Mount Union Cited by U.S. News and World Report

April 13, 2010


For the eleventh consecutive year, Mount Union College has been ranked among the top 15 comprehensive colleges in the Midwest region by the editors of "U.S. News & World Report."

Mount Union was ranked fifteenth out of the 270 comprehensive colleges located in the Midwest. Mount Union was also ranked seventh in the "best values" section of the rankings. To determine the rankings, "U.S. News & World Report" tallied the results of surveys of college presidents, deans and admissions directors. These surveys combined with educational data provided by the colleges themselves resulted in the rankings. Colleges and universities were ranked according to: academic reputation, student selectivity, faculty resources, financial resources, retention rate and alumni giving.

We are pleased that the editors of "U.S. News & World Report" have cited Mount Union College again to be among the top comprehensive colleges in the region," Dr. John L. Ewing, Jr., president of Mount Union College, said. "For more than a decade we have been consistently among the top colleges in these rankings. This comprehensive external review affirms that we are doing many things very well and are providing high quality educational experiences for our students."

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