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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 1,113 and the average acceptance rate is 75% 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$8,377
SAT Scores1,113
ACT Scores23
Acceptance Rate75.06%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)30.09%
Population15,083
Graduation Rate55.02%
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 44,589 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $43,003.
Acceptance Rate14%
SAT Score1,415
Graduation Rate91%
Enrollment44,589
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 42,327 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $44,066.
Acceptance Rate17%
SAT Score1,420
Graduation Rate92%
Enrollment42,327
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 4,594 students are attending the school and its graduation rate is 90%.
Acceptance Rate9%
SAT Score1,340
Graduation Rate90%
Enrollment4,594
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 25,628 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $52,843.
Acceptance Rate23%
SAT Score1,415
Graduation Rate94%
Enrollment25,628
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 30,092 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $36,159.
Acceptance Rate25%
SAT Score1,385
Graduation Rate91%
Enrollment30,092
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 47,907 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $52,266.
Acceptance Rate26%
SAT Score1,430
Graduation Rate93%
Enrollment47,907
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 39,771 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $33,964.
Acceptance Rate21%
SAT Score1,450
Graduation Rate91%
Enrollment39,771
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 4,536 students are attending the school and its graduation rate is 85%.
Acceptance Rate9%
SAT Score1,325
Graduation Rate85%
Enrollment4,536
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 39,576 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $44,402.
Acceptance Rate37%
SAT Score1,375
Graduation Rate87%
Enrollment39,576
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 1,686 students are attending the school and its 2021 tuition & fee is $24,190.
Acceptance Rate97%
SAT Score1,260
Graduation Rate54%
Enrollment1,686
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