100 Best colleges for Advertising in the United States

Below is the list of best universities in the United States ranked based on their research performance in Advertising. A graph of 2.57M citations received by 50.7K academic papers made by 278 universities in the United States was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Advertising

    University of Texas at Austin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Average SAT
    1355
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    67%
  2. For Advertising

    Harvard University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Average SAT
    1515
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $18,030
  3. For Advertising

    University of Pennsylvania logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Average SAT
    1505
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $24,771
  4. For Advertising

    Northwestern University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Average SAT
    1495
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $26,196
  5. For Advertising

    Stanford University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Average SAT
    1505
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $16,779
  6. For Advertising

    Indiana University - Bloomington logo
    Acceptance Rate
    78%
    Average SAT
    1255
    Average ACT
    28
    Receiving Aid
    84%
  7. For Advertising

    University of Michigan - Ann Arbor logo
    Acceptance Rate
    23%
    Average SAT
    1435
    Average ACT
    33
    Receiving Aid
    65%
  8. For Advertising

    Pennsylvania State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Average SAT
    1190
    Average ACT
    27
    Receiving Aid
    73%
  9. For Advertising

    University of Minnesota - Twin Cities logo
    Acceptance Rate
    57%
    Average SAT
    1370
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    81%
  10. For Advertising

    Ohio State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    54%
    Average SAT
    1355
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    79%
  11. For Advertising

    University of California - Berkeley logo
    Acceptance Rate
    16%
    Average SAT
    1430
    Average ACT
    33
    Receiving Aid
    63%
  12. For Advertising

    Cornell University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Average SAT
    1480
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $28,921
  13. For Advertising

    Michigan State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    71%
    Average SAT
    1210
    Average ACT
    26
    Receiving Aid
    70%
  14. For Advertising

    University of Florida logo
    Acceptance Rate
    37%
    Average SAT
    1390
    Average ACT
    31
    Receiving Aid
    92%
  15. For Advertising

    University of Georgia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Average SAT
    1330
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    97%
  16. For Advertising

    University of Southern California logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Average SAT
    1445
    Average ACT
    33
    Net Price
    $37,521
  17. For Advertising

    Purdue University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    60%
    Average SAT
    1315
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    65%
  18. For Advertising

    Rutgers University - New Brunswick logo
    Acceptance Rate
    61%
    Average SAT
    1320
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    71%
  19. For Advertising

    University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign logo
    Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Average SAT
    1340
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    64%
  20. For Advertising

    Columbia University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Average SAT
    1505
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $21,828
  21. For Advertising

    New York University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    16%
    Average SAT
    1440
    Average ACT
    32
    Net Price
    $37,739
  22. For Advertising

    University of Wisconsin - Madison logo
    Acceptance Rate
    54%
    Average SAT
    1390
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    61%
  23. For Advertising

    Yale University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    6%
    Average SAT
    1515
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $18,073
  24. For Advertising

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    7%
    Average SAT
    1540
    Average ACT
    35
    Net Price
    $20,465
  25. For Advertising

    University of Washington - Seattle logo
    Acceptance Rate
    52%
    Average SAT
    1345
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    57%
  26. For Advertising

    Texas A&M University - College Station logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Average SAT
    1275
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    76%
  27. For Advertising

    University of Maryland - College Park logo
    Acceptance Rate
    44%
    Average SAT
    1375
    Average ACT
    32
    Receiving Aid
    66%
  28. For Advertising

    Iowa State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    92%
    Average SAT
    1220
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    90%
  29. For Advertising

    University of California - Los Angeles logo
    Acceptance Rate
    12%
    Average SAT
    1415
    Average ACT
    32
    Receiving Aid
    61%
  30. For Advertising

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Average SAT
    1285
    Average ACT
    28
    Receiving Aid
    65%
  31. For Advertising

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill logo
    Acceptance Rate
    23%
    Average SAT
    1405
    Average ACT
    31
    Receiving Aid
    65%
  32. For Advertising

    University of Chicago logo
    Acceptance Rate
    6%
    Average SAT
    1535
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $34,719
  33. For Advertising

    Arizona State University - Tempe logo
    Acceptance Rate
    86%
    Average SAT
    1240
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    96%
  34. For Advertising

    Florida State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    36%
    Average SAT
    1270
    Average ACT
    28
    Receiving Aid
    97%
  35. For Advertising

