About the Rankings:

We rate schools based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: Social Mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), Research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs), and Service (encouraging students to give something back to their country).

Read more about our Best Bang for the Buck Colleges here.

More rankings:

College Guide Rankings 2015 – National Universities
College Guide Rankings 2015 – Liberal Arts Colleges
College Guide Rankings 2015 – Baccalaureate Colleges
College Guide Rankings 2015 – Master’s Universities
America’s Best Bang for the Buck Colleges 2015 – Northeast
America’s Best Bang for the Buck Colleges 2015 – South
America’s Best Bang for the Buck Colleges 2015 – Southeast
America’s Best Bang for the Buck Colleges 2015 – West

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