Minnesota colleges honored by US News & World Report

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Several Minnesota colleges and universities have ranked high in US News & World Report's latest college rankings.

The magazine compiles the America's best colleges list annually, this years ranking breaks schools down into lists of regional universities, national liberal arts colleges, and national universities.

WCCO-TV reports that Hamline University was ranked the highest among Minnesota colleges on the list of regional universities, while St. Catherine's University, Bethel University, Augsburg College, the College of St. Scholastica, and the University of Minnesota-Duluth also made that list.

The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was also recognized. It was the top ranked Minnesota school amongst national universities at 69th, according to KSTP-TV. St. Thomas also made an appearance on the list.

Carleton College, Macalester, St. Olaf, Gustavus Adolphus, St. John's, College of Saint Benedict and Concordia College in Moorhead were all nationally ranked liberal arts colleges.

Princeton University was named the best college in the nation in the report.

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