Here are this year’s top schools, including our “Best Bang for the Buck” lists and the nation’s first-ever ranking of the best colleges for adult learners.
We gathered the best available data and ranked colleges not on what they did for themselves, but on what they did for their country.
Nearly half of all college students are twenty-five or older. Yet no publication has ranked the top schools for them. Until now.
We began with the 7,687 postsecondary institutions listed in the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) as being active in the 2014–15 academic year.
Our exclusive list of schools that help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices.
How they’re working to make college more accessible, affordable, and effective.
Paul Quinn College president Michael Sorrell thinks his work college model can thrive in cities across the country. But can it work without him?
Colleges are drowning in online applications, which is bad news for both schools and students.
Hillary Clinton won’t be able to bring tuition down to zero. But if she’s willing to be radical, she can make college affordable for all.
We considered no single category to be more important than any other, and the final rankings needed to reflect excellence across the full breadth of our measures.