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Two N.J. schools make Top 100 rankings based on reputation

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All you've got is your reputation. Ok, maybe that's not totally true with higher ed. Your endowment means a lot, too.

And rankings are far cheaper than college costs — but when a global organization ranks the top 100 universities in the world by reputation, proud alums everywhere have to take a look.

Two New Jersey schools made the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings in 2014.

Princeton, of course, was the highest — at No. 7 overall.

Rutgers — not quite Ivy league but still respected nonetheless — was placed in the 91-100 category (one unit down from a year ago).

Harvard, MIT and Stanford grabbed the three top spots, followed by Cambridge and Oxford.

The Northeast, however, held its own.

Yale is No. 8, followed by Columbia (No. 12), Cornell (No. 17), Penn (No. 22) and NYU (No. 27).

But if you think the area has the market cornered on higher ed, think again. The Left Coast did pretty well, too.

In addition to Stanford at No. 3, Cal Berkely (No. 6), Cal Tech (No. 9) and UCLA (No. 10) all made the top 10.

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