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US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT recently did a study and ranked the top 200 University around the country based on academic performance.

The DMV and surrounding areas were well represented in scholastic academics.

Here is the list of schools ranked in the area and their national ranking.

11.  Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore

20.  Georgetown University

25.  The University of Virginia

56.  George Washington University in D.C.

61.  University of Maryland at College Park

69.  American University

69.  Virginia Tech

110.  Howard University — Howard ranked #2 among HBCU’s behind Spelman.

Howard’s freshman retention rate improved to 86 percent and the percentage of students graduating within six years increased to 61 percent.

President Obama Delivers Commencement Address At Howard University

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140.  George Mason

159.  University of Maryland — Baltimore County

171.   Virginia Commonwealth University

Princeton was the top-ranked U.S. university for the seventh year in a row, followed by Harvard, the University of Chicago and Yale.




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