(Business Inisder) Williams College is the best college in America, according to Forbes’ annual Top Colleges ranking, which this year placed Harvard University at number seven.

Forbes — which combines liberal arts college and research universities on its list — notes that the divide between these two types of institutions reveals a “higher education in flux.” As list author Caroline Howard writes, “This year it comes down to small, student-centric, liberal arts colleges vs. large, brainy, research-oriented universities closely associated with science, technology, engineering and math.”

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