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Schools with a median SAT of 400-1600, a median ACT of 1-36, with a graduation rate of greater than 0%, an acceptance rate of greater than 0%, with stated tuition between $0k-$100k, and a student population between 0k-100k, sorted by Influence.

Harvard University
#1

Harvard University

#1 institution's overall influence
#2 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$52K

Acceptance

5%

Graduation

96%

Student body

25K

Median SAT/ACT

1515/34

Cambridge, MA

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Stanford University
#2

Stanford University

#10 institution's overall influence
#1 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$54K

Acceptance

5%

Graduation

94%

Student body

15K

Median SAT/ACT

1505/33

Stanford, CA

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Columbia University
#3

Columbia University

#3 institution's overall influence
#6 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$61K

Acceptance

7%

Graduation

95%

Student body

28K

Median SAT/ACT

1505/34

New York, NY

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Yale University
#4

Yale University

#5 institution's overall influence
#4 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$56K

Acceptance

7%

Graduation

97%

Student body

16K

Median SAT/ACT

1515/34

New Haven, CT

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
#5

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

#9 institution's overall influence
#3 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$54K

Acceptance

7%

Graduation

94%

Student body

14K

Median SAT/ACT

1540/35

Cambridge, MA

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University of California, Berkeley
#6

University of California, Berkeley

#6 institution's overall influence
#29 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$14K

Acceptance

17%

Graduation

91%

Student body

42K

Median SAT/ACT

1430/33

Berkeley, CA

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Princeton University
#7

Princeton University

#11 institution's overall influence
#5 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$53K

Acceptance

6%

Graduation

97%

Student body

7K

Median SAT/ACT

1515/34

Princeton, NJ

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New York University
#8

New York University

#14 institution's overall influence
#44 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$53K

Acceptance

21%

Graduation

84%

Student body

48K

Median SAT/ACT

1440/32

New York, NY

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University of Chicago
#9

University of Chicago

#7 institution's overall influence
#8 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$59K

Acceptance

7%

Graduation

93%

Student body

13K

Median SAT/ACT

1535/34

Chicago, IL

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University of Michigan
#10

University of Michigan

#12 institution's overall influence
#37 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$17K

Acceptance

26%

Graduation

92%

Student body

43K

Median SAT/ACT

1435/32

Ann Arbor, MI

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University of Pennsylvania
#11

University of Pennsylvania

#17 institution's overall influence
#10 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$58K

Acceptance

9%

Graduation

96%

Student body

28K

Median SAT/ACT

1505/34

Philadelphia, PA

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Cornell University
#12

Cornell University

#15 institution's overall influence
#14 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$57K

Acceptance

11%

Graduation

93%

Student body

25K

Median SAT/ACT

1480/33

Ithaca, NY

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University of California, Los Angeles
#13

University of California, Los Angeles

#21 institution's overall influence
#31 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$13K

Acceptance

14%

Graduation

91%

Student body

44K

Median SAT/ACT

1415/32

Los Angeles, CA

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Duke University
#14

Duke University

#29 institution's overall influence
#12 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$58K

Acceptance

8%

Graduation

95%

Student body

15K

Median SAT/ACT

1525/34

Durham, NC

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Georgetown University
#15

Georgetown University

#39 institution's overall influence
#19 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$56K

Acceptance

17%

Graduation

95%

Student body

14K

Median SAT/ACT

1465/33

Washington, DC

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University of Southern California
#16

University of Southern California

#31 institution's overall influence
#30 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$58K

Acceptance

16%

Graduation

92%

Student body

40K

Median SAT/ACT

1445/32

Los Angeles, CA

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Johns Hopkins University
#17

Johns Hopkins University

#22 institution's overall influence
#21 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$55K

Acceptance

11%

Graduation

93%

Student body

25K

Median SAT/ACT

1510/34

Baltimore, MD

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University of Washington
#18

University of Washington

#28 institution's overall influence
#69 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

56%

Graduation

84%

Student body

47K

Median SAT/ACT

1345/30

Seattle, WA

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University of Texas at Austin
#19

University of Texas at Austin

#33 institution's overall influence
#43 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

32%

Graduation

83%

Student body

45K

Median SAT/ACT

1355/30

Austin, TX

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Northwestern University
#20

Northwestern University

#30 institution's overall influence
#24 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$57K

Acceptance

9%

Graduation

94%

Student body

19K

Median SAT/ACT

1495/34

Evanston, IL

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Brown University
#21

Brown University

#34 institution's overall influence
#7 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$58K

Acceptance

8%

Graduation

95%

Student body

10K

Median SAT/ACT

1505/34

Providence, RI

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Carnegie Mellon University
#22

Carnegie Mellon University

#36 institution's overall influence
#35 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$57K

Acceptance

17%

Graduation

89%

Student body

16K

Median SAT/ACT

1510/34

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Minnesota
#23

University of Minnesota

#27 institution's overall influence
#890 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$15K

Acceptance

70%

Graduation

80%

Student body

44K

Median SAT/ACT

1370/28

Minneapolis, MN

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University of Virginia
#24

University of Virginia

#37 institution's overall influence
#40 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$18K

Acceptance

23%

Graduation

95%

Student body

25K

Median SAT/ACT

1430/32

Charlottesville, VA

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California Institute of Technology
#25

