UGA Rises in U.S. News and World Report Rankings
The university is now 21st as a top public institution.
The University of Georgia may have dropped as a top party school, but it has risen as a top public university in rankings recently released in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 edition of America’s Best Colleges.
UGA now ranks 21st among the nation’s top public universities.
The U.S. News & World Report ranked the UGA Terry College of Business well again this year, particularly for insurance and risk management, which placed second among top public and private universities. The college ranked fourth in the real estate category and tied for 31st for overall programs.
In 2012, U.S. News & World Report surveyed 1,391 ranked colleges and universities, measuring an institution’s undergraduate academic reputation, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate performance (the difference between actual and predicted graduation rates) and alumni giving.
The 2012 college rankings are available online. They will also be in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 edition of America’s Best Colleges guidebook, available Sept. 18.