Scranton Makes Another National Ranking

    College Factual placed The University of Scranton among America’s top colleges in 2019 rankings published online.
    December 12, 2018

    The University of Scranton ranked in the top 10 percent of colleges in America for “overall quality” in a 2019 ranking by College Factual. Scranton ranked No. 161 in the national ranking of 1,779 schools.

    College Factual also ranked Scranton in the top 10 percent in the nation in its ranking of “Best Religiously Affiliated” schools, placing Scranton at No. 16 in a list of 185 schools.

    In other postings on the College Factual website, several Scranton programs ranked in the top 15 percent in the nation, including criminal justice, nursing, accounting, business administration, marketing and international business.

    College Factual, in rankings published online, considers retention and graduation rates, student loan default rates, overall average post- graduation earnings based on College Scorecard data, among other factors.

    In other national rankings, U.S. News and World Report included Scranton in a national ranking of the “Best Undergraduate Business Programs” (No. 199) and ranked Scranton’s entrepreneurship program at No. 31, its finance program at No. 36 and its accounting program at No. 37 in the country. In the overall ranking for colleges, U.S. News ranked Scranton No. 6 among the “Best Regional Universities in the North,” marking the 25th consecutive year that Scranton ranked in the top 10 of its category. The Princeton Review also listed Scranton in its 2019 edition of “The Best 384 Colleges,” ranking Scranton among the nation’s “Best Science Labs” (No. 16) and “Best Campus Food” (No. 15).

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