The annual report provides students with rankings of colleges and universities that award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The rankings are available to the public online and the print edition will hit newsstands on Sept. 24.
Ivy League universities Princeton, Harvard, Yale and Columbia took the top four positions in the national universities ranking.
Williams and Amherst colleges in Massachusetts, and Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, led the list of national liberal arts colleges.
In Los Angeles, a crosstown rivalry was highlighted when both UCLA and USC were tied at 23rd among national universities.