Manhattan College Ranks Among Top 20 Schools in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges and Universities List

The College was once again recognized as a preeminent educational institution for student veterans, undergraduate teaching, and engineering.

For the seventh consecutive year, Manhattan College was ranked among the top colleges in the North by U.S. News & World Report. Manhattan ranked 16th among 175 colleges and universities in the region. 

campus-fall-2017-768.jpgThe College was acknowledged for its excellence in educating student veteran undergraduate teaching, and School of Engineering. It was also recognized as a top school for social mobility.

Among student veterans, the College ranked sixth, continuing its perennial recognition as a school that embraces those who have served in the military. In the undergraduate teaching category, Manhattan placed 10th, extending its run of top 10 rankings. The College was also recognized as one of the best schools in the region for undergraduate engineering, finishing at No. 42 of 178 colleges and universities. Manhattan was ranked No. 86 for social mobility, one of the top performing colleges in the country.

U.S News provides rankings of more than 1,800 best colleges and universities, as well as hundreds of best graduate school programs. The company ranks colleges based on data it annually collects from administrators at hundreds of colleges about their institutions’ academic offerings. They also include statistics such as the student-faculty ratio and the average federal loan debt of graduates. U.S News & World Report also considers data it gathers from its surveys of students at the colleges who rate and report on various aspects of their campus and community experiences.

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By David Koeppel