U.S. News & World Report puts Duke at 12th in the nation in National Universities, above Ivy League schools Dartmouth, Brown, and Cornell. U.S News also ranks Duke tied for 9th in Undergraduate Teaching, #14 in Most Innovative Schools, and #13 in Best Value Schools.
Who is the Harvard of the South?
Rice University Claiming the No. 2 spot is Rice University, a highly selective private university in Houston, TX, and often called “the Harvard of the South.” Founded in 1912, Rice ranks No.
What is the best school in the South?
Top 10 Public Colleges in the SouthCollegeLocation1University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel Hill, N.C.2University of Virginia (Main campus)Charlottesville, Va.3University of FloridaGainesville, Fla.4University of Texas at AustinAustin, Texas6 more rows•19 May 2021
Is Georgetown Ivy League?
Georgetown is not an Ivy League school, but it is often considered on a par with the Ivies. The Ivy League is made up of Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Dartmouth, Brown, University of Pennsylvania, Cornell, and Princeton — all private institutions.