Respond to this Article September 2006

The Washington Monthly College Rankings

National Universities

By The Editors

Washington Monthly Ranking U.S. News Ranking
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA) 7
2. University of California, Berkeley* (CA)20
3. Pennsylvania State University, University Park* (PA)48
4. University of California, Los Angeles* (CA)25
5. Texas A&M University* (TX)60
6. University of California, San Diego* (CA)32
7. Stanford University (CA)5
8. Cornell University (NY)13
9. South Carolina State University* (SC)**
10. University of California, Davis* (CA)48

11. University of Wisconsin, Madison* (WI) - 34
12. Yale University (CT) 3
13. University of Notre Dame (IN) - 18
14. University of Chicago (IL) - 15
15. University of Washington* (WA) - 45
16. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign* (IL) - 42
17. University of Texas, Austin* (TX) - 52
18. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor* (MI) - 25
19. College of William and Mary (VA)* - 31
20. University of Virginia* (VA) - 23
21. University of Rochester (NY) - 34
22. University of California, Riverside* (CA) - 85
23. Duke University (NC) - 5
24. Alabama A&M University* (AL) - **
25. Case Western Reserve University (OH) - 37
26. Rice University (TX) - 17
27. Ohio State University, Columbus* (OH) - 60
28. Harvard University (MA) - 1
29. Johns Hopkins University (MD) - 13
30. University of Pennsylvania (PA) - 4
31. Georgetown University (DC) - 23
32. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill* (NC) - 27
33. University of Southern California (SC) - 30
34. Brown University (RI) - 15
35. Dartmouth College (NH) - 9
36. Columbia University (NY) - 9
37. University of Florida* (FL) - 50
38. Iowa State University* (IA) - 85
39. University of Arizona* (AZ) - 97
40. Ohio University* (OH) - 60
41. Fordham University (NY) - 68
42. Northwestern University (IL) - 12
43. Princeton University (NJ) - 1
44. New Mexico State University* (NM) - **
45. Washington University in St. Louis (WA) - 120
46. Jackson State University* (MS) - **
47. Vanderbilt University (TN) - 18
48. Utah State University* (UT) - **
49. Marquette University (WI) - 85
50. Michigan State University* (MI) - 74
51. Virginia Tech* (VA) - 78
52. Widener University* (PA) - **
53. Rutgers University, New Brunswick (NJ)* - 60
54. Carnegie Mellon University (PA) - 22
55. Wake Forest University (NC) - 27
56. Kent State University* (OH) - **
57. University of California, Santa Barbara* (CA) - 45
58. Indiana University, Bloomington* (IN) - 74
59. University of Iowa* (IA) - 60
60. Boston University (MA) - 40
61. University of Oregon* (OR) - 115
62. Syracuse University (NY) - 50
63. Georgia Institute of Technology* (GA) - 37
64. New York University (NY) - 37
65. University of Idaho* (ID) **
66. University of Pittsburgh* (PA) - 58
67. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities* (MN) - 74
68. University of California, Santa Cruz* (CA) - 68
69. George Washington University (DC) - 53
70. University of the Pacific (CA) - 104
71. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY) **
72. University of California, Irvine* (CA) - 40
73. Brandeis University (MA) - 34
74. Tufts University (MA) - 27
75. Purdue University, West Lafayette* (IN) - 60
76. University of Kentucky* (KY) - 120
77. Texas A&M University, Kingsville* (TX) **
78. Pepperdine University (CA) - 55
79. University of Maryland, College Park* (MD) - 55
80. University of New Mexico* (NM) - **
81. University of Montana* (MT) - **
82. Tulane University (LA) - 43
83. Auburn University* (AL) - 85
84. University of Colorado, Boulder* (CO) - 78
85. University of Missouri, Columbia* (MO) - 85
86. Oklahoma State University* (OK) - **
87. Oregon State University* (OR) - **
88. Howard University (DC) - 93
89. University of Massachusetts, Amherst* (MA) - 104
90. Arizona State University* (AZ) - **
91. Loyola University Chicago (IL) - 115
92. University of Illinois, Chicago* (IL) - **
93. Northern Arizona University* (AZ) - **
94. University of Delaware* (DE) - 66
95. University of San Francisco (CA) - 115
96. Emory University (GA) 20
97. University of San Diego (CA) - 32
98. University of Southern Mississippi* (MI) - **
99. University of Wyoming* (WY) - **
100. National-Louis University (IL) - **
101. Catholic University of America (DC) - 120
102. Miami University, Oxford* (OH) - 66
103. University of New Hampshire* - 97
104. Boston College (MA) - 40
105. American University (DC) - 85
106. Clarkson University (NY) - **
107. Colorado State University* (CO) - 120
108. Mississippi State University* (MS) - **
109. California Institute of Technology (CA) - 7
110. University of Connecticut* (CT) - 68
111. University of Missouri, Rolla* (MO) - 109
112. St. John's University (NY) - **
113. Kansas State University* (KS) - **
114. Tennessee State University* (TN) - **
115. North Carolina State University* (NC) - 78
116. Lehigh University (PA) - 32
117. Montana State University, Bozeman* (MT) - **
118. University of Cincinnati* (OH) - **
119. Clark University (MA) - 84
120. Washington State University* (WA) - 120
121. Florida Institute of Technology (FL) - 109
122. University of Vermont* (VT) - 93
123. Texas A&M University, Commerce* (TX) - **
124. Brigham Young University (UT) - 71
125. Clark Atlanta University (GA) - **
126. University of Georgia* (GA) - 58
