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Marywood Ranks Best Value, Best College for Veterans, and Best Colleges North by U.S. News & World Report

September 14, 2020

Marywood University offers the “Best Value” among Northern Regional Universities, according to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges ranking. Marywood was also one of only two regional institutions included in U.S. News “Best Colleges for Veterans” category.

At #20 of the regional universities (North) ranked for “Best Value,” Marywood ranked as one of the highest of the five local four-year private colleges included in this category. According to U.S. News, the “Best Value” ranking considers a school’s academic quality. The higher the quality of the program and the lower the cost, the better the deal. Only schools ranked in or near the top half of their categories are included because U.S. News considers the most significant values to be among colleges that are above average academically.

Marywood was one only two regional universities ranked in the “Best Colleges for Veterans” (Regional Universities North). According to U.S. News, these are the top-ranked schools in the 2020 Best Colleges rankings that participate in federal initiatives helping veterans and active-duty service members pay for their degrees.

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