There are several organizations and publications that publish college rankings. Be sure to look at the criteria considered and methods used to compile the statistics.
Read this article from the Washington Post about criticism of the U.S. New & World Report rankings and other ranking sytems:
Strauss, Valerie. "U.S. News's College Rankings Face Competition and Criticism." Washington Post 17 Aug. 2007: A03. 5 Dec. 2008