Forbes ranks University of Michigan No. 30 college in America
The Ann Arbor school ranked third among non-military public colleges —topped by the University of California at Berkley and the University of Virginia— and fourth among Midwestern colleges.
The top college on the list is Stanford University. The U.S. Military Academy ranked seventh.
Last year U-M ranked 57th on Forbes' list.
Forbes partners with the Washington, D.C.-based Center for College Affordability and Productivity to compile the ranking, which uses measures of student satisfaction, post-graduate success, graduation rates, student debt levels and national recognition to score colleges.