USA Top 100 Universities Rankings 2013

America's top colleges for the year 2013 throws up a lot of interesting observations. The top two colleges are non-Ivy, though all eight Ivy League colleges make it to the top 20 ranks - Princeton, Yale University, Columbia University, Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, Brown University, Dartmouth College and Cornell University.

Here's a look at the top 100 universities in USA, along with the cost of studying there and the student population. This updated information may help you choose the best and right college in the United States of America.

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Rank

Name

State

Cost (in US dollars)

Total Student Population

1

Stanford University

California

$58,846

19,945

2

Pomona College

California

$57,014

1,586

3

Princeton University

New Jersey

$54,780

7,813

4

Yale University

Connecticut

$59,320

11,875

5

Columbia University

New York

$61,540

26,050

6

Swarthmore College

Pennsylvania

$58,481

1,545

7

United States Military Academy

New York

N/A

4,624

8

Harvard University

Massachusetts

$57,050

27,392

9

Williams College

Massachusetts

$59,412

2,126

10

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts

$57,010

10,894

11

University of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

$59,600

24,832

12

Brown University

Rhode Island

$58,140

8,768

13

Amherst College

Massachusetts

$59,060

1,791

14

University of Chicago

Illinois

$62,425

14,979

15

Duke University

North Carolina

$59,528

15,427

16

Dartmouth College

New Hampshire

$61,398

6,144

17

Northwestern University

Illinois

$60,840

20,959

18

California Institute of Technology

California

$56,382

2,231

19

Cornell University

New York

$59,591

21,131

20

Bowdoin College

Maine

$58,200

1,778

21

Washington and Lee University

Virginia

$56,616

2,193

22

University of California, Berkeley

California

$55,766

36,137

23

Wellesley College

Massachusetts

$57,164

2,502

24

University of Notre Dame

Indiana

$57,805

12,004

25

Tufts University

Massachusetts

$58,800

10,777

26

Georgetown University

District of Columbia

$59,900

17,130

27

Vassar College

New York

$59,320

2,386

28

United States Naval Academy

Maryland

N/A

4,576

29

University of Virginia

Virginia

$51,337

24,297

30

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Michigan

$51,976

42,716

31

United States Air Force Academy

Colorado

N/A

4,413

32

Davidson College

North Carolina

$54,930

1,755

33

Rice University

Texas

$52,242

6,224

34

University of California, Los Angeles

California

$54,810

39,271

35

Boston College

Massachusetts

$58,686

14,754

36

Colgate University

New York

$57,745

2,964

37

Vanderbilt University

Tennessee

$59,890

12,836

38

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

North Carolina

$43,847

29,137

39

Wesleyan University

Connecticut

$61,167

3,202

40

Bryn Mawr College

Pennsylvania

$57,586

1,785

41

Middlebury College

Vermont

$59,200

2,507

42

Carnegie Mellon University

Pennsylvania

$59,710

11,531

43

Haverford College

Pennsylvania

$59,654

1,198

44

College of William and Mary

Virginia

$49,712

8,200

45

Carleton College

Minnesota

$58,275

2,018

46

Johns Hopkins University

Maryland

$58,980

20,996

47

Hamilton College

New York

$57,420

1,864

48

Lafayette College

Pennsylvania

$57,688

2,478

49

Colby College

Maine

$57,300

1,815

50

Oberlin College

Ohio

$59,683

2,978

51

Brandeis University

Massachusetts

$59,050

5,828

52

Harvey Mudd College

California

$60,613

784

53

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Illinois

$42,706

44,407

54

Barnard College

New York

$59,824

2,438

55

University of Washington

Washington

$43,621

42,444

56

New York University

New York

$61,407

43,911

57

Washington University in Saint Louis

Missouri

$60,345

13,908

58

Union College

New York

$58,100

2,220

59

Smith College

Massachusetts

$57,913

3,162

60

Wake Forest University

North Carolina

$58,260

7,351

61

University of Rochester

New York

$59,156

10,290

62

Whitman College

Washington

$54,865

1,596

63

University of Southern California

California

$59,883

38,010

64

Grinnell College

Iowa

$53,318

1,693

65

Reed College

Oregon

$57,770

1,474

66

University of Texas, Austin

Texas

$48,730

51,112

67

Cooper Union

New York

$53,895

988

68

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Wisconsin

$40,012

41,946

69

Kenyon College

Ohio

$57,910

1,658

70

Lehigh University

Pennsylvania

$55,515

7,055

71

College of the Holy Cross

Massachusetts

$56,730

2,905

72

Santa Clara University

California

$57,681

8,800

73

University of Maryland, College Park

Maryland

$41,725

37,631

74

University of Florida

Florida

$42,290

49,589

75

Brigham Young University

Utah

$17,470

34,101

76

Colorado College

Colorado

$54,350

2,043

77

George Washington University

District of Columbia

$58,985

25,260

78

Trinity College

Connecticut

$59,865

2,393

79

Villanova University

Pennsylvania

$56,583

10,661

80

Centre College

Kentucky

$46,400

1,309

81

Southern Methodist University

Texas

$58,689

10,982

82

Macalester College

Minnesota

$55,393

2,005

83

Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia

$41,558

20,941

84

Mount Holyoke College

Massachusetts

$55,496

2,362

85

Boston University

Massachusetts

$59,100

32,439

86

Franklin and Marshall College

Pennsylvania

$58,580

2,363

87

Virginia Military Institute

Virginia

$44,694

1,605

88

University of Richmond

Virginia

$56,010

4,348

89

Case Western Reserve University

Ohio

$56,026

9,636

90

University of Georgia

Georgia

$39,460

34,816

91

Sewanee—University of the South

Tennessee

$46,530

1,557

92

DePauw University

Indiana

$51,050

2,352

93

Pennsylvania State University, University Park

Pennsylvania

$44,156

45,628

94

United States Coast Guard Academy

Connecticut

N/A

1,045

95

Scripps College

California

$58,888

985

96

University of California, Santa Barbara

California

$54,945

21,685

97

Indiana University, Bloomington

Indiana

$44,566

42,731

98

Wheaton College

Illinois

$41,496

3,069

99

University of California, Davis

California

$55,046

31,732

100

Pepperdine University

California

$58,772

7,539

Source

"America's Top Colleges 2013," Forbes, http://www.forbes.com/sites/carolinehoward/2013/07/24/americas-top-colleges-2013/



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