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IU Jumps From 22 To 18 Among Best Public Colleges

Indiana University ranked 18 on the Forbes list of top 25 public colleges. Purdue came in at 25.

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IU is ranked among the top 25 public colleges in the country.

Two Indiana schools top the list of best public colleges in the country.  In the report from Forbes Magazine, Indiana University-Bloomington ranked 18. Purdue, West Lafayette came in at number 25. The top three public schools on the list are military institutions:  United States Military Academy, United States Naval Academy and United States Air Force Academy.

In the overall list of top colleges Notre Dame ranked 17 followed by DePauw University at 91, Earlham at 92, IU-Bloomington at 107 and Purdue University at 119.  The full list is available here. 

This is the seventh year Forbes has partnered with the Center for College Affordability and Productivity to produce the rankings.  Their survey asks questions about student satisfaction, post-graduate success, graduation rate and academic success.

Sara Wittmeyer

Sara Wittmeyer is the News Bureau Chief for WFIU and WTIU. Sara has more than a decade of experience as a news reporter and previously served with KBIA at the University of Missouri, WNKU at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, KY, and at WCPO News in Cincinnati.

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