US News and World Report – America's Best Colleges

US News and World Report uses the Carnegie Foundation’s ranking for the Advancement of Teachings 2006. The magazine takes Carnegie’s nine categories and collapses them into 4.
National Universities – 262
Liberal Arts Colleges – 266
Universities – Masters (only ranks undergraduate programs) – 572
Baccalaureate Colleges – 319
The Universities – Masters and the Baccalaureate colleges are then broken into four regions.
To see where your choices rank, follow this link.
Remember however, that selecting a college is a very personal decision. See the earlier posts on college selection for more tips.