-profit, Four or more years11,906 16.67 %
4 Columbia University in the City of New YorkNew York, NY Private not-for-profit, Four or more years26,471 16.67 %
5 Stanford UniversityStanford, CA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years18,519 8.33 %
5 University of ChicagoChicago, IL Private not-for-profit, Four or more years15,245 16.67 %
7 Duke UniversityDurham, NC Private not-for-profit, Four or more years15,386 14.29 %
7 Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years11,189 12.50 %
7 University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years24,725 16.67 %
10 California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years2,243 33.33 %
10 Dartmouth CollegeHanover, NH Private not-for-profit, Four or more years6,277 12.50 %
12 Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD Private not-for-profit, Four or more years20,871 10.00 %
12 Northwestern UniversityEvanston, IL Private not-for-profit, Four or more years21,215 14.29 %
14 Brown UniversityProvidence, RI Private not-for-profit, Four or more years8,885 12.50 %
14 Washington University in St LouisSaint Louis, MO Private not-for-profit, Four or more years13,952 14.29 %
16 Cornell UniversityIthaca, NY Private not-for-profit, Four or more years21,424 8.33 %
17 Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, TN Private not-for-profit, Four or more years12,710 12.50 %
18 Rice UniversityHouston, TX Private not-for-profit, Four or more years6,484 11.11 %
18 University of Notre DameNotre Dame, IN Private not-for-profit, Four or more years12,126 10.00 %
20 Emory UniversityAtlanta, GA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years14,236 12.50 %
20 Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC Private not-for-profit, Four or more years17,357 9.09 %
20 University of California-BerkeleyBerkeley, CA Public, Four or more years35,893 5.88 %
23 Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh, PA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years11,978 7.69 %
23 University of California-Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA Public, Four or more years39,945 6.25 %
23 University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years39,958 11.11 %
23 Strayer University-VirginiaArlington, VA Private for-profit, Four or more years8,991 3.57 %
23 Wake Forest UniversityWinston Salem, NC Private not-for-profit, Four or more years7,432 9.09 %
28 Tufts UniversityMedford, MA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years10,837 11.11 %
28 University of Michigan-Ann ArborAnn Arbor, MI Public, Four or more years43,426 8.33 %
30 University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC Public, Four or more years29,278 7.14 %
31 Boston CollegeChestnut Hill, MA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years14,605 6.67 %
32 Brandeis UniversityWaltham, MA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years5,808 10.00 %
32 College of William and MaryWilliamsburg, VA Public, Four or more years8,258 8.33 %
32 New York UniversityNew York, NY Private not-for-profit, Four or more years44,516 10.00 %
32 University of RochesterRochester, NY Private not-for-profit, Four or more years10,510 10.00 %
36 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main CampusAtlanta, GA Public, Four or more years21,557 5.56 %
37 Case Western Reserve UniversityCleveland, OH Private not-for-profit, Four or more years10,026 10.00 %
37 Pennsylvania State University-Main CampusUniversity Park, PA Public, Four or more years45,783 5.88 %
39 University of California-DavisDavis, CA Public, Four or more years32,354 5.88 %
39 University of California-San DiegoLa Jolla, CA Public, Four or more years28,294 5.26 %
41 Boston UniversityBoston, MA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years32,603 7.69 %
41 Lehigh UniversityBethlehem, PA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years7,080 10.00 %
41 Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroy, NY Private not-for-profit, Four or more years6,658 6.67 %
41 University of California-Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, CA Public, Four or more years21,927 5.88 %
41 University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignChampaign, IL Public, Four or more years44,520 5.00 %
41 University of Wisconsin-MadisonMadison, WI Public, Four or more years42,269 5.56 %
47 University of MiamiCoral Gables, FL Private not-for-profit, Four or more years16,172 9.09 %
47 Yeshiva UniversityNew York, NY Private not-for-profit, Four or more years6,740 16.67 %
49 Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years27,694 7.69 %
49 University of California-IrvineIrvine, CA Public, Four or more years27,479 5.26 %
49 University of FloridaGainesville, FL Public, Four or more years49,913 4.76 %

Tuition comparison between 2014 US Best 50 colleges
Below section describes the tuition and other costs for each 2014 US top 50 schools. You can analyze and compare tuition cost between them with tables and charts. In addition you can compare tuition and financial aids for the schools including statistical data for living costs, grants, and loans at 2014 US Top 50 schools tuition comparing page.
