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    The Princeton Review selected The University of Scranton among “The Best 388 Colleges” in the nation and ranked Scranton No. 7 in the country for “Best Science Lab Facilities.” This is the 21st year The Princeton Review included Scranton among the best colleges in the country, and the sixth year Scranton’s science labs ranked in the best in the U.S.

    Scranton Picked Among Best Colleges in Nation

    The Princeton Review selected The University of Scranton among “The Best 388 Colleges” in the nation and ranked Scranton No. 7 in the country for “Best Science Lab Facilities.” This is the 21st year The Princeton Review included Scranton among the best colleges in the country, and the sixth year Scranton’s science labs ranked in the best in the U.S.
    September 2, 2022

    The Princeton Review selected The University of Scranton once again among the best colleges in the nation. Scranton is among just 14 percent of schools listed in the 2023 edition of the “Best 388 Colleges” guidebook, marking the 21st consecutive year the University was selected and recommended by The Princeton Review as one of the top colleges in the country.

    In addition, for the sixth year, The Princeton Review ranked Scranton among the nation’s “Best Science Lab Facilities” (No. 7) and “Best Campus Food” (No. 25). Scranton also ranked among the “Most Religious Students” (No. 24) in the latest edition of the guidebook.

    The Princeton Review wrote “some students refer to The University of Scranton as ‘Disney World in PA’ because ‘everyone is so friendly and helpful,’” in its profile of Scranton, which also included boasts about the University’s accessible and caring faculty, outstanding facilities, a network of supportive alumni, and a Jesuit mission and curriculum firmly grounded in ethics.

    “We salute The University of Scranton for its outstanding academics, and its many other impressive offerings. We are delighted to recommend it as an ideal choice for students searching for their ‘best fit’ college,” said Rob Franek, The Princeton Review’s editor –in-chief and lead author of “The Best 388 Colleges,” in a news release.

    The Princeton Review does not include an overall ranking of the schools selected as the best in the country, however they do publish rankings of schools in 50 categories based on results of their surveys of 160,000 students at the 388 colleges included in the book. Information from the surveys is also used in the profiles included about each school in the publication.

    In addition to The Princeton Review, U.S. News has ranked Scranton among the top 10 “Best Regional Universities in the North” for 28 consecutive years, placing the University No. 5 among the “Best Regional Universities in the North” its 2022 edition of the “Best Colleges” guidebook.

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