The completed list of Forbes America’s Top Colleges has been released and Bay Area Universities are ranking high.
Not only was Stanford University ranked the No. 1 top college in the country, but UC Berkeley also made the list at No. 40 followed by Santa Clara University at No. 88 out of 660 schools across the nation.
But that wasn’t all; UC Davis was ranked No. 125 and UC Santa Cruz No. 200.
The 660 colleges across the nation were ranked on categories of student satisfaction, postgraduate success, student debt, four-year graduation rate and academic success.
The list was curated alongside the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, Department of Education, Payscale and the America’s Leader’s list looked for factors concerning students directly, not what is required to be accepted into the college
The full list of the Top Colleges of 2016 is up now, but you can see all the Bay Area schools that ranked below.
Stanford University #1
University of California, Berkley #40
Santa Clara University #88
University of California, Davis #125
University of California, Santa Cruz #200
University of San Francisco #231
San Jose State University #315
San Francisco State University #374
California State University, Chico #384
California State University, Sacramento #429
California State University, East Bay #465
California State University, Stanislaus #475