These Are The Best Colleges In Every State, According To Forbes

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While you may have hesitantly revealed that you graduated from the University of West Virginia up to this point, you can now tell people that you graduated from the best college in the state of West Virginia, thanks to Forbes.

The good folks at Forbes ranked every college in America, then named the best college in each state. The criteria they used includes: low student debt, high graduation rates, student satisfaction and career success. Warning to all you Alabama fans out there: Auburn wins this round.

Here they are:

Alabama: Auburn University
Alaska: University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Arizona: University of Arizona
Arkansas: Hendrix College
California: Pomona College
Colorado: United State Air Force Academy
Connecticut: Yale University
Delaware: University of Delaware
Florida: University of Florida
Georgia: Emory University
Hawaii: University of Hawaii, Manoa
Idaho: College of Idaho
Illinois: Northwestern University
Indiana: University of Notre Dame
Iowa: Grinnell College
Kansas: University of Kansas
Kentucky: Centre College
Louisiana: Tulane University
Maine: Bowdoin College
Maryland: United States Naval Academy
Massachusetts: Williams College
Michigan: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Minnesota: Carleton College
Mississippi: Millsaps College
Missouri: Washington University in St. Louis
Montana: Carroll College
Nebraska: Creighton University
Nevada: University of Nevada, Reno
New Hampshire: Dartmouth College
New Jersey: Princeton University
New Mexico: Saint John’s College
New York: United States Military Academy
North Carolina: Duke University
North Dakota: University of North Dakota
Ohio: Oberlin College
Oklahoma: University of Tulsa
Oregon: Reed College
Pennsylvania: Swarthmore College
Rhode Island: Brown University
South Carolina: Wofford College
South Dakota: University of South Dakota
Tennessee: Vanderbilt University
Texas: Rice University
Utah: Brigham Young University
Vermont: Middlebury College
Virginia: Washington and Lee University
Washington: Whitman College
West Virginia: West Virginia University
Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin, Madison
Wyoming: University of Wyoming
Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University

No Harvard? What gives, Forbes? More people are clamoring to get into Harvard than the top liberal arts school, right? Good to see that they agree that our service academies are the best in each state.

[via Forbes]

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