US News & World Report lists Nazarene schools among best colleges

US News & World Report lists Nazarene schools among best colleges

by | 21 Sep 2017

Once again U.S. News & World Report named several Nazarene institutions of higher education among "America's Best Colleges." The publication released their rankings for 2018 last week.

Rankings are broken down into specific categories. The first 75 percent of schools in each category are given individual rankings. The next group of schools is in a "rank not published" section listed in alphabetical order, followed by an "unranked" section.

National Universities
Schools in the National Universities category, such as Harvard University and Princeton University, offer a full range of undergraduate majors, master's, and doctoral degrees. These colleges are also committed to producing ground-breaking research.

One Nazarene school was placed in the National Universities category (click on the school's name for U.S. News profile):

Trevecca Nazarene University (Rank not published; Nashville, Tennessee; Dan Boone, president)

Regional Universities
Regional Universities offer a full range of undergrad programs and some master's programs but few doctoral programs. Regional Universities include Villanova University, The Citadel, Butler University, and Gonzaga University.

These rankings are split into four regions: North, South, Midwest, and West.

Six Nazarene universities were placed in this category (click school for U.S. News profile):

MidAmerica Nazarene University (Midwest No. 88; Olathe, Kansas; David J. Spittal, president)

Mount Vernon Nazarene University (Midwest No. 84; Mount Vernon, Ohio; Henry W. Spaulding II, president) 

Northwest Nazarene University (West No. 52; Nampa, Idaho; Joel Pearsall, president) 

Olivet Nazarene University (Midwest No. 53; Bourbonnais, Illinois; John C. Bowling, president)

Point Loma Nazarene University (West No. 17; San Diego, California; Bob Brower, president)

Southern Nazarene University (Rank not published Bethany, Oklahoma; Keith Newman, president)

National Liberal Arts Colleges

The National Liberal Arts Colleges, including schools like Bowdoin College and Davidson College, emphasize undergraduate education and award at least half of their degrees in the liberal arts fields of study.

One Nazarene university was placed in this category (click school for U.S. News profile):

Eastern Nazarene College (Rank not published; Quincy, Massachusetts; Dan Boone, president-elect)

For more information, see usnews.com.

For the publication's methodology in creating their 2019 rankings, click here.

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