08 September 2015

U.S. News & World Report Posts 2016 College Rankings

Posted in College Rankings

usnwr bestcollegesU.S. News & World Report released their 2016 college rankings earlier today.  Nearly 1,800 schools were covered nationwide and evaluated on multiple measures of academic excellence and outcomes to produce the final rankings.

Princeton retains sole posession of the top spot for National Universities, and Williams College tops the list of Liberal Arts Colleges.  

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U.S. News and World Report Ranking Changes (2016 vs 2015)

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  • InstitutionRank (2016)Rank (2015)Change
    Princeton University 1 1  
    Harvard University 2 2  
    Yale University 3 3  
    Columbia University 4 4  
    Stanford University 4 4  
    University of Chicago 4 4  
    MIT 7 7  
    Duke University 8 8  
    University of Pennsylvania 9 8 1
    California Institute of Technology 10 10  
    Johns Hopkins University 10 12 2
    Dartmouth University 12 11 1
    Northwestern University 12 13 1
    Brown University 14 16 2
    Cornell University 15 15  
    Vanderbilt University 15 16 1
    Washington University in St. Louis 15 14 1
    Rice University 18 19 1
    University of Notre Dame 18 16 2
    UC Berkeley 20 20  
    Emory University 21 21  
    Georgetown University 21 21  
    Carnegie Mellon University 23 25 2
    UCLA 23 23  
    University of Southern California 23 25 2
    University of Virginia 26 23 3
    Tufts University 27 27  
    Wake Forest University 27 27  
    University of Michigan 29 29  
    Boston College 30 31 1
    UNC Chapel Hill 30 30  
    NYU 32 32  
    University of Rochester 33 33  
    Brandeis University 34 35 1
    College of William & Mary 34 33 1
    Georgia Tech 36 35 1
    Case Western 37 38 1
    UC Santa Barbara 37 40 3
    UC Irvine 39 42 3
    UC San Diego 39 37 2
    Boston University 41 42 1
    RPI 41 42 1
    Tulane University 41 54 13
    UC Davis 41 38 3
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 41 42 1
    University of Wisconsin 41 47 6
    Lehigh University 47 40 7
    Northeastern University 47 42 5
    Penn State University 47 48 1
    University of Florida 47 48 1
  • InstitutionRank (2016)Rank (2015)Change
    Williams College 1 1  
    Amherst College 2 2  
    Swarthmore College 3 3  
    Bowdoin College 4 5 1
    Middlebury College 4 7 3
    Pomona College 4 5 1
    Wellesley College 4 4  
    Carleton College 8 8  
    Claremont McKenna College 9 8 1
    Davidson College 9 11 2
    United States Naval Academy 9 13 4
    Haverford College 12 8 4
    Vassar College 12 11 1
    Hamilton College 14 15 1
    Harvey Mudd College 14 15 1
    Smith College 14 19 5
    Washington and Lee University 14 14  
    Wesleyan University 14 15 1
    Colby College 19 15 4
    Colgate University 19 22 3
    Grinnell College 19 19  
    Macalester College 23 24 1
    Oberlin College 23 23  
    Scripps College 29 24 5
    United States Military Academy 22 24 2
    Bates College 25 19 6
    Bryn Mawr College 25 27 2
    Colorado College 25 27 2
    Kenyon College 25 30 5
    Barnard College 29 32 3
    United States Air Force Academy 29 27 2
    Bucknell University 32 32  
    College of the Holy Cross 32 34 2
    University of Richmond 32 30 2
    Mt. Holyoke College 35 41 6
    Pitzer College 36 35 1
    Lafayette College 37 35 2
    Skidmore College 38 37 1
    Union College 38 41 3
    Dickinson College 40 37 3
    Franklin & Marshall College 40 37 3
    Whitman College 40 37 3
    Occidental College 43 44 1
    Trinity College 43 45 2
    Bard College 45 45  
    Centre College 45 45  
    Soka University of America 45 41 4
    Connecticut College 48 45 3
    Gettysburg College 48 50 2
    Sewanee: The University of the South 48 45 3