The Washington Monthly College Rankings – National Universities – 2006

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA) 7
2. University of California, Berkeley* (CA) 20
3. Pennsylvania State University, University Park* (PA) 48
4. University of California, Los Angeles* (CA) 25
5. Texas A&M University* (TX) 60
6. University of California, San Diego* (CA) 32
7. Stanford University (CA) 5
8. Cornell University (NY) 13
9. South Carolina State University* (SC) **
10. University of California, Davis* (CA) 48

11. University of Wisconsin, Madison* (WI) – 34
12. Yale University (CT) – 3
13. University of Notre Dame (IN) – 18
14. University of Chicago (IL) – 15
15. University of Washington* (WA) – 45
16. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign* (IL) – 42
17. University of Texas, Austin* (TX) – 52
18. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor* (MI) – 25
19. College of William and Mary (VA)* – 31
20. University of Virginia* (VA) – 23
21. University of Rochester (NY) – 34
22. University of California, Riverside* (CA) – 85
23. Duke University (NC) – 5
24. Alabama A&M University* (AL) – **
25. Case Western Reserve University (OH) – 37
26. Rice University (TX) – 17
27. Ohio State University, Columbus* (OH) – 60
28. Harvard University (MA) – 1
29. Johns Hopkins University (MD) – 13
30. University of Pennsylvania (PA) – 4
31. Georgetown University (DC) – 23
32. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill* (NC) – 27
33. University of Southern California (SC) – 30
34. Brown University (RI) – 15
35. Dartmouth College (NH) – 9
36. Columbia University (NY) – 9
37. University of Florida* (FL) – 50
38. Iowa State University* (IA) – 85
39. University of Arizona* (AZ) – 97
40. Ohio University* (OH) – 60
41. Fordham University (NY) – 68
42. Northwestern University (IL) – 12
43. Princeton University (NJ) – 1
44. New Mexico State University* (NM) – **
45. Washington University in St. Louis (WA) – 120
46. Jackson State University* (MS) – **
47. Vanderbilt University (TN) – 18
48. Utah State University* (UT) – **
49. Marquette University (WI) – 85
50. Michigan State University* (MI) – 74
51. Virginia Tech* (VA) – 78
52. Widener University* (PA) – **
53. Rutgers University, New Brunswick (NJ)* – 60
54. Carnegie Mellon University (PA) – 22
55. Wake Forest University (NC) – 27
56. Kent State University* (OH) – **
57. University of California, Santa Barbara* (CA) – 45
58. Indiana University, Bloomington* (IN) – 74
59. University of Iowa* (IA) – 60
60. Boston University (MA) – 40
61. University of Oregon* (OR) – 115
62. Syracuse University (NY) – 50
63. Georgia Institute of Technology* (GA) – 37
64. New York University (NY) – 37
65. University of Idaho* (ID) **
66. University of Pittsburgh* (PA) – 58
67. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities* (MN) – 74
68. University of California, Santa Cruz* (CA) – 68
69. George Washington University (DC) – 53
70. University of the Pacific (CA) – 104
71. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY) **
72. University of California, Irvine* (CA) – 40
73. Brandeis University (MA) – 34
74. Tufts University (MA) – 27
75. Purdue University, West Lafayette* (IN) – 60
76. University of Kentucky* (KY) – 120
77. Texas A&M University, Kingsville* (TX) **
78. Pepperdine University (CA) – 55
79. University of Maryland, College Park* (MD) – 55
80. University of New Mexico* (NM) – **
81. University of Montana* (MT) – **
82. Tulane University (LA) – 43
83. Auburn University* (AL) – 85
84. University of Colorado, Boulder* (CO) – 78
85. University of Missouri, Columbia* (MO) – 85
86. Oklahoma State University* (OK) – **
87. Oregon State University* (OR) – **
88. Howard University (DC) – 93
89. University of Massachusetts, Amherst* (MA) – 104
90. Arizona State University* (AZ) – **
91. Loyola University Chicago (IL) – 115
92. University of Illinois, Chicago* (IL) – **
93. Northern Arizona University* (AZ) – **
94. University of Delaware* (DE) – 66
95. University of San Francisco (CA) – 115
96. Emory University (GA) – 20
97. University of San Diego (CA) – 32
98. University of Southern Mississippi* (MI) – **
99. University of Wyoming* (WY) – **
100. National-Louis University (IL) – **
101. Catholic University of America (DC) – 120
102. Miami University, Oxford* (OH) – 66
103. University of New Hampshire* – 97
104. Boston College (MA) – 40
105. American University (DC) – 85
106. Clarkson University (NY) – **
107. Colorado State University* (CO) – 120
108. Mississippi State University* (MS) – **
109. California Institute of Technology (CA) – 7
110. University of Connecticut* (CT) – 68
111. University of Missouri, Rolla* (MO) – 109
112. St. John’s University (NY) – **
113. Kansas State University* (KS) – **
114. Tennessee State University* (TN) – **
115. North Carolina State University* (NC) – 78
116. Lehigh University (PA) – 32
117. Montana State University, Bozeman* (MT) – **
118. University of Cincinnati* (OH) – **
119. Clark University (MA) – 84
120. Washington State University* (WA) – 120
121. Florida Institute of Technology (FL) – 109
122. University of Vermont* (VT) – 93
123. Texas A&M University, Commerce* (TX) – **
124. Brigham Young University (UT) – 71
125. Clark Atlanta University (GA) – **
126. University of Georgia* (GA) – 58
127. University of Oklahoma* (OK) – 109
