Custom College Rankings

Using our unique InfluenceRanking™ engine as well as data from the National Center for Educational Statistics

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Personalize your college ranking list based on the factors that matter most to you — affordability, test scores, preferred locations, student body size, and of course, the subject you want to study.

Most college rankings are based on what others think is important. Your Custom College Rankings Generator ranks colleges based on what matters to you!

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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 offering bachelor degrees, and a student population between 0k-100k, sorted by Influence.

Degree Level bachelorPublic/Private Public
University of California, Berkeley
#1

University of California, Berkeley

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

Tuition + fees

$14K

Acceptance

15%

Graduation

92%

Student body

41K

Median SAT/ACT

1425/33

Berkeley, CA

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Graduate Center, CUNY
#2

Graduate Center, CUNY

#511 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$7K

Student body

4K

New York, NY

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University of Michigan
#3

University of Michigan

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

Tuition + fees

$16K

Acceptance

23%

Graduation

91%

Student body

42K

Median SAT/ACT

1420/32

Ann Arbor, MI

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University of Virginia
#4

University of Virginia

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

Tuition + fees

$17K

Acceptance

26%

Graduation

94%

Student body

24K

Median SAT/ACT

1415/32

Charlottesville, VA

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University of California, Los Angeles
#5

University of California, Los Angeles

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

Tuition + fees

$13K

Acceptance

14%

Graduation

91%

Student body

44K

Median SAT/ACT

1405/32

Los Angeles, CA

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University of California, San Diego
#6

University of California, San Diego

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

Tuition + fees

$14K

Acceptance

30%

Graduation

87%

Student body

36K

Median SAT/ACT

1365/30

La Jolla, CA

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University of Wisconsin–Madison
#7

University of Wisconsin–Madison

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

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

52%

Graduation

85%

Student body

36K

Median SAT/ACT

1365/29

Madison, WI

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
#8

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

23%

Graduation

91%

Student body

25K

Median SAT/ACT

1375/31

Chapel Hill, NC

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William & Mary
#9

William & Mary

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

Tuition + fees

$22K

Acceptance

37%

Graduation

91%

Student body

8K

Median SAT/ACT

1400/31

Williamsburg, VA

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University of Washington
#10

University of Washington

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

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

49%

Graduation

84%

Student body

46K

Median SAT/ACT

1340/29

Seattle, WA

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City College of New York
#11

City College of New York

#58 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

48%

Graduation

47%

Student body

13K

New York, NY

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University of Texas at Austin
#12

University of Texas at Austin

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

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

39%

Graduation

81%

Student body

45K

Median SAT/ACT

1355/30

Austin, TX

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University of California, Santa Barbara
#13

University of California, Santa Barbara

#94 institution's overall influence
#100 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$14K

Acceptance

32%

Graduation

82%

Student body

26K

Median SAT/ACT

1345/30

Santa Barbara, CA

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University of Iowa
#14

University of Iowa

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

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

83%

Graduation

72%

Student body

27K

Median SAT/ACT

1225/25

Iowa City, IA

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University of Pittsburgh
#15

University of Pittsburgh

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

Tuition + fees

$19K

Acceptance

59%

Graduation

81%

Student body

27K

Median SAT/ACT

1350/30

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of California, Santa Cruz
#16

University of California, Santa Cruz

#167 institution's overall influence
#734 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$14K

Acceptance

47%

Graduation

77%

Student body

20K

Median SAT/ACT

1295/29

Santa Cruz, CA

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University of Minnesota
#17

University of Minnesota

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

Tuition + fees

$15K

Acceptance

52%

Graduation

78%

Student body

44K

Median SAT/ACT

1375/28

Minneapolis, MN

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University of Maryland
#18

University of Maryland

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

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

47%

Graduation

87%

Student body

35K

Median SAT/ACT

1380/31

College Park, MD

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#19

Stony Brook University

#164 institution's overall influence
#1211 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$10K

Acceptance

42%

Graduation

72%

Student body

24K

Median SAT/ACT

1325/28

Stony Brook, NY

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University of Utah
#20

University of Utah

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

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

67%

Graduation

65%

Student body

27K

Median SAT/ACT

1240/25

Salt Lake City, UT

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University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
#21

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

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

Tuition + fees

$17K

Acceptance

62%

Graduation

85%

Student body

52K

Median SAT/ACT

1330/29

Champaign, IL

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Purdue University
#22

Purdue University

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

Tuition + fees

$10K

Acceptance

58%

Graduation

77%

Student body

40K

Median SAT/ACT

1295/28

West Lafayette, IN

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Georgia Institute of Technology
#23

Georgia Institute of Technology

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

Tuition + fees

$12K

Acceptance

22%

Graduation

86%

Student body

28K

Median SAT/ACT

1465/32

Atlanta, GA

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#24

University of California, Davis

#117 institution's overall influence
#163 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$14K

Acceptance

41%

Graduation

85%

Student body

35K

Median SAT/ACT

1280/28

Davis, CA

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University of Arizona
#25

University of Arizona

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

Tuition + fees

$12K

Acceptance

84%

Graduation

60%

Student body

39K

Median SAT/ACT

1190/24

Tucson, AZ

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University of Massachusetts Amherst
#26

