List of 100 best universities in North America

We ranked 100 best universities in North America based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 741M citations received by 17.4M publications made by 2,624 universities in North America, measured the popularity of 88,739 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in North America
#1 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$18,030
#2 in North America
#2 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1505
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$16,779
#3 in North America
#3 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1540
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$20,465
#4 in North America
#4 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Average SAT
1435
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
65%
#5 in North America
#5 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1430
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
63%
#6 in North America
#6 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Average SAT
1345
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
57%
#7 in North America
#7 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
61%
#8 in North America
#9 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1505
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$21,828
#9 in North America
#10 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1480
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$28,921
#10 in North America
#11 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$18,073
#11 in North America
#12 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Average SAT
1505
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,771
#12 in North America
#14 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$28,999
#13 in North America
#15 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1370
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
81%
#14 in North America
#16 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Average SAT
1390
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
61%
#15 in North America
#1 in Canada
#17 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
84,556
Founded
1827
#16 in North America
#19 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Average SAT
1340
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
64%
#17 in North America
#20 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Average SAT
1525
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,386
#18 in North America
#22 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1440
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$37,739
#19 in North America
#23 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1495
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$26,196
#20 in North America
#24 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
67%
#21 in North America
#25 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1535
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$34,719
#22 in North America
#26 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Average SAT
1405
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
65%
#23 in North America
#27 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1445
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$37,521
#24 in North America
#28 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Average SAT
1370
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
63%
#25 in North America
#29 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$18,712
#26 in North America
#30 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
79%
#27 in North America
#31 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1190
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
73%
#28 in North America
#32 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1390
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
92%
#29 in North America
#2 in Canada
#33 in the World
Acceptance Rate
53%
Enrollment
59,659
Founded
1908
#30 in North America
#34 in the World
Acceptance Rate
39%
Average SAT
1290
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
66%
#31 in North America
#35 in the World
Acceptance Rate
61%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
71%
#32 in North America
#36 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
66%
#33 in North America
#37 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
1315
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
65%
#34 in North America
#38 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
70%
#35 in North America
#39 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
91%
#36 in North America
#40 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1350
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
77%
#37 in North America
#41 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,108
#38 in North America
#43 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Enrollment
3,180
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1864
#39 in North America
#44 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Average SAT
1275
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
76%
#40 in North America
#45 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$30,618
#41 in North America
#3 in Canada
#46 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
40,036
Founded
1821
#42 in North America
#47 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Average SAT
1430
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
57%
#43 in North America
#48 in the World
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1255
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
84%
#44 in North America
#49 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Average SAT
1425
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$29,479
#45 in North America
#52 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
63%
#46 in North America
#55 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1545
Average ACT
36
Net Price
$27,438
#47 in North America
#58 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
96%
#48 in North America
#59 in the World
Acceptance Rate
62%
Average SAT
1262
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
85%
#49 in North America
#64 in the World
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1250
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
66%
#50 in North America
#65 in the World
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
85%
#51 in North America
#66 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Average SAT
1405
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
69%
#52 in North America
#67 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Average SAT
1335
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
68%
#53 in North America
#69 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$25,855
#54 in North America
#72 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1405
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$32,939
#55 in North America
#74 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1505
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,218
#56 in North America
#4 in Canada
#76 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1908
#57 in North America
#81 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
97%
#58 in North America
#84 in the World
Acceptance Rate
92%
Average SAT
1220
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
90%
#59 in North America
#85 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1445
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$25,942
#60 in North America
#87 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1290
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
90%
#61 in North America
#91 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
63%
#62 in North America
#92 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Average SAT
1465
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$26,280
#63 in North America
#96 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$33,102
#64 in North America
#97 in the World
Acceptance Rate
96%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
94%
#65 in North America
#101 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1285
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
65%
#66 in North America
#102 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Average SAT
1230
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
89%
#67 in North America
#5 in Canada
#105 in the World
Acceptance Rate
53%
Enrollment
35,900
Founded
1957
#68 in North America
#108 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
78%
#69 in North America
#111 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
85%
#70 in North America
#6 in Canada
#115 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
45,360
Founded
1878
#71 in North America
#117 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Average SAT
1425
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$35,890
#72 in North America
#118 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
85%
Average Aid
$10,073
#73 in North America
#119 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Average SAT
1465
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$28,442
#74 in North America
#7 in Canada
#121 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1965
#75 in North America
#125 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
97%
#76 in North America
#8 in Canada
#127 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Enrollment
30,117
Founded
1887
#77 in North America
#129 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
79%
#78 in North America
#130 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Average SAT
1305
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
75%
#79 in North America
#133 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Average SAT
1500
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$23,869
#80 in North America
#134 in the World
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
91%
#81 in North America
#9 in Canada
#137 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1966
#82 in North America
#10 in Canada
#138 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
27,300
Founded
1878
#83 in North America
#139 in the World
Acceptance Rate
48%
Average SAT
1250
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
93%
#84 in North America
#140 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$38,829
#85 in North America
#141 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
91%
#86 in North America
#147 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1475
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$30,536
#87 in North America
#148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
96%
#88 in North America
#155 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
89%
#89 in North America
#160 in the World
Acceptance Rate
94%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
94%
#90 in North America
#164 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1205
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
77%
#91 in North America
#170 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$20,335
#92 in North America
#171 in the World
Acceptance Rate
61%
Average SAT
1250
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
84%
#93 in North America
#172 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Receiving Aid
90%
Average Aid
$10,364
Enrollment
38,794
#94 in North America
#175 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
75%
#95 in North America
#176 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1255
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
88%
#96 in North America
#183 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1315
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$13,340
#97 in North America
#184 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1120
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
98%
#98 in North America
#186 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Average SAT
1290
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
70%
#99 in North America
#11 in Canada
#187 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Enrollment
42,027
Founded
1848
#100 in North America
#12 in Canada
#196 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Enrollment
43,000
Founded
1852