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Princeton University is once again No. 1 on U.S. News & World Report’s Best National Universities list, one of 10 New Jersey institutions that are ranked among the Top 200 for the 2022-2023 academic year.

This is the 12th consecutive year that Princeton took the No. 1 spot. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is ranked No. 2 on the 2022-2023 list, and tying for third are Harvard University in Massachusetts, Yale University in Connecticut, and Stanford University in California.

In New Jersey, a total of 11 public and private New Jersey universities are listed among the 440  Best National Universities, including 10 ranked in the Top 200. These universities are:

  • Princeton University (1)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (tied for 55)
  • Stevens Institute of Technology (tied for 83)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (97)
  • Rutgers University Newark (tied for 115)
  • Rutgers University-Camden (tied for 127)
  • Seton Hall University (tied for 137)
  • Montclair State University (tied for 182)
  • Stockton University (tied for 182)
  • Rowan University (tied for 194)
  • Kean University (331)

There were three New Jersey institutions listed among the magazine’s list of 201 Best National Liberal Arts Colleges including Drew University (111) as well as Bloomfield College and Pillar College, which both tied for the No. 156 spot.

There were 14 New Jersey institutions ranked on the magazine’s list of the 175 Best Regional Universities in the North including:

  • The College of New Jersey (5)
  • Monmouth University (18)
  • Rider University (22)
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (28)
  • Saint Peter’s University (58)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University (tied for 63)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (75)
  • Caldwell College (tied for 93)
  • Georgian Court University (tied for 101)
  • Saint Elizabeth University (101)
  • Berkeley College (tied for 133)
  • Centenary University (tied for 133)
  • Felician University (tied for 133)
  • New Jersey City University (tied for 133)

To compile its Best Colleges and Universities rankings, U.S. News & World Report assessed an all-time high of 1,500 U.S. bachelor’s degree-granting institutions on 17 measures of academic quality. For more on the methodology, go to U.S. News. & World Report’s website here.