Top 300 universities in North America: Rankings & Acceptance rate

Rank
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University nameCountry & City
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
1 Harvard University United States
Cambridge
5%
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
Cambridge
7%
3 Stanford University United States
Stanford
5%
4 University of California - Berkeley United States
Berkeley
17%
5 Cornell University United States
Ithaca
13%
6 University of Washington-Seattle Campus United States
Seattle
46%
7 Columbia University in the City of New York United States
New York
7%
8 University of California - Los Angeles United States
Los Angeles
16%
9 Yale University United States
New Haven
7%
10 Princeton University United States
Princeton
6%
11 Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus United States
University Park
50%
12 University of California - Irvine United States
Irvine
37%
13 Purdue University - Main Campus United States
West Lafayette
57%
14 Duke University United States
Durham
10%
15 Carnegie Mellon University United States
Pittsburgh
22%
16 Texas A & M University - College Station United States
College Station
71%
17 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor United States
Ann Arbor
27%
18 University of Minnesota United States
Minneapolis
45%
19 University of Wisconsin - Madison United States
Madison
54%
20 Indiana University - Bloomington United States
Bloomington
76%
21 New York University United States
New York
28%
22 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States
Chapel Hill
24%
23 University of Pennsylvania United States
Philadelphia
9%
24 Michigan State University United States
East Lansing
72%
25 University of Maryland - College Park United States
College Park
45%
26 Johns Hopkins University United States
Baltimore
13%
27 University of Florida United States
Gainesville
42%
28 The University of Texas at Austin United States
Austin
36%
29 Northwestern University United States
Evanston
9%
30 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey United States
New Brunswick
65%
31 University of California-San Diego United States
La Jolla
34%
32 University of Southern California United States
Los Angeles
16%
33 University of Toronto Canada
Toronto
34 University of Chicago United States
Chicago
9%
35 University of California - Davis United States
Davis
43%
36 University of Arizona United States
Tucson
84%
37 The University of British Columbia Canada
Vancouver
45%
38 Arizona State University - Tempe United States
Tempe
84%
39 University of Virginia - Main Campus United States
Charlottesville
27%
40 University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign United States
Champaign
62%
41 Ohio State University - Main Campus United States
Columbus
48%
42 North Carolina State University at Raleigh United States
Raleigh
51%
43 Simon Fraser University Canada
Burnaby
85%
44 Boston University United States
Boston
25%
45 University of Colorado Boulder United States
Boulder
80%
46 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University United States
Blacksburg
70%
47 McGill University Canada
Montréal
48 University of Massachusetts - Amherst United States
Amherst
58%
49 University of Missouri - Columbia United States
Columbia
78%
50 Iowa State University United States
Ames
89%
51 Washington University in St Louis United States
St. Louis
16%
52 Michigan Career and Technical Institute United States
Plainwell
53 University of Nebraska - Lincoln United States
Lincoln
64%
54 University of Alberta Canada
Edmonton
55 University of California - Santa Cruz United States
Santa Cruz
51%
56 Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus United States
Atlanta
23%
57 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus United States
Pittsburgh
60%
58 University of Utah United States
Salt Lake City
66%
59 University of Georgia United States
Athens
54%
60 University of California - Santa Barbara United States
Santa Barbara
33%
61 California Institute of Technology United States
Pasadena
8%
62 University of Hawaii System Office United States
Honolulu
63 University of Kentucky United States
Lexington
96%
64 University of California - San Francisco United States
San Francisco
65 University of Iowa United States
Iowa City
86%
66 University of Waterloo Canada
Waterloo
67 Vanderbilt University United States
Nashville
11%
68 Emory University United States
Atlanta
22%
69 Florida State University United States
Tallahassee
49%
70 Colorado State University - Fort Collins United States
Fort Collins
83%
