The U.S. News and World Report Tuesday released its annual rankings of the best colleges in the nation, and the University of Virginia found itself in a familiar spot.
UVA tied with the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) as the No. 2 public university in the nation. The University of California-Berkeley retained the top spot among public schools.
UVA was tied for 25th with UCLA and Wake Forest in the overall rankings. Private schools Harvard and Princeton tied for the No. 1 ranking among all four-year institutions in the nation.
Other notable Top 100 rankings: No. 10 Duke; No. 13 Johns Hopkins; No. 22 Georgetown; No. 29 University of North Carolina; No. 33 William & Mary; No. 50 George Washington; No 55 University of Maryland; No. 71 Virginia Tech; No. 82 American.