Mount Union Ranked a Top College by U.S. News and World Report for 27th Consecutive Year

September 12, 2017

ALLIANCE, Ohio – For the 27th consecutive year, the University of Mount Union has been cited as a top college by U.S. News and World Report

Mount Union was ranked 11th among Midwest Regional Colleges in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 Best Colleges rankings.  The Midwest Regional category includes institutions from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

“We are pleased to be recognized, yet again, as an outstanding Midwestern institution,” said Mount Union President Dick Merriman. “We believe our commitment to limiting tuition increases while providing outstanding academic programs has helped make us an outstanding value in our region.” 

In addition to its Best Colleges ranking, Mount Union was also recognized among “A+ Schools for B Students” in the Regional Colleges category.

Along with being named in U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 listing, the University of Mount Union holds numerous national rankings. The University has been included in Forbes’ 2017 America’s Best Colleges ranking, Washington Monthly’s “Best Bang for the Buck” listing and The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. Mount Union has also been featured in the Princeton Review’s Guide to 361 Green Colleges for five consecutive years. Other citations have been garnered by College Factual, Niche, Tuition Hero, Educate to Career, STARS, Arbor Day Foundation and Sierra Club. For more information on Mount Union’s national rankings, visit

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