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    National Universities

    A national university is a 4 years (or higher) school that offers very diverse area of study for both undergraduate and graduate degrees. The size of schools is usually large and many student services and learning opportunities are given to their students.
    There are 412 National Universities - 214 public and 198 private schools. The 2023 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $33,680 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $25,855. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,233 and the average acceptance rate is 68% for National Universities.
    Next table shows the average stats of key academic facts for National Universities.
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    2022-2023 National Universities Statistics
    Number of Schools412 (214 public, 198 private)
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$11,405 (in-state), $33,680 (out-of-state)
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$12,221 (in-state), $25,855 (out-of-state)
    Average Financial Aid$17,831
    Test Scores1,233 SAT, 26 ACT
    Acceptance Rate68.49%
    Yield (Enrollment Rate)25.46%
    Population7,303,512
    Undergraduate5,160,503
    Graduate2,143,009
    Graduation Rate66.39%
    Students to Faculty Ratio14.81 to 1

    List of National Universities

    412 National Universities

    Stanford University

    #1 National Universities, #1 in California
    Stanford University is a Private, 4-years school located in Stanford, CA.
    Tuition & Fees: $58,416
    SAT Score: 1,550
    Population: 18,283
    Students/Faculty: 5 to 1

    Harvard University

    #2 National Universities, #1 in Massachusetts
    Harvard University (Harvard) is a Private, 4-years school located in Cambridge, MA.
    Tuition & Fees: $57,261
    SAT Score: 1,550
    Population: 30,631
    Students/Faculty: 7 to 1

    Princeton University

    #3 National Universities, #1 in New Jersey
    Princeton University is a Private, 4-years school located in Princeton, NJ.
    Tuition & Fees: $57,410
    SAT Score: 1,540
    Population: 8,842
    Students/Faculty: 5 to 1

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    #4 National Universities, #2 in Massachusetts
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a Private, 4-years school located in Cambridge, MA.
    Tuition & Fees: $57,986
    SAT Score: 1,560
    Population: 11,858
    Students/Faculty: 3 to 1

    Columbia University in the City of New York

    #5 National Universities, #1 in New York
    Columbia University in the City of New York (Columbia University) is a Private, 4-years school located in New York, NY.
    Tuition & Fees: $65,508
    SAT Score: 1,530
    Population: 34,782
    Students/Faculty: 6 to 1

    Yale University

    #6 National Universities, #1 in Connecticut
    Yale University is a Private, 4-years school located in New Haven, CT.
    Tuition & Fees: $62,250
    SAT Score: 1,540
    Population: 14,776
    Students/Faculty: 6 to 1

    California Institute of Technology

    #7 National Universities, #2 in California
    California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is a Private, 4-years school located in Pasadena, CA.
    Tuition & Fees: $60,864
    Population: 2,401
    Students/Faculty: 3 to 1

    University of Chicago

    #8 National Universities, #1 in Illinois
    University of Chicago is a Private, 4-years school located in Chicago, IL.
    Tuition & Fees: $62,940
    SAT Score: 1,540
    Population: 18,339
    Students/Faculty: 5 to 1

    University of Pennsylvania

    #9 National Universities, #1 in Pennsylvania
    University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) is a Private, 4-years school located in Philadelphia, PA.
    Tuition & Fees: $63,452
    SAT Score: 1,540
    Population: 28,201
    Students/Faculty: 8 to 1

    Brown University

    #10 National Universities, #1 in Rhode Island
    Brown University is a Private, 4-years school located in Providence, RI.
    Tuition & Fees: $65,046
    SAT Score: 1,540
    Population: 11,189
    Students/Faculty: 6 to 1
    All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2022-2023