U.S. News Magazine ranking 2007

This U.S. focussed ranking is conducted by a news agency, and uses a large set of factors for measurement. Private colleges as well as public universities are listed.

What they look at:
| Peer assessment | Student retention rates | Faculty resources | Sizes of classes | Acceptance rate | Alumni givings | SAT/ACT | Percentage of full-time faculty | Faculty : Student ratio |

What they came up with:
With this complex measurement system, a top 124 American colleges was compiled. The top ten came out like this

1. Princeton (NJ)
2. Harvard (MA)
3. Yale (CT)
4. California institute of technology
5. Stanford
6. M.I.T.
7. Pennsylvania
8. Duke (NC)
9. Dartmouth college (NH)
10. Columbia (NY)

Visit the website of the US news ranking. It also offers a much more in-depth explanation of the ranking system.

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