The drop is one of the largest for any school with this year’s updated ranking methodology.
Among universities with top 20 philosophy programs are Princeton University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Boston College ranked 31st on U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 best colleges list. The Carroll School of Management placed 27th in best undergraduate business schools. BC also placed 41st in the “Great Schools Great Prices” ranking.
Boston College surpassed universities like Duke, Cornell, and the University of Virginia to take the 22nd spot on Forbes’ Top Colleges in America ranking.
Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Boston College’s Carroll School of Management the third-best undergraduate business school in the country, up one spot from fourth last year.
While schools including Dartmouth College were dislodged in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, BC moved to the highest ranking classification on Feb. 1.
Boston College retained its place as the No. 31 university in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of top national universities, released on Tuesday.