Hurray – U.S. News released their 2016 college rankings! Let’s jump right in…
Here are a few highlights from these rankings:
• UPenn dropped from 8th place last year to 9th this year – this was the only school in last year’s top 10 to shift.
• New to the top 10 this year is Johns Hopkins, which jumped two spots to 10th place (tied with CalTech).
• One of the biggest forward jumpers this year was Southern Illinois University-Carbondale which leapt 36 spots from 189th place to 153rd. University of Illinois-Chicago jumped 20 spots from 149th to 129th.
And here a new one –
These schools received the most nominations for making the most innovative improvements in areas such as campus life, faculty, students, curriculum, facilities, or technology.