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US News says, "Schools in the National Universities category, such as Yale and UCLA, offer a full range of undergraduate majors, master's, and doctoral degrees. These colleges also are committed to producing groundbreaking research." The best colleges of 2009 are a prestigious bunch. For the full article and photo gallery go to: http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/college/national-search/