Best US Universities in 2011 by US News

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The U.S.News has issued the report about the US Best Universities rankings. This is based on many sources including the QS World University Rankings and considered the most reliable reference for students who are finding a college for the year 2011 and 2012.

Rank

School

Tuition

Total enrollment

Fall 2009 acceptance rate

Average freshman retention rate

6-year graduation rate

#1 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

$38,416 19,411 7% 97% 98%
#2 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

N/A 7,592 10% 98% 96%
#3 Yale University

New Haven, CT

$38,300 11,593 8% 99% 98%
#4 Columbia University

New York, NY

$43,304 24,230 10% 98% 96%
#5 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$39,201 18,498 8% 98% 95%
#5 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

$40,514 19,311 18% 98% 95%
#7 California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

$36,282 2,130 15% 98% 89%
#7 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

$39,212 10,384 11% 98% 91%
#9 Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH

$40,437 5,987 13% 98% 94%
#9 Duke University

Durham, NC

$40,472 14,350 19% 97% 95%
#9 University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

$41,091 12,332 27% 98% 91%
#12 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

$40,247 18,834 27% 97% 95%
#13 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

$40,680 20,483 27% 97% 91%
#13 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

$40,374 13,575 22% 97% 93%
#15 Brown University

Providence, RI

$40,820 8,574 11% 97% 95%
#15 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

$39,666 20,633 19% 96% 92%
#17 Rice University

Houston, TX

$33,771 5,663 22% 97% 93%
#17 Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

$39,932 12,506 20% 96% 91%
#19 University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

$39,919 11,816 29% 98% 96%
#20 Emory University

Atlanta, GA

$39,158 12,930 30% 95% 90%
#21 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

$40,203 16,437 20% 96% 93%
#22 University of California–Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

in-state: $10,868, out-of-state: $33,747 35,843 22% 96% 90%
#23 Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

$41,940 11,443 36% 95% 84%
#23 University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

$41,022 34,824 24% 96% 88%
#25 University of California–Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

in-state: $10,781, out-of-state: $33,660 39,984 22% 97% 89%
#25 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

in-state: $10,628, out-of-state: $33,574 24,355 32% 97% 93%
#25 Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC

$39,970 7,079 38% 94% 90%
#28 Tufts University

Medford, MA

$41,598 10,252 27% 96% 91%
#29 University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

in-state: $12,400, out-of-state: $36,163 41,674 50% 96% 89%
#30 University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

in-state: $6,665, out-of-state: $25,280 28,916 32% 96% 87%
#31 Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

$40,542 14,131 30% 95% 91%
#31 College of William and Mary

Williamsburg, VA

in-state: $12,188, out-of-state: $33,212 7,874 34% 95% 91%
#33 New York University

New York, NY

N/A 43,404 38% 92% 85%
#34 Brandeis University

Waltham, MA

$40,274 5,598 40% 94% 87%
#35 Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

in-state: $8,716, out-of-state: $26,926 20,291 59% 92% 79%
#35 University of California–San Diego

La Jolla, CA

in-state: $11,306, out-of-state: $34,185 27,634 38% 94% 84%
#37 Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA

$39,780 6,996 33% 94% 86%
#37 University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

$40,282 9,976 39% 95% 80%
#39 University of California–Davis

Davis, CA

in-state: $11,984, out-of-state: $34,863 31,247 46% 90% 81%
#39 University of California–Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

in-state: $11,630, out-of-state: $34,509 22,850 48% 91% 86%
#41 Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

$37,648 9,738 70% 91% 81%
#41 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY

$40,680 7,656 43% 93% 82%
#41 University of California–Irvine

Irvine, CA

in-state: $11,913, out-of-state: $34,792 27,142 44% 94% 82%
#41 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

in-state: $8,701, out-of-state: $25,329 42,094 58% 93% 81%
#45 University of Texas–Austin

Austin, TX

N/A 50,995 45% 92% 81%
#45 University of Wisconsin–Madison

Madison, WI

N/A 42,099 57% 94% 82%
#47 Pennsylvania State University–University Park

University Park, PA

in-state: $15,250, out-of-state: $27,114 45,185 52% 93% 85%
#47 University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL

in-state: $13,640, out-of-state: $27,782 43,881 65% 93% 83%
#47 University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

$37,836 15,629 44% 90% 80%
#50 Yeshiva University

New York, NY

$33,050 6,228 63% 91% 85%

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  1. I wanted to enter the university Harvard from my childhood. Can you givme me some information how to enter there.

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