Notable institutions of higher education.

Entity["University",name] or

represents an entity of type "University".


gives the value of a specified property.


gives the value of a list of properties.


gives the value of a specified property modified by qualifier rules quali->vali.


gives the value of a property associated with a particular date specification.


represents a class of entities with values of propi defined by speci.

Sample Entities

Sample Entity Classes


  • AcademicCalendaracademic calendar type
    AcceptanceRateacceptance rate
    AverageNetPriceWithFederalLoansaverage net price (federal grants/loans)
    AverageNetPriceWithScholarshipsaverage net price (grants and scholarships)
    CampusTypecampus type
    Carnegie2005Carnegie classification
    ChangeInAverageNetPriceWithFederalLoansnet price change (federal grants/loans)
    ChangeInAverageNetPriceWithScholarshipsnet price change (grants and scholarships)
    Colorsschool colors
    DegreesAwardeddegrees awarded
    DegreesAwardedFirstProfessionalCertificatefirst professional certificate
    DegreesAwardedFirstProfessionalDegreefirst professional degree
    DegreesAwardedLessThanOneYearless than one year
    DegreesAwardedOneToTwoYearsone to two years
    DegreesAwardedPostbaccalaureateCertificatepostbaccalaureate certificate
    DegreesAwardedPostMastersCertificatepostmaster's certificate
    DegreesAwardedTwoToFourYearstwo to four years
    EntityClassesentity classes
    EntityTypeListentity type list
    EstFTGradfulltime graduate students
    EstFTUndergradfulltime undergraduate students
    EstPTGradparttime graduate students
    EstPTUndergradparttime undergraduate students
    EstTotalGradgraduate students
    EstTotalUndergradundergraduate students
    FinancialAidScholarshipsfinancial aid / scholarships available
    FTTotalfulltime students
    Gendergender of student body
    GraduationRategraduation rate
    Housinghousing available
    LoanDefaultRateloan default rate
    MedianBorrowingmedian total borrowing
    MedianLoanPaymentmedian loan payment
    MottoInEnglishmotto (English translation)
    OtherAccreditationsother accrediting agencies
    PrimaryAccreditationaccrediting agency
    ProfitNonProfitprofit or not for profit
    PTTotalparttime students
    SelectionPercentageselection fraction
    StudyAbroadExchangeProgramsstudy abroad / exchange programs available
    TotalEnrollmentall students
    TransferOutRatetransfer out rate
    TuitionInternationalGradinternational graduate students tuition
    TuitionInternationalUndergradinternational undergraduate students tuition
    TuitionLocalGradlocal graduate students tuition
    TuitionLocalUndergradlocal undergraduate students tuition
    YearOfAccreditationaccreditation year
    YearOfEstablishmentyear founded


  • "University" entities include four-year research universities, community colleges, vocational schools and other institutions of higher learning from around the world.
  • "University" entity classes include athletic conferences, university systems and other associations of tertiary educational institutions.
  • Some properties are available for the "University" entity type as a whole and can be given using the form EntityValue["University",property]. Such properties include:
  • "Properties"the list of available properties
    "PropertyCanonicalNames"the standard names of available properties
    "SampleEntities"a sample list of available entities (typically of length 10)
    "SampleEntityClasses"a sample list of available entity classes (typically of length 10)
    "EntityCount"number of entities available
    "Entities"the list of available entities
    "EntityCanonicalNames"the standard names of available entities
    "EntityClasses"the list of available entity classes
    "EntityClassCanonicalNames"the standard names of available entity classes
    "PropertyClasses"the list of available property classes
    "PropertyClassCanonicalNames"the standard names of available property classes
    "PropertyCount"number of properties available
  • The following annotations can be used in the third argument of EntityValue["University",property,annotation]:
  • "Source"source information for the property
    "Date"the date associated with the entity-property value (if any)
    "EntityAssociation"an association of entities and entity-property values
    "PropertyAssociation"an association of properties and entity-property values
    "EntityPropertyAssociation"an association in which the specified entities are keys, and values are a nested association of properties and entity-property values
    "PropertyEntityAssociation"an association in which the specified properties are keys, and values are a nested association of entities and entity-property values
    "Dataset"a dataset in which the specified entities are keys, and values are an association of property names and entity-property values
  • The following annotations can be used in the second argument of EntityValue[property,annotation]:
  • "Qualifiers"the list of possible qualifiers for the property
    "QualifierValues"the list of possible values that can be given to each qualifier
    "DefaultQualifierValues"the list of default values for the property's qualifiers
    "Description"a brief textual description of the property
    "Definition"a detailed textual definition of the property
    "PhysicalQuantity"the physical quantity associated with the entity-property value
    "Unit"the unit associated with the entity-property value
  • A qualifier value of Automatic indicates that an applicable format of values can be used, e.g. for the "Date" qualifier; this includes a proper date or date span.


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Basic Examples  (4)

Use for entity discovery:

Find a property value for an entity:

Retrieve a dataset of all available properties for an entity:

Find the 10 universities with the highest total enrollment counts:

Scope  (7)

Basic geographic and educational properties are available for many universities:

Data may be sparse for smaller and non-US universities:

Many categorical and financial properties are only available for universities in the United States:

Qualifiers  (3)

Find universities in the United States that awarded over 200 bachelor's degrees in mathematics:

Dates  (1)

Find the 10 four-year research institutions in the United States with the lowest median loan payments for undergraduate students who graduated during the 20122013 academic year:

Time Series  (1)

Plot annual international tuition rates for undergraduate students at Harvard University:

Geo Computation  (1)

Plot the location of universities in San Francisco that have more than 100 enrolled students: