A Rundown of U.Va. in the Rankings
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:
A recent study led by Harvard researchers has Charlottesville as the happiest region in the country. Read more in the Guardian.
MONEY ranked U.Va. as No. 16 on its list of universities that offer the best value.
— Money.com (@MONEY) July 30, 2014
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.
Forbes ranked U.Va. as one of the top 100 colleges in the nation.