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Learn the methodology used in the 2012 Best Colleges rankings.
Here are answers to common questions regarding financial aid and best value schools.
Students at these schools are most likely to find peers from different racial or ethnic groups.
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These rankings are based solely on the peer judgments of deans and senior faculty.
A number of schools switch ranking categories this year, and for-profits are ranked.
U.S. News incorporates feedback from guidance counselors into these lists.
Here are answers to common queries about the U.S. News Best Colleges rankings.
What data are used in our Best Colleges rankings, and how?
Three variables were considered in determining the institutions that made this list.