Regis University earns U.S. News top tier ranking for 19th consecutive year

Donnie VeaseySeptember 11, 2013

DENVER) – For the 19th consecutive year Regis University has earned a top tier ranking for best colleges and universities by U.S. News & World Report.
            Regis University moved up two spots, earning a #27 ranking in the Western United States in the Best Regional Universities category.  Regis University was ranked #29 last year.

“We’re proud and honored to again be recognized by U.S. News & World Report for our consistent commitment to academic excellence,” said Patricia Ladewig, provost for Regis University.  “Being recognized as a top school in the west for nearly two decades affirms that commitment, while highlighting our exceptional values-based education, and showcases our unwavering dedication to educating men and women to be leaders in the service of others.”

In addition to its top tier ranking, Regis University was also recognized in the A-Plus Schools for B Students category. 

Regional universities and colleges are ranked based on several measures of quality, including graduation and retention rates, assessment by peers, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate performance and alumni giving.

According to U.S. News & World Report, universities in the Best Regional Universities category offer a broad scope of undergraduate degrees and some master’s degree programs, but offer few, if any, doctoral programs.

Universities in the Best Regional Universities category are ranked against their peer group in one of four geographic regions – North, South, Midwest, and West. Regis University is one of more than 100 schools in the West Region.

Donnie Veasey
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