USC Beats UCLA in U.S. News & World Report's Annual Rankings of Top American Universities
It's bad enough for us Bruins to have to endure the constant beat downs by USC in football (even when team's not even post-season eligible).
But these U.S. News & World Report rankings are too much.
Once again USC has edged out UCLA in its list of top-flight national universities, with the Trojans just barely edging out the Bruins.
In fact ...
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... the difference is just two places, with USC coming in at No. 23 and UCLA placing 25th.
UCLA (ahem) continues to see impossibly high GPAs for incoming freshman. And, if you take a look at the magazine's breakdown of costs, you might wonder if USC is really the better school after all:
Tuition and fees: $42,818 (2011-12)
In-state tuition and fees: $11,604 (2011-12)
Would you pay nearly four times as much for a school only (allegedly) a hair better? We think not. Not unless you're a dumb Trojan.
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