University of Jamestown Again Ranked High in Annual Survey
Posted by KSJB News on 9/13/2017 12:19:00 PM.

 

JAMESTOWN, ND: (Dallas Rosin) - The University of Jamestown has again received the highest ranking of all North Dakota institutions in any category of U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2018” edition, released Sept. 12. For the eleventh consecutive year, the University is ranked in the top tier of Best Regional Colleges.

President Robert S. Badal commented on this new ranking, saying, “The University of Jamestown is happy to be recognized as an educational leader in North Dakota. The top ND ranking reflects our focus on student success.”

U.S. News and World Report’s “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.

Established in 1883, the University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Science in Nursing degrees, as well as Master’s Degrees in Education and Leadership, and a Fargo-based Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. The University of Jamestown offers more than 40 areas of study, integrating the liberal arts with sound professional programs. With the Jamestown Journey to Success, emphasis is placed not only on preparing students academically in their chosen areas of study, but also on preparing them through a student-centered experience.



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