U.S. News & World Report

WU clocks in at No. 15, falls in national ratings

College ranking season has arrived and Washington University is once again among the top 15 universities in the nation. The recently published U.S. News & World Report National Universities tied the University in 15th place along with Vanderbilt University and Cornell University. This is one spot below from last year’s 14th place.

Alberto Farino | Contributing Reporter

With expansion of Wash. U. class sizes, bigger isn’t always better

For many applicants to Washington University, the school’s small-to-medium size is a huge advantage on the college pros and cons list. Smaller colleges offer more individualized education—you aren’t just a face in the crowd. You have the advantage of taking smaller classes, knowing your professors personally and getting opportunities for a customized education. At a smaller college, you are part of a community—even though it’s impossible to know everyone at Wash. U., you will see lots of familiar faces walking around campus.

Wash. U. leads America’s top universities for food lovers

Washington University is now the number one school in America—at least if food is the basis for your judgment. The Daily Meal, a website that consolidates information on different restaurants, chefs, cookbooks and dining etiquette, rated the food offerings at the U.S. News & World Report’s 20 top-ranked colleges and universities.

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