US University Rankings 2018

U.S. News ranked Princeton University in the No. 1 spot in its annual rankings of the nation’s best colleges and universities, followed by Harvard University. The University of Chicago and Yale University are tied for No. 3. MIT shares the No. 5 spot with Columbia University and Stanford University.

Emory University was ranked 21st among the nation’s top universities in the 2018 Best Colleges guidebook from U.S. News & World Report. In addition, the University was cited for its economic diversity, with 23 percent of its undergraduates receiving need-based Pell Grants, and among schools with the largest percentage of international undergraduates at 16 percent.

Pepperdine University continues to climb the U.S. News rankings as one of America’s “Best National Universities.” It was ranked 46th out of 310 national institutions of higher learning, advancing four spots higher than its 2017 ranking of number 50.

The University of Cincinnati was ranked No. 133 among America’s Best National Universities, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 rankings of top tier national universities. That’s up two places from last year’s 135th ranking. Among top public universities, UC was ranked No. 63.