128. University of South Carolina, Columbia* (SC) – 109
129. University of South Dakota* (SD) – **
130. Temple University * (PA) – **
131. Clemson University (SC)* – 78
132. Florida State University* (FL) – 109
133. Baylor University* (TX) – 78
134. Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA) – 53
135. University of Nebraska, Lincoln* (NE) – 97
136. University of Denver (CO) – 85
137. University of Alabama* (AL) – 104
138. University of Kansas* (KS) – 97
139. West Virginia University* (WV) – **
140. University of Dayton (OH) – 104
141. Illinois State University* (IL) – **
142. University of Maine, Orono* (ME) – **
143. University of Hawaii, Manoa* (HI) – **
144. University of Tennessee* (TN) – 85
145. Old Dominion University* (VA) – **
146. Bowling Green State University* (OH) – **
147. University of Bridgeport (CT) – **
148. Indiana University* (PA) – 74
149. DePaul University (IL) – **
150. University of South Alabama* (AL) – **
151. University of Texas, El Paso* (TX) – **
152. Polytechnic University (NY) – **
153. University of Utah* (UT) – 120
154. South Dakota State University* (SD) – **
155. University of Mississippi* (MS) – **
156. Southern Methodist University (TX) – 71
157. Nova Southeastern University (FL) – **
158. University of South Florida* (FL) – **
159. Michigan Technological University* (MI) – **
160. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale* (IL) – **
161. Texas Christian University (TX) – 97
162. University of Tulsa (OK) – 93
163. University of La Verne (CA) – **
164. University of Nevada, Las Vegas* (NV) – **
165. University of Arkansas* (AK) – **
166. University of North Dakota* (ND) – **
167. State University of New York, Binghamton* (NY) – 74
168. Biola University (CA) – **
169. Florida International University* (FL) – 109
170. University of Miami (FL) – 55
171. University of Toledo* (OH) – **
172. Hofstra University (NY) – **
173. University of Arkansas, Little Rock* (AK) – **
174. Illinois Institute of Technology (IL) – 97
175. University of Alabama, Birmingham* (AL) – **
176. San Diego State University* (CA) – 32
177. Duquesne University (PA) – **
178. Seton Hall University (NJ) – **
179. University of Akron* (OH) – **
180. Northern Illinois University* (IL) – **
181. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge* (LA) – **
182. University of Rhode Island* (RI) – **
183. Louisiana Tech University* (LA) – **
184. Rutgers University, Newark* (NJ) – **
185. Stevens Institute of Technology (NJ) – 71
186. East Carolina University (NC)* – 78
187. Texas Woman’s University* (TX) – **
188. University of Memphis* (TN) – **
189. North Dakota State University* (ND) – **
190. Central Michigan University* (MI) – **
191. State University of New York, Albany* (NY) – **
192. St. Louis University (MO) – 78
193. University of Central Florida* (FL) – **
194. Western Michigan University* (MI) – **
195. New Jersey Institute of Technology* (NJ) – **
196. University of North Carolina, Greensboro* (NC) – **
197. Pace University (NY) – **
198. Texas Tech University* (TX) – **
199. George Mason University* (VA) – **
200. Yeshiva University (NY) – 45
201. University of Louisville* (KY) – **
202. Andrews University (MI) – **
203. State University of New York, Buffalo* (NY) – 115
204. Wayne State University* (MI) – **
205. Wright State University* (OH) – **
206. Georgia State University* (GA) – **
207. Adelphi University (NY) – **
208. University of Houston* (TX) – **
209. East Tennessee State University* (TN) – **
210. Idaho State University* (ID) – **
211. Ball State University* (IN) – **
212. University of St. Thomas (MN) – **
213. University of Maryland, Baltimore County* (MD) – **
214. Drexel University (PA) – 109
215. Cleveland State University* (OH) – **
216. Middle Tennessee State University* (TN) – **
217. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry* (NY) – 93
218. Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis* (IN) – 74
219. Wilmington College* (DE) – **
220. University of North Texas* (TX) – **
221. Virginia Commonwealth University* (VA) – **
222. University of Texas, Arlington* (TX) – **
223. State University of New York, Stony Brook* (NY) – 97
224. University of Missouri, Kansas City* (MO) – **
225. Indiana State University* (ID) – **
226. Northeastern University (MA) – 115
227. University of Massachusetts, Boston* (MA) – **
228. New School University (NY) – **
229. University of Texas, Dallas* (TX) – **
230. Portland State University (OR)* – **
231. University of Alabama, Huntsville* (AL) – **
232. University of Northern Colorado* (CO) – **
233. Wichita State University* (KS) – **
234. University of Nevada, Reno* (NV) – **
235. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology* (NM) – **
236. University of Massachusetts, Lowell* (MA) – **
237. University of Hartford (CT) – **
238. University of Missouri, St. Louis* (MO) – **
239. University of New Orleans* (LA) – **
240. Florida Atlantic University* (FL) – **
241. University of Colorado, Denver and Health Sciences Center* (CO) – **
242. University of Louisiana, Lafayette* (LA) – **
243. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee* (WI) – **
244. Oakland University* (MI) – **
245. University of Alaska, Fairbanks* (AK) – **

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** Unranked by US News

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