U.S. News Best Public Universities In the U.S.

BassettCritic
A judging of the public universities in the United States.
Created on 4/6/2014, source: http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rankings/national-universities/top-public

The Top Ten

1 University of California - Berkeley

The University of California‚Ä"Berkeley overlooks the San Francisco Bay in Berkeley, Calif. Students at this public school have more than 700 organizations to get involved in, including more than 55 fraternity and sorority chapters. - BassettCritic

2 University of Virginia

University of Virginia is a public institution that was founded in 1819. The school has 54.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at University of Virginia is 16:1. - BassettCritic

3 University of California - Los Angeles

The University of California‚Ä"Los Angeles is just five miles away from the Pacific Ocean. The public institution offers more than 3,000 courses and more than 130 majors to undergraduate students. - BassettCritic

4 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

University of Michigan--Ann Arbor has a total undergraduate enrollment of 27,979, with a gender distribution of 51.2 percent male students and 48.8 percent female students. At this school, 34 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 66 percent of students live off campus. - BassettCritic

5 University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Founded in 1789, University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill is a public institution. University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered most selective. - BassettCritic

6 College of William and Mary

A public institution, College of William and Mary was founded in 1693. College of William and Mary offers a Greek system, where 30 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 25 percent is involved in a fraternity. - BassettCritic

7 Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology has a total undergraduate enrollment of 14,527, with a gender distribution of 67 percent male students and 33 percent female students. At this school, 56 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 44 percent of students live off campus. - BassettCritic

8 Pennsylvania State University - University Park

Pennsylvania State University--University Park is a public institution that was founded in 1855. The school has 39.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Pennsylvania State University--University Park is 17:1. - BassettCritic

9 University of California - Davis

University of California--Davis was established in 1905 as a public institution. University of California--Davis follows a quarter-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective. - BassettCritic

10 University of California - San Diego

A public institution, University of California--San Diego was founded in 1960. University of California--San Diego offers a Greek system, where 10 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 10 percent is involved in a fraternity. - BassettCritic




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