The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern improves to 17th in Forbes ranking

Annie Bruce, Summer Reporter

July 25, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Northwestern moved up five spots to No. 17 in Forbes' annual ranking of the best colleges in the country Wednesday. Stanford University, followed by Pomona College and Princeton University, topped this year’s list. NU...

British magazine: Northwestern among world’s 20 best universities

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

October 5, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern was recently named one of the top 20 universities in the world by a British magazine. The Oct. 4 issue of Times Higher Education had NU coming in at No. 19, just behind Cornell University and the University College...

Northwestern officials split on stagnant U.S. News & World Report ranking

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

September 12, 2012

Filed under Campus

Northwestern's fifth straight year as the 12th best college in the nation garnered mixed reviews from University officials Wednesday — and has some questioning the validity of the rankings. Though one spokesman praised NU's...