50 U.S. Universities Ranked In Top World University Rankings For Year 2018

50 U.S. Universities Ranked In Top World University Rankings For Year 2018
50 U.S. Universities are ranked in the top 150 world university rankings that announced by Times Higher Education (THE) for year 2018. CalTech (California Institute of Technology, CIT) and Stanford University are ranked in 3rd place which is the highest rank of U.S. universities where two U.K. universities, University of Oxford and University of Cambridge, take the first and second places.

Academic Factors Comparison Between US Colleges In World University Ranking

25 public and 25 private schools are ranked in the top World University Ranking in 2018. The average acceptance ratio of the schools is 30.00% where Stanford University has the tightest acceptance ratio of 5% and Arizona State University-Tempe has the highest ratio of 83%. Total 1,501,263 students are enrolled into one of colleges in top World University Ranking where Ohio State University-Main Campus has the largest population with 59,482 students and California Institute of Technology has the smallest with 2,240 students. The average graduation rate is 88.54% and the average students to faculty ratio is 12.48:1 at those colleges.
Next table shows the academic information and key facts of the U.S. Universities in top World University Ranking including acceptance ratio, graduation rates, student population, and students to faculty ratio.
Table. U.S. Universities Ranked In Top World University Ranking
RankName Acceptance RatesGraduation RatesPopulationStudent-Faculty Ratio
3 California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA
8%94%2,240 3:1 (33.33 %)
3 Stanford University
Stanford, CA
5%94%17,184 10:1 (10.00 %)
5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
8%93%11,376 3:1 (33.33 %)
6 Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
5%97%29,908 7:1 (14.29 %)
7 Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
7%97%8,181 5:1 (20.00 %)
9 University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
8%94%15,775 6:1 (16.67 %)
10 University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
9%95%24,960 6:1 (16.67 %)
12 Yale University
New Haven, CT
6%98%12,458 6:1 (16.67 %)
13 Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
13%92%23,917 10:1 (10.00 %)
14 Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY
7%94%29,372 6:1 (16.67 %)
15 University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
18%91%43,548 17:1 (5.88 %)
17 Duke University
Durham, NC
11%95%15,735 7:1 (14.29 %)
18 University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
17%92%40,154 18:1 (5.56 %)
19 Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
14%94%22,319 9:1 (11.11 %)
20 Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
11%94%21,823 7:1 (14.29 %)
21 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
29%91%44,718 12:1 (8.33 %)
24 Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA
22%90%13,258 10:1 (10.00 %)
25 University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA
45%84%45,591 17:1 (5.88 %)
27 New York University
New York, NY
32%85%50,550 10:1 (10.00 %)
31 University of California-San Diego
La Jolla, CA
36%87%34,979 19:1 (5.26 %)
33 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Atlanta, GA
26%86%26,839 20:1 (5.00 %)
37 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL
60%85%46,951 20:1 (5.00 %)
43 University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI
53%85%42,582 18:1 (5.56 %)
49 The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
40%81%51,331 18:1 (5.56 %)
50 Brown University
Providence, RI
9%96%9,781 7:1 (14.29 %)
50 Washington University in St Louis
Saint Louis, MO
17%94%15,047 8:1 (12.50 %)
53 University of California-Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
36%82%24,346 18:1 (5.56 %)
54 University of California-Davis
Davis, CA
42%85%36,460 20:1 (5.00 %)
56 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN
44%78%51,579 17:1 (5.88 %)
56 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
27%91%29,468 13:1 (7.69 %)
60 Purdue University-Main Campus
West Lafayette, IN
56%76%41,513 12:1 (8.33 %)
66 University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
17%92%43,871 9:1 (11.11 %)
69 University of Maryland-College Park
College Park, MD
48%86%39,083 17:1 (5.88 %)
70 Boston University
Boston, MA
29%87%32,695 10:1 (10.00 %)
70 Ohio State University-Main Campus
Columbus, OH
54%84%59,482 19:1 (5.26 %)
77 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
University Park, PA
56%86%47,789 16:1 (6.25 %)
83 Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
66%78%50,340 17:1 (5.88 %)
86 Rice University
Houston, TX
15%93%6,855 6:1 (16.67 %)
89 Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
11%97%6,409 7:1 (14.29 %)
98 Emory University
Atlanta, GA
25%91%14,067 9:1 (11.11 %)
99 University of California-Irvine
Irvine, CA
41%87%32,754 18:1 (5.56 %)
100 University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO
77%70%33,977 18:1 (5.56 %)
100 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
Pittsburgh, PA
55%81%28,664 15:1 (6.67 %)
105 Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
11%92%12,587 8:1 (12.50 %)
113 University of Virginia-Main Campus
Charlottesville, VA
30%94%23,898 15:1 (6.67 %)
117 Indiana University-Bloomington
Bloomington, IN
79%76%49,695 17:1 (5.88 %)
123 Georgetown University
Washington, DC
17%94%18,525 11:1 (9.09 %)
126 Arizona State University-Tempe
Tempe, AZ
83%67%51,869 23:1 (4.35 %)
143 University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
46%87%52,367 20:1 (5.00 %)
150 University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
19%95%12,393 10:1 (10.00 %)
Average30.00%88.54%1,501,263 (Total) 12.48:1 (8.01 %)