Tuition and Fees - Undergraduate
The average undergraduate school tuition for the 2014 US Top 50 colleges is $ 10,359 for in-state students and $ 38,292 for out-of-state students.
Table. 2014 US Best 50 College Tuition and Fees - Undergraduate
In-StateOut-Of-State
TuitionFeesBooksTuitionFeesBooks
Princeton University $ 38,650$ 887$ 1,200 $ 38,650$ 887$ 1,200
Harvard University $ 37,576$ 3,290$ 1,000 $ 37,576$ 3,290$ 1,000
Yale University $ 42,300$ 0$ 3,300 $ 42,300$ 0$ 3,300
Columbia University in the City of New York $ 45,028$ 2,218$ 1,040 $ 45,028$ 2,218$ 1,040
Stanford University $ 41,250$ 975$ 1,500 $ 41,250$ 975$ 1,500
University of Chicago $ 43,581$ 993$ 1,350 $ 43,581$ 993$ 1,350
Duke University $ 42,308$ 1,315$ 1,350 $ 42,308$ 1,315$ 1,350
Massachusetts Institute of Technology $ 41,770$ 280$ 1,000 $ 41,770$ 280$ 1,000
University of Pennsylvania $ 39,088$ 4,650$ 1,210 $ 39,088$ 4,650$ 1,210
California Institute of Technology $ 38,085$ 1,503$ 1,323 $ 38,085$ 1,503$ 1,323
Dartmouth College $ 43,782$ 1,260$ 1,980 $ 43,782$ 1,260$ 1,980
Johns Hopkins University $ 43,390$ 0$ 1,200 $ 43,390$ 0$ 1,200
Northwestern University $ 43,380$ 399$ 1,842 $ 43,380$ 399$ 1,842
Brown University $ 42,808$ 950$ 1,360 $ 42,808$ 950$ 1,360
Washington University in St Louis $ 42,500$ 1,205$ 1,110 $ 42,500$ 1,205$ 1,110
Cornell University $ 43,185$ 228$ 820 $ 43,185$ 228$ 820
Vanderbilt University $ 41,088$ 1,030$ 1,370 $ 41,088$ 1,030$ 1,370
Rice University $ 36,610$ 682$ 800 $ 36,610$ 682$ 800
University of Notre Dame $ 42,464$ 507$ 950 $ 42,464$ 507$ 950
Emory University $ 42,400$ 580$ 1,100 $ 42,400$ 580$ 1,100
Georgetown University $ 42,360$ 510$ 1,200 $ 42,360$ 510$ 1,200
University of California-Berkeley $ 11,220$ 1,654$ 1,213 $ 34,098$ 1,654$ 1,213
Carnegie Mellon University $ 44,880$ 880$ 1,000 $ 44,880$ 880$ 1,000
University of California-Los Angeles $ 11,220$ 1,472$ 1,521 $ 34,098$ 1,472$ 1,521
University of Southern California $ 43,722$ 741$ 1,500 $ 43,722$ 741$ 1,500
Strayer University-Virginia $ 14,850$ 135$ 2,350 $ 14,850$ 135$ 2,350
Wake Forest University $ 42,700$ 500$ 1,100 $ 42,700$ 500$ 1,100
Tufts University $ 43,688$ 978$ 800 $ 43,688$ 978$ 800
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor $ 13,625$ 194$ 1,048 $ 40,302$ 194$ 1,048
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $ 5,823$ 1,870$ 1,182 $ 26,575$ 1,870$ 1,182
Boston College $ 43,140$ 738$ 1,000 $ 43,140$ 738$ 1,000
Brandeis University $ 42,390$ 1,462$ 1,000 $ 42,390$ 1,462$ 1,000
College of William and Mary $ 8,677$ 4,893$ 1,200 $ 31,860$ 5,484$ 1,200
New York University $ 40,878$ 2,326$ 1,070 $ 40,878$ 2,326$ 1,070
