CU System news release
The campuses of the University of Colorado and their undergraduate programs continue their long-standing records of excellence as tracked by the U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges, the 2016 edition of which has just been released.
The University of Colorado Boulder is No. 37 among top Public National Universities. CU-Boulder is 89th among all public, private and for-profit universities in the country.
The University of Colorado Denver is No. 116 among top Public National Universities and No. 199 among all public, private and for-profit universities.
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is No. 10 on the list of Top Public Regional Universities of the West, and 46th overall among Regional Universities of the West.
Here are other Best Colleges highlights from U.S. News & World Report:
U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on its measures of academic peer assessment, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving. “National Universities” are the 280 institutions – 173 public, 100 private and seven for-profit institutions – that offer a wide range of undergraduate majors as well as master’s and doctoral degrees; some emphasize research.
The rankings are posted at http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges.
The 2016 edition Best Colleges book is available for purchase online.
U.S. News’ annual rankings for graduate programs are issued in the spring.
Jay Dedrick, CU System, 303-860-5707