US News ranks Brandeis as a top national university

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U.S. News & World Report has again named Brandeis University as one of the top national universities in the United States in its 2017 Best Colleges guide.

Brandeis ranks 34th nationally, remaining in the same spot as last year.

Brandeis also earned high national scores for being a best value school, 30th overall, and its first-year retention rate, 36th, which is up from 42nd last year.

The 2017 edition includes data on nearly 1,800 colleges and universities, including statistics on borrowing, costs and graduation rates. U.S. News developed the rankings to measure the strength of the academic programs at undergraduate institutions, with eligible schools ranked on up to 15 measures of academic excellence.

Brandeis has earned a ranking among the top 35 national universities since 1996.


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