KWC Named in Top 10 Rankings for US News, World Report

KWC Named in Top 10 Rankings for US News, World Report

KWC Named in Top 10 Rankings for US News, World Report

The 2018 "Best Colleges" rankings, published by U.S. News & World Report, placed NC State No. 81 among national universities, a gain of 11 spots from 2017. The United States is home to five of the world's top 10 universities for student employability - and all five hail from either California or Boston, Massachusetts. "We are very proud of that status and find it to be one of our primary attractions for our new and transfer students". Of the overall score, 22.5 percent is from peer reviews - surveys of other college presidents, academic deans and admissions counselors.

Last year, SDSU ranked 146th overall, and the 74th best public university and has been steadily climbing the rankings for several years.

Florida State's undergraduate business program also moved up 14 spots to No. 27 among public universities and 18 spots to No. 45 among all national universities.

In the national rankings, Hillsdale College is 71 on the list of best national liberal arts colleges, up from 83 a year ago. UCLA was ranked No. 1 for economic diversity among the top 25-ranked universities, based on number of UCLA undergraduate students receiving Pell Grants (37 percent).

"The U.S. News rankings recognize our commitment to student success and faculty excellence", Davenport said. In 2016, KU tied for 56th place among public universities.

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The report also stated that Tsinghua University in Beijing is Asia's leading university due to its high employer reputation score and network of employer-student connections, WION claimed.

Only schools ranked in or near the top half of their categories are included, because U.S. News considers the most significant values to be among colleges that are above average academically.

In the overall national rankings, Princeton was named the best college in the country, followed by Harvard, the University of Chicago, Yale, Columbia, MIT, Stanford, Penn, Duke and Cal Tech.

MSU first appeared in the magazine's top tier of ranked institutions in the 2005 edition of "America's Best Colleges". The top schools on that list are names that almost everyone knows: Princeton first and Harvard second. Of those, the ones considered for a National University must have a Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

The rankings focus on student outcomes - including graduation and retention rates - which carry the most weight at 30 percent.

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