The University of Virginia is still one of the top 25 colleges in the U.S., according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report National University ranking, released Tuesday.
U.Va. came in at No. 25 on this year’s list, down from No. 24 a year ago, but still in the coveted top 50. The Charlottesville school was also named the third-best public university in the U.S. behind the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of California, Los Angeles.
Virginia Commonwealth University fell seven spots to No. 171. It’s tied with Mississippi State University, Rowan University in New Jersey, the University of Central Florida and the University of Idaho, for the spot.