A Look at #UVASummer

Over the summer months, a team of interns in U.Va.’s Office of Admission used Instagram to chronicle some of what students were up to over the break. Take a look at some of the #uvasummer posts and read more at http://hoostories.blogspot.com/.

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A Rundown of U.Va. in the Rankings

A picture showing the Galt statue of Jefferson and the Rotunda in the evening.

You can find a ranking on the Internet for just about everything these days: most influential cats, top vacation spots, even a Buzzfeed list of top Buzzfeed lists.

For higher education, there’s the much-discussed U.S. News and World Report ranking. In addition, U.Va. has fared well in some other recently released rankings on everything from the state of the University’s finances to the city in which it’s located.

Here’s a look at a few, in no particular order:

Happiest City:

A recent study led by Harvard researchers has Charlottesville as the happiest region in the country. Read more in the Guardian.

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From Good Housekeeping’s article “And the Happiest City in America Is…”

Best Value:

MONEY ranked U.Va. as No. 16 on its list of universities that offer the best value.

Top College Town:

Travelers Today ranked Charlottesville as the No. 1 college town in the country.

“Indeed, Charlottesville, home of the University of Virginia, does the best job of any city on the list of combining traditional metropolitan interests with the interests of the students who frequent it.”

 

Top 50 College/University Worldwide:

The Center for World University Rankings ranked U.Va. in the top 50 of colleges/universities out of 1,000 institutions worldwide.

Top Credit Rating:

The Washington Post reported U.Va. as one of only 23 schools to receive the highest credit rating possible from Moody’s.

Top College:

Forbes ranked U.Va. as one of the top 100 colleges in the nation.


Top Unesco World Heritage Site

USAToday ranked U.Va. as one of the top 10 sites in North America on Unesco’s list.

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A Look at #UVASummer

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Over the summer months, a team of interns in U.Va.’s Office of Admission used Instagram to chronicle some of what students were up to over the break. Take…

A Rundown of U.Va. in the Rankings

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

You can find a ranking on the Internet for just about everything these days: most influential cats, top vacation spots, even a Buzzfeed list of top Buzzfeed lists. For higher…