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Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Princeton, And MIT Tops Forbes Top 25 Best Colleges And Universities In America, 2017

Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Princeton, And MIT Tops Forbes Top 25 Best Colleges And Universities In America, 2017

Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Princeton, And MIT are the best in America. Where does your favorite college or university rank?

There’s no surprise at the top.

Harvard University reclaimed its place as the number one college in America on Forbes magazine 2017 list of best institutions. Stanford, which topped the list in 2016, dropped to No. 2 this year, followed by Yale University at No. 3.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology landed at No. 5 in the rankings, one spot behind Princeton University.

The rest of America’s top 10 best colleges and universities may not surprise some.

California Institute of Technology is ranked 6th, for example, and University of Pennsylvania No. 7. Duke University is ranked 8th and Brown University (No. 9) and Pomona College in California (No. 10) rounds out the top ten.

Note: The list, looks at what institutions give back to students on the money they spend on a college education.

These Are The top 25 best colleges and universities In America

  1. Harvard University, Massachusetts
    Average annual cost: $64,400
    Average financial aid: $46,508
  2. Stanford University, California
    Average annual cost: $64,477
    Average financial aid: $43,118
  3. Yale University, Connecticut
    Average annual cost: $66,445
    Average financial aid: $45,806
  4. Princeton University, New Jersey
    Average annual cost: $61,160
    Average financial aid: $41,764
  5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts
    Average annual cost: $63,250
    Average financial aid: $39,339
  6. California Institute of Technology, California
    Average annual cost: $63,471
    Average financial aid: $37,777
  7. University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
    Average annual cost: $66,800
    Average financial aid: $40,276
  8. Duke University, North Carolina
    Average annual cost: $66,739
    Average financial aid: $42,704
  9. Brown University, Rhode Island
    Average annual cost: $65,380
    Average financial aid: $39,737
  10. Pomona College, California
    Average annual cost: $64,870
    Average financial aid: $44,209
  11. Claremont McKenna College, California
    Average annual cost: $66,325
    Average financial aid: $34,321
  12. Dartmouth College, New Hampshire
    Average annual cost: $67,044
    Average financial aid: $43,785
  13. Williams College, Massachusetts
    Average annual cost: $66,240
    Average financial aid: $42,474
  14. Columbia University, New York
    Average annual cost: $69,084
    Average financial aid: $48,926
  15. Cornell University, New York
    Average annual cost: $65,494
    Average financial aid: $34,941
  16. University of Chicago, Illinois
    Average annual cost: $70,100
    Average financial aid: $34,465
  17. Amherst College, Massachusetts
    Average annual cost: $66,572
    Average financial aid: $47,145
  18. Harvey Mudd College, California
    Average annual cost: $69,355
    Average financial aid: $32,098
  19. Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania
    Average annual cost: $64,363
    Average financial aid: $40,870
  20. United States Naval Academy, Maryland
  21. Georgetown University, District of Columbia
    Average annual cost: $66,971
    Average financial aid: $37,791
  22. Rice University, Texas
    Average annual cost: $58,253
    Average financial aid: $33,854
  23. Bowdoin College, Maine
    Average annual cost: $63,440
    Average financial aid: $38,494
  24. United States Military Academy, New York
  25. Haverford College, Pennsylvania
    Average annual cost: $66,648
    Average financial aid: $43,170
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, high net worth individuals, and the most globally powerful men and women.
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