univstats

At a Glance - US Colleges & Universities 2016-2017 Core Statistics

Number of Schools

7,647 Number Of Schools
2,013 Number Of Public Schools
5,530 Number Of Private Schools
3,196 Number Of 4 Year (or High) Schools
2,190 Number Of 2-4 Years Schools
2,157 Number Of Less Than 2 Year Schools

Tuition & Costs

7,650 Average In-State Undergraduate Tuition (public Schools)
17,150 Average Out-of-State Undergraduate Tuition
10,084 Average In-State Graduate Tuition (public Schools)
17,748 Average Out-of-State Graduate Tuition
9,303 On-Campus Living Costs
8,812 Off-Campus Living Costs

Acceptance Ratio

68.39% Average Acceptance Ratio
67.50% Public Schools
68.73% Private Schools
66.97% 4 Years (or High) Schools
78.23% 2-4 Years Schools

Graduation Rate

53.60% Average Graduation Rate
39.33% Public Schools
59.71% Private Schools
48.41% 4 Years (or High) Schools
45.26% 2-4 Years Schools
69.18% Less Than 2 Years Schools

Student Population

21,224,434Total Number Of Students
14,852,214 Public Schools
6,372,220 Private Schools
13,805,062 4 Years(or High) Schools
6,899,787 2-4 Years Schools
519,585 Less Than 2 Years Schools

Students to Faculty Ratio

6.46% (15.48:1) Average Student To Faculty Ratio
5.81% (17.22:1) Public Schools
6.73% (14.86:1) Private Schools
6.85% (14.59:1) 4 Years (or High) Schools
5.73% (17.46:1) 2-4 Years Schools
5.73% (14.73:1) 2-4 Years Schools
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.