U.S. Universities Ranked In Top World University Ranking 2018 Tuition & Fees Comparison and 2019 Estimated Costs

Next table lists 2017-2018 tuition & fees and compares the costs between U.S. Universities Ranked In Top World University Ranking. The 2017-2018 costs are officially published by IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education. The estimated costs for year 2018-2019 are calculated and estimated based on each school's tuition rates last year.

For the undergraduate programs, the average tuition & fees of best US Colleges In World University Ranking schools is $43,821 where Columbia University in the City of New York has the most expensive costs with $57,208 and University of Minnesota-Twin Cities has the lowest amount of tuition with with $26,603. The average graduate tuition & fees of U.S. Universities Ranked In Top World University Ranking is $38,769 where University of Chicago has the highest tuition with $57,000 and The University of Texas at Austin has the lowest amount of tuition with with $22,178.
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Table. U.S. Universities Ranked In Top World University Ranking 2018 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees Comparison and 2019 Estimation
RankSchool Name 2018 Tuition & Fees2019 Estimated Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
3California Institute of Technology $49,908$52,353
3Stanford University $49,617$51,352
5Massachusetts Institute of Technology $49,892$51,374
6Harvard University $48,949$50,898
7Princeton University $47,140$49,054
9University of Chicago $56,034$59,816
10University of Pennsylvania $53,534$55,687
12Yale University $51,400$53,394
13Johns Hopkins University $52,170$53,991
14Columbia University in the City of New York $57,208$59,444
15University of California-Los Angeles $13,261$41,275 $13,611$43,019
17Duke University $53,500$55,832
18University of California-Berkeley $14,170$42,184 $14,863$44,276
19Cornell University $52,853$54,823
20Northwestern University $52,678$54,566
21University of Michigan-Ann Arbor $14,826$47,476 $14,357$47,953
24Carnegie Mellon University $52,310$52,310
25University of Washington-Seattle Campus $10,974$35,538 $11,200$36,301
27New York University $50,464$51,906
31University of California-San Diego $14,018$42,032 $14,401$43,809
33Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus $12,418$33,014 $12,627$33,635
37University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $15,074$31,194 $13,223$28,610
43University of Wisconsin-Madison $10,533$34,783 $10,578$36,956
49The University of Texas at Austin $10,398$36,744 $10,713$37,838
50Brown University $53,419$55,554
50Washington University in St Louis $51,533$53,358
53University of California-Santa Barbara $14,451$42,465 $14,839$44,247
54University of California-Davis $14,419$42,433 $14,802$44,209
56University of Minnesota-Twin Cities $14,417$26,603 $14,697$29,729
56University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $9,005$34,588 $9,179$35,273
60Purdue University-Main Campus $9,992$28,794 $9,982$28,784
66University of Southern California $54,259$56,309
69University of Maryland-College Park $10,399$33,606 $10,622$35,243
70Boston University $52,082$53,991
70Ohio State University-Main Campus $10,592$29,696 $11,178$31,239
77Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus $18,436$33,664 $18,988$34,997
83Michigan State University $14,460$39,406 $14,052$40,348
86Rice University $45,608$47,363
89Dartmouth College $53,368$55,370
98Emory University $49,392$50,873
99University of California-Irvine $13,738$41,752 $14,127$43,535
