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Yale, Harvard, Princeton, Duke, UPenn Tops College Factual’s Best U.S. Colleges of 2018

Yale remains the top institution in the United States, according to a new report by College Factual, a college choice resource that evaluates more than 1,300 4-year colleges and universities in the U.S., Harvard University placed second on the list, followed by Princeton University at No. 3.

The 2018 rankings placed Duke University in 4th ahead of University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) into 5th; while Cornell University ranked 6th, and Stanford University 7th.

Overall, among the top 10 universities, the 8th, 9th, and 10th positions are held by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dartmouth College, and the University of Notre Dame.

Brown University took the No. 11 spot, followed by California Institute of Technology (No.12) and Amherst College (No.13). Meanwhile, Northwestern University ranked No. 14 in the College Factual’s ranking of the best Colleges in the United States.

Washington University in St Louis came in 15th place, followed by Vassar College (16th), United States Naval Academy(17th), Colgate University (18th), and College of the Holy Cross, ranked 19th. Out of 1,383 best U.S. colleges of 2018, Vanderbilt University ranked No. 20th.


College Factual’s top 20 best U.S. colleges of 2018

#1 Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut

#2 Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts

#3 Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey

#4 Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

#5 University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

#6 Cornell University
Ithaca, New York

#7 Stanford University
Stanford, California

#8 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts

#9 Dartmouth College
Hanover, New Hampshire

#10 University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana

#11 Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

#12 California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California

#13 Amherst College
Amherst, Massachusetts

#14 Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois

#15 Washington University in St Louis
Saint Louis, Missouri

#16 Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, New York

#17 United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, Maryland

#18 Colgate University
Hamilton, New York

#19 College of the Holy Cross
Worcester, Massachusetts

#20 Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee

The CEOWORLD magazine recently ranked Yale 10th in it’s best business schools in the world ranking, Yale School of Medicine 11th best in medical and pharmacy schools in the world for 2017, ranked NO. 5 among best universities for graduate employability 2017, 9th best American universities to study medicine ranking – 2017, and No. 8 among best universities to study arts and humanities in the world, 2017. Yale University was ranked NO. 3 in the National University Rankings by U.S. News.

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.
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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