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List of Public Colleges and its Statistics

In the United States, most public universities are state universities founded and operated by state government entities. States generally charge higher tuition to out-of-state students. The higher fees are based on the theory that students from the state, or much more often their parents, have contributed to subsidizing the university by paying state taxes, while out-of-state students and their parents have not. Every U.S. state has at least one public university to its name, and the largest states have more than thirty. For public colleges, this list excludes two years or less colleges such as community colleges and vocational schools. The list includes public four (4) years colleges - national universities, liberal arts colleges, regional universities, and some specialized schools.
There are 494 Public Colleges. The 2021 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $9,942 for in-state students and $22,047 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $20,391. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,123 and the average acceptance rate is 72% for Public Colleges.
Below list shows the key statistics for Public Colleges.
2021 Statistics for Public Colleges
Number of Schools494 Public Colleges
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,942 (in-state), $22,047 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$10,846 (in-state), $20,391 (out-of-state)
Financial Aid Amount$8,020
SAT Scores1,123
ACT Scores23
Acceptance Rate71.72%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)30.09%
Population15,100
Graduation Rate54.51%
Students to Faculty Ratio17.13 to 1
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494 Public Colleges
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University of California-Los Angeles

University of California-Los Angeles is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Los Angeles, CA. It is ranked #17 in national university ranking and ranked #5 in California college ranking. Total 44,537 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $43,003.
Acceptance Rate12%
SAT Score1,415
Graduation Rate92%
Enrollment44,537
Student/Faculty18 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$13,249 / $43,003
Graduate$13,029 / $28,131
Earning after Graduation $73,200
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University of California-Berkeley

University of California-Berkeley is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Berkeley, CA. It is ranked #18 in national university ranking and ranked #6 in California college ranking. Total 42,501 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $44,066.
Acceptance Rate16%
SAT Score1,430
Graduation Rate93%
Enrollment42,501
Student/Faculty20 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$14,312 / $44,066
Graduate$14,245 / $29,347
Earning after Graduation $79,000
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United States Naval Academy

United States Naval Academy is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Annapolis, MD. It is ranked #2 in Maryland college ranking. Total 4,512 students are attending the school and its graduation rate is 92%.
Acceptance Rate8%
SAT Score1,350
Graduation Rate92%
Enrollment4,512
Student/Faculty8 to 1
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University of Virginia-Main Campus

University of Virginia-Main Campus is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Charlottesville, VA. It is ranked #29 in national university ranking and ranked #2 in Virginia college ranking. Total 24,639 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $52,843.
Acceptance Rate24%
SAT Score1,430
Graduation Rate95%
Enrollment24,639
Student/Faculty15 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$18,960 / $52,843
Graduate$20,184 / $31,712
Earning after Graduation $79,400
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Chapel Hill, NC. It is ranked #30 in national university ranking and ranked #3 in North Carolina college ranking. Total 30,011 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $36,159.
Acceptance Rate23%
SAT Score1,405
Graduation Rate91%
Enrollment30,011
Student/Faculty13 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$8,980 / $36,159
Graduate$12,522 / $30,248
Earning after Graduation $68,800
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University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Ann Arbor, MI. It is ranked #31 in national university ranking and ranked #1 in Michigan college ranking. Total 46,716 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $52,266.
Acceptance Rate23%
SAT Score1,435
Graduation Rate93%
Enrollment46,716
Student/Faculty11 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$15,948 / $52,266
Graduate$24,772 / $49,548
Earning after Graduation $79,000
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Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Atlanta, GA. It is ranked #32 in national university ranking and ranked #2 in Georgia college ranking. Total 32,723 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $33,964.
Acceptance Rate21%
SAT Score1,405
Graduation Rate90%
Enrollment32,723
Student/Faculty18 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$12,852 / $33,964
Graduate$16,258 / $31,334
Earning after Graduation $85,900
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United States Military Academy

United States Military Academy is a Public, 4 or more years school located in West Point, NY. It is ranked #7 in New York college ranking. Total 4,589 students are attending the school and its graduation rate is 85%.
Acceptance Rate12%
SAT Score1,270
Graduation Rate85%
Enrollment4,589
Student/Faculty7 to 1
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University of California-San Diego

University of California-San Diego is a Public, 4 or more years school located in La Jolla, CA. It is ranked #38 in national university ranking and ranked #11 in California college ranking. Total 37,887 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $44,402.
Acceptance Rate31%
SAT Score1,370
Graduation Rate87%
Enrollment37,887
Student/Faculty19 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$14,648 / $44,402
Graduate$13,529 / $28,631
Earning after Graduation $69,600
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New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Socorro, NM. It is ranked #1 in New Mexico college ranking. Total 1,895 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $24,190.
Acceptance Rate80%
SAT Score1,275
Graduation Rate50%
Enrollment1,895
Student/Faculty8 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$8,361 / $24,190
Graduate$8,470 / $24,895
Earning after Graduation $58,500