The new school year has started, which means it’s only a matter of time before some high schoolers will have to start thinking about where they want to apply to college. Of course, everyone would love to go to the best college out there, but knowing which ones are the best isn’t always easy. Well, “U.S. News & World Report” is here to help.
- The mag has come out with their 2022 Best Colleges list.
- They evaluated more than 1,400 schools across the country on 17 measures of academic quality.
- The mag’s pick for Top National University is once again Princeton University, with Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Columbia University tied for second.
- Williams College in Massachusetts once again tops the list for the Top National Liberal Arts school, while University of California, Los Angeles is the Top Public School again this year.
- University of California, Riverside is the Top National School for Social Mobility, meaning it’s the school that best serves underrepresented students, while Bennett College is the Top Liberal Arts College for Social Mobility.
Top Ten National Universities
1. Princeton University (NJ)
2. Columbia University (NY) (tie)
2. Harvard University (MA) (tie)
4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (tie) (MA)
5. Yale University (CT)
6. Stanford University (tie) (CA)
6. University of Chicago (tie (IL)
8. University of Pennsylvania (PA)
9. California Institute of Technology (tie) (CA)
9. Duke University (tie) (NC)
9. Johns Hopkins University (tie) (MD)
9. Northwestern University (tie) (IL)
Top National Liberal Arts Colleges – Top 3
- Williams College (MA)
- Amherst College (MA)
- Swarthmore College (PA)
Top Public Schools
National Universities – Top 3
- University of California—Los Angeles
- University of California—Berkeley
- University of Michigan—Ann Arbor
National Liberal Arts Colleges – Top 3
- United States Naval Academy (MD)
- United States Military Academy (NY)
- United States Air Force Academy (CO)
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Source:U.S. News & World Report