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Top Public Universities




Want to attend a public school? Our higher-education researchers assessed every university in the United States of America and are excited to come out with our official 2021 Top Public Universities list. We hope you find the right fit for you! The South Atlantic heads up the nation in providing upper echelon public universities, accounting for 5 of the top 10 slots. Next is the West Coast, with 2 of the top 10. The top 10 public universities have student body sizes ranging from smaller sized to very big, with between 4,266 and 39,627 full-time undergrads. They have a 23% median admittance rate, and their undergraduates' SAT scores range from 1245 to 1465. On average, they cost students approximately $15,915 annually, after accounting for financial aid and scholarships, and their undergraduates receive a median of $17,991 in financial aid each year. Furthermore, they have an average of 15 students per faculty member, and their median overall rating on School Authority is 9.46.