Jamestown College is state's highest ranked Top Tier school in U.S. News & World Report
Jamestown College has again received the highest ranking of all North Dakota schools in U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2012” edition.
For the fifth consecutive year, Jamestown College is ranked in the Top Tier of Best Regional Colleges in the “Best Colleges 2012” rankings released Sept. 13, moving up eight spots from last year’s ranking.
“We are proud to have moved up dramatically and to again be the highest ranked college, private or public, from North Dakota in any category and feel this is a reflection of the quality education we provide,” says Jamestown College President Robert S. Badal.
U.S. News’ “Best Colleges” is the most recognized and popular of all college rankings. The report evaluates colleges and universities annually by assessing criteria such as peer assessment, graduation rate, student/faculty ratios, class size, alumni giving, and student testing scores. Categories are Regional Colleges, Regional Universities, National Universities and National Liberal Arts Colleges. Each category consists of a top tier and a second tier.
In addition to being named to the Top Tier of “2012 Best Colleges” by U.S. News and World Report, Jamestown College was recently named a “Best in the Midwest” college once again by Princeton Review.
Established in 1883, Jamestown College is a private, liberal arts four-year college granting bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, and bachelor of science in nursing degrees as well as master’s degrees in education. Jamestown College offers more than 40 areas of study. With the Jamestown College Journey to Success, emphasis is placed not only on preparing students academically in their chosen areas of study, but also on preparing students through an experience that is student-centered and integrates the liberal arts with sound professional programs. The Journey includes a four-year graduation guarantee and a guaranteed internship.