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R1 Universities List in the United States

R1 universities, also known as R1 Research universities are institutions in the United States that engage in extensive research activity. R1 universities are typically distinguished by their significant levels of research funding, large numbers of doctoral programs, and high production of research publications. These universities play a major role in advancing knowledge, innovation, and technological development.

Following is the list of Public and Private R1 universities present in the United States:

Name of the InstitutionTypeCity
Arizona State UniversityPublicTempe
Clemson University PublicClemson
Colombia UniversityPrivateNew York
Colorado State University‐Fort Collins PublicFort Collins
CUNY Graduate School and University Center PublicNew York
Florida State University PublicTallahassee
Florida International University PublicMiami
George Mason University PublicFairfax County
Georgia Institute of Technology‐Main CampusPublicAtlanta
Georgia State University PublicAtlanta
Harvard UniversityPrivateCambridge
Indiana UniversityPublicBloomington
Iowa State UniversityPublicAmes
Johns Hopkins UniversityPrivateBaltimore
Kansas State University PublicKansas
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Public
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)PrivateCambridge
Michigan State University PublicEast Lansing
North Carolina State UniversityPublicRaleigh
Ohio State University‐Main Campus PublicColumbus
Oregon State University PublicCorvallis
Pennsylvania State University‐Main Campus PublicUniversity Park, Pennyslavania
Princeton UniversityPrivatePrinceton
Purdue University‐Main CampusPublicWest Lafayette
Rutgers UniversityPublicNew Brunswick
Stanford UniversityPrivateStanford
Stony Brook UniversityPublicStony Brook
Temple University PublicPhiladelphia
Texas A & M University‐College Station PublicCollege Station, Texas
Texas Tech University PublicLubbock
The University of Texas at Dallas PublicDallas
The University of Texas at Arlington PublicArlington
The University of Tennessee‐Knoxville PublicKnoxville
The University of Texas at AustinPublicAustin
University of Georgia PublicAthens
University of Massachusetts‐Amherst PublicAmherst
University of Iowa PublicIowa
University at Albany – State University of New YorkPublicAlbany
University of Cincinnati‐Main CampusPublicCincinnati
University of KansasPublicLawrence
University of Connecticut PublicStorrs
University of Florida PublicGainesville
University of Hawaii at Manoa PublicManoa
University at BuffaloPublicBuffalo 
University of Central FloridaPublicOrange County
University of Colorado Boulder PublicBoulder
University of Delaware PublicNewark
University of Houston PublicHouston
University of Kentucky PublicLexington
University of Mississippi PublicOxford
University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign PublicChampaign–Urbana metropolitan area
University of Louisville PublicLouisville
University of Maryland‐College Park Public College Park
University of Nebraska‐Lincoln PublicLincoln
University of South Carolina‐ColumbiaPublicColumbia
University of North Texas PublicDallas–Fort Worth metroplex
University of Alabama at Birmingham PublicBirmingham
University of California‐Berkeley PublicBerkeley
University of Wisconsin‐MadisonPublicMadison
University of California‐IrvinePublicIrvine
University of Michigan‐Ann Arbor PublicAnn Arbor
University of Washington‐Seattle CampusPublicSeattle
University of California‐Davis PublicDavis
University of Virginia‐Main Campus PublicCharlottesville
University of California‐San Diego PublicSan Diego
University of Minnesota‐Twin CitiesPublicTwin Cities
University of New Mexico‐Main Campus PublicAlbuquerque
University of Missouri‐Columbia PublicColumbia
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PublicChapel Hill
University of Oregon PublicEugene
University of Wisconsin‐MilwaukeePublicMilwaukee
University of Pittsburgh‐Pittsburgh Campus PublicPittsburgh 
University of South Florida‐Main CampusPublicTampa
University of Utah University of Arizona PublicTucson
University of Oklahoma‐Norman Campus PublicNorman 
University of California‐Riverside PublicRiverside
University of California‐Santa CruzPublicSanta Cruz
University of California-Santa BarbaraPublicSanta Barbara
University of Illinois at Chicago PublicChicago
University of CaliforniaPublicLos Angeles
University of ChicagoPrivateChicago
University of Arkansas PublicFayetteville
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityPublicRichmond
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University PublicBlacksburg
Washington State UniversityPublicPullman
Wayne State University PublicDetroit
West Virginia UniversityPublicMorgantown
Yale UniversityPrivateNew Haven,