Three local universities have been named among the best

CU Boulder maintains high marks among college rankings for 2017, 2018

Rankings Rise: UC Advances in US News & World Report's 2018 Guide

There are 659 regional universities ranked: 259 of them are public universities, 388 are private and 12 are for-profit.

Albion College is 128 in the national liberal arts colleges rankings, down from 122 a year ago.

Among all national universities, including private universities, FSU ranked 81st, up from 92nd previous year, the university said. Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond is also on that list. This is up from No. 18 among public institutions and No. 32 overall for 2017. The list from College Raptor based its findings, at least in part, on graduation rates and campus diversity, school officials said.

In the category of best public schools, the University of California at Berkeley has been the top school for the past 20 years but this year shares the honor with UCLA.

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The rankings are based on a wide range of factors, including peer reviews, ACT and SAT scores, graduation and retention rates and faculty resources.

Xavier and UC were on the list for A+ schools for B students, a category described as where "nonsuperstars have a decent shot at being accepted and thriving". SUNY Geneseo, at No. 11, up three spots from past year, was the highest ranked Western New York school in the North region.

Most Innovative College in the South for the third consecutive year.

The top 10 public schools in the US are Cal-Berkeley, UCLA, Virginia, Michigan, North Carolina, William & Mary, Georgia Tech, Cal-Santa Barbara, Cal-Irvine and Cal-San Diego. "But they really need to look at whether a school is a good personal fit, and you're not going to get that from rankings", Allen says, emphasizing the importance of campus visits.

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41st among national universities for "Great Schools, Great Prices".

The complete list of colleges is available at 2018 U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges Ranking. Xavier, however, remained the fourth best college for veterans among regional universities in the Midwest.

The undergraduate program at the Wisconsin School of Business is ranked 15th overall in a six-way tie, up from 19th last year and is seventh among public doctoral institutions, up from ninth last year. LSU remains the highest ranked public university in Louisiana. While we appreciate the recognition of a US News ranking, but in the end, we're not going to give up on those students to chase a few points on a rather arbitrary ranking system.

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