BOSTON (CBS) — Massachusetts is home to some of the country’s top institutes of higher education, a new report confirms. The annual U.S. News & World Report college rankings put seven universities in the state among the Top 50 nationwide.
Harvard University is No. 2 on the list, just behind top-ranked Princeton University. MIT is tied for fourth with Yale University.READ MORE: Male In Norwood Shot Multiple Times, Taken By MedFlight To Boston Hospital; Police Searching For Gunman
Further down the list is Tufts University at No. 30, Boston College in 35th, Boston University and Brandeis University tied for 42nd and Northeastern University at No. 49.READ MORE: Allegiant Airplane Blows Out Tire After Rough Landing At Logan
Massachusetts also does well in the rankings when it comes to the liberal arts. Williams College in the western part of the state was named the best liberal arts college in the country. Amherst College is second, followed by Wellesley College in fourth, Smith College at No. 15, Mount Holyoke College at No. 34 and Holy Cross in Worcester at 36.MORE NEWS: Thousands Honor Slain Danvers Teacher Colleen Ritzer At Annual 5K In Andover
Check out the full rankings here.