Saturday, 20 April 2019
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
Local college scores high in annual report
09/12/2018

(KAIR)--Atchison's Benedictine College again scores high marks on an annual report analyzing colleges and universities across the nation.

According to a news release from the college, Benedictine is ranked 13th on the list of 91 colleges in the Midwest Division of the Best Regional Colleges category in the rankings released by U.S. News and World Report.

Benedictine College is the highest ranked Catholic college in the division, coming in among the top five for undergraduate teaching, while also being listed as a Best Value school in the Midwest.

According to Benedictine's Director of Marketing and Communications, Steve Johnson, the college's overall score, peer assessment score, graduation rate, and percent of freshmen in the top 25-percent of their class, all increased in this year's rankings, while the student/faculty ratio went down.

Benedictine College President Steve Minnis, in the release, says the college is “pleased to again be named as one of America's best colleges,” adding that the listing “is another indication of [Benedictine's] commitment to excellence in all things.”

According to the release, the annual rankings, based on categories created by the

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, “provide a resource for parents and students considering higher education opportunities.”

The rankings, which use a proprietary methodology, “represent the most comprehensive look at how schools stack up based on a set of 15 widely-accepted indicators of excellence, and help consumers evaluate and compare data compiled from more than 1,400 accredited four-year schools.”

© Many Signals Communications
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Lawn mowing accident leaves one hospitalized
Longtime local radio announcer being remembered
Hotel standoff ends with no injuries
A century of business coming to an end
Two hurt in Monday wreck
Two killed in Leavenworth Co crash
Drivers warned to heed highway closing
Hiawatha man injured in western KS crash
Oneida man arrested on agg battery charge
Makeshift mud camo fails to conceal suspect
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Charges filed in 2017 fatal Leavenworth Co crash
Atchison woman arrested for financial crimes
Atchison police officers earn promotions
Hiawatha man injured in western KS crash
Foster father sentenced for child sex crimes
Public comment sought on proposed wind project
Officers to target impaired drivers
Longtime local radio announcer being remembered
Man sentenced in Perry Lake homicide
New Holton city commissioner selected
Click Here For All Stories

©2019 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report
KNZA - KLZA - KMZA - KTNC - KAIR
Powered by Radio Media Group
162.158.78.130