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Top 500 Ranked Public State Universities


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Top 500 Ranked Public State Universities

Rank Public State Universities
2015 2014 School Name 2015 2014
1 1 United States Naval Academy 98.72 98.33 (0.4%)
2 296 United States Coast Guard Academy 98.07 81.55 (20.3%)
3 2 College of William and Mary 97.85 No Change
4 3 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 96.43 97.20 (0.8%)
5 8 University of Connecticut 96.37 95.95 (0.4%)
6 6 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus 96.22 96.03 (0.2%)
7 13 The University of Texas at Austin 96.18 95.25 (1.0%)
8 5 University of Georgia 96.11 No Change
9 4 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 95.89 96.23 (0.4%)
10 9 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 95.84 No Change
11 12 Clemson University 95.79 95.40 (0.4%)
12 11 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 95.48 95.59 (0.1%)
13 7 University of Virginia-Main Campus 95.45 95.96 (0.5%)
14 27 St Mary's College of Maryland 95.44 93.82 (1.7%)
15 10 University of Delaware 95.32 95.66 (0.4%)
16 24 North Carolina State University at Raleigh 95.29 94.03 (1.3%)
17 16 United States Military Academy 95.12 No Change
18 15 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 95.11 No Change
19 114 United States Merchant Marine Academy 95.00 88.72 (7.1%)
20 17 University of Maryland-College Park 94.99 94.87 (0.1%)

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