MU ranked 88th in U.S. News university list

Private universities fill the top 20 spots in the latest rankings.
Thursday, July 5, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 2:02 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Public universities are falling behind their private counterparts, according to the popular but controversial ranking system by U.S. News & World Report. MU was ranked No. 88 on the latest list of “Top National Universities.”