Stony Brook University achieves highest-ever rankings from U.S. News & World Report
Stony Brook University is now considered one of the best colleges in the nation, according to the new U.S. News & World Report rankings.
SBU checks in as the 26th best public school in the country, which is up five spots from last year.
The school also ranked number one in New York.
Overall in the United States, Stony Brook is in the top 60 for all public and private universities.
It is the highest-ranking the school has achieved in the history of the publication.
Two other schools on Long Island also cracked the top 200. Adelphi moved up to 163 and Hofstra is at 185.