University of Chicago ranked sixth on U.S. News top universities list


Share post:

The Center Square

(The Center Square) – University of Chicago was ranked the top university in Illinois, according to a new U.S. News analysis that rated the school sixth in the nation.

The 2021 list is the product of the U.S. News & World Report’s assessment of universities that offer undergraduate majors as well as master’s and doctoral degree programs. The analysis examined institutions of higher learning based on a variety of criteria, including academic quality, student-faculty ratios, graduation rates, faculty resources and the range of undergraduate majors.

The Chicago school charges $59,298 in tuition and fees for all students, and its enrollment came in at 6,734, according to the publication’s 2021 ranking.

RankCollege / UniversityLocationTuition and FeesEnrollment
1Princeton UniversityPrinceton, N.J.$53,8905,422
2Harvard UniversityCambridge, Mass.$54,0026,755
3Columbia UniversityNew York City$64,3806,245
4 (tie)Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, Mass.$53,8184,530
4 (tie)Yale UniversityNew Haven, Conn.$57,7006,092
6 (tie)Stanford UniversityStanford, Calif.$56,1696,996
6 (tie)University of ChicagoChicago$59,2986,734
8University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia$60,04210,019
9 (tie)California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, Calif.$56,862$938
9 (tie)Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore$57,0106,256
9 (tie)Northwestern UniversityEvanston, Ill.$58,7018,327
12Duke UniversityDurham, N.C.$60,4886,649
13Dartmouth CollegeHanover, N.H.$59,4584,459
14 (tie)Brown UniversityProvidence, R.I.$60,6967,160
14 (tie)Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, Tenn.$54,1586,886
16 (tie)Rice UniversityHouston$51,1073,989
16 (tie)Washington University in St. LouisSt. Louis$57,3867,822
18Cornell UniversityIthaca, N.Y.$59,31615,043
19University of Notre DameNotre Dame, Ind.$57,6998,731
20University of California, Los AngelesLos Angeles$42,980 (out-of-state), $13,226 (in-state)31,543
21Emory UniversityAtlanta$53,8687,118
22University of California, BerkeleyBerkeley$43,980 (out-of-state), $14,226 (in-state)31,780
23Georgetown UniversityWashington, D.C.$57,9287,513
24 (tie)University of Michigan, Ann ArborAnn Arbor, Mich.$52,266 (out-of-state), $15,948 (in-state)31,266
24 (tie)University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles$59,07220,351
26 (tie)Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh$58,9247,022
26 (tie)University of VirginiaCharlottesville, Va.$52,957 (out-of-state), $18,878 (in-state)17,011
28 (tie)University of North Carolina, Chapel HillChapel Hill, N.C.$36,200 (out-of-state), $9,021 (in-state)19,355
28 (tie)Wake Forest University)Winston-Salem, N.C.$57,7605,287
30 (tie)New York UniversityNew York City$54,88026,981
30 (tie)Tufts UniversityMedford, Mass.$60,8625,907
30 (tie)University of California, Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, Calif.$44,145 (out-of-state), $14,391 (in-state)23,349
30 (tie)University of FloridaGainesville, Fla.$28,658 (out-of-state), $6,380 (in-state)35,405
34University of RochesterRochester, N.Y.$58,2086,780
35 (tie)Boston CollegeChestnut Hill, Mass.$60,2029,370
35 (tie)Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta$33,794 (out-of-state), $12,682 (in-state)15,964
35 (tie)University of California, IrvineIrvine, Calif.$43,686 (out-of-state), $13,932 (in-state)30,382
35 (tie)University of California, San DiegoLa Jolla, Calif.$44,205 (out-of-state), $14,451 (in-state)30,794
39 (tie)University of California, DavisDavis, Calif.$44,407 (out-of-state), $14,653 (in-state)30,982
39 (tie)William & MaryWilliamsburg, Va.$46,283 (out-of-state), $23,362 (in-state)6,256
41Tulane UniversityNew Orleans$58,8526,968
42 (tie)Boston UniversityBoston$58,07217,983
42 (tie)Brandeis UniversityWaltham, Mass.$57,6153,688
42 (tie)Case Western Reserve UniversityCleveland$52,9485,383
42 (tie)University of Texas at AustinAustin, Texas$39,322 (out-of-state), $11,106 (in-state)40,163
42 (tie)University of Wisconsin, MadisonMadison, Wis.$38,629 (out-of-state), $10,741 (in-state)33,456
47 (tie)University of GeorgiaAthens, Ga.$31,120 (out-of-state), $12,080 (in-state)29,848
47 (tie)University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignChampaign, Ill.$34,312 (out-of-state), $16,862 (in-state)34,120
49 (tie)Lehigh UniversityBethlehem, Penn.$55,2605,178
49 (tie)Northeastern UniversityBoston$55,38214,202
49 (tie)Pepperdine UniversityMalibu, Calif.$58,0023,583
49 (tie)University of MiamiCoral Gables, Fla.$53,68211,307

Source: U.S. News & World Report


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Purdue University Blocks TikTok on Campus WiFi, Citing Security Concerns

Purdue University has blocked access to the TikTok app and website on campus Wi-Fi, citing concerns over cybersecurity...

Kankakee County Continues to Lead Illinois in Unemployment for Second Straight Month

KANKAKEE COUNTY, Ill. – Kankakee County has maintained its position as the county with the highest unemployment rate in...

Fort Campbell Helicopter Accident Results in Tragic Loss of 9 US Soldiers

FORT CAMPBELL, KY - Tragedy struck the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) on Wednesday evening when two US Army...

$40 Million Investment to Boost Transportation Sector in Kankakee with I-57, Route 17 Interchange 

KANKAKEE, IL - Get ready for a major boost in the transportation sector! Governor JB Pritzker has just announced...