Top 40 US Universities in 2019.

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Picking just the right university can be a real challenge. With hundreds of universities to choose from, and each of them offers unique courses, subjects, and experiences. We know it can get a little overwhelming, but be patient and perform thorough due diligence, because of the importance of making the right choice.

Make sure you know what kind of university are you looking for, what do you want your course to offer. What kind of topics does the course covers, will they lead to the kind of career you want? Ask yourself what kind of career do you really want, academic or in the rising industries? Also, you would want to find out what is the student to staff ratio, what is the library like, or the student accommodations? Doing this kind of research will make you more confident in your choices.

Below is the table that we hope would help you in researching the best universities, and making the right choice. Each name of the university is the link for their official web page. Then there is the location, tuition and fees and the number of undergraduates they enroll. The ranking is made with widely accessible data like the strength of the faculty, graduation rates, student achievements, and several other factors.

University nameLocationTuition and FeesUndergraduate Enrollment
Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA$50,4206,766
Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ$47,1405,394
Columbia UniversityNew York, NY$59,4306,162
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA$51,8324,547
Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT$53,4305,746
Stanford UniversityStanford, CA$51,3547,062
The University of ChicagoChicago, IL$57,0066,264
Duke UniversityDurham, NC$55,9606,692
University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA$55,58410,033
Northwestern UniversityEvanston, IL$54,5678,278
Dartmouth CollegeHanover, NH$55,0354,410
Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD$53,7406,109
California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA$52,362961
Brown UniversityProvidence, RI$55,6566,988
University of Notre DameNotre Dame, IN$53,3918,576
Cornell UniversityIthaca, NY$55,18814,907
Rice UniversityHouston, TX$47,3504,001
Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, TN$49,8166,885
University of California--Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA$41,294 (out-of-state), $13,280 (in-state)31,002
Washington University in St. LouisSt. Louis, MO$53,3997,675
Emory UniversityAtlanta, GA$51,3066,937
University of California--BerkeleyBerkeley, CA$43,232 (out-of-state), $14,240 (in-state)30,574
University of VirginiaCharlottesville, VA$48,891 (out-of-state), $17,350 (in-state)16,655
Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC$54,1047,463
Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh, PA$55,4656,896
University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA$56,22519,170
Tufts UniversityMedford, MA$56,3825,541
University of Michigan--Ann ArborAnn Arbor, MI$49,350 (out-of-state), $15,262 (in-state)29,821
New York UniversityNew York, NY$51,82826,417
Wake Forest UniversityWinston-Salem, NC$53,3225,102
University of North Carolina--Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC$35,169 (out-of-state), $8,986 (in-state)18,862
University of California--IrvineIrvine, CA$43,530 (out-of-state), $15,516 (in-state)29,307
University of California--Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, CA$42,486 (out-of-state), $14,472 (in-state)22,186
Brandeis UniversityWaltham, MA$55,3953,635
University of RochesterRochester, NY$53,9266,546
University of FloridaGainesville, FL$28,658 (out-of-state), $6,381 (in-state)35,247
Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta, GA$33,020 (out-of-state), $12,424 (in-state)15,573
University of California--DavisDavis, CA$43,458 (out-of-state), $14,463 (in-state)30,145
College of William and MaryWilliamsburg, VA$44,701 (out-of-state), $21,830 (in-state)6,285
Boston CollegeChestnut Hill, MA$55,4649,358

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