Triangle well represented on top colleges list

Posted August 20, 2009 3:18 p.m. EDT

 Duke University

U.S. News and World Report released its annual college rankings Thursday, and Triangle Universities are well represented.

Duke came in at No. 10 out of more than 1,400 universities. The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and Wake Forest University tied at No. 28.

North Carolina State University came in at 88th.

UNC-Chapel Hill ranked as the fifth-best public school, N.C. State 39th.

North Carolina Central University in Durham was named the 10th-best historically black institution.