California Institute of Technology

#32 institution's overall influence
#9 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$55K

Acceptance

7%

Graduation

89%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1545/35

Pasadena, CA

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University of Wisconsin–Madison
#26

University of Wisconsin–Madison

#25 institution's overall influence
#216 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

57%

Graduation

87%

Student body

36K

Median SAT/ACT

1390/29

Madison, WI

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Boston University
#27

Boston University

#46 institution's overall influence
#56 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$56K

Acceptance

20%

Graduation

87%

Student body

33K

Median SAT/ACT

1425/32

Boston, MA

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University of California, San Diego
#28

University of California, San Diego

#52 institution's overall influence
#71 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$14K

Acceptance

37%

Graduation

85%

Student body

38K

Median SAT/ACT

1370/30

La Jolla, CA

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Indiana University Bloomington
#29

Indiana University Bloomington

#53 institution's overall influence
#875 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

80%

Graduation

77%

Student body

40K

Median SAT/ACT

1255/27

Bloomington, IN

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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
#30

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

#49 institution's overall influence
#162 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$17K

Acceptance

63%

Graduation

85%

Student body

52K

Median SAT/ACT

1340/29

Champaign, IL

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University of Pittsburgh
#31

University of Pittsburgh

#59 institution's overall influence
#987 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$20K

Acceptance

64%

Graduation

82%

Student body

27K

Median SAT/ACT

1350/30

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Florida
#32

University of Florida

#60 institution's overall influence
#45 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$6K

Acceptance

31%

Graduation

88%

Student body

46K

Median SAT/ACT

1390/30

Gainesville, FL

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
#33

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

#66 institution's overall influence
#38 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

25%

Graduation

91%

Student body

25K

Median SAT/ACT

1405/30

Chapel Hill, NC

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Pennsylvania State University
#34

Pennsylvania State University

#73 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$18K

Acceptance

76%

Graduation

69%

Student body

47K

Median SAT/ACT

1190/26

University Park, PA

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University of Maryland, College Park
#35

University of Maryland, College Park

#79 institution's overall influence
#214 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

51%

Graduation

85%

Student body

35K

Median SAT/ACT

1375/31

College Park, MD

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Purdue University
#36

Purdue University

#62 institution's overall influence
#1204 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$10K

Acceptance

67%

Graduation

78%

Student body

42K

Median SAT/ACT

1315/28

West Lafayette, IN

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Dartmouth College
#37

Dartmouth College

#61 institution's overall influence
#11 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$57K

Acceptance

9%

Graduation

96%

Student body

6K

Median SAT/ACT

1500/33

Hanover, NH

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Michigan State University
#38

Michigan State University

#90 institution's overall influence
#1461 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$16K

Acceptance

76%

Graduation

79%

Student body

43K

Median SAT/ACT

1210/26

East Lansing, MI

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Tufts University
#39

Tufts University

#87 institution's overall influence
#25 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$59K

Acceptance

16%

Graduation

93%

Student body

10K

Median SAT/ACT

1465/33

Medford, MA

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Ohio State University
#40

Ohio State University

#58 institution's overall influence
#77 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

68%

Graduation

83%

Student body

56K

Median SAT/ACT

1355/30

Columbus, OH

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George Washington University
#41

George Washington University

#71 institution's overall influence
#76 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$55K

Acceptance

43%

Graduation

81%

Student body

21K

Median SAT/ACT

1375/31

Washington, DC

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Emory University
#42

Emory University

#104 institution's overall influence
#41 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$54K

Acceptance

19%

Graduation

91%

Student body

13K

Median SAT/ACT

1445/32

Atlanta, GA

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University of Arizona
#43

University of Arizona

#86 institution's overall influence
#605 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$12K

Acceptance

85%

Graduation

63%

Student body

39K

Median SAT/ACT

1235/25

Tucson, AZ

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University of Notre Dame
#44

University of Notre Dame

#85 institution's overall influence
#23 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$56K

Acceptance

19%

Graduation

95%

Student body

13K

Median SAT/ACT

1475/33

Notre Dame, IN

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Washington University in St. Louis
#45

Washington University in St. Louis

#69 institution's overall influence
#20 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$55K

Acceptance

16%

Graduation

94%

Student body

13K

Median SAT/ACT

1520/34

Saint Louis, MO

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Syracuse University
#46

Syracuse University

#83 institution's overall influence
#1450 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$52K

Acceptance

69%

Graduation

83%

Student body

23K

Median SAT/ACT

1280/28

Syracuse, NY

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University of Utah
#47

University of Utah

#78 institution's overall influence
#1235 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

79%

Graduation

67%

Student body

28K

Median SAT/ACT

1261/25

Salt Lake City, UT

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University of Rochester
#48

University of Rochester

#82 institution's overall influence
#61 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$56K

Acceptance

35%

Graduation

85%

Student body

11K

Median SAT/ACT

1405/32

Rochester, NY

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Arizona State University
#49

Arizona State University

#139 institution's overall influence
#1312 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

88%

Graduation

63%

Student body

51K

Median SAT/ACT

1240/25

Tempe, AZ

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University of Iowa
#50

University of Iowa

#76 institution's overall influence
#369 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$10K

Acceptance

84%

Graduation

74%

Student body

27K

Median SAT/ACT

1235/25

Iowa City, IA

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