Marywood Among U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2018

Published on Thu, September 14, 2017


Marywood University has once again ranked among the top universities in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges. The new rankings, issued September 13, 2017, named Marywood 31st as a “Best Value School,” 34th in the category of “Best Colleges for Veterans,” and 56th overall among institutions in the “Masters-North” category, which includes 196 schools.

Marywood offers a wide variety of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs and is the leading provider of graduate programs in the region.

“Marywood’s continued presence among top universities in the country confirms what we have already known about who we are,” said Sister Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D., President of Marywood University. “While we measure the success of our University experience in many meaningful ways, the continued diligence of our faculty, our students, our staff, and our administrators distinguishes a Marywood education, and our values and mission further enhance this distinctive experience.”

Colleges and universities are ranked using criteria that include peer assessment, predicted vs. actual graduation rate, student-faculty ratio, acceptance rate, and average alumni giving rate, among other factors.