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.
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
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.
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.