August 30, 2010

‘U.S. News & World Report’ releases Best Colleges rankings

In the Best Colleges 2011 rankings released this month by U.S. News & World Report, Johns Hopkins is tied at the 13th spot for National Universities, up from 14th last year.

In the rankings for best undergraduate engineering programs among schools whose highest degree is a PhD, Johns Hopkins also comes in tied at 13th, up from a tie at 14th. In specialty rankings Johns Hopkins again captured the No. 1 spot for Biomedical/Biomedical Engineering programs.

Other categories in which Johns Hopkins is ranked are Great Schools at Great Prices (19th among national universities) and Valuing Economic Differences Too (13th).

New this year is a separate ranking of colleges and universities by high school guidance counselors. In this list, Johns Hopkins is tied at sixth.

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