University of Rochester $ 42,890$ 776$ 1,290 $ 42,890$ 776$ 1,290
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus $ 7,718$ 2,380$ 1,200 $ 27,022$ 2,380$ 1,200
Case Western Reserve University $ 40,120$ 370$ 1,200 $ 40,120$ 370$ 1,200
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus $ 15,562$ 882$ 1,568 $ 27,864$ 882$ 1,568
University of California-Davis $ 11,220$ 2,657$ 1,602 $ 34,098$ 2,657$ 1,602
University of California-San Diego $ 11,220$ 1,997$ 1,474 $ 34,098$ 1,997$ 1,474
Boston University $ 42,400$ 594$ 1,000 $ 42,400$ 594$ 1,000
Lehigh University $ 41,920$ 300$ 1,000 $ 41,920$ 300$ 1,000
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute $ 43,350$ 1,125$ 1,120 $ 43,350$ 1,125$ 1,120
University of California-Santa Barbara $ 11,220$ 2,451$ 1,428 $ 34,098$ 2,451$ 1,428
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $ 12,603$ 2,886$ 1,200 $ 28,230$ 2,886$ 1,200
University of Wisconsin-Madison $ 9,273$ 1,105$ 1,190 $ 25,523$ 1,105$ 1,190
University of Miami $ 39,980$ 1,240$ 2,400 $ 39,980$ 1,240$ 2,400
Yeshiva University $ 35,500$ 1,000$ 1,224 $ 35,500$ 1,000$ 1,224
Northeastern University $ 39,320$ 416$ 1,000 $ 39,320$ 416$ 1,000
University of California-Irvine $ 11,220$ 1,902$ 1,567 $ 34,098$ 1,902$ 1,567
University of Florida $ 4,425$ 1,718$ 1,080 $ 25,641$ 2,779$ 1,080

Tuition and Fees - Graduate
The average graduate school tuition for the 2014 US Best 50 colleges is $ 11,760 for in-state students and $ 33,928 for out-of-state students.
Table. 2014 US Best 50 College Tuition and Fees - Graduate
In-StateOut-Of-State
TuitionFeesBooksTuitionFeesBooks
Princeton University $ 38,650$ 1,850$ 1,200 $ 38,650$ 1,850$ 1,200
Harvard University $ 37,576$ 930$ 1,000 $ 37,576$ 930$ 1,000
Yale University $ 35,500$ 0$ 3,300 $ 35,500$ 0$ 3,300
Columbia University in the City of New York $ 36,688$ 1,692$ 1,040 $ 36,688$ 1,692$ 1,040
Stanford University $ 41,250$ 537$ 1,500 $ 41,250$ 537$ 1,500
University of Chicago $ 45,900$ 930$ 1,350 $ 45,900$ 930$ 1,350
Duke University $ 42,805$ 762$ 1,350 $ 42,805$ 762$ 1,350
Massachusetts Institute of Technology $ 41,770$ 2,260$ 1,000 $ 41,770$ 2,260$ 1,000
University of Pennsylvania $ 27,700$ 2,408$ 1,210 $ 27,700$ 2,408$ 1,210
California Institute of Technology $ 38,085$ 1,395$ 1,323 $ 38,085$ 1,395$ 1,323
Dartmouth College $ 43,782$ 100$ 1,980 $ 43,782$ 100$ 1,980
Johns Hopkins University $ 43,390$ 0$ 1,200 $ 43,390$ 0$ 1,200
Northwestern University $ 43,380$ 312$ 1,842 $ 43,380$ 312$ 1,842
Brown University $ 42,808$ 788$ 1,360 $ 42,808$ 788$ 1,360
Washington University in St Louis $ 42,500$ 780$ 1,110 $ 42,500$ 780$ 1,110
Cornell University $ 29,500$ 81$ 820 $ 29,500$ 81$ 820
