Princeton University was ranked No. 1 among national universities in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report survey. According to the publication, “The National Universities category consists of the 310 institutions—189 public, 114 private, and seven for-profit—based on the categories that the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education established.”

UCLA shares the No. 1 spot with UC Berkeley in the list of U.S. best public universities in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report “Best Colleges” rankings. Three other University of California campuses were also placed among the top 10 public universities in the overall rankings: Santa Barbara (No. 8), and Irvine and San Diego (tied for No. 9).

Wake Forest University was ranked 27th overall among 311 national universities and 12th for its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Wake Forest has been ranked in the top 30 in the national universities category for 22 consecutive years and was also 27th in last year’s guide.

Boston College was placed 32nd among national universities in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report survey. It was ranked 31st last year, with its overall score in the rankings remain at 70, one point below University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and New York University, which tied for 30th with a score of 71.

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek