10 New Jersey Colleges Ranked Among Best In The Whole Country
It's always nice to see the Garden State recognized for something other than our fantastic beaches, awesome diners, and beautiful greenery, right?
I'm a transplant to the state, but already made the dive into getting my NJ license, and license plate and becoming a real New Jersey resident, I love it.
In addition to being a cool state to live and work in, it's also a great state to seek out higher education as well.
Whether you're looking out to go to a traditional four-year college, head to an Ivy League school, or go to a tech school, Jersey has something for everyone.
According to NJ.com the yearly rating of best Colleges, and Universities was released today and 10 schools from New Jersey made the list!
The list in total has about fifteen hundred schools on it.
What Goes Into Ranking The Best Colleges And Universities
There are a ton of different factors that go into determining which schools should make the list.
According to U.S News, some of the things that are taken into consideration are graduation and retention rates, social mobility, faculty resources, as well as financial resources per student.
You can take a look at the full list of considerations and their rankings at the U.S News' website
So, What Schools From NJ Made The List Of Best Schools In New Jersey?
The Garden State has ten schools making the list this year, and the number one school in the state, as well as the country, has topped the list for the past twelve years.
That's a pretty impressive accomplishment!
Some of the schools are public/state schools and others are national Universities, but either way, if you're deciding which school in New Jersey to commit to these 10 are ranked some of the best around.