Fisk University Ranked Among the Top 25% of Colleges and Universities on Forbes's 2011 Top Colleges List
8/8/2011 1:27:41 PM
Fisk University has earned ranking among the top 25% of the 650 institutions selected for Forbes’ 2011 Top Colleges list.
On Forbes’ 2011 list Fisk rose 141 points and is ranked as the 135th best institution overall, up from last year’s position at #276. Fisk is ranked as the 34th best institution in the south and finished at #119 among all private colleges included on the 2011 list.
Williams College tops Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Top Colleges for the second consecutive year. Princeton University retains its No. 2 spot on the rankings, which are prepared exclusively for Forbes by the Center for College Affordability & Productivity – with a focus on ‘the things that matter the most to students: quality of teaching, great career prospects, graduation rates and low levels of debt.’ The United States Military Academy edged up to No. 3 from No. 4 in 2010, followed by Amherst College (No. 4) and Stanford University (No. 5). The University of Chicago landed at No. 8, up from No. 20 in 2010; Haverford College moved into the No. 7 spot, up from No. 14 last year.
Harvard tops Forbes’ related ranking of best business schools, followed by Stanford, Chicago (Booth), Pennsylvania (Wharton) and Columbia, respectively. Online, the report includes a complete ranking of 650 colleges as well as the top international business schools.
For the complete ranking, methodology, videos, and more, visit: www.forbes.com/top-colleges