Tulane rose to No. 40 in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, released in the fall. The publication ranked Tulane No. 3 in Service Learning, No. 18 for Best College for Veterans, No. 42 on its list of Most Innovative Schools, and ranked the university’s undergraduate business program No. 43. Tulane also ranked high in the 2020 Princeton Review rankings as the No. 1 university for Community Service, No. 2 in the Students Love These Colleges category; No. 3 in College City Gets High Marks; No. 4 for Happiest Students; No. 6 for Best Quality of Life; No. 9 for Best-Run Colleges and No. 13 among Impact Schools. At this year’s State of the University, Tulane President Mike Fitts referenced some of the rankings and stated the university is transforming. “We are attracting the type of innovative, world-renowned academic leaders that will guide us through the next chapter of the Tulane story. And the world is taking notice,” he said.