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September 14, 2020

Penn, Swarthmore College again represent region on U.S. LOLS10在线直播下注 & World Report's best colleges list

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Penn Swarthmore rankings Thom Carroll/for PhillyVoice

LOLS10在线直播下注 LOLS10在线直播下注 of Pennsylvania ranked No. 8 among national universities on U.S. LOLS10在线直播下注' 2021 list of best colleges. Pictured above is the statue of Benjamin Franklin outside College Hall on Penn's campus.

LOLS10在线直播下注LOLS10在线直播下注 of Pennsylvania and Swarthmore College earned the highest rankings among local schools, for their respective categories, in the U.S. LOLS10在线直播下注 and World Report's 2021 list of Best Colleges.

Penn ranked No. 8 among national universities in the U.S., helped by its business school school – the Wharton LOLS10在线直播下注 was No. 1 among business programs. Penn dropped two spots from its 2019 U.S. LOLS10在线直播下注 rankingLOLS10在线直播下注 when it was No. 6 overall. The Ivy League school placed 17th among best value schools, 26th for most innovative schools, and 39th for best undergraduate teaching.

Other Philadelphia-area schools on the national list include Lehigh LOLS10在线直播下注 at No. 49; Villanova LOLS10在线直播下注 at No. 53; Temple LOLS10在线直播下注 at No. 103; and Drexel LOLS10在线直播下注 at No. 133. 

Princeton LOLS10在线直播下注 ranked No. 1 on U.S. LOLS10在线直播下注' national university for the third year in a row. Elsewhere in the region Rutgers LOLS10在线直播下注 in New Brunswick and LOLS10在线直播下注 of Delaware ranked at No. 63 and No. 97. Also Penn State placed No. 63, Carnegie Mellon LOLS10在线直播下注 in Pittsburgh was No. 26 and the LOLS10在线直播下注 of Pittsburgh was No. 58.

Below is a list of how some of Pennsylvania's other colleges scored in the top national university category. Get U.S LOLS10在线直播下注'

Top Pennsylvania LOLS10在线直播下注s

• No. 8 — LOLS10在线直播下注 of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
• No. 26 – Carnegie Mellon LOLS10在线直播下注, Pittsburgh
• No. 49 — Lehigh LOLS10在线直播下注, Bethlehem
• No. 53 – Villanova LOLS10在线直播下注, Radnor
• No. 58 – LOLS10在线直播下注 of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
• No. 63 – Pennsylvania State LOLS10在线直播下注, State College
• No. 103 – Temple LOLS10在线直播下注, Philadelphia
• No. 133 – Drexel LOLS10在线直播下注, Philadelphia
• No. 143 — Duquesne LOLS10在线直播下注, Pittsburgh
• No 176 – Thomas Jefferson LOLS10在线直播下注, Philadelphia

Among the U.S. LOLS10在线直播下注 list of best national liberal arts colleges, Swarthmore College ranked No. 3 once again. The Delaware County college placed sixth for undergraduate teaching and fourth for best value schools.

Haverford College in Montgomery County was No. 15 liberal arts college list. It was tied Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts; Colby College in Waterville, Maine; Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina; and United States Military Academy in West Point, New York.

Here's how some of the other Pennsylvania liberal arts schools fared. See U.S LOLS10在线直播下注' complete .

Top Pennsylvania Liberal Arts LOLS10在线直播下注s

• No. 3 —Swarthmore College, Swarthmore
• No. 15 — Haverford College, Haverford
• No. 28 — Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr
• No. 34 – Bucknell College, Lewisburg
• No. 40 — Lafayette College, Easton
• No. 43 —Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster
• No. 47 — Dickinson College, Carlisle
• No. 54 – Gettysburg College, Gettysburg
• No. 72 – Muhlenberg College, Allentown
• No. 80 – Allegheny College, Meadville
• No. 84– Juniata College, Huntingdon
• No. 84 – Ursinus College, Collegeville

Among the 176 schools in the  category, the College of New Jersey in Ewing was No. 5; St. Joseph's LOLS10在线直播下注 was No. 8; La Salle LOLS10在线直播下注 was No. 26; and Stockton College in Galloway, New Jersey, was No. 34.

LOLS10在线直播下注U.S. LOLS10在线直播下注 & World Report ranked more than 1,400 universities and colleges in magazine's 36th edition of its Best Colleges list. The magazine examines academic quality at schools in addition to other factors, like graduation and student retention rates.

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