Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – A few Central New York colleges and universities received top honors on Tuesday. US News and World Report
released its annual list of 'Best Colleges' and and some area academic intuitions made the top 100 of the 'National University Rankings'.
Cornell University ranked the highest of the Central New York school after being ranked number 16.
Syracuse University earned a rank of 62 and SUNY ESF broke the top 100, coming in at number 86.
The rankings are based of a number of factors including freshman retention, graduation rates, and the strength of faculty.
The top honor went to Princeton University.