Top 50 Public Colleges and Universities in the USA

This ranking is a complelation of U.S. News and World Report, the Princeton Review, and our own college panels. If you think your University should  be ranked higher or lower on this listing, please let us know. Email us at usahiker@hotmail.com.
 
1. University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA


2. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC
3. University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
4. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI
5. University of California - Berkeley Berkeley, CA
6. College of William and Mary - Williamsburg, VA
7. University of Wisconsin - Madison - Madison, WI
8. Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta, GA

9. University of California - San Diego La Jolla, CA
10. University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL

 

 
11. University of Washington - Seattle, WA
12. University of Georgia - Athens, GA
13. University of California - Davis Davis, CA
14. University of California - Irvine Irvine, CA
15. University of Texas - Austin Austin, TX
16. Pennsylvania State University - University Park University Park, PA
17. University of Florida - Gainesville, FL
18. University of Maryland - College Park College Park, MD
19. Ohio State University - Columbus Columbus, OH
20. University of California - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA
21. University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA
22. Clemson University - Clemson, SC
23. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN
24. Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick Piscataway, NJ
25. Texas A&M University - College Station College Station, TX
26. Purdue University - West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN
27. University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA
28. University of Connecticut - Storrs, CT
29. Miami University - Oxford Oxford, OH
30. University of Delaware - Newark, DE
31. Indiana University - Bloomington Bloomington, IN
32. Michigan State University - East Lansing, MI
33. Virginia Tech - Blacksburg, VA
34. SUNY - Binghamton Binghamton, NY
35. University of Colorado - Boulder Boulder, CO
36. Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO
37. North Carolina State University - Raleigh Raleigh, NC
38. University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, AL
39. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry - Syracuse, NY
40. University of Nebraska - Lincoln Lincoln, NE
41. Iowa State University - Ames, IA
42. University of California - Riverside Riverside, CA
43. University of Vermont Burlington, VT
44. University of Kansas - Lawrence, KS
45. University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ
46. Auburn University - Auburn University, AL
47. University of Missouri - Columbia Columbia, MO
48. SUNY - Stony Brook Stony - Brook, NY
49. University of California - Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA
50. University of Massachusetts - Amherst Amherst, MA