US News and World Report

WU rises from 16th to 14th in U.S. News ranking for best national university

Washington University is now the 14th highest ranked University nationally according to U.S. News and World Report

| Staff Reporter

WU climbs three spots to 16th in new U.S. News & World Report rankings

Washington University rose three spots to 16th place in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best universities nationwide, rising one spot globally.

Kimberly Buehler | Contributing Reporter

Washington University ranks 19th in nation

Washington University ranked 19th in this year’s U.S. News and World Report 2020 Best Colleges rankings, released Sept. 8. Globally, the University was ranked 32nd.

Jacob Kaplan | Contributing Reporter

You can still send your kid to an Ivy League school–or Wash. U.

Trust me, I’ve spent plenty of Holden Caulfield-motivated evenings lamenting the perils of, if you will, “the system.” It saddens me when I encounter passionless flesh-sacks, whose primary goals are to make six figures and die in some beautiful suburban fantasy. I wish that academic institutions placed less emphasis on conventional success and career preparation. I wish that there were less pressure on students to become passionless flesh-sacks in the first place.

Rima Parikh | Contributing Writer

Change the rankings

It was reported on Tuesday that a “senior administrator” at Claremont McKenna College inflated the school’s reported SAT averages in order to increase its placement in the US News and World Report college and university rankings, where Claremont McKenna is currently ranked as the ninth best liberal arts school.

| Senior Forum Editor

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