Photo: Office of Communications, Nick Donnoli (2016)
A roundup of the 2019 college rankings

Princeton was ranked No. 1 among national universities for the ninth year in a row by U.S. News & World Report, which released its annual list of the top American universities today. Harvard was ranked No. 2, while Yale, MIT, and Columbia tied for third place. Princeton was also ranked No. 1 by U.S. News for best undergraduate teaching and best-value schools. Following is a list of how Princeton fared in other rankings this year:   

●      Kiplinger’s: No. 2 in Best College Values for private colleges

●      Money: No. 3 in Best Value for Your Tuition Dollar

●      Forbes: No. 2 in Best Value Colleges; No. 5 in Research Universities

●      Princeton Review: No. 3 in Best Value Colleges; No. 4 in Great Financial Aid

●      Academic Ranking of World Universities: No. 6

●      Times Higher Education World University Reputation Rankings: No. 7

● No. 9 in Best Universities and College by Salary Potential

●      QS World University Rankings: No. 13

●      Washington Monthly: No. 8 (rated on social mobility, research, and service)

● No. 3 in Best Colleges for LGBTQ students by Campus Pride

●      Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings: No. 5; tied for No. 1 in outcomes (determined by graduation rate, salary, debt, and academic reputation)