Many students want to go to the best school they can. Colleges and universities in the USA are ranked each year by US News and World Report and a few other websites. These websites show you how colleges compare to each other based on many factors.
Ranking factors include:
a. Graduation rates – the number of students who enroll at a college and stay until graduation
b. Student satisfaction – how happy students are with the academics, activities, and support
c. Academic reputation – the opinions of people like high school counselors and teachers
d. Class size – how many students are in a typical class
e. Faculty qualifications – how educated and knowledgeable the teachers are
f. Selectivity – how difficult it is to be accepted
g. Tuition – how much it costs to attend
Which U.S. university do you think is #1 this year? Why?