U.S. News Names UF Among “Best in the Midwest,” Recognizes its Student Diversity
The University of Findlay has been designated by U.S. News and World Report as being among the top universities in the region, and has also listed it in rankings that highlight schools with academic and internationally diverse student populations.
For the 11th consecutive year, UF has been listed as one of the magazine’s “Best in the Midwest” in the publication’s annual “American’s Best Colleges” survey for the year 2017; data was gathered during the 2015/2016 academic year. It also was named to shorter lists of Midwestern universities with high percentages of international students, and one of the “A+ Schools for B Students.”
Complete rankings are available at http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges. They are also in U.S. News & World Report’s September issue.
“As evidenced by our latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, our accomplished faculty and staff continue to make the University of Findlay one of the best higher learning institutions for a wide variety of exceptional students,” said President Katherine Fell, Ph.D. “We are delighted that exceptional students from around the world call our friendly, comfortable campus their home. Our purpose is clear: to provide academic excellence and personal attention so that they can change the world for the better.”
U.S. News’ annual rankings, which are always highly anticipated by schools, students and families, group schools based on categories created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
The rankings serve as a resource for parents and students researching colleges and universities. Using a proprietary methodology, they are developed to help such consumers evaluate and compare. Given are overviews of each school, including tuition, financial aid and programs available.
Schools are ranked based on key measures of quality including peer assessment, graduation and retention rates, graduation rate performance, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving.