Virginia is second only to California as the state with the most colleges in the top 50 on Money magazine’s 2019 Best Colleges in America list.
The University of Virginia was ranked 10th in the annual list, the highest for any Virginia university. Money points out that U.Va. has the highest graduation rate of any public university in the country.
Four other Virginia universities made the list’s top 50: Washington & Lee (26); Virginia Tech (34); William & Mary (45); and Virginia Military Institute (49).
California has 14 universities on the list, topped by University of California-Irvine, which was ranked No. 1.