UCSD Among Nation's Best Colleges

UCSD ranked 35, Stanford was rated number 5 !

By Susan Taylor
|  Wednesday, Aug 18, 2010  |  Updated 6:31 AM PDT
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UCSD Among Nation's Best Colleges

Paul Collier

UCSD Geisel Library

The "Best Colleges" report is out from U-S News and World Report.  UC San Diego made the national list, ranking 35th.  The nation's oldest university grabs the top spot of U-S academic research schools.  It's Harvard,  not Princeton coming in first this year.
 Yale was ranked number three, followed by Columbia.  Stanford and the University of Pennsylvania tied at number five.
 The magazine reports that a stronger emphasis on graduation rates drove the changes 

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