Athletic Conference Breakdown: Atlantic Coast Conference

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In honor of the NCAA basketball tournament, U.S. News has taken a look at the Division I conferences. How do the schools in the Atlantic Coast Conference match up based on their America's Best Colleges rankings?

  College Name and Location U.S. News Rank Team Nickname
1 Duke UniversityDurham, NC 10 Blue Devils
2 University of VirginiaCharlottesville, VA 24 Cavaliers
3 University of North Carolina–Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC 28 Tar Heels
4 Wake Forest UniversityWinston-Salem, NC 28 Demon Deacons
5 Boston CollegeChestnut Hill, MA 34 Eagles
6 Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta, GA 35 Yellow Jackets
7 University of MiamiCoral Gables, FL 50 Hurricanes
8 University of Maryland–College ParkCollege Park, MD 53 Terrapins
9 Clemson UniversityClemson, SC 61 Tigers
10 Virginia TechBlacksburg, VA 71 Hokies
11 North Carolina State University–RaleighRaleigh, NC 88 Wolfpack
12 Florida State UniversityTallahassee, FL 102 Seminoles
All school rankings listed are within the National Universities category utilized in America's Best Colleges unless otherwise noted.