Forbes has released the 2010 List of the Best 600 colleges and universities in America. Once again, UL is one of only three Louisiana public universities to make the list.

Editors noteThe previous article, published earlier this week, was created from a faulty link and represented the inaugural 2008 rankings.  That article can be seen here.

According to Forbes, "The best college in America isn't in Cambridge or Princeton, West Point or Annapolis."  Instead it's Williams College, a 217-year-old private liberal arts school

The Forbes list of more than 600 undergraduate institutions is based on the quality of the education, the experiences of the students and what students achieve after graduation.

Only 7 Louisiana schools made the list, 4 of them private.  The rankings are:

Rank Institution Cost Freshman Class Size
151 Tulane 50030 10737
323 Louisiana State  25260 28810
327 Centenary 33600 907
447 Loyola 39796 4474
479 Dillard 27091 851
546 Louisiana 18124 16320
547 Southeastern 19861 15215

To read the Forbes article, click here.  To see the list of all included schools, click here, and UL's complete profile is available here.


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