Jesuit Schools Named to 2017 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

On Tuesday, September 13th, U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of the best colleges in the United States. Jesuit institutions were featured prominently on the list:

NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES (310 schools)
20. Georgetown University; 31. Boston College; 60. Fordham University; 86. Marquette University; 96. Saint Louis University; 99. Loyola University Chicago; 107. University of San Francisco

LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGES (239 schools)
32. College of the Holy Cross

REGIONAL MASTER'S UNIVERSITIES: North (195 schools)
2. Fairfield University; 3. Loyola University Maryland; 6. University of Scranton; 11. Saint Joseph’s University; 16. Le Moyne College; 23. Canisius College; 99. Saint Peter’s University

REGIONAL MASTER'S UNIVERSITIES: South (146 schools)*
10. Loyola University New Orleans; 37. Wheeling Jesuit University

REGIONAL MASTER'S UNIVERSITIES: Midwest (171 schools)
1. Creighton University; 4. Xavier University; 7. John Carroll University; 15. Rockhurst University; 24. University of Detroit Mercy

REGIONAL MASTER'S UNIVERSITIES: West (141 schools)
2. Santa Clara University; 3. Loyola Marymount University; 4. Gonzaga University; 8. Seattle University; 23. Regis University

*Spring Hill College was re-classified to the Liberal Arts Colleges category for this year's ranking.

Of note, Creighton University was named the #1 regional master's university in the Midwest for the 14th consecutive year; Wheeling Jesuit university was named the best regional university in West Virginia; and Saint Joseph's University's risk management and insurance program was named the best in the nation. Boston College, Canisius College, the University of Scranton and Xavier University were featured in local news reports for their rankings.

For more highlights, please click on the following school names: Canisius CollegeFairfield UniversityGonzaga University, John Carroll UniversityLe Moyne CollegeLoyola Marymount University, Loyola University ChicagoLoyola University Maryland, Loyola University New Orleans, Regis UniversityRockhurst UniversitySaint Louis UniversitySanta Clara UniversitySeattle University and the University of Detroit Mercy.