Several Massachusetts universities are among the nation’s best, according to the annual ranking from U.S. News & World Report.
For the second consecutive year, Harvard University ranked second behind Princeton University. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology tied for third, and 11 other local universities made the top 200.
“The rankings evaluate colleges and universities on 16 measures of academic quality,” according to U.S. News & World Report.
The marquee category, National Universities, assesses universities with a full range of undergraduate majors, master’s and doctoral programs. Massachusetts universities on that list include:
2. Harvard University
27. Tufts University
35. Brandeis University
38. Boston College
42. Boston University
44. Northeastern University
59. Worcester Polytechnic Institute
66. Clark University
70. University of Massachusetts–Amherst
157. University of Massachusetts–Lowell
177. Suffolk University
183. Lesley University
191. University of Massachusetts–Boston