Ivy League Colleges Academic Key Facts Comparison

All schools in Ivy League Colleges are private schools. The average acceptance ratio of Ivy League Colleges is 8.50% where Harvard University has the tightest rate of 5% and Cornell University has the loosest rate of 14%. The average graduation rate is 96.00% and the average student to faculty ratio is 6.63:1 (15.09%). Harvard University has the highest student population of 29,908 where total 143,388 students are attending Ivy League Colleges.
Table. Ivy League Colleges Overview
NameType/LevelAcceptance RatesPopulation Graduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Brown University
Providence, RI
Private (not-for-profit)
4 or more years
9% 9,781 96% 7:1
Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY
Private (not-for-profit)
4 or more years
7% 29,372 94% 6:1
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
Private (not-for-profit)
4 or more years
14% 22,319 94% 9:1
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Private (not-for-profit)
4 or more years
11% 6,409 97% 7:1
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Private (not-for-profit)
4 or more years
5% 29,908 97% 7:1
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Private (not-for-profit)
4 or more years
7% 8,181 97% 5:1
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Private (not-for-profit)
4 or more years
9% 24,960 95% 6:1
Yale University
New Haven, CT
Private (not-for-profit)
4 or more years
6% 12,458 98% 6:1
Average8.50%143,388 (Total)96.00%6.63:1

Ivy League Colleges Undergraduate Tuition & Fees Comparison

The average undergraduate tuition & fees of Ivy League Colleges is $51,486 in academic year 2017-2018. University of Pennsylvania has the most expensive tuition & fees of of $53,534 and Princeton University has the lowest rates of $47,140. Next tables compare the undergraduate tuition & fees at Ivy League Colleges.
Table. Ivy League Colleges Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
NameTuitionFeesTotal
Brown University $52,231$1,188$53,419
Columbia University in the City of New York $48,989$2,651$51,640
Cornell University $52,612$241$52,853
Dartmouth College $51,468$1,482$52,950
Harvard University $44,990$3,959$48,949
Princeton University $47,140-$47,140
University of Pennsylvania $47,416$6,118$53,534
Yale University $51,400-$51,400
Average$49,531$1,955$51,486
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Ivy League Colleges Graduate Programs Tuition & Fees Comparison

The average graduate tuition & fees of Ivy League Colleges is $44,321 in academic year 2017-2018. Brown University has the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of of $53,205 and Cornell University has the lowest graduate tuition rates of $29,585. Next tables compare the graduate programs tuition & fees at Ivy League Colleges.
Table. Ivy League Colleges Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
NameTuitionFeesTotal
Brown University $52,231$974$53,205
Columbia University in the City of New York $44,864$2,092$46,956
Cornell University $29,500$85$29,585
Dartmouth College $51,468$324$51,792
Harvard University $44,816$1,142$45,958
Princeton University $47,140$1,800$48,940
University of Pennsylvania $33,604$3,530$37,134
Yale University $41,000-$41,000
Average$43,078$1,243$44,321
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Ivy League Colleges Living Costs Comparison

The average living costs including room, board, and other living expenses of Ivy League Colleges is $17,009 when a student lives in campus such as dormitory and school apartments and $18,591 when living off campus.Next tables compare the living costs at 8 schools in Ivy League Colleges.
Table. Ivy League Colleges Living Costs Comparison
NameOn-Campus Living CostsOff-Campus Living Costs
Room & BoardOther ExpensesTotalRoom & BoardOther ExpensesTotal
Brown University $14,020$2,040$16,060 ---
Columbia University in the City of New York $13,644$1,947$15,591 $17,370$4,995$22,365
Cornell University $14,330$2,208$16,538 $14,300$2,208$16,508
Dartmouth College $15,159$2,040$17,199 ---
Harvard University $16,660$2,991$19,651 ---
Princeton University $15,610$2,300$17,910 ---
University of Pennsylvania $15,066$1,835$16,901 $15,066$1,835$16,901
Yale University $15,500$720$16,220 ---
Average $14,999$2,010$17,009 $15,579$3,013$18,591
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