Study ranks University of Minnesota among best in world

A new study shows the University of Minnesota is one of the top colleges in the world. 

The Center for World University rankings put the U of M as the 35th best school on the planet.  

The study looks at factors such as quality of education, alumni employment and research output to determine the rankings. 

In fact, nine Big Ten schools cracked the top 50, including the University of Michigan at 18th, Northwestern at 23rd and the University of Wisconsin at 27th. 

Topping the list, was Harvard University followed by Stanford University.  

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