Ivy League schools dominate almost every college ranking — and for good reason. These prestigious institutions boast some of the most well-respected professors in the world, provide unparalleled financial aid resources and earn millions of dollars in research grants each year.
But when U.S. News & World Report evaluated 1,250 universities across 75 countries for their Best Global Universities of 2019 ranking, they found that select public universities are also offering students exceptional opportunities.
This year, the University of Washington bumped Johns Hopkins out of the top 10. Yale, Cornell and the University of Pennsylvania also fall lower on the ranking.