Website names UT-Austin top public university

The website Niche has made a listing of the top public universities and the University of Texas - Austin has come out on top. The rankings are based key statistics and student reviews.

UT-Austin isn't the only Texas school in the top 10. Texas A&M came in at number 10.

The top 10 is as follows:

  1. University of Texas - Austin
  2. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  3. University of Virginia
  4. University of California - Los Angeles
  5. University of California - Berkeley
  6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  7. Georgia Institute of Technology
  8. University of Florida
  9. University of Wisconsin
  10. Texas A&M University

You can get the complete list here.

To get the rankings, Niche looked at factors such as strength of academic program, aptitude of professors, quality of campus amenities, general character of student life and student reviews as well. You can learn more about the methodology here.