Campbell climbs in U.S. News & World Report’s annual ‘Best Colleges’ ranking
13 September, 2017, 01:35
Rice University in Houston is by far the best college in Texas - and the 14th-best school in the nation - according to U.S. News and World Reports' latest college rankings.
This year is Northwestern's chance to boast if it wants to, rising to No. 11 after two years tied for the No. 12 spot with the California Institute for Technology. Clemson's overall rank among national universities was 67th, down one stop from 2016. Several schools came in over the $50,000 mark, including Columbia University in NY, which charges about $57,000 a year, according to the rankings.
U.S. News & World Report examined 187 colleges and universities overall in its Best Regional Universities North category, including 42 that are listed alphabetically in the second tier.
Recently, NMSU ranked first in the country for federal obligations for science and engineering activities for minority-serving institutions according to a report from the National Science Foundation's National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.
NC State was also listed among "Academic Programs to Look For: Writing in the Disciplines", one of just five public universities on that list.
Also, the university was ranked No. 35 among public schools in the Best College for Veterans list.
The rankings methodology focuses on academic excellence, with schools evaluated on hundreds of data points and up to 15 measures of academic quality. "We are extremely proud of our recent national rankings and remain committed to offering a high-quality, affordable education that prepares our graduates to be civic, professional and military leaders".
The two schools share the same ranking as Emory University in Atlanta and the University of Southern California. The website boasts "nearly 50 different types of numerical rankings and lists to help students narrow their college search".
The rankings remain influential among students and parents, who rely on them to guide their choice of school, as well as among colleges and universities, which use them to market their campuses and programs and attract students, faculty and philanthropic dollars.
LSU, whose highest ranking was 124th in 2011, finished behind nine schools in the Southeastern Conference.
It also said LSU ranks highest in Louisiana among public universities for both early and mid career earnings - $52,700 and $100,400 respectively.
In other highlights from the rankings, CU Boulder's undergraduate business program at the Leeds School of Business landed the No. 20 spot among public universities, or 31st overall.
Princeton University and Harvard University retained their No. 1 and No. 2 spots, respectively.
U.S. News & World Report today unveiled its 2018 Best Colleges rankings and UCLA tied Berkeley. UConn averaged a 93 percent retention rate between freshman and sophomore years from 2012 to 2015.
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