09 September 2018

U.S. News & World Report Posts 2019 College Rankings

Posted in Class of 2023, College Rankings

usnwr bestcollegesU.S. News & World Report released their 2019 college rankings earlier today.  Over 1,800 schools were covered nationwide and evaluated on multiple measures of academic excellence and outcomes to produce the final rankings.

Social mobility indicators were added this year, while acceptance rate was eliminated as a factor and others like expert opinions and test scores were reduced in weighting.

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 (2019 vs 2018)

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  • InstitutionRank (2019)Rank (2018)Change
    Princeton 1 1  
    Harvard 2 2  
    Columbia 3 5 2
    MIT 3 5 2
    University of Chicago 3 3  
    Yale 3 3  
    Stanford 7 5 2
    Duke 8 9 1
    University of Pennsylvania 8 8  
    Johns Hopkins 10 11 1
    Northwestern 10 11 1
    Caltech 12 10 2
    Dartmouth 12 11 1
    Brown 14 14  
    Vanderbilt 14 14  
    Cornell 16 14 2
    Rice 16 14 2
    Notre Dame 18 18  
    UCLA 19 21 2
    Washington University in St. Louis 19 18 1
    Emory 21 21  
    Georgetown 22 20 2
    UC Berkeley 22 21 1
    USC 22 21 1
    Carnegie Mellon 25 25  
    University of Virginia 25 25  
    Tufts 27 29 2
    University of Michigan 27 28 1
    Wake Forest 27 27  
    NYU 30 30  
    UC Santa Barbara 30 37 7
    UNC Chapel Hill 30 30  
    UC Irvine 33 42 9
    University of Rochester 33 34 1
    Brandeis 35 34 1
    Georgia Tech 35 34 1
    University of Florida 35 42 7
    Boston College 38 32 6
    UC Davis 38 46 8
    William & Mary 38 32 6
    UC San Diego 41 42 1
    Boston University 42 37 5
    Case Western 42 37 5
    Northeastern University 44 40 4
    Tulane 44 40 4
    Pepperdine 46 46  
    University of Georgia 46 56 10
    University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign 46 44 2
    RPI 49 42 7
    University of Wisconsin - Madison 49 46 3
    UT Austin 49 56 7
    Villanova 49 46 3
  • InstitutionRank (2019)Rank (2018)Change
    Williams 1 1  
    Amherst 2 2  
    Bowdoin 3 6 2
    Swarthmore 3 4  
    Wellesley 3 3  
    Middlebury 6 4 1
    Pomona 6 7 1
    Carleton 8 7 3
    Claremont McKenna 8 9 1
    Davidson 10 9  
    Washington and Lee 10 11 1
    Colby 12 12 6
    Colgate 12 12 4
    Harvey Mudd 12 21 6
    Vassar 12 12 1
    West Point 12 19 6
    Smith 13 12 2
    Grinnell 18 19 7
    Hamilton 18 12 2
    Haverford 18 12 7
    Naval Academy 21 12 1
    Wesleyan 21 21 3
    Bates 23 27 1
    Colorado College 23 24 4
    University of Richmond 23 27 2
    Air Force Academy 26 32 4
    Barnard 26 27 1
    Kenyon 26 27 4
    Macalester 26 24 1
    Oberlin 26 24 4
    Scripps 26 23 4
    Bryn Mawr 32 31 5
    Bucknell 33 32 3
    Holy Cross 33 32 2
    Pitzer 33 32 8
    Lafayette 36 36  
    Mount Holyoke 36 36 6
    Union College 36 38 3
    Franklin & Marshall 39 44 3
    Soka University of America 39   17
    Occidental 41 44 2
    Sewanee 41 47 8
    Skidmore 41 38  
    Whitman College 41 41 2
    Trinity College 44 38 2
    Centre College 46 41  
    Connecticut College 46 50  
    Denison 46   3
    Gettysburg 46   3
    Thomas Aquinas 46   3