For the fourth year in a row, a college in the Delaware Valley is tops for academic quality, while another local school is making its debut on the coveted list.
Princeton University is number one for Best National Universities.
That's according to the U.S News and World Report for Best Colleges of 2017.
The University of Pennsylvania is ranked Number 8.
Penn State and Lehigh University are also on the list.
And for the first time ever, Villanova University has cracked the top 50 for best universities in the country, coming in at number 50.
Princeton ranks #1 in top colleges