75 in US News Rankings

13 September, 2017, 00:39 | Author: Rita Burton
  • University of Split Ranks Higher than University of Zagreb

U. of C. moved up to No. 3 previous year in a tie with Yale and is the only university in the Midwest in the top 10 list that is dominated by the Ivy League schools.

Among all national universities, including private universities, FSU ranked 81st, up from 92nd past year, the university said.

Tech is tied with the University of Minnesota, Texas A&M and Rutgers University.

Also, the Air Force Academy has the best civil engineering program at public schools. Some of those include retention rates, graduation rates and SAT/ACT scores.

Baylor's undergraduate engineering program, which now offers a Ph.D. program, was ranked No. 110. "Rankings such as this are one indication of progress being made toward better serving our constituents and fulfilling our college mission".

The two most competitive schools in the UC system tied for the 21st spot in the 2018 national list, which is closely watched by schools and families.

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One finding among Alabama schools is that Samford University in Birmingham ranks first among regional universities in the South in the "best colleges for veterans" category, while the University of Mobile ranks first for veterans among regional colleges in the South. In "Payback Picture" rankings for National Liberal Arts Colleges, U.S. News & World Report lists LSU of Alexandria among the schools whose students finish college with the least amount of debt. "We are continually recognized for our noteworthy programs, resources and faculty, staff and student accomplishments", said President Jack Thomas.

Loyola University Chicago fell to No. 103 from No. 99 last year, tying with the Illinois Institute of Technology, which stayed where it was from the prior year.

Among Texas colleges, Dallas Baptist University took the biggest climb in the rankings, rising from 214 in the US last year to 202 this year. UCO jumped 12 spots from past year to 76 in a five-way tie.

The rankings remain influential among students and parents, who rely on them to guide their choice of school, as well as among colleges and universities, which use them to market their campuses and programs and attract students, faculty and philanthropic dollars.

"It is great to see the U.S. News & World Report ranking continue to gradually improve, reflecting Cornell's continued dedication to our students", said Colleen Murphy, vice president for enrollment and dean of admission.

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