The College Database: U.S. College & University Rankings

College Database Rank College Photo College Name 30-Year ROI Tuition Total Enrollment City State
#1
Colorado School of Mines Colorado School of Mines $851,700 $12,584 6,709 Golden Colorado
#2
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus $836,000 $6,676 23,017 Atlanta Georgia
#3
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley $790,100 $11,220 39,175 Berkeley California
#4
University of California-San Diego University of California-San Diego $647,100 $11,220 31,089 La Jolla California
#5
State University of New York at New Paltz State University of New York at New Paltz $644,500 $5,270 9,137 New Paltz New York
#6
University of Virginia-Main Campus University of Virginia-Main Campus $620,900 $9,240 30,731 Charlottesville Virginia
#7
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $620,000 $11,847 47,146 Champaign Illinois
#8
Texas A & M University-College Station Texas A & M University-College Station $568,900 $5,297 51,417 College Station Texas
#9
New Jersey Institute of Technology New Jersey Institute of Technology $554,600 $11,758 10,622 Newark New Jersey
#10
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University $551,600 $8,852 33,248 Blacksburg Virginia
#11
College of William and Mary College of William and Mary $544,800 $8,270 9,117 Williamsburg Virginia
#12
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo $542,700 $5,472 19,077 San Luis Obispo California
#13
Massachusetts Maritime Academy Massachusetts Maritime Academy $542,600 $1,395 1,417 Buzzards Bay Massachusetts
#14
University of California-Los Angeles University of California-Los Angeles $537,400 $11,220 40,863 Los Angeles California
#15
University of Maryland-College Park University of Maryland-College Park $518,000 $6,966 43,316 College Park Maryland
#16
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor University of Michigan-Ann Arbor $517,100 $12,440 44,453 Ann Arbor Michigan
#17
Rutgers University-New Brunswick Rutgers University-New Brunswick $515,900 $10,104 43,885 New Brunswick New Jersey
#18
Missouri University of Science and Technology Missouri University of Science and Technology $510,800 $7,848 8,086 Rolla Missouri
#19
University of California-Irvine University of California-Irvine $483,300 $11,220 29,200 Irvine California
#20
University of Washington-Seattle Campus University of Washington-Seattle Campus $471,400 $9,746 49,554 Seattle Washington
#21
Stony Brook University Stony Brook University $466,400 $5,270 29,576 Stony Brook New York
#22
The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin $464,200 $9,794 55,620 Austin Texas
#23
University of California-Santa Barbara University of California-Santa Barbara $448,200 $11,220 24,078 Santa Barbara California
#24
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis $447,700 $11,220 33,786 Davis California
#25
Michigan Technological University Michigan Technological University $427,100 $12,615 7,605 Houghton Michigan
#26
Purdue University-Main Campus Purdue University-Main Campus $420,400 $8,893 44,644 West Lafayette Indiana
#27
SUNY at Binghamton SUNY at Binghamton $416,700 $5,270 16,203 Vestal New York
#28
Miami University-Oxford Miami University-Oxford $415,400 $10,880 20,088 Oxford Ohio
#29
Clemson University Clemson University $409,200 $11,524 22,338 Clemson South Carolina
#30
University of Connecticut University of Connecticut $401,800 $8,256 27,648 Storrs Connecticut
#31
University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison $390,400 $8,592 46,756 Madison Wisconsin
#32
University of Massachusetts Amherst University of Massachusetts Amherst $366,900 $1,714 31,417 Amherst Massachusetts
#33
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus $364,900 $15,124 49,025 University Park Pennsylvania
#34
University of Colorado Boulder University of Colorado Boulder $361,600 $7,672 36,946 Boulder Colorado
#35
James Madison University James Madison University $360,500 $4,642 22,093 Harrisonburg Virginia
#36
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona California State Polytechnic University-Pomona $360,400 $5,472 22,770 Pomona California
#37
George Mason University George Mason University $356,500 $6,752 45,933 Fairfax Virginia
#38
University of Florida University of Florida $351,000 $4,060 58,082 Gainesville Florida
#39
The College of New Jersey The College of New Jersey $350,100 $9,760 8,486 Ewing New Jersey
#40
North Carolina State University at Raleigh North Carolina State University at Raleigh $329,700 $5,153 40,165 Raleigh North Carolina
#41
Texas Tech University Texas Tech University $328,000 $4,699 35,105 Lubbock Texas
#42
Rutgers University-Camden Rutgers University-Camden $306,900 $10,104 7,276 Camden New Jersey
#43
University of Delaware University of Delaware $303,700 $9,670 23,239 Newark Delaware
#44
Auburn University Auburn University $302,900 $7,296 26,840 Auburn University Alabama
#45
San Jose State University San Jose State University $294,800 $5,472 31,575 San Jose California
#46
Washington State University Washington State University $285,300 $9,374 29,962 Pullman Washington
#47
Iowa State University Iowa State University $284,200 $6,408 31,501 Ames Iowa
#48
Michigan State University Michigan State University $281,600 $12,769 52,567 East Lansing Michigan
#49
Oregon State University Oregon State University $279,000 $6,228 28,188 Corvallis Oregon
#50
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology South Dakota School of Mines and Technology $276,700 $3,430 2,721 Rapid City South Dakota