Six of the eight Ivy League schools
The WSJ/THE ranking is based on four categories: student outcomes (e.g. salaries after graduation), resources (e.g. academic spending), environment (e.g. racial and ethnic diversity of faculty and students), and engagement (e.g. teaching and interactions with faculty and students).
Here are the Ivy League universities, ranked according to their placement on the full list:
1. Columbia University, New York, New York
2. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3. Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
4. Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
5. Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
6. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
7. Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
8. Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
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* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.