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NNU receives accolades from U.S. News & World Report

February 8, 2013, 12:48 pm
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U.S. News & World Report ranked NNU as one of the top leading universities in the West in its annual America’s Best Colleges edition. NNU is ranked in the first tier of Best Regional Universities: West at number 41 out of 121.

NNU President David Alexander commented, “We are gratified to continue to receive high marks for who we are and what we do at NNU. We seek to be a ‘transformative learning community’ that attracts professors and students of note who actively engage in the educational transformation of the whole person. The result is young men and women equipped for the professions and the uncharted challenges of life in this age.”

The rankings are based on peer assessment, retention and graduation rates, average class size, student-to-faculty ratio, faculty resources, financial resources and the ACT/SAT and high school rankings of incoming freshmen.

A total of 625 universities and colleges throughout the U.S. are ranked against their peers in the master’s-level university category that is divided by region. The universities tend to draw students from surrounding states and provide a full range of undergraduate and master’s programs with few, if any, doctoral programs.

More information on the 2013 edition rankings can be found on the U.S. News & World Report website at usnews.com/bestcolleges.


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