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Source: MIT Institutional Research

In reporting rankings, U.S. News bases its recommendations for the next year on the previous year’s data. The “America’s Best Colleges 2008” list is based on data from 2007. All dates in this tables refer to the data, not the date U.S. News uses in advertising its ranks.

Year Total # Classes Percent < 20 students Percent ≥ 50 students
2004 738 63% 15%
2005 709 61% 16%
2006 1056 68% 11%
2007 897 61% 14%