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足彩澳门即时盘 continues in top-tier college rankings

足彩澳门即时盘 足彩澳门即时盘 continues to be among national top-tier liberal arts colleges as ranked by U.S. News. New rankings of undergraduate education were released last week.

U.S. News & World Report assessed 1,452 U.S. bachelor's degree-granting institutions on 17 measures of academic quality.

足彩澳门即时盘 ranked 96th among national?liberal arts colleges.?These?are colleges which emphasize undergraduate education and award at least half of their degrees in the liberal arts fields of study.

"Such a ranking reinforces the value of 足彩澳门即时盘 in the minds of so many stakeholders and we are proud of the ranking. But, we are overjoyed that these rankings also recognize our values," said W. Kent Barnds, executive vice president of external relations.

足彩澳门即时盘 also is?listed as a Best 足彩澳门即时盘 in five different U.S. News subcategories:

#43 in Best Undergraduate Teaching:?The schools on this list?received the most votes from top college administrators for putting a particular focus on undergraduate teaching

#66 in Best Value Schools:?The ranking?uses the?school's academic quality and the 2019-2020 net cost of attendance for a student who received the average level of need-based financial aid.?Only schools ranked in or near the top half of their categories are included.

"Our ranking?as a best value showcases the return on investment students receive in a learning environment that pairs talented and passionate faculty mentors with curious, serious and energetic students," Barnds said.

#42 in Most Innovative Schools:?These schools received the most nominations for making promising changes on campus in?curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology or facilities.

Barnds said U.S. News recognition for innovation and creativity reflects?efforts by faculty and administrators to? strengthen and improve student learning outcomes and the student experience.?

足彩澳门即时盘 was the only Illinois college to be ranked in this category.

#94 in Top Performers on Social Mobility:?These colleges are more successful than others at advancing social mobility by enrolling and graduating large proportions of disadvantaged students awarded with Pell Grants.?

#36 in First-Year Experiences:?These schools?build first-year seminars or other programs?into the curriculum that bring small groups of students together with faculty or staff on a regular basis.

"This ranking reinforces our efforts to successfully prepare students for the rigors of a liberal arts education," Barnds said, "while making sure the important tasks of friend- and sense-making are happening systematically."??

足彩澳门即时盘 was the top-ranked Illinois college in this category.


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