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U.S. News & World Report Top Colleges: UA tops AU

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U.S. News and World Report's popular top college rankings have just been released.  Many of Alabama's schools make the magazine's various lists.  Among National Universities, The University of Alabama is tops in the state, number 77 in country. That ranking is good enough for 5th in the SEC behind Vanderbilt University, The University of Florida, The University of Georgia, and Texas A&M.

Here's how the state's Universities and Colleges faired :


      National Universities                                                                          

University of Alabama        77

Auburn University              89

UAB                                  151

UAH                                  184



   Regional Universities (South)


Samford University                      4

Spring Hill College                      17

University of Montevallo             37

University of North Alabama       59

Troy University                            67

Auburn- Montgomery                  74

Jacksonville State University       74


      Regional Colleges (South)


Tuskegee University     13

Huntingdon College      22

University of Mobile       28

Faulkner University       42

Oakwood University     49


       Liberal Arts

Birmingham-Southern College    124


Historically Black Colleges and Universities


Tuskegee University                        7

Alabama A&M University                 22

Oakwood University                       24



   Best Value Regional Universities (South)

Samford University                         11


    Top Public Universities

University of Alabama                     32

Auburn University                           37







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