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Americas Best Colleges

In Defense of Rankings

David Van Zandt | Posted 06.15.2012 | College
David Van Zandt

Deriding these lists has become something of a pastime both inside and outside the world of higher education. I disagree.

Guess Who Was Named America's Top Public School?

Carly Schwartz | Posted 11.13.2011 | San Francisco

Sure, college rankings might be a bunch of baloney, but we'd be lying if we said we didn't feel a twinge of excitement every fall when U.S. News And W...

Where Does Your Colorado Alma Mater Rank In Forbes's Top Colleges List?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Forbes released their 2010 rankings of "America's Best Colleges" Thursday, with 11 of Colorado's schools making the list. The magazine ranked insti...

The Academics Of March Madness

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Each year, U.S. News and World Report famously ranks the country's best colleges. They're now joining in on March Madness fun by using their ranking s...

America's Best Colleges, Ranked By Forbes

Forbes.com | Edited by David M. Ewalt and Hana R. Alberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Forbes' list of public and private colleges and universities ranks the best schools--from the students' point of view. The best college in America ...