The 10 best public universities in America

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California Institutions Dominate the List of Best Public Universities

The University of California system is a public-university powerhouse, according to a new list from the Center for World University Rankings.

Of the top 10 best public universities in the country, the UC system contributes four to the list. America's top public university on CWUR's list — the University of California at Berkeley — ranked seventh overall globally.

CWUR uses eight indicators to determine its rankings, including quality of education, alumni employment, and influence.

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10. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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9. University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

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8. University of Washington at Seattle

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7. University of Texas at Austin

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6. University of California at San Francisco

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5. University of Wisconsin at Madison

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4. University of California at San Diego

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3. University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

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2. University of California at Los Angeles

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1. University of California at Berkeley

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