US News rankings spotlight Princeton, Williams, UCLA, NYU

Kelvin Reese
September 13, 2017

Albion College is 128 in the national liberal arts colleges rankings, down from 122 a year ago.

Tezpur University (TU) has ranked globally among the top 1,000 universities in the world.

Michigan Technological University is a public research university, home to more than 7,000 students from 60 countries around the world.

The U.S. News rankings are based on reputational data obtained from questionnaires filled out by administrators at more than 1,300 colleges and universities, as well as from objective data submitted to a national data archive.

Tech's engineering program was No. 14 and No. 9 among public colleges for colleges that give out up to a doctorate. The six-year graduation rate for baccalaureate students is 67 percent.

UB also was ranked among the Best Colleges for Veterans, at No. 58, and among the Best Value Schools, at No. 108.

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Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay made it to the list of QS Graduate Employability Rankings, making them India's strongest providers of highly employable graduates.

U.S. News also issues rankings of more specific measures.

An annual survey of colleges, released Tuesday, lists Princeton University as the best national university for the seventh consecutive year. By providing significant academic and financial support, schools like the University of Chicago and Yale University maintain close to 100 percent first-year retention rates. "We are continually recognized for our noteworthy programs, resources and faculty, staff and student accomplishments", said President Jack Thomas.

Among the Best Regional Universities in the South rankings, five private Christian colleges in SC were ranked including Columbia International University, BJU, Anderson University, North Greenville University and Charleston Southern University. The United States is home to five of the world's top 10 universities for student employability - and all five hail from either California or Boston, Massachusetts. The rankings also highlight Tulane's focus on initiatives that encourage student success, including its service learning program, which is ranked in the nation's top 25.

This fall, HPU opens Congdon Hall, the university's single largest investment in history at $120 million. National universities offer a full range of undergraduate majors plus master's and PhD programs and emphasize faculty research.

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