71 University of Notre Dame United States
Notre Dame
19%
72 University of South Florida - Main Campus United States
Tampa
45%
73 George Mason University United States
Fairfax
81%
74 Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences United States
Rochester
75 Dartmouth College United States
Hanover
10%
76 Rice University United States
Houston
16%
77 University of Illinois at Chicago United States
Chicago
77%
78 Georgetown University United States
Washington
16%
79 Washington State University United States
Pullman
73%
80 Oregon State University United States
Corvallis
79%
81 University of Oregon United States
Eugene
83%
82 CUNY System Office United States
New York
83 University of Rochester United States
Rochester
34%
84 Brown University United States
Providence
8%
85 University of Delaware United States
Newark
63%
86 University at Buffalo United States
Buffalo
57%
87 George Washington University United States
Washington
41%
88 Tufts University United States
Medford
15%
89 Brigham Young University - Provo United States
Provo
52%
90 University of Connecticut United States
Storrs
48%
91 The University of Tennessee - Knoxville United States
Knoxville
77%
92 University of Calgary Canada
Calgary
15%
93 University of New Mexico - Main Campus United States
Albuquerque
67%
94 University of Montreal Canada
Montréal
45%
95 University of Kansas United States
Lawrence
93%
96 University of California - Riverside United States
Riverside
57%
97 University of Miami United States
Coral Gables
36%
98 McMaster University Canada
Hamilton
99 Queen's University Canada
Kingston
45%
100 Boston College United States
Chestnut Hill
32%
101 University of Central Florida United States
Orlando
50%
102 Western University Canada
London
103 University of South Carolina - Columbia United States
Columbia
72%
104 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College United States
Baton Rouge
74%
105 Georgia State University United States
Atlanta
70%
106 University of Houston United States
Houston
61%
107 University of North Texas United States
Denton
72%
108 Laval University Canada
Quebec City
109 University of Cincinnati - Main Campus United States
Cincinnati
76%
110 University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus United States
Norman
74%
111 York University Canada
Toronto
112 University of Victoria Canada
Victoria
113 University of New Hampshire - Main Campus United States
Durham
77%
114 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute United States
Troy
43%
115 University of Alabama at Birmingham United States
Birmingham
92%
116 Santa Clara University United States
Santa Clara
54%
117 Clemson University United States
Clemson
47%
118 Temple University United States
Philadelphia
57%
119 Cleveland Clinic Health System - School of Diagnostic Imaging United States
Euclid
120 San Diego State University United States
San Diego
35%
121 Utah State University United States
Logan
89%
122 West Virginia University United States
Morgantown
72%
123 Case Western Reserve University United States
Cleveland
33%
124 Drexel University United States
Philadelphia
79%
125 Oklahoma State University - Main Campus United States
Stillwater
74%
126 University of Ottawa Canada
Ottawa
127 Dalhousie University Canada
Halifax
65%
128 Auburn University United States
Auburn
84%
129 University of West Alabama United States
Livingston
28%
130 Virginia Commonwealth University United States
Richmond
84%
131 Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis United States
Indianapolis
80%
132 American University United States
Washington
29%
133 Florida International University United States
Miami
54%
134 Wayne State University United States
Detroit
67%
135 Rochester Institute of Technology United States
Rochester
57%
136 The University of Alabama United States
Tuscaloosa
53%
137 University of Vermont United States
Burlington
67%
138 University of Saskatchewan Canada
Saskatoon
85%
139 University of Manitoba Canada
Winnipeg
140 Texas Tech University United States
Lubbock
69%
141 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee United States
Milwaukee
72%
142 Concordia University Canada
Montréal
143 Portland State University United States
Portland
92%
144 University of Nevada - Reno United States
Reno
88%
145 University of Guelph Canada
Guelph
75%
146 East Carolina University United States
Greenville
79%
147 SUNY at Albany United States
Albany
54%
148 Gemological Institute of America - Carlsbad United States
Carlsbad
149 Carleton University Canada
Ottawa
25%
150 Kansas State University United States
Manhattan
94%