100University of Colorado Boulder $12,086$36,220 $12,668$37,398
100University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus $19,080$30,642 $19,553$31,552
105Vanderbilt University $47,664$49,810
113University of Virginia-Main Campus $16,853$47,273 $18,730$48,584
117Indiana University-Bloomington $10,533$34,845 $10,680$35,454
123Georgetown University $52,300$54,113
126Arizona State University-Tempe $10,792$27,372 $11,231$28,305
143University of Florida $6,381$28,659 $6,381$28,659
150University of Notre Dame $51,505$53,391
Average$12,852$43,821$13,091$45,338
Table. U.S. Universities Ranked In Top World University Ranking 2018 Graduate School Tuition & Fees Comparison and 2019 Estimation
RankSchool Name 2018 Tuition & Fees2019 Estimated Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
3California Institute of Technology $49,785$52,233
3Stanford University $47,940$47,940
5Massachusetts Institute of Technology $52,892$54,588
6Harvard University $45,958$47,587
7Princeton University $48,940$50,722
9University of Chicago $57,000$59,245
10University of Pennsylvania $37,134$38,729
12Yale University $41,000$42,236
13Johns Hopkins University $54,050$55,954
14Columbia University in the City of New York $46,956$48,401
15University of California-Los Angeles $13,003$28,105 $13,331$28,429
17Duke University $52,617$54,712
18University of California-Berkeley $14,170$29,272 $14,863$29,948
19Cornell University $29,585$29,585
20Northwestern University $52,679$54,558
21University of Michigan-Ann Arbor $22,696$45,484 $23,635$47,369
24Carnegie Mellon University $42,597$42,597
25University of Washington-Seattle Campus $16,272$28,320 $16,278$28,326
27New York University $43,848$45,379
31University of California-San Diego $13,085$28,187 $13,085$28,187
33Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus $15,798$30,578 $15,945$31,093
37University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $18,224$31,811 $18,159$32,096
43University of Wisconsin-Madison $11,988$25,314 $12,033$25,359
49The University of Texas at Austin $11,490$22,178 $11,683$22,858
50Brown University $53,205$55,340
50Washington University in St Louis $51,025$52,831
53University of California-Santa Barbara $13,249$28,351 $13,249$28,351
54University of California-Davis $13,607$28,709 $13,987$29,084
56University of Minnesota-Twin Cities $18,232$27,388 $18,743$28,183
56University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $11,929$29,140 $12,261$29,467
60Purdue University-Main Campus $9,992$28,794 $9,982$28,784
66University of Southern California $44,013$45,789
69University of Maryland-College Park $13,884$28,122 $14,542$29,498
70Boston University $51,716$53,613
70Ohio State University-Main Campus $12,425$33,897 $12,425$34,953
77Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus $21,752$36,606 $22,626$38,053
83Michigan State University $17,436$34,260 $18,135$35,633
86Rice University $38,381$40,635
89Dartmouth College $51,792$53,325
98Emory University $44,016$45,076
99University of California-Irvine $13,400$28,502 $13,745$28,842
100University of Colorado Boulder $12,998$31,340 $13,398$32,277
100University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus $23,140$37,830 $23,716$38,959
105Vanderbilt University $44,934$44,934
113University of Virginia-Main Campus $18,272$28,768 $18,884$29,034
117Indiana University-Bloomington $10,279$31,448 $10,570$33,275
123Georgetown University $48,331$49,995
126Arizona State University-Tempe $11,938$25,018 $12,386$25,889
143University of Florida $12,737$29,302 $12,737$28,497
150University of Notre Dame $51,336$53,216
Average$14,880$38,769$15,216$39,833