Published Online: September 20, 2011
Published in Print: September 21, 2011, as 'Best Colleges' List Unveiled

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'Best Colleges' List Unveiled

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U.S. News & World Report unveiled its 2012 Best Colleges rankings last week, largely populated by the usual suspects, but not in the same order. Harvard and Princeton tied for top national university, followed by Yale, in third place, and Columbia in fourth. The controversial list also examined schools considered to be "best values" and, for the first time, ranked for-profit colleges.

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