151 The University of Texas at Arlington United States
Arlington
71%
152 Yeshiva University United States
New York
63%
153 University of Arkansas United States
Fayetteville
66%
154 Southern Methodist University United States
Dallas
49%
155 University of Maryland - Baltimore County United States
Baltimore
60%
156 University of Quebec in Montreal Canada
Montréal
157 University of Maine-System Central Office United States
Orono
158 Northeastern University United States
Boston
27%
159 New Mexico State University - Main Campus United States
Las Cruces
64%
160 Kent State University at Kent United States
Kent
88%
161 Nova Southeastern University United States
Fort Lauderdale
58%
162 University of Maryland, Baltimore United States
Baltimore
163 Memorial Hospital School of Radiation Therapy Technology United States
New York
164 Fordham University United States
Bronx
46%
165 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center United States
Houston
166 Tulane University of Louisiana United States
New Orleans
21%
167 University of Idaho United States
Moscow
73%
168 The University of Texas at Dallas United States
Richardson
76%
169 Northern Arizona University United States
Flagstaff
81%
170 Mississippi State University United States
Mississippi State
62%
171 San Francisco State University United States
San Francisco
70%
172 University of Alaska System of Higher Education United States
Fairbanks
173 Ball State University United States
Muncie
62%
174 Oregon Health & Science University United States
Portland
5%
175 University of Rhode Island United States
Kingston
70%
176 Baylor University United States
Waco
39%
177 City University of Seattle United States
Seattle
85%
178 University of Louisville United States
Louisville
75%
179 Memorial University of Newfoundland Canada
St John’s
65%
180 Southern Illinois University - Carbondale United States
Carbondale
76%
181 University of Wyoming United States
Laramie
97%
182 Montana State University United States
Bozeman
83%
183 University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus United States
Denver
65%
184 California State University - Northridge United States
Northridge
58%
185 Chicago State University United States
Chicago
78%
186 Illinois Institute of Technology United States
Chicago
54%
187 University of North Carolina at Charlotte United States
Charlotte
66%
188 The University of Tennessee - Martin United States
Martin
62%
189 Michigan Technological University United States
Houghton
74%
190 Northern Illinois University United States
Dekalb
53%
191 Western Michigan University United States
Kalamazoo
82%
192 The University of Montana United States
Missoula
93%
193 Old Dominion University United States
Norfolk
86%
194 Southeastern University United States
Lakeland
53%
195 Lehigh University United States
Bethlehem
25%
196 College of William and Mary United States
Williamsburg
36%
197 Saint Louis University United States
St. Louis
64%
198 Brandeis University United States
Waltham
34%
199 University of Denver United States
Denver
58%
200 Binghamton University United States
Vestal
40%
201 Stony Brook University United States
Stony Brook
42%
202 Ryerson University Canada
Toronto
203 The New School United States
New York
62%
204 Worcester Polytechnic Institute United States
Worcester
48%
205 Loyola University Chicago United States
Chicago
71%
206 Florida Atlantic University United States
Boca Raton
60%
207 University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester United States
Worcester
208 International Technological University United States
San Jose
209 The University of Texas at San Antonio United States
San Antonio
79%
210 University of Nevada - Las Vegas United States
Las Vegas
81%
211 University of North Carolina at Greensboro United States
Greensboro
78%
212 Baylor College of Medicine United States
Houston
213 DePaul University United States
Chicago
72%
214 Texas State University United States
San Marcos
73%
215 North Dakota State University - Main Campus United States
Fargo
92%
216 University of Massachusetts - Boston United States
Boston
75%
217 University of Missouri - Kansas City United States
Kansas City
64%
218 San Jose State University United States
San Jose
67%
219 University of Mississippi United States
University
84%
220 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus United States
Bowling Green
73%
221 Ohio University - Main Campus United States
Athens
74%
222 University of Alaska Fairbanks United States
Fairbanks
77%
223 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo United States
San Luis Obispo
35%
