Forbes Magazine has released its 2012 list of America's Top Colleges.
The list ranks schools by quality of teaching, career prospects, graduation rates and debt levels. The top three schools are Princeton, Williams College and Stanford.
Here are how schools in North Carolina ranked:
Duke University -- #24
Davidson College --#30
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- #47
Wake Forest University -- #53
North Carolina State -- #235
Elon University -- #260
Warren Wilson College -- #280
Salem College -- #352
Guilford College -- #387
University of North Carolina at Asheville -- #393
Appalachian State University -- # 413
University of North Carolina at Wilmington -- #430
University of North Carolina at Greensboro -- #487
East Carolina University -- #504
High Point University -- #510
University of North Carolina at Charlotte -- #516
Catawba College -- #542
Meredith College -- #569
North Carolina A&T State University -- #633
There are 650 schools on the list.
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