The Poole College of Management also found good news in this year's rankings.
"Our success hinges on TU's ability to engage and empower a diverse population of students and alumni".
USC Aiken was ranked the best regional public college in the South, and the best regional public college for veterans. University of Delhi was placed in the 201-250 category and in the measure of producing highly-achieving graduates, it received 96.6 out of 100, which is one of the highest scores in the world.
Many higher education experts warn the U.S. News rankings should be taken with a grain of salt. "It means our reputation of academic excellence is rising throughout the state and the nation, and that's a reflection of our world-class faculty, staff and students". A&M; surpassed Baylor University, which fell four spots this year to 75th overall. Among public SEC peers, LSU is ranked fifth, ahead of the University of Alabama, Auburn University and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, among others.
Last week, UCLA boasted that it was ranked as the top public university in the world in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
OR defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt wants big plays limited against Nebraska
Sophomores Dillon Mitchell and Brenden Schooler also had a touchdown grab for Oregon. "We just have to push through next time". New quarterback Tanner Lee threw for two scores and no interceptions in his Nebraska debut, but forced a few throws as well.
Provost Kent Buchanan said OCU's standing reflects the university's commitment to providing high quality education and academic rigor. "I am grateful both to them and to our students; we are seeing more and more of them make positive impacts as soon as they arrive on campus". Loyola was also included on the list of "A+ Schools for B Students".
Texas A&M also ranks No. 8 nationally in a Money magazine study titled Best Colleges For Big Paychecks, showing Texas A&M graduates are among the nation's earning leaders soon after they enter the job market. In a media release touting it's steady climb in the regional rankings over the years, Misericordia renewed past criticism of one aspect of the ranking system: It can reward larger schools simply for being better known. Last year's rankings are in parentheses.
The latest U.S. News & World report list has Princeton, Harvard and the University of Chicago in first, second and third, respectively.
The university pointed to its graduation and student retention rates as key categories catapulting it forward.