Nassau Hall in March 2020.
Princeton University, Office of Communications, Denise Applewhite

For the 10th straight year, Princeton was ranked No. 1 among national universities by U.S. News & World Report, which released its annual list of the top American universities Sept. 14. U.S. News also placed the University second in its list of best-value schools (behind Harvard) and fourth in its ranking of the best undergraduate teaching (behind Brown, Elon, and Georgia State, and tied with William & Mary). 

 Following is a list of how Princeton fared in other rankings this year: 

No. 3
in the Best Colleges in America, Ranked by Value

Princeton Review:
No. 1
in Best Value Colleges; No. 2 in Best Financial Aid; No. 5 in Best Career Placement

Washington Monthly:
No. 5
among national universities (rated on social mobility, research, and promoting public service)
No. 4
among private institutions that “pay off the most”

Times Higher Education World University Reputation Rankings:
No. 6
on a list that includes almost 1,400 universities across 92 countries

QS World University Rankings:
No. 12
among “global universities”

Campus Pride Index:
5 out of 5 stars
for institutional commitment to LGBTQ programming
No. 6
among best colleges; No. 2 in best colleges for public policy