University of Massachusetts Amherst

#132 institution's overall influence
#953 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$16K

Acceptance

60%

Graduation

76%

Student body

28K

Median SAT/ACT

1295/28

Amherst, MA

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University of Oregon
#27

University of Oregon

#130 institution's overall influence
#547 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$12K

Acceptance

83%

Graduation

72%

Student body

22K

Median SAT/ACT

1185/25

Eugene, OR

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University at Buffalo
#28

University at Buffalo

#98 institution's overall influence
#1348 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$10K

Acceptance

56%

Graduation

74%

Student body

27K

Median SAT/ACT

1245/26

Buffalo, NY

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George Mason University
#29

George Mason University

#200 institution's overall influence
#548 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$12K

Acceptance

81%

Graduation

70%

Student body

30K

Median SAT/ACT

1220/27

Fairfax, VA

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University of California, Irvine
#30

University of California, Irvine

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

Tuition + fees

$14K

Acceptance

29%

Graduation

87%

Student body

36K

Median SAT/ACT

1300/29

Irvine, CA

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University of Colorado Denver
#31

University of Colorado Denver

#695 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

64%

Graduation

48%

Student body

16K

Median SAT/ACT

1115/23

Denver, CO

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University of Massachusetts Boston
#32

University of Massachusetts Boston

#404 institution's overall influence
#641 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$14K

Acceptance

78%

Graduation

45%

Student body

13K

Boston, MA

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University of Florida
#33

University of Florida

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

Tuition + fees

$6K

Acceptance

39%

Graduation

87%

Student body

45K

Median SAT/ACT

1360/29

Gainesville, FL

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University of Missouri
#34

University of Missouri

#127 institution's overall influence
#1169 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$10K

Acceptance

78%

Graduation

68%

Student body

26K

Median SAT/ACT

1190/26

Columbia, MO

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University of New Mexico
#35

University of New Mexico

#225 institution's overall influence
#1170 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$8K

Acceptance

70%

Graduation

44%

Student body

20K

Median SAT/ACT

1150/22

Albuquerque, NM

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University of Montana
#36

University of Montana

#438 institution's overall influence
#417 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

88%

Graduation

48%

Student body

9K

Median SAT/ACT

1150/23

Missoula, MT

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Michigan State University
#37

Michigan State University

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

Tuition + fees

$16K

Acceptance

78%

Graduation

78%

Student body

43K

Median SAT/ACT

1210/26

East Lansing, MI

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University of Tennessee, Knoxville
#38

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

#172 institution's overall influence
#1285 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$13K

Acceptance

78%

Graduation

69%

Student body

26K

Median SAT/ACT

1240/28

Knoxville, TN

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University of California, Riverside
#39

University of California, Riverside

#289 institution's overall influence
#919 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$14K

Acceptance

51%

Graduation

73%

Student body

23K

Median SAT/ACT

1220/26

Riverside, CA

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Wayne State University
#40

Wayne State University

#232 institution's overall influence
#842 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$14K

Acceptance

71%

Graduation

39%

Student body

20K

Median SAT/ACT

1110/24

Detroit, MI

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North Carolina State University
#41

North Carolina State University

#196 institution's overall influence
#176 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

47%

Graduation

78%

Student body

30K

Median SAT/ACT

1320/29

Raleigh, NC

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Binghamton University
#42

Binghamton University

#328 institution's overall influence
#1143 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$10K

Acceptance

40%

Graduation

83%

Student body

17K

Median SAT/ACT

1375/30

Vestal, NY

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University of Illinois at Chicago
#43

University of Illinois at Chicago

#215 institution's overall influence
#795 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$15K

Acceptance

76%

Graduation

58%

Student body

26K

Median SAT/ACT

1120/24

Chicago, IL

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University of Colorado Boulder
#44

University of Colorado Boulder

#162 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$12K

Acceptance

82%

Graduation

70%

Student body

32K

Median SAT/ACT

1255/28

Boulder, CO

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University of Vermont
#45

University of Vermont

#224 institution's overall influence
#246 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$18K

Acceptance

68%

Graduation

74%

Student body

12K

Median SAT/ACT

1270/28

Burlington, VT

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University of Kansas
#46

University of Kansas

#176 institution's overall influence
#620 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

92%

Graduation

63%

Student body

23K

Median SAT/ACT

/26

Lawrence, KS

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University of Maine
#47

University of Maine

#391 institution's overall influence
#575 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

92%

Graduation

59%

Student body

10K

Median SAT/ACT

1150/24

Orono, ME

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Pennsylvania State University
#48

Pennsylvania State University

#108 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$18K

Acceptance

56%

Graduation

86%

Student body

47K

Median SAT/ACT

1260/27

University Park, PA

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Arizona State University
#49

Arizona State University

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

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

85%

Graduation

67%

Student body

50K

Median SAT/ACT

1245/25

Tempe, AZ

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University of Connecticut
#50

University of Connecticut

#254 institution's overall influence
#1460 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$16K

Acceptance

49%

Graduation

82%

Student body

25K

Median SAT/ACT

1315/28

Storrs, CT

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