Washington Universities Named Among America’s Best Colleges

It’s that time of year again! If you plan to go back to school or send your children to college, American news and reports unveiled its 2022-2023 list of America’s Top National Universities. The researchers ranked more than 1,500 universities using 17 measures of academic quality, and two Washington universities entered the Top 100.

The University of Washington in Seattle was the highest-ranked University of Washington, tied for 55th with the University of Miami. Founded in 1861, UW has 36,206 undergraduate enrollment as of fall 2021.

Gonzaga University in Spokane ranked 83rd, the second Washington institution on the list.

Here are the top 20 colleges in the country:

  1. Princeton University (New Jersey)
  2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts)
  3. Harvard University (Massachusetts)
  4. Stanford University (California)
  5. Yale University (Connecticut)
  6. University of Chicago (Illinois)
  7. RELATED: Johns Hopkins University (Maryland) and University of Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania)
  8. N / A
  9. California Institute of Technology (California)
  10. RELATED: Duke University (North Carolina) and Northwestern University (Illinois)
  11. N / A
  12. Dartmouth College (New Hampshire)
  13. RELATED: Brown University (Rhode Island) and Vanderbilt University (Tennessee)
  14. N / A
  15. RELATED: Rice University (Texas) and Washington University in St. Louis (Missouri)
  16. N / A
  17. Cornell University (New York)
  18. RELATED: Columbia University (New York) and University of Notre Dame (Indiana)
  19. N / A
  20. RELATED: University of California, Berkley and University of California, Los Angeles (both in California)

Check American News‘ full report.