A great number of Auburn students will vouch for the University’s standings as one of the “best,” and they now have the data to defend that stance. Recently, Auburn was ranked by news source CBS as the 2018 “best college” in Alabama.
CBS ruled this in light of reports provided by data analytics website Niche.com.
According to the website, Niche “rigorously analyzes dozens of public data sets and over 100 million reviews and survey responses to help you understand what a place is really like.”
In order to provide its analysis, Niche uses data from sources such as the Department of Education, U.S.
Niche also has collected survey responses from over 100 million students,
In addition to the best college in Alabama, Niche awarded Auburn number nine of 1,402 Best College Athletics in America, number 20 of 43 Best Colleges for Agricultural Sciences in America and number 30 of 756 Best Colleges for Education in America.
Overall, Niche ranks Auburn number 149 in Best Colleges in America.
Niche also provides data regarding a number of topics including academics, diversity, athletics, professors, dorms, student life, value, campus, party scene, location, campus food and safety.
With an overall grade of “A,” Auburn has secured its place at the top.