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2024 Best Big Colleges in America

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  1. #1 Best Big Colleges in America.

    University of California - Los Angeles

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    5581 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says It was amazing! I came to UCLA as a 3rd year transfer student meaning I had more perks than some of those who came in as freshmen. The housing I did off-campus apartment dorms which was amazing. They....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 11%,

    Net Price: $13,393,

  2. #2 Best Big Colleges in America.

    University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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    4 Year,

    ANN ARBOR, MI,

    4705 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The University of Michigan has so many amazing things to offer. For starters, the academics are really good and well structured (with some exceptions of course). Additionally, the academic advisors....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 20%,

    Net Price: $19,205,

    SAT Range: 1340-1520,

  3. #4 Best Big Colleges in America.

    University of Southern California

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    4035 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I like the diverse, really friendly community, thoughtful curriculum, experienced teachers, and good campus life. I feel that the community is supportive and that I have many avenues to learn, change...What I would like to see changed is a better work environment for the students and staff, more mediated spaces for discussions on difficult topics, and a better-organized structure for knowing what....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 13%,

    Net Price: $26,021,

    SAT Range: 1410-1540,

  4. #5 Best Big Colleges in America.

    Georgia Institute of Technology

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    4 Year,

    ATLANTA, GA,

    2207 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says I have never felt so welcomed to a program and culture to where I knew without a doubt GA Tech was the place for me. If you choose to join this program, it will truly be a transformative journey that....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 16%,

    Net Price: $17,360,

    SAT Range: 1310-1500,

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  6. #7 Best Big Colleges in America.

    Boston University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    3631 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Boston University is a huge undergraduate school. Therefore, you really have to seek out opportunity and friendships to find them -- it's not the kind of school where everyone knows each other's....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 19%,

    Net Price: $25,852,

    SAT Range: 1360-1520,

  7. #10 Best Big Colleges in America.

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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    4 Year,

    CHAPEL HILL, NC,

    2660 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says I started at UNC Chapel Hill in August 2023, and only a week or two after beginning campus, there was an active shooter on our campus. Luckily, I had just left to go home from class, but students....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 20%,

    Net Price: $11,508,

    SAT Range: 1140-1380,

  8. #11 Best Big Colleges in America.

    New York University

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    5728 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Other says New York University (NYU) is more than just an educational institution; it's an immersive journey through academic excellence, cultural diversity, and urban vibrancy. As a recent graduate, I can...One of the most striking aspects of NYU is its location. Situated in the heart of Manhattan, the campus seamlessly blends into the bustling rhythm of New York City. From the iconic Washington Square....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 13%,

    Net Price: $50,991,

    SAT Range: 1450-1570,

  9. #12 Best Big Colleges in America.

    Northeastern University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    3743 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I loved my experience at Northeastern. As part of the University Scholars program, I found an amazing community of like-minded people and made long-life friends. The campus is beautiful: big, with....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $38,927,

    SAT Range: 1430-1550,

  10. #14 Best Big Colleges in America.

    University of Georgia

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    4 Year,

    ATHENS, GA,

    5776 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Going to UGA was the best decision I could have made! It is a great combination between academics and a social scene. I felt like there was always something to do, but there also wasn't immense....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 40%,

    Net Price: $16,902,

    SAT Range: 1270-1450,

  11. #15 Best Big Colleges in America.

    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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    4 Year,

    CHAMPAIGN, IL,

    4997 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says As an international student at UIUC, my time here has been nothing short of transformative. From the moment I stepped onto campus, I was welcomed with open arms into a vibrant community that....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 60%,

    Net Price: $14,272,

    SAT Range: 1320-1510,

  12. #17 Best Big Colleges in America.

    Virginia Tech

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    4 Year,

    BLACKSBURG, VA,

    4156 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I have partaken in multiple clubs throughout my semesters here at Virginia Tech where I was able to develop leadership skills that I would have never thought to gain. Out of all the extracurriculars....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 56%,

    Net Price: $20,109,

    SAT Range: 1210-1410,

  13. #18 Best Big Colleges in America.

    University of California - Irvine

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    4 Year,

    IRVINE, CA,

    4266 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says UCI boasts a stunning campus with modern architecture nestled in a beautifully landscaped environment. The layout is convenient, making it easy to navigate between classes, dorms, and recreational....

    Read 4266 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 29%,

    Net Price: $11,633,

    SAT Range: 1230-1430,

  14. #21 Best Big Colleges in America.

    Texas A&M University

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    4 Year,

    COLLEGE STATION, TX,

    7814 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says As a Texas A&M University alum, I can vouch for the school's continuous tradition of quality. Both students and graduates can have a life-changing experience at Texas A&M thanks to its robust....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 64%,

    Net Price: $22,253,

    SAT Range: 1140-1380,

  15. #24 Best Big Colleges in America.

    The Ohio State University

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    4 Year,

    COLUMBUS, OH,

    5877 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I have absolutely loved my experience at The Ohio State University for these past two years. I am actually a transfer student and I was a little worried about coming in to a brand new school halfway....

    Read 5877 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 57%,

    Net Price: $19,474,

    SAT Range: 1250-1440,

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