The much-anticipated college rankings were released overnight by U.S. News.
The 2014 edition features several Tennessee schools.
Vanderbilt University ranked 17th on the national university list. The criteria included selectivity, graduation rates, and retention.
The news outlet also ranked regional universities and colleges in the South.
For colleges, Aquinas College made the list at 30th place.
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*U.S. News contributed to this report.