    University of South Carolina - Columbia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    69%
    Average SAT
    1275
    Average ACT
    28
    Receiving Aid
    95%
  36. For Advertising

    Carnegie Mellon University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Average SAT
    1510
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $30,618
  37. For Advertising

    Washington State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Average SAT
    1125
    Average ACT
    23
    Receiving Aid
    89%
  38. For Advertising

    Temple University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    60%
    Receiving Aid
    90%
    Average Aid
    $10,364
    Enrollment
    38,794
  39. For Advertising

    University of Nevada - Las Vegas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Average SAT
    1140
    Average ACT
    22
    Receiving Aid
    92%
  40. For Advertising

    University of Missouri - Columbia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Average SAT
    1230
    Average ACT
    26
    Receiving Aid
    89%
  41. For Advertising

    University of California - Davis logo
    Acceptance Rate
    39%
    Average SAT
    1290
    Average ACT
    28
    Receiving Aid
    66%
  42. For Advertising

    University of Alabama logo
    Acceptance Rate
    83%
    Average SAT
    1210
    Average ACT
    27
    Receiving Aid
    79%
  43. For Advertising

    University of North Texas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Average SAT
    1155
    Average ACT
    24
    Receiving Aid
    82%
  44. For Advertising

    University of Tennessee - Knoxville logo
    Acceptance Rate
    79%
    Average SAT
    1240
    Average ACT
    27
    Receiving Aid
    91%
  45. For Advertising

    University of Pittsburgh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    57%
    Average SAT
    1350
    Average ACT
    31
    Receiving Aid
    77%
  46. For Advertising

    Duke University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Average SAT
    1525
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $24,386
  47. For Advertising

    University of Arizona logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Average SAT
    1235
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    91%
  48. For Advertising

    Georgia State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Average SAT
    1155
    Average ACT
    23
    Receiving Aid
    93%
  49. For Advertising

    University of Massachusetts - Amherst logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Average SAT
    1290
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    90%
  50. For Advertising

    University of Miami logo
    Acceptance Rate
    27%
    Average SAT
    1355
    Average ACT
    31
    Net Price
    $33,102
  51. For Advertising

    Syracuse University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    44%
    Average SAT
    1280
    Average ACT
    28
    Net Price
    $43,111
  52. For Advertising

    University of Central Florida logo
    Acceptance Rate
    44%
    Average SAT
    1255
    Average ACT
    28
    Receiving Aid
    92%
  53. For Advertising

    University of Connecticut logo
    Acceptance Rate
    49%
    Average SAT
    1305
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    75%
  54. For Advertising

    Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Average SAT
    1195
    Average ACT
    26
    Receiving Aid
    96%
  55. For Advertising

    University of Kentucky logo
    Acceptance Rate
    96%
    Average SAT
    1195
    Average ACT
    26
    Receiving Aid
    94%
  56. For Advertising

    University of Virginia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Average SAT
    1430
    Average ACT
    32
    Receiving Aid
    57%
  57. For Advertising

    Dartmouth College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Average SAT
    1500
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $23,869
  58. For Advertising

    Kansas State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Receiving Aid
    88%
    Average Aid
    $8,233
    Enrollment
    21,719
  59. For Advertising

    University of Illinois at Chicago logo
    Acceptance Rate
    73%
    Average SAT
    1145
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    78%
  60. For Advertising

    Princeton University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    6%
    Average SAT
    1515
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $18,712
  61. For Advertising

    Texas Tech University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    69%
    Average SAT
    1165
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    78%
  62. For Advertising

    Oklahoma State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Average SAT
    1170
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    90%
  63. For Advertising

    University of Colorado Boulder logo
    Acceptance Rate
    78%
    Average SAT
    1250
    Average ACT
    28
    Receiving Aid
    66%
  64. For Advertising

    Boston University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    19%
    Average SAT
    1425
    Average ACT
    32
    Net Price
    $29,479
  65. For Advertising

    Vanderbilt University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Average SAT
    1510
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $25,855
  66. For Advertising

    Auburn University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Average SAT
    1235
    Average ACT
    28
    Receiving Aid
    72%
  67. For Advertising

    University of California - San Francisco logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    3,180
    Male:Female
    36:64
    Founded
    1864
  68. For Advertising

    Boston College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    27%
    Average SAT
    1420
    Average ACT
    33
    Net Price
    $28,354
  69. For Advertising

