NWU Named A Top National Liberal Arts College
Nebraska Wesleyan University continues to be ranked the top liberal arts college in Nebraska, according to rankings announced by U.S. News & World Report.
The rankings, announced September 10, listed NWU among the top 248 liberal arts colleges in the nation, ranking 146th. NWU is the highest ranked liberal arts college in Nebraska.
U.S. News & World Report compares nearly 1,400 colleges and universities in the country. The colleges and universities are broken into categories that reflect the school's size and philosophy. U.S. News & World Report uses a variety of data for consideration including student-faculty ratio, graduation rate, retention rate, peer assessment, financial resources, among others.
Nebraska Wesleyan has been recognized in recent months in several other national college ranking reports, including:
- Named a 2013 College of Distinction by Colleges of Distinction
- Named among "America's Top Colleges" by Forbes Magazine
- Named among the "Best in the Midwest" by the Princeton Review
- Named a top college in Nebraska for return on investment by Affordable College Online.com
- Named a "Military-Friendly School" by Victoria Media