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The Best Grad Schools

Posted 03.13.2012 | College

By Menachem Wecker, US News and World Report As if sticking to new year's resolutions, graduate schools slimmed down in a variety of ways in 2011 a...

Are Colleges More Obsessed With Their Ranking Than Students?

AP | By JUSTIN POPE | Posted 02.06.2012 | College

-- When US News & World Report debuted its list of "America's Best Colleges" nearly 30 years ago, the magazine hoped its college rankings would be a ...

The 14 Top Online Graduate Degree Programs

Posted 03.12.2012 | College

So you want to get your graduate degree online. It makes sense, you like your house! However, are you confused by a maze of online education scandal...

The World's Best Universities

The Huffington Post/U.S. News And World Report | Anita Narayan | Posted 12.18.2011 | College

Harvard University may be America's top-ranked national university, along with Princeton University, in U.S. News & World Report's latest Best College...

Rankings: Best High Schools And Top States For Math And Science

Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

U.S. News and World Report, known for its annual rankings of America's top colleges and high schools, released today its first-ever list of "Best High...

Why We Aren't Participating in the U.S. News & World Report Online Education Survey

Deb Bushway | Posted 11.19.2011 | Education
Deb Bushway

Like many institutions, Capella University has been frustrated by our inability to effectively compare the education we provide to that of others. There are a couple of reasons for this.

The Best Value Colleges: U.S. News And World Report

Posted 11.15.2011 | College

Is your school worth its price tag? Besides ranking universities and liberal arts schools by their overall luster, U.S. News and World Report also ...

The Best Liberal Arts Colleges In America: U.S. News And World Report

Posted 11.14.2011 | College

For the second year in a row, Williams College and Amherst College are the best liberal arts schools in America, according to U.S. News and World Repo...

The Top Universities In America: U.S. News And World Report

The Huffington Post/U.S. News & World Report | Brian Burnsed | Posted 11.13.2011 | College

Princeton University tied Harvard University as the top-ranked National University in U.S. News & World Report's 2012 rankings of Best Colleges. Last ...

4 Steps To Financially Prepare Your Student For College

US News and World Report | Posted 10.19.2011 | College

Heading off to freshman year of college is a gateway to new experiences--a time to explore academic interests, meet new people, and, for some students...

Blame The Teachers' Teachers

Posted 09.20.2011 | Education

The problem with the education system may be a trickle down effect. Three-quarters of teacher education programs nationwide were ranked “weak” ...

The 10 CHEAPEST Private Colleges

Posted 08.07.2011 | College

Private colleges are generally more expensive than public ones. Although, many private colleges defray the cost of tuition with financial aid (on ave...

10 Colleges With The Fewest Cars On Campus

Posted 08.05.2011 | College

Do you go to Georgetown? Odds are, you probably are not driving a car to class, according to US News and World Report's list of colleges with the few...

The 10 Most Popular Medical Schools (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.19.2011 | College

What determines how popular a medical school is? It isn't the number of friends the school has, or how often it is invited to parties. It is actually...

10 Steps To Picking The Right College

US News and World Report | Posted 06.12.2011 | College

Michael Lopresti is facing the biggest decision he's ever made, as his mom, Mary Beth, puts it. A high school senior with hopes of one day becoming a ...

The College Costs Guessing Game

usnews.com | Posted 05.28.2011 | College

Long before the current economic crisis took over our collective consciousness, cost and affordability were key factors in determining college access ...

Best Places To Get Your MBA

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has nabbed the No. 1 spot in U.S. News and World Report's 2012 ranking of graduate business schools. The...

The Top 10 Law Schools In America

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

For the twentieth year running, Yale University remains the best law school in the country, according to rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News and Wo...

Best Colleges For Financial Aid

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Although many colleges and universities nationwide are struggling financially, a handful are sticking to a commitment to meet students' full financial...

10 Most Wired College Campuses

US News & World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Of the 1,280 schools that reported data on both their total student body and the number of computers available to students on campus to U.S. News, the...

Top 10 Colleges For Campus Housing

US News and World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

While it's common for colleges to require students to live in campus housing during their freshman year, students often opt to move to off-campus hous...

The 10 Most Popular Colleges

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

If college was a popularity contest, America's service academies would win. According to U.S. News and World Report, the U.S. Naval Academy is the na...

The Best Colleges For Basketball Fans

US News & World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

There are many students that choose a college based on the quality of a school's athletic program. If you're one of those students looking for a schoo...

Schools With The Most Expensive Application Fees

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

There's been plenty of talk about how expensive college tuition has gotten, but not much discussion about how much it costs just to apply -- according...

7 Ways To Improve SAT And ACT Scores

usnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Across the country, high school juniors are getting ready to take the SAT and/or ACT. Here are seven ways for teenagers to improve their SAT and ACT s...