UCLA ties UC Berkeley in new US News & World rankings

UCLA topped a ranking for public universities for the second time in the last week

The new 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report's annual college guide places UC at No. 133 among the Best National Universities, and continues to credit the university as one of the nation's top 20 institutions for co-ops and internships.

"It is quite an honor that the University of Louisiana Monroe is recognized as a National University for the second year in a row". "We are very proud of that status and find it to be one of our primary attractions for our new and transfer students". WIU ranks 36th out of 54 Midwestern colleges and universities, and is one of two IL public universities in the rankings.

For the second time in as many weeks, UCLA tops the list of USA public universities in a prestigious ranking.

In the "High School Counselors Top College Picks" category Tulane is ranked 39th.

The U.S. News rankings measure institutions' performance on up to 15 measures of academic quality, as well as on how they are perceived by their peers.

"We are thrilled that so many of our SUNY campuses have again received favorable rankings by U.S. News and World Report", she says.

Oregon State University clocked in at 145, down from 143 last year and 135 the year before that.

Misericordia University has climbed 26 places in the rankings since 2007.

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High rankings are often cited by school officials as a sort of seal of approval to prospective students and parents.

"We appreciate the top-tier ranking, but what matters most for students selecting a school is the match between the particular interests, abilities and ambitions of each individual student and the specific programs and opportunities offered by a particular school", UM spokesman Rick Fitzgerald said.

The Westwood institution tends to fare better in worldwide rankings, including the last Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, which had UCLA at No. 12. Full searchable rankings can be found at the U.S. News & World Report website.

With the June 2017 announcement of membership in the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, BJU became eligible for the first time to be considered for USN&WR rankings.

The latest rankings were released today in the magazine's 2018 Best Colleges issue.

Princeton, followed by Harvard, takes the overall top spot.

Currently, the university's overall retention rate for baccalaureate students is 88 percent, up from 84.7 percent five years ago and up from 80 percent 10 years ago.

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