By Robert Morse & Eric Brooks
Excerpted from usnews.com
Prospective students and parents looking for the school that best fits their needs can check out the 2016 edition of the U.S. News Best Colleges rankings starting Wednesday, Sept. 9. New rankings for National Universities, National Liberal Arts Colleges, Regional Universities and Regional Colleges will be available on usnews.com.
In addition to the main rankings, U.S. News for the first time will publish rankings of the Most Innovative Schools in terms of technology, facilities, academics and curriculum.
Along with the rankings, the U.S. News site offers extensive statistical profiles for each school, a comprehensive college search and detailed explanations of the ranking methodologies. Users looking for additional data, enhanced search abilities and other exclusive interactive tools can sign up for the U.S. News College Compass.
U.S. News' exclusive rankings will also be published in our "Best Colleges 2016" guidebook, which will start shipping in mid-September and go on sale on newsstands on Sept. 29.
Robert Morse and Eric Brooks organize and analyze data research for US News & World Report. Read their full article as it was originally published on usnews.com right here.