U.S. News & World Report has released its list of the top universities in the nation. The rankings, long criticized for being based on flawed data and a subjective formula, factored in each school’s reputation and data on retention rates, college entrance test scores, financial resources, faculty resources and graduation rates. Here is this year’s top 10, along with rankings of D.C.-area schools.
1. Princeton University Princeton topped U.S. News & World Report’s newest list of the top universities in the country. Craig Warga/Bloomberg News