Top 20 Public Schools in America

Top 20 Public Schools in America, listed by School, Admission Rate, Student to Faculty Ratio and School Type (ranked by admission rate)

 

Top 20 Public Schools in America
 
School
Admission Rate
Student to
Faculty Ratio
School
Type
University of California– Berkeley
22%
15
4 Year Public
University of CaliforniaLos Angeles
23%
16
4 Year Public
The University Of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
34%
14
4 Year Public
The College of William and Mary–Virginia
34%
12
4 Year Public
StateUniversity of New YorkCollege at Geneseo
37%
19
4 Year Public
University of Virginia
37%
15
4 Year Public
University of Florida
39%
20
4 Year Public
University of MarylandCollege Park
39%
18
4 Year Public
StateUniversity of New York at Binghamton
40%
20
4 Year Public
The College of New Jersey
42%
13
4 Year Public
University of CaliforniaSan Diego
42%
19
4 Year Public
Stony Brook University. StateUniversity Of New York
43%
18
4 Year Public
RamapoCollege of New Jersey
46%
18
4 Year Public
University of Minnesota– Twin Cities Campus
53%
20
4 Year Public
University of Wisconsin– Madison
53%
14
4 Year Public
University of PittsburghPittsburg Campus
55%
16
4 Year Public
University of Delaware,
56%
12
4 Year Public
Appalachian StateUniversityNorth Carolina
58%
16
4 Year Public
North CarolinaStateUniversity
59%
16
4 Year Public
TrumanStateUniversityMissouri
79%
16
4 Year Public
University of California Berkeley is awell known public school, its graduate programs rank highly among the top in the U.S, it is a leader in research as well as a contributor to science.
UCLA ranks high among the best public schools in the US, popular majors include Nursing, Aerospace Engineering, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering; among others.
University of North Carolina at Chapel boasts a large curriculum, programs include American Indian Studies, Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Peace War and Defense, Neurobiology; among others
The College of William and Mary (Virginia) is known as the ‘Public Ivy’ College, its alumni include Jefferson and James Monroe, it is made up of five schools, schools include the Arts & Sciences, Mason School of Business, The School of Education, the LawSchool and the Virginia Institute of Sciences.
SUNY Genesco is a school that is known for its world class education, the liberal arts program ranks well among the best in the nation, it aims to prepare its students to live a successful, humane and productive life.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson in the 1800’s, University of Virginia has maintained its original stance of helping students grow academically, it is ranked the 2nd best public school in the country.
TheUniversity of Floridais made up of 16 colleges and 150 research centers, over100 undergraduate programs are offered, it awards undergraduate and graduate degrees in hundreds of areas.
University of MarylandCollege Parkis distinguished for its programs, 30 of which ranked in the Top 10 (US News). Pre-Professional programs include Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Physical Therapy and Pre-Veterinary Medicine.
BinghamtonUniversity is renowned for its comprehensive philosophy and political science curriculum; it ranked highly for its economical first rate education (Kiplinger 2011).
The College of New Jersey aims to provide a comprehensive liberal arts education, majors include International Studies, Criminology, Engineering, Civil Engineering, Nursing, Digital Arts; among others.
University of California San-Diego leads in theoretical and experimental research; it is a college that is celebrated for it is advances in science; it invests heavily in scientific research.
Stony Brook University was recognized by the National Science Foundation for its innovative research, as an institution, it aims to provide a comprehensive education; curriculum is very diverse.
RamapoCollege was founded in 1969 as a state-supported four year College of liberal art, sciences, as well as professional studies; it is structured into five interdisciplinary schools and offers more than 700 course offerings and 40 academic programs.
 
University of Minnesota is a well respected public school, it ranks high among the best universities in the world, it is known for research centers that help to tackle the most pressing global issues.
The University of Wisconsin Madison has 9 departments and offers over 4,000 courses, it offers an array of majors and programs on the graduate and undergraduate level, there are over 2000 faculty members.
The University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh Campus) leads in cutting edge research, popular majors include: Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Information Sciences, General Studies, Law, Business, Education, International Studies, Pharmacy, Nursing, Engineering and Public Health.
The University of Delaware is a school that is governed and assisted both publicly and privately, it awards associates, bachelors, masters, as well as doctoral degrees. It works in partnership with over 50 research centers.
Appalachian State University ranked 3rd among the top public Master degree granting universities in Southern U.S. (US News and World Report 2011). It ranks 9th overall amongst public and private four year institutions in the south.
North Carolina State University is set apart by its world class research programs,it is strong in areas of agriculture, engineering, wood & paper science, forestry, veterinary medicine and design.
Departments at Truman State University include the School of Arts & Letters, School of Business, School of Health Sciences & Education, School of Science & Mathematics, School of Social & Cultural Studies, as well as Interdisciplinary Studies; studies draw from all schools.

 

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