As my daughter, Tara was getting closer to her high school graduation, I knew her next step would most likely be college. I want her to go to the best university possible but which ones are those?

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Is Binghamton University or SUNY Broome a good option? One of the sources that I found was from the Wall Street Journal. They joined with Times Higher Education to rank the best colleges and universities in the United States.

They know that families want answers to their questions when it comes to their child when making one of the most important decisions in their life. Where is the place that they can trust for their education?

The ranking included results from the US Student Survey that included their interaction with their teachers, satisfaction with their experience, and more. You can see more of their methodology here.

To come up with the overall ranking, WSJ looked at the resources the college has, how well the college engages with its students, the quality of the learning environment, the overall outcome of its students, and average total cost for those who attend.

The rankings are out and you can keep scrolling to see the top colleges and universities from the SUNY system below. I was pleasantly surprised by Binghamton University.

As a note, some of the entries on this list have listed rankings such as "501-600". It seems Wall Street Journal hit a point with their rankings where they decided to lump all the lower ranking schools just in one large group.

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