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Marywood Earns Impressive Placements in 2024 Niche College Rankings

Marywood University has earned impressive placements both nationally and statewide in the 2024 Niche College Rankings.

Niche, the leading platform connecting students and families with colleges and schools, used updated data for 4,048 colleges nationwide, featuring updated methodology to better evaluate economic mobility and to reflect the declining importance of standardized test scores.

In comparison with thousands of institutions nationwide and hundreds of institutions of higher education in Pennsylvania, Marywood garnered a host of notable placements, including:

  • Best Catholic Colleges in America (#46) and in Pennsylvania (#4)
  • Best College Dorms in America (#57) and in Pennsylvania (#5)
  • Best Small Colleges in America (#186) and Pennsylvania (#10)
  • Colleges with the Best Academics in Pennsylvania (#28)

In the statewide category for Best Small Colleges, Marywood University is the highest-ranking local institution on the list. Additionally, Marywood earned high marks for Best Colleges for Architecture in America (#31), Best Colleges for Education in Pennsylvania (#16), Best College Campuses in Pennsylvania (#18), and Safest College Campuses in Pennsylvania (#23), among positive placements in many other categories.

Niche combines data from sources such as the U.S. Department of Education with user input — reviews and ratings from current students, alumni, and parents — in a thorough analysis of factors including academics, athletics, food and campus life, to name a few. With rich data, tools, and comprehensive profiles and reviews on every college in America, Niche aims to empower students and their families as they embark on the college search process.

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2024 Niche Rankings - Marywood University