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  1. #1 Top Public Universities in America.

    University of California - Los Angeles

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    5283 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says As soon as you walk on to campus you feel accepted; a feeling of home and success takes over the atmosphere and you’re right there in middle of it all. Breathe it in. Yes! That’s the smell of success...God has always provided for me in so many ways than just one. When I first visited the University of California at Los Angeles I was intrigued by the beauty of how the campus and its landscape. Now,....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 14%,

    Net Price: $16,474,

    SAT Range: 1300-1530,

  2. #2 Top Public Universities in America.

    University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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    4 Year,

    ANN ARBOR, MI,

    4411 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor offers many amazing things for college students. First, the campus is naturally beautiful with many events and organizations taking place the first few weeks....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 26%,

    Net Price: $17,832,

    SAT Range: 1340-1520,

  3. #3 Top Public Universities in America.

    University of Virginia

    4 Year,

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA,

    2286 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I really enjoyed my experience at UVA. Not only did I make more lifelong friends, I branched out and took the first few steps towards becoming an adult. I got a job, and for the first time in the....

    Read 2286 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 23%,

    Net Price: $19,043,

    SAT Range: 1320-1510,

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  5. #5 Top Public Universities in America.

    United States Military Academy at West Point

    4 Year,

    WEST POINT, NY,

    460 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Even though the past year has been tough because of COVID restrictions, I have had overall a pretty good time at West Point. The people here are mainly what makes it worth it--I've made friends that....

    Read 460 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 12%,

    SAT Range: 1210-1440,

  6. #6 Top Public Universities in America.

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    4 Year,

    CHAPEL HILL, NC,

    2495 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says UNC Chapel-Hill is definitely challenging academically, but overall an excellent institution! Despite lots of challenges with the COVID-19 year (part of my sophomore spring and entire junior year), I....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 25%,

    Net Price: $10,038,

    SAT Range: 1280-1490,

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  8. #7 Top Public Universities in America.

    University of Florida

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    4 Year,

    GAINESVILLE, FL,

    7690 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says There's a reason the University of Florida is the top public university in the state. The academics are unbeatable, athletics are well-rounded, the campus is beautiful, and community and experience....

    Read 7690 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 31%,

    Net Price: $10,075,

    SAT Range: 1290-1460,

  9. #8 Top Public Universities in America.

    University of California - Berkeley

    4 Year,

    BERKELEY, CA,

    4194 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says UC Berkeley has a variety of student experiences academic opportunities. In terms of common/popular majors, seeing from my first year, many students study Computer Science/EECS, Data Science,...However, one of the biggest disadvantages of the Berkeley/Bay Area area is the high cost of living. In addition, UC Berkeley only guarantees dorm housing for first-years, so figuring out arrangements...Overall, the key to success at UC Berkeley is awareness. Be grounded in your goals and taking the initiative to reach them!.

    Read 4194 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $19,329,

    SAT Range: 1310-1530,

  10. #10 Top Public Universities in America.

    William & Mary

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    4 Year,

    WILLIAMSBURG, VA,

    1541 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says William & Mary is an amazing school, and I feel so lucky to be surrounded by so many wonderful peers, professors, and others who have made my experience so great. For people that don't want to go to....

    Read 1541 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 42%,

    Net Price: $18,588,

    SAT Range: 1300-1490,

  11. #12 Top Public Universities in America.

    University of Wisconsin

    4 Year,

    MADISON, WI,

    3265 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says UW-Madison is a great college! I personally enjoyed the social scene and the beautiful campus. Not only are there multiple course options, but most of the courses offered are extremely interesting.....

    Read 3265 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 57%,

    Net Price: $14,030,

    SAT Range: 1260-1460,

  12. #14 Top Public Universities in America.

    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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    4 Year,

    URBANA, IL,

    4737 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The University of Illinois is a great school that has so much to offer its students, especially those looking to go into Engineering or any STEM field. The campus is lively and the Champaign-Urbana....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 63%,

    Net Price: $13,517,

    SAT Range: 1200-1460,

  13. #16 Top Public Universities in America.

    Purdue University

    4 Year,

    WEST LAFAYETTE, IN,

    4842 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says Purdue is great, if your serious about your schooling and less looking for that “college experience” this is the place for you. You can still get that unique experience but you will have to look for....

    Read 4842 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 67%,

    Net Price: $12,294,

    SAT Range: 1170-1420,

  14. #17 Top Public Universities in America.

    Texas A&M University

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    4 Year,

    COLLEGE STATION, TX,

    7296 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Texas A&M University (TAMU) is an amazing and affordable choice for students of all backgrounds! Both the staff and the students are more than happy to help you out if you have any questions or even....

    Read 7296 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 63%,

    Net Price: $19,906,

    SAT Range: 1160-1380,

  15. #19 Top Public Universities in America.

    University of California - Irvine

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    4 Year,

    IRVINE, CA,

    4021 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I'm a student graduated in 2019. After graduating 2 years, I realized how great our university is. To be honest, I miss UC Irvine badly. Our campus is extremely beautiful, safe and clean, and there....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 30%,

    Net Price: $13,106,

    SAT Range: 1230-1430,

  16. #21 Top Public Universities in America.

    North Carolina State University

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    4 Year,

    RALEIGH, NC,

    3254 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says When I decided to go to NC State after finishing my last two years of high school during covid, I was hesitant to say the least. As an out-of-state resident going in without being sure of what major....

    Read 3254 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 46%,

    Net Price: $14,600,

    SAT Range: 1230-1410,

  17. #23 Top Public Universities in America.

    University of California - Davis

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    4 Year,

    DAVIS, CA,

    4774 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Davis is an amazing school, one of the most prestigious in the world! These are some little-known aspects, but it's hip, liberal, fun, artsy, and stunning! It's #1 in sustainability in the world.....

    Read 4774 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 46%,

    Net Price: $17,026,

    SAT Range: 1160-1400,