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 2016 Best Colleges guide. Brandeis was ranked 34th nationally, up one spot from the previous year.

Brandeis also earned high national scores for being a best value school, 27th overall, its four-year graduation rate, 38th, and its freshmen retention rate, 42nd.

The 2016 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 16 measures of academic excellence.

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

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