Forbes released its list of America’s Top Colleges on Thursday, with Pomona College in California taking the top slot and Williams College and Stanford University listed as second and third, respectively.But how did New Jersey’s colleges and universities stack up?
Princeton University ranked highly, just behind Stanford at No. 4. However, its strong showing made it the only college in the state to crack the Top 100.
Rutgers University is the second-highest-ranked New Jersey school on the list, at No. 146.
The other Garden State colleges to make the rankings were:
182. The College of New Jersey;
226. Stevens Institute of Technology;
227. Drew University;
321. Seton Hall University;
370. New Jersey Institute of Technology;
454. Rowan University;
485. Rider University;
488. Montclair State University;
494. Fairleigh Dickinson University;
544. Stockton University.
The numbers represent each school’s ranking out of 650 total colleges on the Forbes list. There were nearly 2,000 four-year institutions in the U.S. as of 2012.
See Forbes’ full list of rankings here.
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