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U.S.News & World Report
 
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS - NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES
The most recent undergraduate rankings were announced by U.S. News on August 20, 2009, for the 2009-10 academic year.
U.S. News Undergraduate Categories 2009-10 2008-09
Overall Undergraduate Programs 12* 12*
Alumni giving 14 10*
Faculty resources 8 9
Financial resources 3 5
Freshmen returning for sophomore year 97% 97%
Graduation & retention 15* 15
High school counselor ranking 20* 20*
Need-based financial aid awards 25 26
Selectivity 6* 6*
Undergraduate research/creative projects top 27 top 33
Best value (Great schools, great prices) 19 22
Olin School of Business 16* 13*
Finance 17* 14
School of Engineering & Applied Science 40* 38*
Biomedical engineering 17 16*
* - tie
npr - not previously ranked
   

Newsweek/Kaplan
Ranking Year
"New Ivies" top 25 2006

Newsweek Magazine
  Ranking Year
Top 100 Global Universities - International list 33 2006
Top 100 Global Universities - US-only list 23 2006
 
BusinessWeek
Ranking Year
Undergraduate business school programs 16 2009
MBA feeder school (# of students admitted to top 35 MBA programs in the U.S.) 1 2009

 
The Atlantic Monthly
Ranking Year
Overall undergraduate program 11 2003-04
Faculty research productivity (worldwide)142006

 
Kiplingers Personal Finance
Ranking Year
100 Best values in Private Colleges 21 2009-10

Rolling Stone
  RankingYear
Schools that Rock (ranks both WUSTL
and St. Louis)
6 2005

Hall of Fame Magazine
  RankingYear
Top-15 Collegiate Athletic Programs (DIII) 7 2008

Seventeen Magazine
  Ranking Year
"The 50 Coolest Colleges" (undergraduate only) 7 2002-03

The Times (UK)
RankingYear
Top 200 World Universities 58 2005

Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
  Ranking Year
Black enrollment - nation's top 50 universities 7 2003-04
Integrating African-American undergraduates 4 2002-03
Black student college graduation rate82006
Comparative graduation rates of blacks and whites12002-03
Five-year progress in black faculty appointments12002-03

Black Enterprise
  Ranking Year
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans 42 2006

Reform Judaism
  Ranking Year
Private universities most chosen by Jewish students 14 2006

Cosmo Girl
Ranking Year
50 Best Colleges Top 50 2005

Key:

* - tie

Last update: August 20, 2009

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