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how li universities, colleges place on u.s. news’ 2018 rankings

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how li universities, colleges place on u.s. news’ 2018 rankings

u.s. news & world report released its 2018 best college rankings tuesday, placing princeton, harvard, university of chicago and yale in the top national spots.long island’s public and private colleges are among the thousands in the nation judged using a formula that includes student retention and graduation rates, faculty resources, financial resources, student test scores and alumni giving.most popularthe u.s. news rankings first hit newsstands in 1983 and through the years have received mixed reviews from college and university administrators.critics warn the lists create competition on an unlevel playing field, often tipped toward wealthier institutions. a sunday article in politico suggested the “elite” college system favors students from higher-income families and that advanced education in america no longer is a ladder of social mobility.many publications followed with varying systems to compare postsecondary institutions, some rewarding schools for their efforts in admitting economically disadvantaged students. meanwhile, experts caution on relying too much on any guide or list when choosing a college.educationsee how long island colleges stack uplong island high school seniors — many of whom currently are engaged in what can be an exhaustive application process — say they are looking for a college that is a “good fit.”advertisement | advertise on newsdaythe highest-ranked long island institution on the national list is stony brook university, in a six-wa...