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Who’s #1? 2022 Best National University Rankings

U.S. News and World Report has released its annual best national university rankings with Princeton University leading the way. This latest report evaluates 1,466 U.S. bachelor’s degree-granting institutions on several factors of academic quality. The ranking methodology is a combination of years of research and refinements to the approach based on data and feedback from users as well as experts in higher education. Ranking factors include weighted criteria for:

    • Graduation and retention rates
    • Social mobility
    • Graduation rate performance
    • Undergraduate academic reputation
    • Faculty resources for 2020-2021 academic year
    • Student selectivity for the fall 2020 entering class
    • Financial resources per student
    • Average alumni giving rate
    • Graduate Indebtedness

See the complete list of the best national universities according to U.S. News and World Report.

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