September 21, 2016

Princeton First Again In University Rankings

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Princeton University number one in the Best National Universities category for the second year in a row. The 2017 Best Colleges rankings reviews more than 1,800 schools and considers academic excellence, graduation, and retention rates.

Harvard University came in second, while the University of Chicago and Yale University tied for third place. Following them in order are Columbia University, Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Duke University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Johns Hopkins in the top ten.

For the 14th year in a row, Williams College ranked first as the Best Liberal Arts College, followed by Amherst College, Wellesley College, Middlebury College, and Swarthmore College. The latter two were tied for fourth place. The University of California at Berkeley is the top-ranked public university,

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