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SFU moves up in 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best colleges rankings

September 11, 2019 Tags: Academics , Admissions , Distinctions , University News

Saint Francis University is pleased to announce that it has been nationally ranked in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings.

SFU Distinctions graphicOnce again, SFU made the prestigious cut as one of the “Best Regional Universities" in the North Region, and has jumped up to #23 out of nearly 200 schools. The University also made the lists of “A+ Schools for B Students,” “Best Overall Engineering Programs,” and is the #11 “Best Colleges for Veterans” in the North Region.

When selecting the “Best Regional University” North Region contenders, U.S. News measures success metrics of institutions that focus on undergraduate education, yet also offer a robust portfolio of master’s level programs. The ranking takes into account widely accepted indicators of excellence such as first-year student retention and graduation rates and the strength of the faculty. Saint Francis fits this criteria with more than 50 programs of study.

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