The 30th edition of the U.S. News & World Report College Rankings is out, and SUNY is once again well-represented in multiple categories. Five SUNY Campuses have been named Top Public Schools, 17 SUNY Campuses have been honored as Top Universities and Colleges in the North Region and five ranked among the Top 130 campuses Nationwide by U.S. News & World Report.
The U.S. News ranking system methodology is based on two pillars covering different types of schools, including National Universities, Regional Universities and Regional Colleges. The formula uses quantitative measures that education experts have proposed as reliable indicators of academic quality, and it’s based on the researched view of what matters in education.
“In every community across New York State, SUNY colleges and universities offer students top quality degree programs and applied learning opportunities that prepare them for success in today’s 21st-century global economy,” said SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher. “Congratulations to each of the SUNY campuses making the list for 2015.”
The SUNY Campuses ranked among the Top in the Nation include:
76. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
88. Binghamton University
88. Stony Brook University
103. University at Buffalo
126. University at Albany
14. SUNY Geneseo
25. SUNY New Paltz
41. SUNY College at Oneonta
41. SUNY Fredonia
56. SUNY Oswego
60. College at Brockport
70. SUNY Cortland
74. SUNY Plattsburgh
87. SUNY Potsdam
106. SUNY Buffalo State
106. SUNY Institute of Technology–Utica/Rome
20. SUNY Maritime College
22. SUNY College of Technology- Alfred State
28. Farmingdale State College
28. SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology- Cobleskill
33. SUNY College of Technology- Delhi
43. Morrisville State College
171. Purchase College
For more info and the full list of rankings, browse the complete U.S. News & World Report rankings.
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