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12 Best Colleges For Undergraduates

Posted 01.16.2013 | College

American universities are known for innovations and world-class research, but much of that takes place at the graduate level. So which ones are all-st...

The Best In College Social Media By Votes

Posted 12.31.2012 | College

The Shorty Awards, which honor the best brands in social media, has a new category just for the college world, and a dog is currently in first place f...

The Best Of The Best: 2012's Greatest Colleges

Posted 12.21.2012 | College

We went through the most substantive rankings of 2012, and combined them into one, epic slideshow that wraps up the year that was in college rankings....

LOOK: The Best Business Schools

Posted 11.20.2012 | College

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is solidly the best business school in the country, according to Bloomberg Businessweek's biennial ...

The Best Art Schools

Posted 06.01.2012 | College

Which school is ranked as the best college to earn a Masters of Fine Arts? According to US News & World Report, it's Yale University. But there are...

The Best Young Colleges

The Huffington Post | Anna Mazarakis | Posted 05.31.2012 | College

Today, the Times Higher Education magazine released the inaugural Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 list, which ranks the world's 100 best universit...

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.

The Truth About College Acceptance Rates: How Low Can They Go?

Kat Cohen | Posted 06.09.2012 | College
Kat Cohen

Admissions decisions for the college class of 2016 were recently released and acceptance rates dropped even more. In 1991, the acceptance rate for the University of Pennsylvania was 47 percent and this year it is down to just 12.3 percent!

America's Best Medical Schools

Posted 03.14.2012 | College

U.S. News & World Report released their annual rankings of the best research medical schools in the country on Tuesday. Harvard University retained...

The 10 Best Colleges For Hooking Up

| Alejandra Saragoza | Posted 02.22.2012 | College

The college experience often entails drinking, partying and intimate interactions. And what used to be seen as a mate-seeking ritual has shifted to ho...

Which Colleges Have The Best Quality Of Life?

Posted 02.09.2012 | College

College is much more than simply going to classes and working towards a summer internship. Students look for a campus where the quality of life will h...

The 11 Best Colleges In Asia

Posted 12.20.2011 | College

Ever thought about attending college in Asia? US News and World Report recently named the best universities in Asia. Hong Kong University of Scie...

FindTheBest Announces First Annual "Best Colleges For You" List

Grace Nasri | Posted 12.06.2011 | College
Grace Nasri

Understanding that the college decision-making process is a very personal one, FindTheBest -- a data-driven comparison engine -- has compiled its first annual "Best Colleges For You" list in 8 categories.

'News' You Can Lose

José Cruz | Posted 11.21.2011 | College
José Cruz

This "celebritization" of higher education may have earned U.S. News a handsome profit over the years, but it says little about how well these institutions actually perform their primary charge: educating students.

5 Steps to Selecting the Perfect College

Grace Nasri | Posted 11.07.2011 | College
Grace Nasri

With so many colleges and universities to choose from, finding the perfect college has become a complicated process.

The Best-Value Public Colleges

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

For the third year running, the University of Virginia has been named the best value public college by the Princeton Review and USA Today. UVA is one...

PHOTOS: 10 College Campuses To Visit, Even If You're Not A Student

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

It's back-to-books time at college campuses across the country, but you don't have to pass the entrance exams to enjoy an enriching visit to these bra...

Outing Campus Censors in U.S. News & World Report

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

In this age of campus obsession with sensitivity above all else, some may think that criticizing a university professor could rightfully land a student in hot water. But colleges and universities must not insulate themselves from serious controversy.

The NEW Ivies: 10 Schools To Keep Your Eye On (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In college resource site Unigo's "10 For '10" school rankings, more than 31,000 students from participating colleges voted in a variety of categories,...

Washington Monthly College Rankings: Which Schools Came Out On Top?

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Washington Monthly seeks to provide an alternative to the barrage of fairly homogeneous college rankings that are released every August. To do so, the...

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...

Colleges Rebel Against U.S. News Rankings

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A handful of college presidents are declining to participate in the rituals associated with the annual U.S. News and World Report college rankings, Th...

UChicago: The Great American University?

The Chicago Maroon | By Dani Brecher | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Former Columbia University Provost Jonathan Cole expressed his admiration for the U of C Wednesday, but cautioned that recent government intrusions on...

Best Values In Public Colleges, According To Kiplinger's

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Given the weak economic landscape and the steep cost of tuition at private universities -- the average total cost of a private university recently hit...

America's Best Colleges, Ranked By Forbes | 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 ...