September 13, 2021

WCU Achieves Multiple Top Rankings on U.S. News Best Colleges Lists

US News RankingsIn the just-released 2022 U.S. News college rankings, West Chester University has maintained its high ranking among other institutions, coming in for the second consecutive year at #10 in Top Public Schools Regional Universities North and #50 Regional Universities North, which includes both public and private institutions.

WCU also advanced to the top 40 Best Value Schools Regional Universities North at #40 -- one of the only public institutions in the top 40.

WCU moved into the top 25 Best Colleges for Veterans (Regional Universities North) at #15, up from #23. WCU also advanced among Top Performing Universities in Social Mobility, rising to #122 from #136.

For the first time, West Chester was included on the list of Most Innovative Schools Regional Universities North at #20.

WCU is also listed as Best Undergraduate Teaching Regional Universities North at #24.

U.S. News published undergraduate nursing program rankings for the first time this year using data from a specialized nursing peer assessment survey administered in the spring and summer of 2021. West Chester is listed at #251 for Best Undergraduate Nursing.

Now in their 37th year, the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings’ latest edition assesses 1,466 U.S. bachelor's degree-granting institutions on 17 measures of academic quality.

Click here for WCU’s complete U.S. News rankings.

U.S. News publishes the rankings in its college guidebook Best Colleges 2021 and on its website, which also offers the U.S. News College Compass complete rankings and data. Visit the U.S. News ranking website for more information.


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