Forbes University and College Ranking

We at The Best University decided that it is time again to publish something on a top university ranking that is all about The United States. So today we look at the College Ranking by Forbes. What is interesting about the Forbes University Ranking, with its list of Forbes Top Colleges and Universities, is that they actually have some input in their ranking system from students. Furthermore it is possible to order the complete list on other characteristics of the colleges, such as the number of students in a freshmen’s class (Largest Freshman Class size at 8993 in Miami Dade College at Rank 411) and costs (Most Expensive American College $53110,- for George Washington University at Rank 350).

What did they look at
| Student evaluations 25% | number of former students that became notable people 25% | Average amount of student debt 16,6% | Percentage of students graduation in four years 16,6% | Number of students and faculty that have won prestigious prices |

What they came up with
1. Princeton University
2. California Institute of Technology
3. Harvard University
4. Swarthmore College
5. Williams College
6. United States Military Academy
7. Amherst College
8. Wellesley College
9. Yale University
10. Columbia University

The complete list with the Forbes College and University ranking for the Unites States, with all the 569 College ranks can be found here.

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The Best University aims at bringing you the latest University Rankings and College rankings from all over the world, so you know which university is the best in your country or specialization. The ranking top 10's displayed on this website are taken from web sources, and we always link to the original source. Although we strive to only provide accurate information, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the content. Always consult multiple sources before deciding which university is the right one for you.