224 Pace University United States
New York
80%
225 Seton Hall University United States
South Orange
73%
226 James Madison University United States
Harrisonburg
75%
227 Wake Forest University United States
Winston-Salem
28%
228 California State University - Long Beach United States
Long Beach
28%
229 Appalachian State University United States
Boone
70%
230 California State University - Fullerton United States
Fullerton
46%
231 Middlebury College United States
Middlebury
17%
232 Boise State University United States
Boise
84%
233 Marquette University United States
Milwaukee
89%
234 Swarthmore College United States
Swarthmore
11%
235 Carleton College United States
Northfield
21%
236 University of Richmond United States
University of Richmond
33%
237 Idaho State University United States
Pocatello
85%
238 University of New Brunswick Canada
Fredericton
75%
239 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center United States
Dallas
240 The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio United States
San Antonio
45%
241 University of Northern Iowa United States
Cedar Falls
81%
242 University of San Francisco United States
San Francisco
66%
243 University of Maine United States
Orono
92%
244 University of Sherbrooke Canada
Sherbrooke
245 University of Jamestown United States
Jamestown
65%
246 New Jersey Institute of Technology United States
Newark
61%
247 University of Memphis United States
Memphis
85%
248 Pepperdine University United States
Malibu
40%
249 Clark Atlanta University United States
Atlanta
58%
250 Liberty University United States
Lynchburg
30%
251 Northcentral University United States
San Diego
252 Medical College of Wisconsin United States
Milwaukee
253 Alhambra Medical University United States
Alhambra
254 The University of Texas at El Paso United States
El Paso
100%
255 Berklee College of Music United States
Boston
53%
256 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing United States
Pittsburgh
100%
257 University of Colorado System Office United States
Denver
258 American Film Institute Conservatory United States
Los Angeles
259 University of Akron Main Campus United States
Akron
93%
260 School of Professional Horticulture, New York Botanical Garden United States
Bronx
100%
261 University of Massachusetts - Lowell United States
Lowell
69%
262 La Salle University United States
Philadelphia
79%
263 Rockefeller University United States
New York
264 Medical University of South Carolina United States
Charleston
265 Wright State University - Main Campus United States
Dayton
97%
266 Polytechnic School of Montreal Canada
Montréal
267 University of Southern Mississippi United States
Hattiesburg
98%
268 Quinnipiac University United States
Hamden
74%
269 University of Western States United States
Portland
75%
270 University of Windsor Canada
Windsor
65%
271 University of New England United States
Biddeford
81%
272 The University of Texas Medical Branch United States
Galveston
273 Villanova University United States
Villanova
36%
274 University of Toledo United States
Toledo
94%
275 Thomas Jefferson University United States
Philadelphia
276 Western Washington University United States
Bellingham
85%
277 Grand Valley State University United States
Allendale
81%
278 University of Central Arkansas United States
Conway
90%
279 Western Kentucky University United States
Bowling Green
95%
280 Smith College United States
Northampton
32%
281 University of Dayton United States
Dayton
72%
282 Creighton University United States
Omaha
72%
283 Vassar College United States
Poughkeepsie
24%
284 University of Nebraska Medical Center United States
Omaha
285 Hawaii Pacific University United States
Honolulu
75%
286 University of Wisconsin Extension United States
Madison
287 Colorado School of Mines United States
Golden
56%
288 Hofstra University United States
Hempstead
64%
289 California State University - Sacramento United States
Sacramento
68%
290 Williams College United States
Williamstown
15%
291 Bryn Mawr College United States
Bryn Mawr
38%
292 University of Illinois at Springfield United States
Springfield
52%
293 Wichita State University United States
Wichita
94%
294 Missouri University of Science and Technology United States
Rolla
84%
295 Naval Postgraduate School United States
Monterey
296 Bucknell University United States
Lewisburg
31%
297 Wesleyan University United States
Middletown
16%
298 University of North Dakota United States
Grand Forks
83%
299 University of California-System Administration Central Office United States
Oakland
300 Wellesley College United States
Wellesley
22%