Vanderbilt University $ 41,492$ 404$ 1,370 $ 41,492$ 404$ 1,370
Rice University $ 30,810$ 528$ 800 $ 30,810$ 528$ 800
University of Notre Dame $ 42,350$ 465$ 950 $ 42,350$ 465$ 950
Emory University $ 35,800$ 3,114$ 1,100 $ 35,800$ 3,114$ 1,100
Georgetown University $ 40,320$ 360$ 1,200 $ 40,320$ 360$ 1,200
University of California-Berkeley $ 11,220$ 1,654$ 1,213 $ 26,322$ 1,654$ 1,213
Carnegie Mellon University $ 37,950$ 664$ 1,000 $ 37,950$ 664$ 1,000
University of California-Los Angeles $ 11,220$ 1,346$ 1,521 $ 26,322$ 1,346$ 1,521
University of Southern California $ 35,352$ 2,148$ 1,500 $ 35,352$ 2,148$ 1,500
Strayer University-Virginia $ 20,250$ 54$ 2,350 $ 20,250$ 54$ 2,350
Wake Forest University $ 33,174$ 330$ 1,100 $ 33,174$ 330$ 1,100
Tufts University $ 42,856$ 730$ 800 $ 42,856$ 730$ 800
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor $ 19,240$ 194$ 1,048 $ 38,882$ 194$ 1,048
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $ 7,834$ 1,855$ 1,182 $ 23,924$ 1,855$ 1,182
Boston College $ 23,256$ 90$ 1,000 $ 23,256$ 90$ 1,000
Brandeis University $ 42,094$ 70$ 1,000 $ 42,094$ 70$ 1,000
College of William and Mary $ 6,779$ 4,625$ 1,200 $ 20,608$ 5,182$ 1,200
New York University $ 34,488$ 2,332$ 1,070 $ 34,488$ 2,332$ 1,070
University of Rochester $ 32,160$ 500$ 1,290 $ 32,160$ 500$ 1,290
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus $ 10,584$ 2,380$ 1,200 $ 26,860$ 2,380$ 1,200
Case Western Reserve University $ 37,120$ 26$ 1,200 $ 37,120$ 26$ 1,200
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus $ 17,670$ 882$ 1,568 $ 30,374$ 882$ 1,568
University of California-Davis $ 11,220$ 1,887$ 1,602 $ 26,322$ 1,887$ 1,602
University of California-San Diego $ 11,220$ 1,514$ 1,474 $ 26,322$ 1,514$ 1,474
Boston University $ 42,400$ 434$ 1,000 $ 42,400$ 434$ 1,000
Lehigh University $ 22,680$ 0$ 1,000 $ 22,680$ 0$ 1,000
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute $ 43,350$ 1,949$ 1,120 $ 43,350$ 1,949$ 1,120
University of California-Santa Barbara $ 11,220$ 1,737$ 1,428 $ 26,322$ 1,737$ 1,428
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $ 13,726$ 2,886$ 1,200 $ 26,274$ 2,886$ 1,200
University of Wisconsin-Madison $ 10,728$ 1,105$ 1,190 $ 24,054$ 1,105$ 1,190
University of Miami $ 29,880$ 904$ 2,400 $ 29,880$ 904$ 2,400
Yeshiva University $ 25,602$ 156$ 1,224 $ 25,602$ 156$ 1,224
Northeastern University $ 29,424$ 256$ 1,000 $ 29,424$ 256$ 1,000
University of California-Irvine $ 11,220$ 1,742$ 1,567 $ 26,322$ 1,742$ 1,567
University of Florida $ 10,770$ 1,820$ 1,080 $ 27,335$ 2,648$ 1,080

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