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Best Colleges

Among National Universities, Princeton University takes the top spot, while Williams ranks No. 1 among National Liberal Arts Colleges in our annual rankings.

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Best Graduate Schools

Our rankings include detailed information on more than 1,300 graduate schools. See which schools score high marks in Business, Law, Medical, Education, Engineering, and other fields.

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Best High Schools

We provide information on more than 19,400 public high schools in our national and state rankings lists. Find out which schools received gold, silver or bronze medals.

Top World Universities

With some of the top universities in the world located in places such as the United Kingdom, China, Switzerland and Australia, students can get a first-class education almost anywhere in the world.

Best Vacations

Travel guides and rankings based on the opinions of travel writers and users across the Web. With these, you can find the best places to visit and the best hotels, restaurants and attractions in each place.

Best Cars & Trucks

U.S. News car rankings are based on our analysis of the collective wisdom of the country's top automotive critics from media companies, consumer research organizations, and other sources.

Best Hospitals

The U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals rankings cover 152 hospitals in 16 adult specialties. 76 children's hospitals are covered in 10 pediatric specialties.

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Best Hospitals by Metro Area

U.S. News now ranks hospitals in America's 52 largest metropolitan areas with 1 million or more residents. To find the best hospital nearby, simply check out the ranked hospitals in your metro area.

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Best Diets

U.S. News evaluated 20 of the most popular diets and identified the best.

Best Weight-Loss Diets

Best Diabetes Diets

Best Heart-Healthy Diets

Doctor Finder

We've identified thousands of the nation's best doctors based on a peer nomination process.

Doctors by Location

Best Nursing Homes

More than 15,000 nursing homes are ranked and included in our directory of American nursing homes.

Best Nursing Homes Honor Roll

Best Law Firms

U.S. News and Best Lawyers bring you Best Law Firms, a comprehensive listing of nearly 9,000 law firms.

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Best Mutual Funds

For investors, the search for the perfect mutual fund has always been something of a holy grail quest. U.S. News has created a unique rankings system that is designed for long-term investors looking for broad access to information about funds. In the process, we've assigned scores to upwards of 4,500 distinct mutual funds.

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America's Best Leaders

With Americans' faith in their leaders declining, U.S. News profiles those who Harvard's Center for Public Leadership identified as the nation's best.

Exclusive Interview With Barack Obama