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CNU, Hampton University, W&M make a strong showing in national rankings

CNU, Hampton University, W&M make a strong showing in national rankings

In an influential scholastic ranking in which upward mobility is often difficult, Hampton University and the College of William and Mary held firm to their high spots, and Christopher Newport University took a significant step forward.

The 2018 ranking of colleges and universities by U.S. News & World Report comes out Tuesday, assessing the state of higher education in America by many different yardsticks.

For the sixth consecutive year, the College of William and Mary is ranked No. 6 among all of the nation’s public universities. For the third straight year, Hampton is third among historically black colleges and universities. Christopher Newport moved up to 11th among...

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