127. University of Oklahoma* (OK) - 109
128. University of South Carolina, Columbia* (SC) - 109
129. University of South Dakota* (SD) - **
130. Temple University * (PA) - **
131. Clemson University (SC)* - 78
132. Florida State University* (FL) - 109
133. Baylor University* (TX) - 78
134. Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA) - 53
135. University of Nebraska, Lincoln* (NE) - 97
136. University of Denver (CO) - 85
137. University of Alabama* (AL) - 104
138. University of Kansas* (KS) - 97
139. West Virginia University* (WV) - **
140. University of Dayton (OH) - 104
141. Illinois State University* (IL) - **
142. University of Maine, Orono* (ME) - **
143. University of Hawaii, Manoa* (HI) - **
144. University of Tennessee* (TN) - 85
145. Old Dominion University* (VA) - **
146. Bowling Green State University* (OH) - **
147. University of Bridgeport (CT) - **
148. Indiana University* (PA) - 74
149. DePaul University (IL) - **
150. University of South Alabama* (AL) - **
151. University of Texas, El Paso* (TX) - **
152. Polytechnic University (NY) - **
153. University of Utah* (UT) - 120
154. South Dakota State University* (SD) - **
155. University of Mississippi* (MS) - **
156. Southern Methodist University (TX) - 71
157. Nova Southeastern University (FL) - **
158. University of South Florida* (FL) - **
159. Michigan Technological University* (MI) - **
160. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale* (IL) - **
161. Texas Christian University (TX) - 97
162. University of Tulsa (OK) - 93
163. University of La Verne (CA) - **
164. University of Nevada, Las Vegas* (NV) - **
165. University of Arkansas* (AK) - **
166. University of North Dakota* (ND) - **
167. State University of New York, Binghamton* (NY) - 74
168. Biola University (CA) - **
169. Florida International University* (FL) - 109
170. University of Miami (FL) - 55
171. University of Toledo* (OH) - **
172. Hofstra University (NY) - **
173. University of Arkansas, Little Rock* (AK) - **
174. Illinois Institute of Technology (IL) - 97
175. University of Alabama, Birmingham* (AL) - **
176. San Diego State University* (CA) - 32
177. Duquesne University (PA) - **
178. Seton Hall University (NJ) - **
179. University of Akron* (OH) - **
180. Northern Illinois University* (IL) - **
181. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge* (LA) - **
182. University of Rhode Island* (RI) - **
183. Louisiana Tech University* (LA) - **
184. Rutgers University, Newark* (NJ) - **
185. Stevens Institute of Technology (NJ) - 71
186. East Carolina University (NC)* - 78
187. Texas Woman's University* (TX) - **
188. University of Memphis* (TN) - **
189. North Dakota State University* (ND) - **
190. Central Michigan University* (MI) - **
191. State University of New York, Albany* (NY) - **
192. St. Louis University (MO) - 78
193. University of Central Florida* (FL) - **
194. Western Michigan University* (MI) - **
195. New Jersey Institute of Technology* (NJ) - **
196. University of North Carolina, Greensboro* (NC) - **
197. Pace University (NY) - **
198. Texas Tech University* (TX) - **
199. George Mason University* (VA) - **
200. Yeshiva University (NY) - 45
201. University of Louisville* (KY) - **
202. Andrews University (MI) - **
203. State University of New York, Buffalo* (NY) - 115
204. Wayne State University* (MI) - **
205. Wright State University* (OH) - **
206. Georgia State University* (GA) - **
207. Adelphi University (NY) - **
208. University of Houston* (TX) - **
209. East Tennessee State University* (TN) - **
210. Idaho State University* (ID) - **
211. Ball State University* (IN) - **
212. University of St. Thomas (MN) - **
213. University of Maryland, Baltimore County* (MD) - **
214. Drexel University (PA) - 109
215. Cleveland State University* (OH) - **
216. Middle Tennessee State University* (TN) - **
217. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry* (NY) - 93
218. Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis* (IN) - 74
219. Wilmington College* (DE) - **
220. University of North Texas* (TX) - **
221. Virginia Commonwealth University* (VA) - **
222. University of Texas, Arlington* (TX) - **
223. State University of New York, Stony Brook* (NY) - 97
224. University of Missouri, Kansas City* (MO) - **
225. Indiana State University* (ID) - **
226. Northeastern University (MA) - 115
227. University of Massachusetts, Boston* (MA) - **
228. New School University (NY) - **
229. University of Texas, Dallas* (TX) - **
230. Portland State University (OR)* - **
231. University of Alabama, Huntsville* (AL) - **
232. University of Northern Colorado* (CO) - **
233. Wichita State University* (KS) - **
234. University of Nevada, Reno* (NV) - **
235. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology* (NM) - **
236. University of Massachusetts, Lowell* (MA) - **
237. University of Hartford (CT) - **
238. University of Missouri, St. Louis* (MO) - **
239. University of New Orleans* (LA) - **
240. Florida Atlantic University* (FL) - **
241. University of Colorado, Denver and Health Sciences Center* (CO) - **
242. University of Louisiana, Lafayette* (LA) - **
243. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee* (WI) - **
244. Oakland University* (MI) - **
245. University of Alaska, Fairbanks* (AK) - **

* Public University
** Unranked by US News

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