    University of California - Irvine logo
    Acceptance Rate
    27%
    Average SAT
    1295
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    63%
  70. For Advertising

    University of Iowa logo
    Acceptance Rate
    83%
    Average SAT
    1235
    Average ACT
    26
    Receiving Aid
    85%
  71. For Advertising

    Bowling Green State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    72%
    Average SAT
    990
    Average ACT
    22
    Receiving Aid
    95%
  72. For Advertising

    Southern Illinois University - Carbondale logo
    Acceptance Rate
    66%
    Average SAT
    1140
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    95%
  73. For Advertising

    University of Oregon logo
    Acceptance Rate
    82%
    Average SAT
    1205
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    77%
  74. For Advertising

    University of Delaware logo
    Acceptance Rate
    71%
    Average SAT
    1255
    Average ACT
    27
    Receiving Aid
    88%
  75. For Advertising

    George Washington University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Average SAT
    1375
    Average ACT
    32
    Net Price
    $38,829
  76. For Advertising

    Johns Hopkins University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Average SAT
    1510
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $28,999
  77. For Advertising

    Clemson University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    51%
    Average SAT
    1315
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    92%
  78. For Advertising

    Colorado State University - Fort Collins logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Average SAT
    1180
    Average ACT
    26
    Receiving Aid
    79%
  79. For Advertising

    University of Houston logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Average SAT
    1225
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    87%
  80. For Advertising

    University of California-San Diego logo
    Acceptance Rate
    31%
    Average SAT
    1370
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    63%
  81. For Advertising

    Drexel University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Average SAT
    1290
    Average ACT
    28
    Net Price
    $38,025
  82. For Advertising

    DePaul University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    68%
    Net Price
    $32,022
    Receiving Aid
    98%
    Average Aid
    $24,087
  83. For Advertising

    Marquette University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    83%
    Average SAT
    1220
    Average ACT
    27
    Net Price
    $34,120
  84. For Advertising

    University of Arkansas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    77%
    Average SAT
    1210
    Average ACT
    27
    Receiving Aid
    76%
  85. For Advertising

    Brigham Young University - Provo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    67%
    Average SAT
    1315
    Average ACT
    29
    Net Price
    $13,340
  86. For Advertising

    University of Texas at Dallas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    79%
    Average SAT
    1350
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    78%
  87. For Advertising

    Villanova University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    28%
    Average SAT
    1395
    Average ACT
    33
    Net Price
    $36,840
  88. For Advertising

    Ohio University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    82%
    Average SAT
    1155
    Average ACT
    24
    Receiving Aid
    94%
  89. For Advertising

    Kent State University at Kent logo
    Acceptance Rate
    86%
    Average SAT
    1135
    Average ACT
    23
    Receiving Aid
    96%
  90. For Advertising

    Loyola University Chicago logo
    Acceptance Rate
    67%
    Average SAT
    1225
    Average ACT
    28
    Net Price
    $36,388
  91. For Advertising

    University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee logo
    Acceptance Rate
    77%
    Average ACT
    22
    Receiving Aid
    78%
    Average Aid
    $5,280
  92. For Advertising

    Washington University in St Louis logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Average SAT
    1520
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $27,108
  93. For Advertising

    North Carolina State University at Raleigh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Average SAT
    1335
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    68%
  94. For Advertising

    University of Cincinnati logo
    Acceptance Rate
    77%
    Average SAT
    1235
    Average ACT
    26
    Receiving Aid
    75%
  95. For Advertising

    University of Utah logo
    Acceptance Rate
    62%
    Average SAT
    1262
    Average ACT
    26
    Receiving Aid
    85%
  96. For Advertising

    American University in Washington logo
    Acceptance Rate
    36%
    Average SAT
    1300
    Average ACT
    29
    Net Price
    $40,469
  97. For Advertising

    Southern Methodist University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    47%
    Average SAT
    1390
    Average ACT
    31
    Net Price
    $40,404
  98. For Advertising

    Northeastern University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Average SAT
    1465
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $36,479
  99. For Advertising

    University of Oklahoma - Norman logo
    Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Average SAT
    1210
    Average ACT
    26
    Receiving Aid
    96%
  100. For Advertising

    University of Kansas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    93%
    Average ACT
    26
    Receiving Aid
    85%
    Average Aid
    $10,073

The best cities to study Advertising in the United States based on the number of universities and their ranks are Austin, Cambridge, Philadelphia, and Evanston.