09 September 2019

U.S. News & World Report Posts 2020 College Rankings

Posted in Class of 2024, College Rankings

usnwr bestcollegesU.S. News & World Report released their 2020 college rankings earlier today.  Over 1,400 schools were covered nationwide and evaluated on multiple measures of academic excellence and outcomes to produce the final rankings.

Approximately 13 percent of institutions were reclassified to changes in the underlying Carnegie classification system in 2018.

Princeton retains sole possession 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 (2020 vs 2019)

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  • InstitutionRank (2020)Rank (2019)Change
    Princeton 1 1  
    Harvard 2 2  
    Columbia 3 3  
    MIT 3 3  
    Yale 3 3  
    Stanford 6 7 1
    University of Chicago 6 3 3
    University of Pennsylvania 6 8 2
    Northwestern 9 10 1
    Duke 10 8 2
    Johns Hopkins 10 10  
    Caltech 12 12  
    Dartmouth 12 12  
    Brown 14 14  
    Notre Dame 15 18 3
    Vanderbilt 15 14 1
    Cornell 17 16 1
    Rice 17 16 1
    Washington University in St. Louis 19 19  
    UCLA 20 19 1
    Emory 21 21  
    UC Berkeley 22 22  
    USC 22 22  
    Georgetown 24 22 2
    Carnegie Mellon 25 25  
    University of Michigan 25 27 2
    Wake Forest 27 27  
    University of Virginia 28 25 3
    Georgia Tech 29 35 6
    NYU 29 30 1
    Tufts 29 27 2
    UNC Chapel Hill 29 30 1
    University of Rochester 29 33 4
    UC Santa Barbara 34 30 4
    University of Florida 34 35 1
    UC Irvine 36 33 3
    Boston College 37 38 1
    UC San Diego 37 41 4
    UC Davis 39 38 1
    Boston University 40 42 2
    Brandeis 40 35 5
    Case Western 40 42 2
    William & Mary 40 38 2
    Northeastern University 40 44 4
    Tulane 40 44 4
    University of Wisconsin - Madison 46 49 3
    Villanova 46 49 3
    University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign 48 46 2
    UT Austin 48 49 1
    Lehigh 50 53 3
    Pepperdine 50 46 4
    RPI 50 49 1
    University of Georgia 50 46 4
  • InstitutionRank (2020)Rank (2019)Change
    Williams 1 1  
    Amherst 2 2  
    Swarthmore 3 3  
    Wellesley 3 3  
    Pomona 5 5  
    Bowdoin 6 5 1
    Carleton 7 5 2
    Claremont McKenna 7 9 2
    Middlebury 7 5 2
    Washington and Lee 10 11 1
    Colby 11 18 7
    Haverford 11 11  
    Smith 11 11  
    Grinnell 14 11 3
    Hamilton 14 16 2
    Vassar 14 11 3
    Colgate 17 16 1
    Davidson 17 10 7
    Naval Academy 17 22 5
    Wesleyan 17 18 1
    Bates 21 22 1
    West Point 21 18 3
    Harvey Mudd 23 18 5
    University of Richmond 23 25 2
    Barnard 25 25  
    Macalester 25 27 2
    Bryn Mawr 27 27  
    Colorado College 27 27  
    Holy Cross 27 35 8
    Kenyon 27 30 3
    Soka University of America 27 22 5
    Mount Holyoke 32 30 2
    Oberlin 33 30 3
    Scripps 33 30 3
    Bucknell 35 36 1
    Pitzer 35 41 6
    Thomas Aquinas 35 43 8
    Franklin & Marshall 38 36 2
    Air Force Academy 39 30 9
    Lafayette 39 36 3
    Occidental 39 39  
    Skidmore 39 41 2
    Denison 43 43  
    Sewanee 43 49 6
    Union College 45 39 6
    Berea College 46    
    Connecticut College 46 46  
    DePauw University 46    
    Dickinson 46    
    Furman 46    
    Trinity College 46 46  
    Whitman College 46 43 3